Down but not out

Horse & Hound|February 20, 2020

Down but not out
H&H’s hunting editor Catherine Austen’s horse is off the road, but friends come to the rescue and she enjoys an exhilarating afternoon hunt
EVERY cloud, and all that. A rather large shade was cast over my hunting season when, after a pleasant day’s hunting on good ground last week, Molly had some heat and swelling in a foreleg.

She’s a tough old bird and, for her age, her legs are really very good, so we have a problem. I haven’t had it scanned yet, but that’s certainly it for this season. Fingers, arms, and legs crossed that we can get her right for the autumn. She was going so well, looks great and I was so enjoying hunting her. I am trying to be matter-of-fact and grown-up about it, but…


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February 20, 2020