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Welcome to the Spooner's & West Dartmoor Website.  Last updated 1/3/2015. 




Another excellent day on Sunday 1st March.  Starting at 0930 and finishing in the early afternoon worked and was popular.  We achieved more than expected due to the clement weather and new volunteers joining the team.  However the ground was very wet which hampered access to the compound and made traction around the course difficult.  

The two portables (last and 6th) were faced with greenery.  A new method of revitalising greenery was tested, it appears to be successful and will certainly save time.  The first fence was trimmed down to size. 

Next week the run-through needs to be rebuilt, the long first fence faced with greenery and a start made on revitalising the facings on the permanent fences..


If you can spare a couple of hours to assist please volunteer your services to Adrian Ross 0777 966 7181.    




We are now looking ahead to this year’s show which is on Sunday 26th April 2015.  We are hoping for sunny, warm weather which is the final ingredient required to make a super family day out.  There will be trade stands, children’s entertainment, bar, hot food, homemade cakes and sandwiches to cater for all the family.  The Main Ring will be host again to the Inter Hunt Relay Team Event which was a huge success last year.  So come along and support your favourite team.  The family dog show will commence at 12noon.


There will be prize money for the Intermediate and Open Show Jumping classes not forgetting the Supreme Championship prize of £100.00.


Schedules can be downloaded under the Country Show button. 


We are looking for a Ride Judge for the Working Hunter Classes at the Country Show on Sunday 26th April, anyone interested please contact  valtreadwell@aol.com.




A new range of Hunt merchandise is being sold by the Young Hunters Club.  Hoodies, Polo Shirts, Fleeces, Beannies etc are available (click on Merchandise for details).  They are available to buy/order from Kennels 01822 852178 or Zoe Cole 07837 827321.