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TUMBLERS CLUB

Bambi
OH DEER!
from our Hon Tumblers' Reporter
 
The Belvoir Hunt Tumblers Club is now in its nineth season. It is an elite society with membership restricted to those who hit the ground unintentionally. Over 18s will have to pay £10 if they were an unseated rider or £5 if their horse falls. At the end of the season, there will be an award given at the End of Season Supper of the much coveted Belvoir Tumbler of the Year as well as other novel classes that will change annually. For under 18s there will be an optional joining fee of £5 and all Pony Club members who have subscribed will be awarded their prize, if too young to come to the supper, at Pony Club camp.
Our eagle-eyed spotters-in-chief (Sarah McCorquodale, David Applewhite, David Selby and David Bellamy) have marshalled a formidable network of informers and will catch you out. They reserve the right to determine who was actually at fault – you or your horse or an Act of God – and have been known to suppress publication of particularly embarrassing incidents on receipt of financial inducements (a minimum of double the fallers fee – and payable promptly). Anything photographed will need a supplementary incentive to keep it out of the end-of-season Tumblers Corner photo gallery.
The spotters also keep their eyes peeled for an assortment of misdemeanours: venial sins such as blocking the road, poor parking, sneaking through farmyards without a lead from the Field Master, splintering woodwork, looking grumpy ... you name it and it is probably already in The Black Book ... can be absolved or even hushed up via ££inducements to our venal spotters. Grave sins such as quietly abandoning a demolished gate when there is stock in the field have a wickedly eye-watering tariff – so beware.
Any appeal against the judges' decision must be accompanied by a non-refundable deposit. The Club Rule Book (essentially Mornington Crescent rules) and full tariff of inducements, incentives, enticements and deposits is available for a fee.

Please post your payment to Foster Edwards, 35, Boyers Orchard, Harby, Melton Mowbray, Leics. LE14 4BA – cheques payable to 'BHSC'.

The 'Steeple Fund' thermometer below keeps a running total of contributions. Half the proceeds will be donated to the Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire and the Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance services at the end of the season.






Tumblers thermometer

TUMBLERS AWARDS
PRESENTED AT THE END OF SEASON SUPPER
(commentary by Bambi)

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FAMILY AWARD

This should be Masters/Field Masters Award: despite being only two strong per family we have joint winners - The Mannings and The Bellamys

ONE TO WATCH AWARD

This young person has gone from looking for all the gaps and gates to flying over all the obstacles, large or small, on her wonderful pony, Chandler, and even catching horses twice her size. And the winner is: HATTIE TOWNS
You are a star

OUTSTANDING SACRIFICE AWARD

We were given a wonderful lead up to this award by Georgie Mason who gave us a brief history lesson on this person from child to adulthood (much to his embarrassment, yippee!!), for his selflessness in keeping the ‘alternative hunters’ at bay so you could all enjoy your day’s hunting without any trouble. He swapped his horse for a motorised mount (perhaps that is why he didn’t appear much on the tumblers list!) What a diamond. The winner is: MICHAEL DUNGWORTH MFH

WALK ON WATER AWARD

We had an hilarious report on this award from our very own Nina Camm and it was even on video for us all to watch. This person was trying to cross the Helpringham Eau on pallets!! He had two pallets and two poles which as he walked onto sank into the water, eventually he just had to swim for it!!! Getting to the other side he lay on his back with his legs in the air and the water poured out of his boots. The winner of this award was our own second whip – HARRY HORTON Was he embarrassed? Yes he was, but he took it all in good part – well done Harry

CHAMPION TUMBLER

This was a very close run thing between the two contenders who both sat tight for the last final weeks. This person amassed a total of 4 UR and 1 HF( so a mere £45), along with injuries to ankle and shoulder.He may well be able to hold a drinks party with the number of tumblers he has received!
BIG FANFARE: THE WINNER IS – DAVID MANNING

CHAMPION SINNER

Yes, you guessed – JAMES SPARROW. As he couldn’t (or wouldn’t...) attend the award ceremony, he sent an acceptance speech (read out by Paul Towns) on his reasons for sinning (so funny). James was not at all contrite on receiving this award. You have a wonderful sense of humour James!


NAME

UNSEATED
RIDER

HORSE
FALLEN

£ OWING

£ PAID

£ TOTAL

£RANKING

Theodore Abbott

1

0

0

5

5

Tom Abel Smith

1

0

10

0

10

Anon

0

0

0

50

50

*

Army

2

1

0

25

25

Sam Baker

2

0

0

20

20

Nicky Beckett

1

0

10

0

10

Annie Bellamy

1

1

0

15

15

David Bellamy

3

2

0

40

40

2

India Beresford

1

0

0

5

5

Bill Bishop

2

0

0

20

20

James Brown

1

0

0

10

10

Martin Brown

1

0

0

10

10

Roger Burtt

1

0

0

10

10

Nina Camm

1

0

0

10

10

Rachel Casswell

1

0

0

10

10

Izzie Castle

1

0

10

0

10

Claire Chandler

1

0

0

10

10

Richard Chandler

0

1

0

5

5

Jackie Chapman

1

0

10

0

10

Mike Chatterton

0

1

0

5

5

Paul Chatterton

1

0

0

10

10

Paul Chenery

1

0

0

10

10

Rosanna Close-Smith

1

0

0

10

10

Hattie Coney

0

1

0

5

5

Laura Day

1

0

0

10

10

Sarah Duffin

0

1

0

5

5

Michael Dungworth

2

1

0

25

25

Gracie Eaton

1

0

0

5

5

Ben Elkington

1

0

0

10

10

Michael Elson

1

1

0

15

15

Johnny Fountain

1

0

0

10

10

Bertie Fountain

1

0

0

5

5

SJ Goss

0

1

0

5

5

Will Grant

1

0

0

10

10

Ellie Harding

1

0

0

10

10

Jane Harris

0

1

0

5

5

George Henderson

1

0

0

10

10

Ian Hendrie

2

1

0

25

25

James Holliday

2

0

0

20

20

Emma Houghton

1

0

0

10

10

Flora Hurrell

1

0

0

10

10

Chloe Jonason

1

0

0

10

10

Tom Jonason

1

0

0

10

10

Judith Johnson

1

0

0

10

10

Jill Jones

1

0

0

10

10

Minx Jones

2

0

0

20

20

Alan Kasket

0

1

0

5

5

Connie Kingston

0

1

0

2.5

2.5

Will Knight

0

1

0

5

5

Evie Lee

1

0

0

5

5

Helen Lovegrove

0

2

0

10

10

Julia Loxton

2

0

0

20

20

David Manning

4

1

0

45

45

1

Sarah Manning

2

0

0

20

20

Georgie Mason

2

0

0

20

20

Lucy Moore

1

0

0

5

5

Ursula Moore

1

0

0

10

10

Tori Morris

3

0

0

30

30

3

Joey Newton

0

1

0

5

5

Sophie Pedlar

1

0

0

5

5

Kathryn Pepper

1

0

0

10

10

Rory Pepper

2

0

0

10

10

Richard Potter

1

1

0

15

15

Sophie Pownall

1

0

0

10

10

Clare Price

0

1

0

5

5

Issy Reames

1

0

0

10

10

Liberty Rimmer

1

0

0

5

5

Justine Smiley-Jones

1

0

0

10

10

Paul Smith

1

0

0

10

10

 

Arthur Soames

1

0

0

10

10

 

Justine Sore

0

1

0

5

5

 

Penny Spencer

2

0

0

20

20

 

Aurelia Stephenson

1

0

0

10

10

 

Lisa Thomas

1

1

0

15

15

 

Martin Thornton

1

0

0

10

10

 

Sarah Thorpe

2

0

0

20

20

 

Annabel Tollemache

1

0

0

5

5

 

Lily Tomlinson

1

0

0

5

5

Hattie Towns

1

0

0

5

5

Alex Vaughan Jones

1

0

0

10

10

Alice Verity

2

1

0

25

25

George Ward

1

3

0

25

25

Chloe Watson

2

0

0

20

20

Julian Watson

1

0

0

10

10

Alice Wesley

1

0

0

5

5

Peter Wesley

1

0

0

10

10

Lizzie Westropp

0

1

0

2.5

2.5

Mimi Westropp

1

0

0

10

10

Tessa Wilkinson

1

0

5

0

5

Roly Willcox

2

0

0

20

20

Flip Wills

1

1

0

15

15

Flora Young

0

1

0

5

5

TOTALS

99

31

45

1070

1115


* - advance payment!



Once more into the ditch dear friends, once more (W. Shakespeare - 1599)

Details of fallers and incriminating photos are updated weekly
to give an opportunity to ££persuade the spotters that they were mistaken

Sinners
NAME WHEN

MEET

SIN

£
OWING

£
PAID

£
TOTAL

Charles Moore

22-Dec-16

Hall Farm, Stonesby

Parking in village and causing obstruction

 

10

10

Andrew Harrison

Fall on the flat

10

10

Caroline Stewart

28-Jan-17

Kimberley Farm, Harby

Parking offence - Plungar Back Lane

 

10

10

James Sparrow

06-Feb-17

Wheel Inn, Branston

Parking offence - Knipton gate

 

10

10

James Sparrow

09-Feb-17

Hungerton Hall

Parking too close to junction at Hungerton

 

10

10