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Welcome to the Spooner's & West Dartmoor Website.  Last updated 24/07/17 




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Thursday August 9th 2018 - Okehampton Show. Spooners & West Dartmoor Foxhounds will be parading at this event. If you are going, please go along and support our hounds.


Sunday August 12th 2018 - Spooners Guided Moorland Ride. Join David Crocker & Andrew Smith MFH, for a ride exploring some of Spooners most beautiful & wild country. With refreshments at the halfway pit stop and cream teas at the finish. Foot followers are also welcome to join us and welcome riders home. £15 per person, optional rosette. Parking by kind permission of Mr & Mrs B Lavis. For all ride enquiries / details please contact Alida Pollard via PM or phone 07799 648198 or email lakelow@hotmail.com. The ride will be approximately 10 miles.


Sunday August 19th 2018 - Spooners Family Dog Show, Higher Woodtown, PL19 9EH from 12 noon. With showing & novelty classes, scurry run and terrier racing. BBQ, bar, stalls, raffle and so on. Bring your pooch along for a lovely afternoon out with Spooners.  Judging will begin at 1pm. See the facebook event page @ https://www.facebook.com/events/621335908265261/  or call the organiser, Kerry on 07706 467211 or kez.owlpen@gmail.com


Saturday August 25th 2018 - Whitchurch & Sampford Spiney Sheepdog Trials.  Spooners & West Dartmoor Foxhounds will be parading at this event. If you are going, please go along and support our hounds, at around 12 noon.


Saturday August 25th 2018 - Spooners Cycle & Swim Hound Exercise Ride, Lead Rein riders are also welcome. Leaving Kennels at around 3pm for a leisurely hound exercise cycle ride with a swim halfway and then back to Kennels for a BBQ. More information to follow






Saturday September 1st 2018 - Breakfast with the Master Meet. This event will be held at Kennels and breakfast will be served to all after hound exercise returns. Everyone is welcome to attend. More details to follow


Saturday September 8th 2018 -  Spooners Moonlight Steeplechase - Back be popular demand, runners and riders will be coming under starters orders on Saturday Sept 8th back in the fields near Collytown, Bere Alston. More details to follow for spectators and those who would like to compete ........ See the poster below ref entry details and timings. First race off at 4pm