Next Event
2021-02-14
Hound Exercise

Blue Bird, Hekpoort 2021-03-07

Cap Fee: Adults R300, Juniors R150, Car Followers: By Donation
We meet at 7.30am [SEM]

The Magaliesberg mountains make a breathtaking backdrop to the grasslands alongside the Magalies River. Just 60kms from Fourways, Blue Bird has spectacular scenery and perfect 'going' for the horses and hounds.

Directions to Blue Bird Farm, Hekpoort

Google Earth Co-ords: [SEM]25°[SEM]50'07.00"S  [SEM]27°[SEM]40'06.00"E
Tom Tom: 25.83528  [SEM]27.668333
Garmin:  [SEM]25.50.11666667  [SEM]27.40.1 [SEM]

From Hartebeestpoort Dam, Broederstroom
Travel west past Pecanwood and Le Godimo to the T Junction at Van Gaalen's. (zero your odometer in order to measure 13.6 km from this point)
Turn left onto the R560 to Magaliesburg
Travel through Scheerpoort (watch out for the 4 nasty speed humps) and continue on this road towards Krugersdorp.
13.6 kms from the Van Gaalen T Junction, turn right  [SEM](signs to Inanda Blue Blird, Shelter Rock, Rustig, Weleda Farm and a big white Gauteng sign)
This road is called the T4
Travel for 2.5km on this dirt road to a T Junction
Turn right to Skeerpoort (Sign to Inanda Blue Bird)
The Blue Bird farm entrance is 500m from T junction (HF4)

Alternative route on the Krugersdorp Highway N14 [SEM](similar distance from Fourways as above)
Travel west towards Krugersdorp on the N14
At the end of the highway at the new CradleStone Centre on left and a Sasol garage in front of you on the  [SEM]right, turn right to Ventersburg (also the N14 incidentally)
After 10km you reach a T Junction
Turn right to Ventersdorp, Hekpoort and Maropeng onto the R563
Continue on this road for 22km to the T Junction at the end
Turn right to Hartebeespoort and Hekpoort onto the R560
Travel on the R560 for 7.2km and turn left (signs to Shelter Rock, Rustig, Weleda Farm and a big white North West sign)
This road is called the T4
Travel for 2.5km on this dirt road to a T Junction
Turn right to Skeerpoort (Sign to Inanda Blue Bird)
The Blue Bird farm entrance is 500m from T junction (HF4)

Hunt Calendar

14 Feb 2021 Hound Exercise   
20 Feb 2021 Fairview Vrede  Weekend Away 
28 Feb 2021 Kennels, ICB  Inanda Country Base 
07 Mar 2021 Blue Bird, Hekpoort  Cap Fee: Adults R300, Juniors R150 
14 Mar 2021 Ruffel's Drift  Cap Fee R350 adults, R150 Juniors 
21 Mar 2021 Blue Bird  Cap Fee: Adults R300, Juniors R150 
28 Mar 2021 Closing Meet  Inanda Country Base 
10 Apr 2021 Rand Hunt Banquet  Inanda Club, Sandton 
13 Aug 2021 AGM  Inanda Country Base Clubhouse  
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