MSSH 50 Bird Clay Shoot

posted 20 Feb 2018, 14:56 by Anne-Marie Hutchinson   [ updated 20 Feb 2018, 14:58 ]

Gents & Ladies sections – Top gun prize in each section - 250 cartridges  

Entries £45 each to include Steak & Chips lunch at the Hunt Kennels, Sudbury DE6 5HN  

Shooting from 10am – 12pm, Lunch to be served from 1pm  

To enter please call Sarah Crabtree on 07527 250216 or email by Monday 16th April 2018  

Full payment by cheque or BACS will secure your entry  

Hunt Ball After Dinner Tickets

posted 20 Feb 2018, 11:41 by Anne-Marie Hutchinson

MSSH Hunt Ball Saturday 3 March - After Dinner / Dancing Only tickets now available for £40 entry 11pm onwards. To book contact Christabel Blunt 07817 833028 or email 

Roughing Off Party 2018

posted 16 Feb 2018, 10:42 by Anne-Marie Hutchinson

Saturday 24 March 2018, 7.30pm at Old Hall, Dunstall, DE13 8BE by kind permission of the Clarke family

To include supper and a live band  "Hot Flush", a DJ set and bar.  Come and have a great evening to end the Season! 

£15 per person, £5 for children less than 12 years old.

As the season draws to a close, it might please you to know that The Tumblers Club does too.  Thank you to all of you have contributed, sometimes spectacularly, to funds!  We want to recognise your exploits so please come along to this evening where you could yet be a winner of a Tumbler’s Award. 

For further details and to book please contact Rachael: 07889 083194

Hunting for all

posted 14 Feb 2018, 13:26 by Anne-Marie Hutchinson   [ updated 14 Feb 2018, 13:47 ]

We have 4 Meets coming up during the school holidays to suit anyone who is new to hunting or who has a novice horse.  They are all designated “Blue” days where there will be someone on hand who will explain hunting to you and who will take you on less challenging routes around the country.  

 Thursday 15th            Bretby Park Farm, Midway, DE11 0DL.  There is parking at this Meet and we ask you respectfully to leave the yard clean and tidy after you.  

Saturday 17th             Please ring Rachael Morley (The Field Secretary) for details:  07889 083194  

Tuesday 20th              Old Hall, Dunstall, DE13 8BE                     

Thursday 22nd            Ladyacre House, Ticknall, DE73 7JQ         (Please note that these 2 Meets have swapped dates)

Everyone is welcome and we hope you can join us but please can you book in with Rachael (number above) prior to the Meet.

Love is in the Air!

posted 13 Feb 2018, 10:39 by Anne-Marie Hutchinson   [ updated 13 Feb 2018, 10:41 ]

We are extending our £90 Hunt Ball ticket deadline until Wednesday 14th February   
Contact Chrissy on 07817 833028 or at asap to book your tickets to a fabulous night out on Saturday 3rd March. Get your posh frocks out and get glammed up and forget about the miserable mud for a while.  

MSSH 200 club winners

posted 31 Jan 2018, 15:45 by Anne-Marie Hutchinson

The Christmas and January draws were held at the Supporters Club Annual Dinner on 24th January 2018.  There were 5 winners for the Christmas Draw, each will receive £100 – Anne Power, Mike Jones, Mike Seddon, Kev Borley and Emma Guest.  

 For the January draw 1st prize will be sent to Ann Penrose, 2nd to Richard Froggatt and two 3rd prizes to Guido Basile and Robert Tatler.  If you are interested in joining the 2017-18 MSSH 200 club please contact Nick Hutchinson on 07971 244064 or email for information – there are still some numbers available. 

Hunt ball - photo competition!

posted 25 Jan 2018, 11:09 by Anne-Marie Hutchinson

If you are coming to the ball, your photo/s could be featured in a collage in the brochure and you could win a bottle of champagne
Email your best photos from this season - anything horses / hounds / people - to Claire Jacques
They have to be good quality pictures, high resolution 300dpi and must be in before Sunday 4th February.
The person with the best photo will receive a bottle of champagne on the night.

Shirley Edwards

posted 9 Jan 2018, 14:43 by Anne-Marie Hutchinson   [ updated 9 Jan 2018, 15:41 ]

Shirley Edwards has sadly passed away.  She was Amateur Whipper-in to the Meynell and South Staffordshire Hunt, retiring after the 1990-91 season.  She was a tower of strength behind six huntsmen during her 35 years here, knew every yard of the country and will be sadly missed.  The funeral will be at Bretby Church on Friday 2nd February at 12 noon, followed by Bretby Crematorium at 1.30 p.m.


posted 30 Dec 2017, 13:09 by Anne-Marie Hutchinson   [ updated 2 Jan 2018, 14:21 ]

Tuesday 9th January 2018

at The Cow, Dalbury Lees DE6 5BE

9.30am Champagne breakfast (Ladies only) 
Hound will meet at 12 noon
All ladies welcome, sidesaddle or astride
Bottle of champagne for the best turned out Lady
Guided routes for jumping and non-jumping ladies
3.45pm Tea at the pub

Price to include breakfast, hunting and tea: 
  • Ladies £70 
  • Ladies riding sidesaddle £45 
  • All subscribers and Visiting Gentleman welcome to hunt at usual rates 
For full details and to book, contact the Field Secretary Rachael Morley 07889 083194 or    

Further information: Under 30 £45, and Ladies Breakfast only £12. Gents breakfast i.e. Bacon Roll £5.00 each. Breakfast is served from 9.30 am to 11 am.  
Everyone must book in with Rachael Morley to reserve - by Friday, 5th January

Photo courtesy of Rod Kirkpatrick / F Stop Press

MSSH 3 for 2 Christmas Offer

posted 23 Dec 2017, 10:49 by Anne-Marie Hutchinson   [ updated 23 Dec 2017, 10:52 ]

Not quite a gift horse but we have a great offer for all non-subscribers for the Christmas period.  3 days hunting for the price of 2 between 20 December and  2 January—prices  for 3 days:

  • Adults £120  
  • under 30 and farmers £80  
  • under 21 £60  
  • PC members £40  
  • Can be used for any day (Saturday/Tuesday/Thursday/Blue days)  
  • Must be booked in and paid in advance  
  • No refunds for inclement weather  

 Or if you are looking for an idea for a present, this could be ideal!  

  • Gift vouchers at  £50 each  
  • For use any day this season  
  • Contact the Field Secretary  - Rachael Morley 07889 083194 or

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