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Aiken Hounds Opening Meet

Due to construction near the entrance to the Hitchcock Woods, The Aiken Hounds Opening Meet and Blessing of the Hounds will be PRIVATE this year. There will be no spectators for safetly reasons.

Big Fall Weekend Ahead

The biggest weekend of the fall season here in Aiken is upon us. There will be competitions and outings in at least six different disciplines, all right here in Aiken County. It’s the end of the polo season and the beginning of formal foxhunting. We also have combined driving, eventing, a hunter/jumper show, a hunter pace and barrel racing.

Whiskey Road Foxhounds Opening Meet

Opening Meet and Blessing of the Hounds for Whiskey Road Foxhounds

Whiskey Road Foxhounds, established in 1976, hunts on Thursdays and Sundays from mid-October through late March. We welcome visitors.

Our hounds are mainly crossbreds with a few English.  Our country is open and rolling, and our footing is sandy soil. There are some coops, logs and telephone pole jumps, but not all fixtures have jumps.

Belle Meade Opening Hunt & Blessing of the Hounds

Belle Meade Opening Hunt and Blessing of the Hounds in Thomson, GA. Opening Meet is one of the most popular events in Georgia and the largest of its kind in the world. Many of our patrons return each year.

Imagine a luxurious afternoon hayride, watching horses and hounds ‘give chase’ through the countryside.

Enjoy beautiful Hunt Country, mingle with riders as you toast at Champagne Hill, watch the sun set on the leisurely ride back to the barn, and enjoy an evening social before heading back to the big city.

Aiken Hunt Directory 2016-2017

Welcome to the annual Aiken Horse Hunt Directory for 2016-2017, providing important dates, information and contact numbers for nine regional hunts. This year, Camden Hunt, Lowcountry Hunt, Middleton Place Hounds, and Shakerag Hounds have been added to our directory to help Aiken hunting enthusiast expand their hunting options. For those ready to follow the hounds, Cubbing is…