North American Field Hunter Championship, Middleburg, Virginia
Some 55 riders representing more than 22 hunts from 11 states converged during the Randolph event, celebrating the traditions of conservation, camaraderie and sportsmanship.
Horseback Field Trialing
At Virginia Classics bird dog field trial, I focus to see if the dog so much as blinks when a covey bursts into the air.
Dubarry of Ireland
Dubarry of Ireland is known for its sailing and country footwear and clothing for both women and men, it is headquartered in County Galway, Ireland.
Cutting Edge 52 Super Series on Sorcha
Peter Harrison is the owner-driver of Sorcha, and CEO of Richard Mille Europe and Middle East- the watch brand that priced above $1 million.
Farm ponds are one of North America’s most valuable aquatic resources. One of the functions is hours of fishing opportunities for people of all ages.
Rosa Beason had worked with an artist but her brother had no formal training. Both were painting scenes of farm life in southwestern Virginia.
Eared Doves of Cordoba, Argentina
In the roost area, millions of birds were awaiting the dawn. As the morning broke, streams of doves thundered overhead, coursing the steel-gray sky.
The Fox Hound Performance Trial
At the 10th anniversary of the Carolina Foxhound Performance Trial this year, 13 hunts participated, making it the largest foxhound field trial in the world.
Cheekwood Gardens, Nashville
Situated in an elegant part of Nashville, in subtly rolling hills, Cheekwood embodies an emotive and aesthetic magnitude found in few New World gardens.
…. a chilled bottle of wine, a picnic basket full of goodies, muffled hoof beats and the “thwock” of a polo mallet striking the ball.
Fishing Cuban Waters
With recent policy changes that allow Americans to travel to Cuba with fewer restrictions, fishermen are scrambling to secure prime weeks for Cuban fisheries.
Spectacular Ocean Racing
From the Canary Islands to Grenada, West Indies, in the 3,000-nautical-mile RORC Transatlantic Race is a test of seamanship and endeavor.
Belvoir Castle: The Duchess is on Duty
“Belvoir Castle,” the Duchess says somewhat whimsically, ”is an up-market B&B”… gracious gardens and grounds, grand weddings and celebrations, and contests and country pursuits.
National Sailing Hall of Fame Honors Steve Colgate
Colgate’s racing took on a global reach when at age 19 he began his competitive career, participating in the first of six transatlantic races.
Brookgreen Gardens: A Lowcountry Treasure
Brookgreen is one of the country’s great sculpture gardens. … Overall, more than 1,400 pieces by 350 artists are on display at Brookgreen.
Virginia Trail Riders (VTR)
The popular 30-mile competitive and pleasure ride is in early October on Columbus Day weekend and the rigorous 100- and 50-mile competition is in April.
Midging the San Juan
As the big trout approached the tiny bugs, …. his whole body curved in response. He opened his maw and sucked in the trailing midge.
The Rise of the Vizsla
Jay Youmans, …. attests to the rise of the Vizsla in the South. The Georgia-based breeder places Vizslas with young urban professionals, families, and plantations.
Maine, a Sportsman’s Paradise
The Andro is chock full of rainbow, browns and brookies near its headwaters; as it slows near the town of Rumford, the smallies take over.
Rolex Fastnet Race
The 356 yachts taking part represented the world’s largest and most diverse fleet of offshore racing yachts. The 603-nautical-mile race starts from Cowes.
Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, WV
Cranberry Glades is a rich mix of northerly hardwood forests and dense stands of red spruce among shrubby cranberry and sphagnum moss glades.
Grouse and Woodcocks in Downeast Maine
October in Downeast Maine is time for the wild ruffed grouse and the migratory American woodcock to take the scene.. the shotgun and bird dogs
Deep Run Horse Show
…at least a quarter-century old …200 classes held in five days of intense competition between horses and ponies and young and old.
Bath County Plein Air Festival
Some of the same attributes that lure sportsmen to this scenic region in the Allegheny Mountains also attract artists who find inspiration in nature.