The Duke of Beaufort Hunt. © Homer Sykes
A young rider on an unusual furry horse. The Boxing Day Meet, Worcester Lodge, near Didmarton, Gloucestershire 2002. Hunting makes a huge contribution to the local rural economy. It is estimated that around 800 horses are kept in the Beaufort country for the purpose of hunting.
From the book 'Hunting with Hounds' by Mansion Editions (isbn 0-9542233-1-4) www.mansioneditions.com

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