Foxhunting on a Bull.
Dicing the hunting -with Sir Watkin Wynn's hounds recently a remarkable incident ] The meet was at • Broughall Smithy, near Whitcuhrch, and the weather being of the most lovely kind, the? 9;wwats t a Jarg6 field but. About noon a fox was found ma covert near theresidence of Mr Ethelstone, J.P., of Hurton, and m clinking run past Terrick Hall, through Bubney, Iscoed, etc., to within a few fields of Malpas followed,' When the hounds were in full cry on a farm near thelWyches,- a young man got on the back of a bull and joined in the chase for fully an hour, to the no small amusement of those present, and the way in which he cleared the fences is described as marvellous. Needless to say Billy was neither saddled nor bridled; nevertheless the youth'seemed to haveanagreeable "mount" and he "kept his seat", the whole time and was. undoubtedly the hero of the dayl: _ Itis said this is not the first time the bull has followed the hounds. In the locality it is. well-known that the youth in question generally gets astride of the bull when he fetches the cows up and no sheep dog coold do his work more expeditiously.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2396, 9 April 1890
Foxhunting on a Bull. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XII, Issue 2396, 9 April 1890
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