Par Force Hunting

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Par Force Hunting

 

(parforsnaia ezda), in equestrian sports, a type of riding conducted as a hunt with hounds in pursuit of an animal (deer, boar, wolf, fox, hare) or following an artificially made animal “scent” for a distance of up to 35 km. Modern par force hunting developed in Great Britain at the beginning of the 19th century.

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The Egerton illuminations portray the hunter engaged in par force hunting of the hart, hind, hare, wolf, bear and wild boar.