This is the official website for the Hound Trailing Association Ltd.

HTA Secretary – Phillip Graham, 7, Whiteside Avenue, Cockermouth CA13 9AR (Tel: 07881 575986)



HTA Treasurer – John Bromage, Fletchers, Irton, Holmrook CA19 1TD (Tel: 019467 23714). Cheques to be made payable to HTA Ltd.



Website Editor - Margaret Baxter, Ash Cottage, Blencow, Penrith CA11 0DB (Tel: 017684 83686)



Important notice to all promoters from the Secretary: 

 Rule 54.1 – The promoter shall be responsible to the Area Committee for the trails, the venue and the observance of the Rules. He shall be present at the meeting, or an authorized deputy shall be appointed and the Area Committee notified.

 Rule 54.2 – The Promoter shall organize the following officials, with the approval of the Area Committee: a) Starter; b) Judge; c) Timekeeper and Deputy; d) 2 trailers per trail -  if 3 trailers are needed, this must be advertised and must be agreed by the Area Committee.


PUPPY REGISTRATIONS BY AREA (subject to approval):

ASPATRIA/WIGTON – DOGSIn the Red (Endure x Silver Charm) and Trev (Remember Me x Doll)T.Satterthwaite, M.Stockdale; Overwater Seth (Free Spirit x Miterdale Force)E.& J.Irving, I & C Abbot, I Walker; Overwater Eric (Overwater Arnie x Nellie Kim) – E.& J.Irving, I Walker, I Abbot; Showbiz (Endure x Silver Charm) – Andy Horn; Release the Beast (Remember Me X Doll) – J.Lister.

BITCHES Overwater Iris (Overwater Arnie x Nellie Kim) – E & J.Irving, S.Walker, I.Abbot; Demelza (Endure x Silver Charm) – P.& C.Henderson; Thorn Disco & Thorn Diva (Jenny’s Choice x Thorn Girl) – J.& C.Satterthwaite, M.Burrow, C.Graham; Babycham (Cartier x Meadow Dixie) – A.Blacklock.


KESWICK – DOGS – Huntsman’s Noel (Jenny’s Choice x Thorn Girl) – D.Bland; Huntsman’s Novice (Jenny’s Choice x Huntsman’s Jenny) – D.Bland, C.Barrow, M.Baxter, P.Goode.

BITCHES – Monsoon (Westgate Kyza x Westgate Gypsy) – C.& V.Brownlee, E.Cockbain; Bizzy Lizzy (Remember Me x Doll) – B.Graham, S.Crossland; Huntsman’s Nimrod (Jenny’s Choice x Text) – D.Bland; Jenny’s Gift (Huntsman’s Hope x Howgill Blondie) – J.Bland, A.Little.


CARLISLE/PENRITH – DOGS – Sweet William (Overwater Arnie x Nellie Kim) – M.,H.,G.& T.Holmes;  Denton Balboa (Denton Return x Denton Eclipse) – L.,H.,G.& J.Wall; Ol’ Man River (Endure x Silver Spangle) and Ol’ Blue Eyes (Remember Me x Doll) – D.,A.,O.,L & E. Chisholm & A.& H.Turner; Cracksman (Cartier x Meadow Dixie) – J.& C.Crone, A.Johnston.

BITCHES – Lakeland Jenny (Jenny’s Choice x Huntsman’s Jenny) – A.& J.Little, D.& J.Bland, H.Whitfield; Summer Gem (Fireman Sam x Aspire) – W.& C. Mark; Cracking Spirit (Fireman Sam x Aspire) – W. & P. Mellon, R.& T.Airey, J.Pattinson, H.Warrington; Eden Raine (Fireman Sam x Aspire) – D.Clifford; Meadow Spot (Cartier x Meadow Dixie) – P.Airey, J. & L.Hodgson: Lady Million (Cartier x Meadow Dixie) and Blondie (Huntsman’s Hope X Howgill Blondie) –C.Harrison.


ULVERSTON – DOGS – Cuckoo Lane (Cartier x Meadow Dixie) – R.Laidler; Valentino and Braveheart (Fireman Sam x Tinkerbell) - A.& M.Langhorn, E.,N.& J.Sweeney, J.Doak, T.McCarthy ; Black Eyed Mist (Fireman Sam x Tinkerbell) – N.,K.,J.& D.Lyon;

Huckleberry Finn (Fireman Sam x Aspire) – B.Leopold, M.& C.Wilson; Border Lad (Fireman Sam x Aspire) – H.Farrer.

BITCHES – Bluebelle (Fireman Sam x Tinkerbell) - A.& M.Langhorn, E.,N.& J.Sweeney, J.Doak, T.McCarthy; Amber Bay and Palm Bay (Fireman Sam x Annie’s Bay) – N.& L.Brown; Twilight – (Fireman Sam x Annie’s Bay) – B.& G.Jones.


WESTMORLAND – DOGS – Copperfield (Endure x Silver Spangle) – C.Clough, B.Laidler; Best Mate (Cartier x Meadow Dixie) – C.Clough, B.Laidler; Mr Blue Sky (Fireman Sam x Tinkerbell) – G.Simpson, J.Graham; Time Bandit (High Stile x Back Mist) – D.Bingham, R.Gardner: Superstar (Huntsman’s Hope x Howgill Blondie) – P.Green, I.Bell; Super Sun – (Huntsman’s Hope x Howgill Blondie) – I.& A.Bell.

BITCHES – Sparrowmire Bonny (Fireman Sam x Tinkerbell) – E.Blenkharn, P.Tomlinson, R.Reid, J.Graham; Sparrowmire Gemma (Jenny’s Choice x Huntsman’s Jenny) – E.Blenkharn, P.Tomlinson, S.Sanderson;  Grange Lyric (Huntsman’s Hope x Howgill Blondie) – G.Thornton; Voodoo (High Stile x Black Mist) – D.Bingham, R.Gardner; Awesome (Fireman Sam x Aspire) – R.Smith, R.Dickenson, J.Carruthers; Howgill Gemstone, Howgill Hopeful, Howgill Merry Dance and Howgill Merry Gold (Huntsman’s Hope x Howgill Blondie) – I & A.Bell; Galway Lass (Fireman Sam x Tinkerbell) – N.,A.,T.& Y.Wilson, T.Stainton.


COCKERMOUTH/WORKINGTON – DOGS – Simply Red (Jenny’s Choice x Thorn Girl) – W.& D.Patterson; Cody Lad (Jenny’s Choice x Text) – N.Brown, D.Studholme; Clasher (Endure x Silver Spangle) – K.Lynch, D.McMaster; Tom Thumb (Fireman Sam x Annie’s Bay) – T.,M & C.Irving; Rover (Endure x Silver Charm) – D.McMaster, Thomas Skelton, O.Chambers; Ranger (Endure x Silver Spangle) – J.Abram, S.Taylor, Ted Skelton; Barncroft Bob (Fireman Sam x Annie’s Bay) – A.O’Fee, D.Dougherty, A Rumney: High Glen and Castle Crag (High Stile x Black Mist) – I. Fleet, J.Petersen; Dickie Mint (Westgate Kyza x Westgate Gypsy) – G.Reid, J.Chatters; Red Dragon (Free Spirit x Miterdale Force) – L.Reid, F.Dixon: Collabro (JLS x Olivia) – L.& J.Steele; Colonel James ( Fireman Sam x Aspire) – W.Birkett, J.& A. McClellan. G.Whitfield, P.& J.Laidler.

BITCHES – Encourage (Endure x Silver Charm) – K.Lynch, D.McMaster; Rita (Endure x Silver Charm) – E.Taylor, A.Baxter, A.Skelton; Rhyme (Endure x Silver Spangle) – N.McMaster, S.Wilson, A.Skelton; Rhythm (Endure x Silver Charm) – J.McMaster, C.& J.Waugh; Ireland’s Mist (Fireman Sam x Tinkerbell) – G.Woodend, T.Hopper; October Mist (JLS x Olivia) – G.Woodend: Solitaire (JLS x Olivia) – I Fleet, J.Petersen; One Day (Jenny’s Choice x Huntsman’s Jenny) – G.Reid, J.Chatters; Red Mist (Free Spirit x Miterdale Force) – L.Reid, F.Dixon;  Babyliss (JLS x Olivia) – L.& J.Steele.


WHITEHAVEN – DOGS – Uldale Dancer (Huntsman’s Hope x Howgill Blondie) – H.,W.& L.Park & I Alexio; Let’s Have It (High Stile x Black Mist) and Let’s Get it On (Endure x Silver Spangle) – R.& D.Graham; Yours (Jenny’s Choice x Huntsman’s Jenny) and Mine (Westgate Kyza x Westgate Gypsy) – J. & A.McClellan, P.Coughlan; Persian Night and Persian Ace (Fireman Sam x Annie’s Bay) – M.Watson; Goldfinch (Fireman Sam x Annie’s Bay) – K.& L.Finch; Miterdale Spirit (Free Spirit x Miterdale Force) – A.,SR.,S.,M.,K.& A. Steele & C.Donaldson; Clearly Cool (Denton Return x Denton Eclipse) – S.Passon, D.O’Neill; Some Lad (Endure x Silver Charm) – L.,G.,H.& J.Whitfield & W.Birkett; Blue Bolt (Endure x Silver Spangle) – J.Fearon, B.Rowlandson; Zulu (Denton Return x Denton Eclipse) and Baskerville (High Stile x Black Mist) and Nashville (Remember Me x Doll)– M.& A.Reay; Prospect Spot (Fireman Sam x Annie’s Bay) – N.Wilson, S.Smith; Chance (Endure x Silver Spangle) – S.Riley; New Agenda (Free Spirit x Miterdale Force) – M. & A.Bewley; Foxparke Slow Bro (High Stile x Black Mist) – N.,G.,R.& E.Napier; Foxparke Jiggly Puff (Jenny’s Choice x Huntsman’s Jenny) – R.,E.,N.& G.Napier; Baba O’Riley (JLS x Olivia) – D.& J.Bulman; Dragonfly (Remember Me x Doll) – T.& K.Postlethwaite, M.Fisher; Forlorn Spring (Free Spirit x Miterdale Force) – J.,J.,J.& S Jeynes.

BITCHES – Just Got It and It Is What It Is (Remember Me x Doll) – R.& D.Graham; Zola and Zara (Westgate Kyza x Westgate Gypsy) – S.& J.Irving, S.Glaister, S.Mackereth; Persian Jewel and Persian Ruby (Fireman Sam x Annie’s Bay) – M.Watson; Miterdale Special (Free Spirit x Miterdale Force) – A.,SR.,S.,M.,K.& A.Steele & C.Donaldson; Babylon (Huntsman’s Hope x Howgill Blondie) – E.& L.Crosby; Tuam Lass (JLS x Olivia) – D.& J.Bulman; Foxparke Zip It (Jenny’s Choice x Huntsman’s Jenny) – R.,E.,N.& G.Napier, G. & R.Farren; Foxparke Rambling Rose (Fireman Sam x Tinkerbell) and Foxparke Gypsy Rose (Westgate Kyza x Westgate Gypsy)  N.,R.,E.& G.Napier G.& R.Farren; Butterfly (Remember Me x Doll) – E.& J.Fisher, M.Postlethwaite; Foxparke Shakalakaboomboom - N, R, E & G.Napier.



Message from Treasurer: Subscriptions are now due. Subscriptions – juniors under 18   £5,    adults 18 – 64   £20,     65 and over   £15.    All new members – 50p extra.      Kennel insurance - £10.

Please pay John Bromage (details above)    Cheques should be made payable to HTA Ltd.


THE INTERNATIONAL TRAILS will be at Gamelsby on Saturday 23rd June. Entries close on the evening of Saturday 9th June.

THE DOG PRODUCE TRAILS will be at Lazonby Fell on 9th June.

THE BITCH PRODUCE TRAILS will be at Redmain on 7th July.

Aspatria & Wigton Area Statement Regarding The International Venue.
Due to recent comments regarding the venue this year we as a committee would like to inform our fellow hound trailers of a few changes that you may be unaware of. We are fully aware of the reputation Gamelsby has had in the past, however improvements have been made to the original course.
The course was improved around 2 years ago prior to the successful October trails that were held at Gamelsby.  We as a committee would not have applied to host the International if we didn’t think we could provide a safe course for such a prestigious event. All fences will be railed or dropped, with the remainder of the course being gates and run-throughs. Work has already begun and farmers have agreed to let us totally remove fences for the day and move cattle to assist in a smooth days Hound Trailing.
This year there will be a sponsors/corporate tent with a hog roast and salad bar; there are a small number of tickets available for this sit down meal at a cost of £10; please contact Andy Horn to reserve any tickets.
We look forward to seeing you on the day and wish everyone the best of luck.
Andy Horn       (Chairman Of the Aspatria & Wigton Area Committee)



Div 1 Dearham Wanderers (Silver Dusk, Rhythm, Rhyme, Rover) 57

Reivers (Cracksman, Blondie, Babycham, Washington) 48

Pick & Mix (Ranger, Rita, Encourage, Eclipse) 48

The Girls (Paloma Faith, Queen, Bublé, Capetown) 40

Team Miterdale (M.Copper, Spirit, Shadow, Free Spirit) 39


Div 11Dearham Wanderers 34

Miterdales (M.Steel, Proper, Rusty, Special) 22

Reivers 17

Toyah’s Troopers (Artemis, Nikita, Cuchulainn, Cuckoo Lane) 17

Pennine Runners (Cracking Gold, Cr. Spirit, Eden Rossi, E.Raine) 15

Dot & Ann’s Lot (Wild Gypsy, Howgill Annabell, Superstar, Super Sun) 15


Points (up to 18th May)

S.Maiden: Frankel 9, Meadow Josie 8, Artemis, Bronco & Thorn Diamond 5, Sultan & Wanted 3, Lady Bethan & Stand By 2, Canny Girl & Raven Crag 1.

Open Restricted: Sweet Harmony 21, Explore 20, Overwater Jack 18, Eden Rossi 16, Aspire 15, Huntsman’s Magician & Jenny’s Breeze 12, Night Vision, Overwater Hally & Paloma Faith 10.

Open Maiden: Kinniside Molly 17, Sandyman11, Cuchulainn & Kinniside Meg 9, Eden Rocco & Sparrowmire Lilly 8, Lady Bethan & Wild Gypsy 6, Huntsman’s Magician, Levitate, Meadow Josie , Miterdale Proper & West Tip 5.

Veterans: Aspire 12, Denton Eclipse 10, Meadow Dixie 9, Debra & Night Vision 7, Try Again 5, Jazz Singer 4, Miterdale Proper & Prudence 3, Levitate 2.

Puppy Maidens: Rita 12, Rover 11, Demelza & Rhythm 6, Cracking Spirit & Rhyme 5, Prospect Spot 4, Encourage 3, Eden Raine & Galway Lass 2.

ONW: Rita 7, Raven Crag 6, Baskerville and Red Mist 5, Copperfield, Huntsman’s Noel, Prospect Spot, Solitaire & West Tip 4, Demelza, Foxparke Slow Bro, Miterdale Special, Nashvill & Westgate Luther 3.


FIXTURE LIST (Please e-mail or phone results to Margaret – reception for texts usually non-existent)

Area Committees and Promoters must let the Secretary know the dates of their trails in plenty of time!



Championship Trails (Those fixtures in red have been confirmed)


Mon 21st – Potter’s Park H, P, OM, AI (6.30)

Thurs 24thBridekirk H, P, OM, AI (6.30)

Sat 26thCroasdale H, P, OM, OR (1.00)

Sun 27th – Kendal H, P, OM, OR, V (1.00)

Mon 28thBridekirk H, M, P, PM, OR (1.00)

Thurs 31stButtermere H, P, OM, OR (6.45)


Sat 2ndCroasdale H, P, OM, OR (1.00)

Mon 4th – Dean H, P, OM (6.30)

Tues 5thKirkstone

Wed 6thLamplugh H, P, OM, AI (6.30)

Thurs 7th - Coniston

Sat 9th – Dog Produce, Lazonby

Mon 11thGoosewell

Tues 12thDearham

Wed 13thGrasmere

Thurs 14th - Dearham

Sat 16th Lamplugh H, P, OM, OR (1.00)

Sun 17th - Coniston

Mon 18th – Dean

Tues 19th - Newlands

Wed 20thKirkland H, P, OR (6.30, 7.30, 8.00)

Thurs 21st - Coniston

Sat 23rd – International, Gamelsby. H, M, P, PM, OR, V (1.30) See below for details.

Mon 25thKirkstone ?

Tues 26thRedmain

Sat 30th – Low Place


Mon 23rd – Potter’s Park H, P, OM, V (6.30)




Kendal HTC

Cunswick Fell (3 trailers may be used)

Sun 27 May: Hounds 1.00, Pups 2.15, Open Maidens 2.45, Open Restricted 3.15, Veterans 3.45


Ennerdale Show Committee


Wed 20 June: Hounds 6.30, Pups 7.30, Open Restricted 8.00

Potter’s Park

Mon 21 May: Hounds 6.30, Pups 7.45, Open Maidens 8.15, All-In 8.45

Mon 23 July: Hounds 6.30, Pups 7.45, Open Maidens 8.15, Veterans 8.45


Sat 26 May and Sat 2 June: Hounds 1.00, Pups 2.15, Open Maidens 2.45, Open Restricted 3.15

£100 for each trail on 2nd June.


Wed 6 June: Hounds 6.30, Pups 7.45, Open Maidens 8.15, All-In 8.45

Sat 16 June: Hounds 1.00, Pups 2.15, Open Maidens 2.45, Open Restricted 3.15


Cockermouth & Workington Area


Thurs 24 May: Hounds 6.30, Pups 7.45, Open Maidens 8.15, All-In 8.45

Mon 28 May: Hounds 1.00, Maidens 1.45, Pups 3.00, Puppy Maidens 3.30, Open Restricted 4.00

Mitchell’s Auctions trophies.


Thurs 31 May: Hounds 6.45, Pups 8.00, Open Maidens 8.30, Open Restricted 9.00


Dean HTC


Mon 4 June: Hounds 6.30, Pups 7.45, Open Maidens 8.15


International Committee

Gamelsby, Sat 23rd June

1.30pm Senior Hounds (£510.00 +Trophy & The Joe Miller Memorial Trophy)

2.15pm Senior Maidens (£310.00 + Trophy)

2.50pm Presentation of Prizes for Senior Hounds & Senior Maidens

3.30pm Open Puppies (£410.00 + Trophy & Tom Barclay Memorial Challenge Trophy)

4.00pm Puppy Maidens (£310.00 + Trophy)

4.30pm Open Restricted (£310.00 + Trophy)

5.00pm Veterans (6 years+) (£310.00 + Trophy)

5.30pm Presentation of Prizes for Open Puppies, Puppy Maidens, Open Restricted, Veterans (6 years+) Yorkshire & Irish Hounds,

Please note there are prizes for all Yorkshire & Irish Hounds that complete the course & entries for Yorkshire & Irish Hounds can be made on the day, however if you would like them in the programme, please forward all entries to Lee Wall in advance of midnight on Saturday 9th June 2018, which is also the cut off for receipt of entries for HTA & BHTA Hounds, Lee Wall: 138 Dalston Road, Carlisle, Cumbria CA2 5PJ

Please also note that hounds can now be entered in more than one grade £1.00 per entry & declared on the day,

Admission £6.00 (no concessions)



Pups born 1st December: Jade’s Jem x Pip’s Lad (5 d, 3 b) Earmarked.


Bitches mated:

Razzle Dazzle (Try Again) Pupped 6th February – 11 pups (6 dogs, 5 bitches) Earmarked.

Class Macara (Class Bojangles) Pupped 13th February – 1 dog pup. Earmarked.

Eden Rosa (Eden Rossi) Pupped 2nd February – 10 pups (2 dogs, 8 bitches – all spoken for) Earmarked.

Foxglove (Overwater Arnie) Pupped 12th February – 10 pups (3 dogs, 7 bitches – all spoken for) Earmarked.

Mysterious (Endure) Pupped 22nd February – 10 pups (5 dogs, 5 bitches) Earmarked.

Bedazzled (Eclipse) Pupped 28th February – 13 pups (9 dogs, 4 bitches) Earmarked.

Tempress (Overwater Arnie) Pupped 18th February – 6 pups (2 dogs, 4 bitches) Earmarked.

Foxparke So Be It (Try Again) Pupped 22nd March – 10 pups (4 dogs, 6 bitches) Earmarked.

Sawdust (Brad) Pupped 4th April – 4 dog pups.

Thorn Fire (Hunter’s Dale) Pupped 28th April – 11 pups (4 dogs, 7 bitches)

The Penny Arcade (Remember Me) Pupped 27th April – 2 pups (1 dog, 1 bitch)


If you are planning to send a hound to be rehomed, please ring Sue on 01697 478383. Thank you.



REHOMING  -  to book hounds in for re-homing, please contact Sue Lloyd (016974 78383 evenings) or e-mail her on

Sue runs Lakeland Trailhound Welfare, and you can be assured that she will advise you and will make all arrangements for you.

The HTA has complete confidence in Sue, and we are extremely lucky to have her.


Latest slipping times:

April 1 - 6                               7.15 pm

April 7 – 14                            7.30 pm

April 15 – 22                          7.45 pm

April 23 – 29                          8.00 pm

April 30 – May 6                   8.15 pm

May 7 – 13                             8.30 pm

May 14 – 20                           8.45 pm

May 21 – 27                           9.00 pm

May 28 – July 8                     9.15 pm

July 9 – 21                              9.00 pm

July 22 – 28                            8.45 pm

July 29 – Aug 4                      8.30 pm

Aug 5 – 11                              8.15 pm

Aug 12 – 18                            8.00 pm

Aug 19 – 25                            7.45 pm

Aug 26 – Sept 1                      7.30 pm

Sept 2 – 8                                7.15 pm

Sept 9 – 15                              7.00 pm

Sept 16 – 22                            6.45 pm

Sept 23 – 30                            6.30 pm

Oct 1 – 6                 5.45 pm

Oct 7 – 13                               5.30 pm

Oct 14 – 20                             5.15 pm

Oct 21 – 24                             5.00 pm

Oct 25 – 27                             4.45 pm

Oct 28 – 31                             3.45 pm






Grid references to forthcoming trails:

Post codes for guidance only – may not be absolutely accurate:


Kirkbride, Airfield – NY229546 (North-west of Wigton)

Bower House, Eskdale – NY132002

Low Place, Eskdale – NY155017

Lazonby Fell – NY500405 (CA11 9RN approx. North of Penrith)

Grange-in-Borrowdale – NY255180 (CA12 5UQ approx.)

St.Helena – NY017116 (CA22 2EL Near Egremont)

Helton – NY495213 (CA10 2QA approx. South of Penrith)

Threlkeld, Setmabanning – NY323246 (CA12 4TL approx. East of Keswick)

Oulton, Tarnrigg – NY247520 (CA7 0NS North-west of Wigton)

Gamelsby – NY258524 (CA7 0NX North-west of Wigton)

Cold Fell – NY055105 (Ennerdale BridgeCalderbridge road)

Lamplugh – NY097216

Kendal, Soot Box – SD503918 (on the road from Kendal to Brigsteer)

Kirkland – NY087184

Crag Farm, Ennerdale – NY085151 (CA23 3AS)

Rusland – SD331893 (LA12 8LB)

Bridekirk – NY120346 (CA13 0PE)

Rosthwaite – NY257152 (CA12 5XB)

Kirkstone Pass – NY406067 (LA22 9LQ, and 1 mile on towards Troutbeck)

Dean – NY067268

Mirkholme, Bassenthwaite – NY252325 (CA12 4QX approx.)

Newlands – NY237203

Grange Grassings – NY133373

Grasmere – NY342076

Wath Brow – NY030145

Redmain – NY132356

Millstone Moor – NY138365

Latrigg Top – NY283255

Calebreak – NY345358 (CA7 8JR)

Fellside – NY305370 (CA7 8HA)

Gatesgarth, Buttermere – NY193149 (CA13 9XA)

Snow Hill – NY271383



For further information, please call 017684 83686 or e-mail