The Wild Hares is a company of northern lances Benfred Tallhart surrounds himself with after he hears of Robb Stark's successes in the War of the Five Kings. They consider themselves young wolves, as the oldest is not nineteen. After Leobald Tallhart mocks them by calling them young rabbits, they take the name of Wild Hares.
A Clash of Kings
Benfred and his company ride out to the Stony Shore to see if the rumors of ironborn raiding are true. They do not expect that the enemy will have many men and did not send scouts ahead. Theon Greyjoy and his ironmen easily surprise and defeat the Wild Hares.