Island Life Magazine Ltd December 2008/January 2009 - Page 83

EQUESTRIAN - Sponsored by Brickfields and Froghill Tack It was the first day of the season for Huntsman Mr Rick Dolphin, who joined the Isle of Wight Foxhounds on 1 May. Mr Dolphin was mounted on ex-police horse, Toby, an accomplished jumper and winner of the Open Class at Somerton Cross Country last year, kindly lent to the Hunt this season by Fraser and Emily Lloyd-Jones. Mr Dolphin also hunts Emily Lloyd-Jones' grey mare mid-week. Mr Dolphin was joined by Amateur WhipMr life Nick Ward. The Isle of Wight Hunt is a very friendly pack and welcomes riders of all ages. If you would like to try hunting, please telephone the Honorary Secretary Mrs Jayne Willett on 07929 491192 and she will advise when hounds are meeting. Mrs Willett can also arrange for a senior member of the field to escort you throughout the day if required. The Island's new funky radio station 83