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2021-10-24
Gentle Intro to Drag Hunting

Blue Bird, Hekpoort 2021-11-21

Blue Bird 21st November 2021

As this meet is before our offical Opening Meet, it will be considered a 'Bye Day'.
DRESS: "Ratcher" (tweed or other jacket). Horses unplaited

CAP FEE: R300 Adults, R150 Juniors
We meet at 7.30am

Please ensure that any support staff and friends who attend follow the Covud protocols - masks and social distancing.

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

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 nasty speed humps) and continue on this road towards Krugersdorp.
Slow when you pass the informal settlement as there are 2 VERY NASTY speed bumps there
13.6 kms from the Van Gaalen T Junction, turn right (signs to Inanda Blue Bird &[SEM] Rand Hunt, Shelter Rock, Rustig, Mokoya Lodge)
This road is called the T4
Travel for 2.5km on this dirt road to a T Junction (sign to [SEM]Inanda Blue Bird &[SEM] Rand Hunt)
Turn right to Skeerpoort
The Blue Bird farm entrance is 500m from T junction (HF4) (sign to [SEM]Inanda Blue Bird &[SEM] Rand Hunt)

Alternative route on the Krugersdorp Highway N14 (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 [SEM]Inanda Blue Bird &[SEM] Rand Hunt, [SEM]Shelter Rock, Rustig, Mokoya Lodge)
This road is called the T4
Travel for 2.5km on this dirt road to a T Junction (sign to [SEM]Inanda Blue Bird &[SEM] Rand Hunt)
Turn right to Skeerpoort
The Blue Bird farm entrance is 500m from T junction (HF4) (sign to [SEM]Inanda Blue Bird &[SEM] Rand Hunt)

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Hunt Calendar

24 Oct 2021 Gentle Intro to Drag Hunting  Inanda Country Base 
07 Nov 2021 Bye Day, Kennels ICB  Inanda Country Base 
21 Nov 2021 Blue Bird, Hekpoort  Cap Fee: Adults R300, Juniors R150, Cars R300 
28 Nov 2021 Opening Meet  Meet at the Bowl arena on Inanda Country Base. 
05 Dec 2021 8 Rose Road  Cap R350 adults, R150 juniors, 
12 Dec 2021 Children's Meet  Inanda Country Base 
19 Dec 2021 Blue Bird, Hekpoort  Cap Fee: Adults R300, Juniors R150, Cars R300 
26 Dec 2021 Boxing Day Inanda CountryBase  Cap Fee: R400 adults, R200 juniors 
02 Jan 2022 Ruffel's Drift  Meet at 7.30am -. . . . . . Adults R350, Juniors R150 
09 Jan 2022 Kennels, ICB  Cap Fee: R350 Adults, R150 Juniors, 
15 Jan 2022 Blue Bird Outride   
16 Jan 2022 Ruffel's Drift  Cap Fee: Adults R350, juniors R150  
23 Jan 2022 Blue Bird, Hekpoort   
30 Jan 2022 8 Rose Road  Adults R350, juniors R150 
06 Feb 2022 Astley Manor  R300 adults, R150 juniors 
13 Feb 2022 Jazz Breakfast Meet, ICB  R400 adults, R 200 Inanda Club members, R200 juniors 
20 Feb 2022 Fortress, Frankfort  Cap Fee R300 adults, R150 juniors, R300 per car 
27 Feb 2022 Kennels, ICB  Cap Fee: R350 Adults, R150 Juniors, 
06 Mar 2022 Blue Bird, Hekpoort  Cap Fee: Adults R300, Juniors R150 
13 Mar 2022 Ruffel's Drift  Cap Fee R350 adults, R150 Juniors 
20 Mar 2022 Fairview Vrede  Weekend Away 
27 Mar 2022 Closing Meet ICB  R350 adults, R200 juniors, R350 per car  
09 Apr 2022 Rand Hunt Annual Dinner  Inanda Club, Sandton