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Iroquois Hunt Club horse show, 1946

Posted on October 12, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by

A team of horses competed at the Iroquois Hunt Club horse show and horse pulling contest at W. Fauntleroy Pursley's farm on Athens-Boonesboro Road on October 12, 1946. The show and pulling contest was the first renewal since 1941 of the annual event put on by the Iroquois Hunt Club. Approximately 2,500 persons turned out for the event. A barbecue lunch was served on the grounds and fortune telling and bingo booths were well patronized. The pulling contest brought seven teams into competition. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

A team of horses competed at the Iroquois Hunt Club horse show and horse-pulling contest at W. Fauntleroy Pursley’s farm on Athens-Boonesboro Road on Oct. 12, 1946. It was the first renewal since 1941 of the annual event put on by the Iroquois Hunt Club. Approximately 2,500 people turned out for the event. A barbecue lunch was served on the grounds, and fortune-telling and bingo booths were well patronized. The pulling contest drew seven teams of horses. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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