Ladies of the Chase

Team chasing is an amateur British sport linked to hunting in which bands of four competitors complete a course of country fences at a hunting clip. The Legover Ladies, sponsored by Patey Hats, are a little unusual, as some of them compete side-saddle.


The team was founded by children’s author and horse breeder, Babette Cole and have in the past been winners of the Belvoir team chase – no small beer.  I found a clip of them in action:


Rather more stylish than these ladies from the 1920s, I think!

Published by Susanna Forrest

Writer Amazons of Paris, The Age of the Horse and If Wishes Were Horses.

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