Welcome to The Ashford valley Tickham Hunt Website. Last updated 18-10-14

A timeless scene! Hunting has changed very little over the centuries. The picture above was taken by a follower during our recent 'Newcomers Meet'. The meet was a chance for those who had never hunted before or wished to reacquaint themselves with the joys of following hounds to do so. Visitors are always welcome to follow the Ashford Valley Tickham Hunt, either as part of the mounted field or as a foot-follower. It is requested that visitors wishing to hunt inform the Hon. Secretary before attending a meet. Contact details may be found in the relevant section of the website.

Some of the Field Enjoying The Newcomer's Day. more pictures
A Happy bunch during a days hunting...More pictures coming soon
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We now have a new selection of Ashford Valley Tickham Hunt Merchandise for sale. Download our current list here

The Annual Ashford Valley Tickham Hunter Trials

By Kind Permission of the Pascall Family
www.bonfleurcrosscountrycourse.co.uk
 The Annual Ashford Valley Tickham Hunter Trials is one of several equestrian events organised by hunt members. This year’s event drew a record entry of over 160 riders of all ages and riding ability. Many riders competed in several classes. Prizes were awarded for first, second and third place and were generously donated by sponsors.( Link to Sponsors)
A competitor jumping a model of a traditional Kent Oast House at Bonfleur Cross Country Course. more pictures
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The Weald of Kent Ploughing Match

 The Ashford Valley Hunt was once again privileged to parade hounds at the annual Weald of Kent Ploughing Match which this year attracted a record attendance of over 4,000 visitors. This event gives the hunt the opportunity to meet and talk to the Farmers and Landowners who generously allow us to cross their land. It is also a chance to meet some of our sponsors while the public make the most of meeting hounds. The AVTH  has a stand at the event where potential members can have any of their questions answered. Hunt merchandise is also sold. more pictures

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The Ashford Valley Tickham Hunt has its very own 'Lottery' in which you can participate!
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Cross Country Ride

Riders Enjoying The Day at Doddington
 The Annual Ashford Valley Tickham Cross Country Ride Held on the 14th September at Doddington was a great success.
Such rides afford riders to have fun while raising funds for worthy charities. This is only possible because of the hard work and dedication of members of the hunt who give their time generously.
Gratitude must also be given to the Farmers and Landowners who allow riders to cross their land. Beneficiaries of the event were: AVTH, Canterbury Cathedral Trust and The Kent Air Ambulance.
Fund raising for local charities as well as hunt funds is an integral part of the hunt ethos with one of the prominent charities being The Kent Air Ambulance. The Air Ambulance literally being a vital medical aid in the equestrian world.
 For Pictures of the day: www.greenninja.co.uk and to find out more about Doddington Place: www.doddingtonplacegardens.co.uk    Doddington Album
The Ashford Valley Tickham Hunt Support Local Charities Which Include:
Kent Air Ambulance Trust:
www.kssairambulance.org.uk
Team Tutsham: www.teamtutsham.co.uk
Canterbury Cathedral Trust: www.canterbury-cathedral.org

Tally-Ho Club

You don’t have to be a ‘member’ to support the Ashford Valley Tickham Foxhounds. We have a ‘supporters club’ which is known as ‘The Tally-Ho Club. Membership of the Tally-Ho Club is as Follows:
Download a membership form here

THE KENT COUNTY SHOW

Our Inter-Hunt Relay Teams: Top: Kirsty, Kif, Becky Kylie.
Bottom: Ellie, Edie, Dan, (Hiding) Abbie.
 
The Ashford Valley Tickham Hunt Stand at The Kent County Show
The Cavalcade of Hounds
THE HOUND CAVALCADE AT THE SOUTH OF ENGLAND SHOW ARDINGLY

TheThe Ashford Valley Tickham Inter-Hunt Relay Team who competed at The South of England Show at Ardingly. From left to right: Dan, Abbie,  Kirsty,and Edie.

Click For Pictures of The South of England Hound Show Ardingly By Sarah Farnsworth

Satnav and Sombre meet the kids

 

AVTH Sat Nav & Sombre greeting some of the 2.5 thousand primary school children that attended Living Land at the Kent Showground at Delting which was held on 7th May.