Recognized Hunts

Nov 20, 2007 - 10:00 PM

Rockbridge Hunt
61 Hark To Loop,
Glasgow, Virginia 24555.
Established 1947.
Recognized 1962.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, green collar with yellow piping. Evening—Scarlet, green collar with yellow piping. MFH: (2000) Cynthia Morton, 516 S. Main St., Lexington, VA 24450-2338, Tel.: 540-463-6025. HON. SEC.: Laura Jarvis, 59 Homeaway Lane, Natural Bridge, VA 24578, Tel.: 540-291-3186. HUNTSMAN: (prof) David D. Conner. WHIPPERS-IN: Cynthia Morton, jt.-MFH; (hon) Katharine Conner; (hon) Nancy Conner; (hon) Susan Conner; (hon) Gary Ruley. KENNELS: South of Lexington, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 18 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: Late October—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFH. Hounds went out 46 times last season.
The country consists of all land in the Buffalo District of Rockbridge County, a rolling land with jumps of natural logs, coops and rails.


Rocky Fork Headley Hunt
4577 Hightop Dr.,
Westerville, Ohio 43081.
Established 1925.
Recognized 1940.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, gentian collar, powder blue piping. Evening—Same. MFHs: (2004) Robert E. Lindemann, 4577 Hightop Dr., Westerville, OH 43081-9332, Tel.: 614-882-5368; (2004) Sharon S. Chappelear, 2756 Patterson Rd. SW, Pataskala, OH 43062-7704, Tel.: 740-927-5054; (2008) Sally Crane, Red Tail Ridge Farm, 6066 Northridge Rd., Johnstown, OH 43031, Tel.: 614-258-1087. HON. SEC.: Address communications to the MFHs. HUNTSMAN: Sharon S. Chappelear, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Marc H. James; (hon) Jill Kelly; (hon) Elaine May; (hon) Linda Mosbacher; (hon) Holly Mueller; (hon) Gerald Rosenberg. KENNELMAN: (prof) Leonard Burgess. KENNELS: Gahanna, Ohio. FOXHOUNDS: 2 American couples, 1 Penn-Marydel couple, 1⁄2 English couple, 13 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: September—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 25 times last season.
The country in Licking County is 8 by 8 miles, mostly flat, partially wooded. Fairfield County is 5 by 5 miles, mostly flat, partically wooded, with large ditches and ringed by hills. Franklin County is 5 by 5 miles, gently rolling. Guernsey County is 10 by 10 miles, rolling to hilly, partially wooded. London, Ohio in Madison County is 4 by 4 miles and flat.


Rolling Rock Hunt
P.O. Box 484,
Ligonier, Pennsylvania 15658.
Established 1921.
Recognized 1924.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, blue collar. Evening—Scarlet, blue facings. MFHs: (1997) Mrs. Armour N. Mellon, Grouse Ridge Farm, P.O. Box 101, Rector, PA 15677, Tel.: 724-593-6806; (2008) Christina McBroom, RR 1, Box 234, Stahlstown, PA 15687-9754; (2008) Friedrich Teroerde, 365 Braemar Ln., Ligonier, PA 15658, Tel.: 724-238-3890. HON. SEC.: Georgia M. Smith, 541 Bethel Church Rd., Ligonier, PA 15658-8814, Tel.: 724-593-6297. HUNTSMAN: (prof) S. Brian Kiely. WHIPPER-IN: (hon) Nancy Iscrupe. KENNELS: Ligonier, Pa. FOXHOUNDS: 5 American couples, 13 English couples, 5 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: August—March. MEET: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 91 times last season.
The country in the Ligonier Valley area is 14 by 16 miles and is rolling and wooded, with post and rail fences and chicken coops.


Rombout Hunt
11 Browning Rd.,
Hyde Park, New York 12538.
Established 1929.
Recognized 1931.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, royal blue collar, gray piping. Evening—Scarlet, royal blue collar, satin maize lapels. MFHs: (1996) Suzanne Cannavino, Gone Away Farm, 11 Browning Rd., Hyde Park, NY 12538, Tel.: 845-266-5043; (2007) Rick Wilson, 7 Cunningham Hill Rd., Canaan, NY 12029, Tel.: 518-781-0609. HON. SEC.: David Trachtenberg, 7 Cunningham Hill Rd., Cannan, NY 12029, Tel.: 518-781-0609. HUNTSMAN: Suzanne Cannavino, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Christine Fairbanks; (hon) Gayle Novak; (hon) Donald Schupak. KENNELMAN: (prof) Dan Reedy. KENNELS: Staatsburg, Dutchess County, N.Y. FOXHOUNDS: 18 American couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Early August—March. MEET: Saturdays, and Wednesdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 34 times last season.
The country in Dutchess County is approximately 100 square miles, rolling, with frequent coverts. Jumps are post and rails, chicken coops, stone walls with riders. The new country in Columbia County includes approximately 12,000 acres of open rolling farmland, crops and dairy cattle, with scattered coverts. Jumps are primarily chicken coops and post and rails.


Rose Tree Foxhunting Club
12015 Canning House Rd.,
Felton, Pennsylvania 17322.
Established 1859.
Registered 1986.
Recognized 1988.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, seal brown collar with gold piping. Evening—Scarlet, seal brown collar, old gold facings. MFH: (2006) Michael Shupp, 51 Red Fox Ln., Birdsboro, PA 19508, Tel.: 610-856-5045. HON. SEC.: Thomas Green, 615 W. South St., Carlisle, PA 17013-2832, Tel.: 717-243-7611. HUNTSMAN: (hon) Justin Shupp. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Gary Anderson; (hon) John L. Huganir; (hon) Michael E. Wright. KENNELS: Felton, York County, Pa. FOXHOUNDS: 21 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: October—March. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and bye days. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact Justin Shupp, Tel.: 717-927-9375. Hounds went out 90 times last season.
The country lies in southeastern York County, Pa., approximately 20 by 22 miles. The country consists of 3 distinct types—the river hills, open galloping orchard and grain farms, and game lands and farms with fairly large coverts. Paneled with mostly natural jumps—stone walls, coops, and logs.


Santa Fe Hunt
43750 Los Caballos Rd.,
Temecula, California 92592.
Established 1969.
Registered 1984.
Recognized 1987.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Sutter Gold collar. Evening—Scarlet, Sutter Gold collar and facings. MFH: (1990) Terrel E. Paine, 43750 Los Caballos Rd., Temecula, CA 92592, Tel.: 951-302-3028. HON. SEC.: Peter Bulkley, P.O. Box 847, Bonsalla, CA 92003, Tel.: 760-749-7446. HUNTSMEN: Terrel E. Paine, jt.-MFH; (prof) Gary Wingar. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Stacy L. Bond; (hon) Peter Bulkley; (hon) Philip Chilson; (hon) Hallie Tilley; (hon) Ruth Wheeler. KENNELS: Aguanga, California. FOXHOUNDS: 11 English couples, 1 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Coyote. SEASON: Late-October—late March. MEET: Thursdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 61 times last season.
The country is approximately 60,000 acres in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties, consisting of rolling grassland, mesas and canyons with wooded and brushy areas. Fences are coops and some post and rails. Recommend Thoroughbred or Thoroughbred-cross mounts. Fixtures’ elevations vary from near sea level to 5,000 feet.


Santa Ynez Valley Hounds
1332 Las Palmas Dr.,
Santa Barbara, California 93110.
Established 1972.
Recognized 1977.

HUNT ATTIRE: Black or scarlet coat, buff vest, straw yellow collar, oak leaf green piping. Evening—Scarlet, straw yellow collar, oak leaf green piping. MFHs: (1989) Steve Lyons, 1332 Las Palmas Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93110, Tel.: 805-964-7770; (1997) Paul V. McEnroe, 2085 Jonata Park Rd., Buellton, CA 93427, Tel.: 805-686-8986; (2007) Eric P. Canton, 825 Hwy. 135, Santa Maria, CA 93455-6112, Tel.: 612-344-3403. HON. SEC.: Dale Hoeffliger, 399 Nogal Dr., Santa Barbara, CA 93110, Tel.: 805-964-6075. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Claire Buchy-Anderson. WHIPPERS-IN: Steve Lyons, jt.-MFH; (prof) Caitlin Blunt; (hon) Mia Fredrickson. KENNELMAN: (prof) Chip Anderson. KENNELS: Highway 135, Los Alamos, California. FOXHOUNDS: 1⁄2 American couple, 2 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples, 15 English couples, 9 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag, Fox, Coyote. SEASON: October (cub hunting)—April. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays or Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. or MFHs. Hounds went out 40 times last season.
The country is approximately 25 by 12 miles, consisting of rolling hills covered with oaks, brush, and pasture land; in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. Some fixtures have coops. Approximately 35,000 acres are available at present.


Saxonburg Hunt
355 Cherry Valley Rd.,
Saxonburg, Pennsylvania 16056.
Established 2004.
Registered 2005.
Recognized 2007.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, dark gray collar. Evening—Scarlet, dark gray lapels. MFH: (2004) Floyd Wine, 1122 Camp Meeting Rd., Sewickley, PA 15143-8318, Tel.: 412-741-5597. HON. SEC.: Donna Wine, 1122 Campmeeting Rd., Sewickley, PA 15143-8318, Tel.: 412-741-5597. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Richard Buswell. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Cheri Wise; (hon) Vernon Wise. KENNELS: Butler County, Saxonburg, Pa. FOXHOUNDS: 2 1⁄2 American couples, 5 English couples, 14 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: August—March. MEET: Tuesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 40 times last season.
The country is approximately 20 by 30 miles. Gently rolling with pastures and woodlands. Fences are mostly coops, and some ditches.


Sedgefield Hunt
c/o Martin F. Schlaeppi
P.O. Box 2646,
High Point, North Carolina 27265.
Established 1927.
Recognized 1941.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, burnt orange collar. Evening—Same. MFHs: (1993) Martin F. Schlaeppi, P.O. Box 2646, High Point, NC 27261, Tel.: 336-841-2317; (1999) Richard A. Weintraub, 101 Elgin Pl., Greensboro, NC 27410, Tel.: 336-273-7900; (2000) Frederick L. Berry, Barron & Berry, L.L.P., P.O. Box 2370, Greensboro, NC 27402, Tel.: 336-643-7586. HON. SEC.: Jan Sorrells, 11536 NC Hwy. 150, Reidsville, NC 27320, Tel.: 336-342-3900. HUNTSMAN: Frederick L. Berry, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Elaine Berry; (hon) Judy Gallman; (hon) Lloyd E. Lyons; (hon) Jan Sorrells. KENNELMAN: (prof) Donald Minor. KENNELS: Stokesdale, N.C. FOXHOUNDS: 20 American couples, 4 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: October—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays or Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 48 times last season.
The country is approximately 15 square miles in Guilford and Rockingham counties including Southern Virginia near Danville. Terrain is rolling with coops, rails and gate jumps.


Sewickley Hunt
Little Sewickley Creek Rd.,
Sewickley, Pennsylvania 15143.
Established 1922.
Recognized 1924.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, pearl gray collar. Evening—Scarlet, pearl gray lapels. MFHs: (1989) Andrew F. Komer, 2469 Minglewood Ln., Sewickley, PA 15143, Tel.: 412-741-2429; (1991) Mrs. William Metcalf III, Blackburn Rd., Sewickley, PA 15143, Tel.: 412-741-4298; (1995) Mrs. Raymond B. White, Rockledge Farm, Fern Hollow Rd., Sewickley, PA 15143, Tel.: 412-741-2458. HON. SEC.: Virginia V. Komer, 2469 Minglewood, Sewickley, PA 15143, Tel.: 412-741-2429. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Rabo Nijenhuis. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Anne Courneen; (hon) Susan F. Knapp. KENNELMAN: (prof) Tim Benson. KENNELS: Little Sewickley Creek Rd., Sewickley, Pa. FOXHOUNDS: 2 English couples, 16 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: Mid-August—March. MEET: Wednesdays, Saturdays and holidays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 42 times last season.
The country is approximately 12 by 18 miles, hilly and rolling, with post and rail fences, coops, telephone poles and logs.


Shakerag Hounds
3898 Neese Commerce Rd.,
Hull, Georgia 30646.
Established 1943.
Recognized 1950.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Confederate gray with Byzantine gold piping on collar. Evening—Same. MFHs: (1999) Sally Rasmussen, 5149 Middlebury Ln., Atlanta, GA 30327, Tel.: 404-252-2100; (2003) Richard S. Washburn, Fox Creek Farm, 420 Ace Casey Rd., Canon, GA 30520, Tel.: 706-246-0132. HON. SEC.: West Hamryka, 683 Duck Thurmond Rd., Dawsonville, GA 30534-2811, Tel.: 706-265-3148. HUNTSMAN: (prof) John Eaton. WHIPPERS-IN: Richard S. Washburn, jt.-MFH; (prof) Kelly Eaton; (hon) Carolyn Cadier; (hon) Thomas R. Cadier; (hon) James O’Callaghan; (hon) Vicki Turpin. KENNELS: Hull, Ga. FOXHOUNDS: 28 Penn-Marydel couples, 2 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: September—Mid-March. MEET: Tuesdays, Saturdays, holidays, some Thursdays or Fridays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 53 times last season.
The country is located in eastern Jackson and western Madison counties, and is approximately 20 square miles. It is mostly open and rolling pasture land, panelled with coops and post and rails. The Royston Country, approximately 20 miles northeast of the kennels, is approximately 7 by 7 miles, rolling cattle pasture with extensive paneling. Additional country in NW Wilkes County and SW Oglethorpe County, Ga. is approximately 10 square miles.


Shawnee Hounds
8 Windswept Acres,
Nashville, Illinois 62263.
Established 1977.
Recognized 1980.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, cerulean blue collar. Evening—Scarlet, cerulean blue collar, white lapels. MFHs: (1988) Richard Finke, 8 Windswept Dr., Nashville, IL 62263, Tel.: 618-327-3135; (1996) Mark L. Smith, 405 Rushing Dr., Herrin, IL 62948, Tel.: 618-983-6308. HON. SEC.: Audrey Finke, 8 Windswept Dr., Nashville, IL 62263, Tel.: 618-327-3135. HUNTSMAN: Richard Finke, jt.-MFH; Mark L. Smith, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Susan Brandt; (hon) Karen Kipp; (hon) Gail Petreikis; (hon) Laura Roach; (hon) Casey Smith. KENNELMAN: (prof) Nathan Smith. KENNELS: Herrin, Ill. FOXHOUNDS: 5 Penn-Marydel couples, 15 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-September—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact Richard Finke, jt.-MFH or the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 52 times last season.
The country consists of five non-contiguous areas and is located in the southern Illinois in Jackson, Williamson, Jefferson, Perry & Saline counties consisting of approximately 45,000 acres. The country is rolling and in places rough and composed largely of farmland with coverts to allow long, open views, wooded sections, marshland and reclaimed strip mines. Wood panels have been placed over wire fences.


Smithtown Hunt
JoAnn Braxl Sommers, Hon. Sec.
13 Columbine South,
Hampton Bays, New York 11946.
Established 1900.
Recognized 1907.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet with purple collar. Evening—Scarlet, purple collar and lapels. MFHs: (2001) Jacqueline M. Bittner, P.O. Box 269, Peconic, NY 11958, Tel.: 631-765-4661; (2003) Fredric Grossman, 496 Bardini Dr., Melville, NY 11747, Tel.: 631-673-3235; (2005) Cindy Benedetto, 690 Deer Dr., Mattituck, NY 11952, Tel.: 631-298-4284; (2005) Edmunde Stewart, 33 Intervale Rd., Setauket, NY 11733-1501, Tel.: 631-751-0566. HON. SEC.: JoAnn B. Sommers, 13 Columbine South, Hampton Bays, NY 11946, Tel.: 631-728-7569. HUNTSMAN: (hon) Arthur Gerdts. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Gina Arcate; (hon) Ronald Bergida; (hon) Emily Deerkoski; (hon) Brian Quinn. KENNELMAN: (prof) Robert Pepel. KENNELS: Middle Island, Long Island, New York. FOXHOUNDS: 81⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: Mid-September—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 42 times last season.
The country is on Long Island with some nice open areas, farms and mostly thick woods with large coverts. Jumps are timber, post and rail and coops. Parcels range from 600 to 3000 acres.


South Creek Foxhounds
100 N. Tampa St., Suite 300,
Tampa, Florida 33602.
Established 1965.
Registered 1970.
Recognized 1972.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Confederate gray collar. Evening—Scarlet, Confederate gray collar. MFHs: (1992) J. Patrick Michaels Jr., 101 E. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 3300, Tampa, FL 33622, Tel.: 813-226-8844; (2006) Barbara Phethean, 27131 Johnston Rd., Dade City, FL 33523, Tel.: 352-588-2716; (2006) Michael Ferraro, 5959 Jaeger Glen Dr., Lithia, FL 33547, Tel.: 813-661-9072. HON. SEC.: Katherine Parker, 3323 Little Rd., Valrico, FL 33594, Tel.: 813-661-6224. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Robert Douglas. WHIPPERS-IN: Michael Ferraro, jt.-MFH; (hon) Dana Coberly Johnson; (hon) Katie Fox; (hon) Lesley Fox; (hon) Sara Fox. KENNELS: Dade City, Fla. FOXHOUNDS: 19 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: September—mid-March. MEET: Wednesday and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 52 times last season.
The country is 9 square miles and is flat, sandy, sometimes gently rolling with several creeks and rivers, predominantly pine and oak woods and pastures, interspersed with cypress ponds. Jumps are coops and ditches. Name changed from Two Rivers Hounds, 1995.


Spring Valley Hounds
Box 207,
Allamuchy, New Jersey 07820.
Established 1915.
Registered 1935.
Recognized 1938.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, claret collar. Evening—Scarlet, green collar, claret facings. MFHs: (1985) Frank Gibbs, P.O. Box 207, Allamuchy, NJ 07820-0207, Tel.: 908-852-0158; (2000) Valerie DiCristina, Valley Green Farm, 2025 Stillwater Rd., Newton, NJ 07860, Tel.: 908-362-9249; (2007) Jenifer Kobilinski, 71 Yellow Frame Rd., Newton, NJ 07860, Tel.: 973-383-8492; (2007) Paul Opdyke, 907 West End Dr., Newton, NJ 07860, Tel.: 973-383-1151. HON. SEC.: Heidi Opdyke, 907 West End Dr., Newton, NJ, Tel.: 973-383-1151. HUNTSMAN: Frank Gibbs, jt.-MFH; Valerie DiCristina, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Lauren Fox; (hon) Richard Fox; (hon) Kim Kobilinski; (hon) Christopher Weeks. KENNELMAN: (prof) Ronda Huffman; (prof) Barry Masker. KENNELS: Allamuchy, N.J. FOXHOUNDS: 11 1⁄2 American couples, 1 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples, 1 Crossbred couple. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: September—December. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact an MFH. Hounds went out 25 times last season.
The country of the New Vernon territory is the smaller, original country and is approximately 6 by 3 miles, rolling with pasture and woodlands. Trails through developed areas replace some fields and connect to bridle paths through woodlands. The Allamuchy territory is a 12 by 15 mile area in Warren and Sussex counties. This area is mostly farmland. All fences are coops, post and rails and stone walls.


Stonewall Hounds
P.O. Box 367,
Forest, Virginia 24551-0367.
Established 2000.
Registered 2001.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Stonewall gray collar with Confederate gray piping. Evening—Same. MFH: (2001) Elizabeth D.H. Wykle, P.O. Box 367, Forest, VA 24551-0367, Tel.: 434-525-0347. HON. SEC.: H. Thomas Saxton III, P.O. Box 806, Appomattox, VA 24522, Tel.: 434-352-2111. HUNTSMAN: The MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Judy Bernaldo; (hon) Carol Carhart; (hon) Kate Fairfield; (hon) H. Thomas Saxton III; (hon) Mary Whitmer. KENNELS: Forest, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 7 1⁄2 American couples, 8 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: Late August—April. MEET: Wednesdays, Saturdays or Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFH. Hounds went out 60 times last season.
The country takes in portions of Appomattox, Campbell, Prince Edward, and Charlotte counties and is open farm land with small areas of woods. Paneled with 3 foot coops and hand gates.


Tanheath Hunt
309 East Putnam Rd.,
Putnam, Connecticut 06260.
Established 1958.
Recognized 1984.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, tan collar with green binding. Evening—Scarlet, with green facings. MFHs: (1991) Susan Boone, 309 E. Putnam Rd., Putnam, CT 06260, Tel.: 860-963-9429; (2008) Donna Hannigan, 119 Center St., Hanover, MA 02339, Tel.: 781-826-6350; (2008) William Wentworth, 162 Thompson Hill Rd., Thompson, CT 06255, Tel.: 860-923-2734. HON. SEC.: Gary Hawkins, 19 Kendall Avenue, Sherborn, MA 01770, Tel.: 508-651-1681. HUNTSMAN: Susan Boone, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: Donna Hannigan, jt.-MFH; (hon) Marcia Ferro; (hon) Donald Folkes; (hon) Mary Marks. KENNELS: Putnam, Conn. FOXHOUNDS: 15 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: Mid-August—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 31 times last season.
The country is in south central Massachusetts, northern Rhode Island and northern Connecticut. The country is mainly wooded with some fields. The obstacles are timber, stone walls and coops. A steady, sure-footed horse is most suited to our hunting.


Tennessee Valley Hunt
10101 Sherrill Blvd.,
Knoxville, Tennessee 37932.
Established 1989.
Registered 1991.
Recognized 1993.

HUNT ATTIRE: Emerald green collar with buff piping on scarlet. Evening—Emerald green collar with buff piping on scarlet. MFHs: (2006) Ramsey G. Larson, 1157 Champion Lane, White Pine, TN 37890-3031, Tel.: 865-674-9083; (2006) Dene Masengill, Walnut Grove Stables Inc., P.O. Box 609, Talbot, TN 37877, Tel.: 423-586-3287; (2008) Carla Hawkinson, Echo Brooke Farm, 117 Flynn Rd., Walland, TN 37886, Tel.: 865-984-8110; (2008) Grosvenor Merle-Smith, 2701 Poindexter Rd., Louisa, VA 23093, Tel.: 804-295-5339. HON. SEC.: Mary Sue Younger, 417 Schooner Ln., Farragut, TN 37934, Tel.: 865-966-4711. HUNTSMEN: Grosvenor Merle-Smith, jt.-MFH; (prof) Beth Blackwell. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Robert P. H. Kay; (hon) Lisha Marshall; (hon) Carrine McRae; (hon) Rosemarie Merle-Smith; (hon) Ellen Starr. KENNELMAN: (prof) Wayne Schrader. KENNELS: Strawberry Plains, Tenn. FOXHOUNDS: 19 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: September—mid-March. MEET: Thursdays, Saturdays and some Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 52 times last season.
The country consists of five non-contiguous areas in the vicinity of Knoxville, Maryville, Rogersville and Crossville, Tenn. One-half rolling pasture or farmland, remainder woodland. Extensive paneling, coops over wire fencing in some areas.


Toronto And North York Hunt
878445 5th Line Mulmur,
Glencairn, Ontario L0M 1K0,
Canada.
Established 1843.
Recognized 1843.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, royal blue collar, primrose yellow waistcoat. Evening—Scarlet, midnight blue velvet collar, royal blue lapels, white vest and tie, blue or black trousers. MFHs: (1997) Wolf Von Teichman, 178 St George St., Toronto, Ont. M5R 2M7 CAN, Tel.: 416-324-9993; (2005) Michael L. Belcourt, 146 South Dr., Toronto, Ont. M4W 1S2 CAN, Tel.: 416-929-1651; (2007) Laurel Byrne, 893112 6th Line, RR 5, Orangeville, Ont. L9W 2Z2 CAN, Tel.: 519-941-3944; (2007) Gillian Von Teichman, 178 St George St., Toronto, Ont. M5R 2M7 CAN, Tel.: 416-324-9993. HON. SEC.: William Lerritt Robinson, 93 Balmoral Ave., Toronto, Ont. M4V 1J4 CAN, Tel.: 416-921-3511. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Mark Powell. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Ashley Hubbard; (prof) Emma Powell; (hon) Terry O’Sullivan. KENNELS: Creemore, Ont., CAN. FOXHOUNDS: 26 English couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: August—early December and April and May. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 56 times last season.
The country comprises the townships of Dufferin, Grey, East Gwillimbury, West Gwillimbury, Whitchurch, King, Markham, and Uxbridge. It has about 23,600 acres, cultivated and rolling pastures, chiefly grass or light stubble fenced with post and rail panels over wire.


Traders Point Hunt
P.O. Box 732,
Zionsville, Indiana 46077.
Established 1931.
Recognized 1934.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, with burgundy collar and robin’s egg blue piping. Evening—Scarlet, robin’s egg blue facings, burgundy velvet collar. MFHs: (1984) Mrs. Sylvester Johnson Jr., 8700 East State Rd. 334, Zionsville, IN 46077-8897, Tel.: 317-873-2537; (1996) Otto N. Frenzel III, 11330 E. 550 S. Templin Rd., Zionsville, IN 46077-9709, Tel.: 317-873-6360; (2004) Mrs. James E. Righter, 7347 West 96th St., Zionsville, IN 46077, Tel.: 317-873-3935. HON. SEC.: Mrs. Fred Roetter, 8053 Fishback Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46278, Tel.: 317-297-8091. HUNTSMAN: (hon) Lucius O. Hamilton III. WHIPPERS-IN: Mrs. James E. Righter, jt.-MFH; (hon) Cindy Lamberjack; (hon) Thomas R. Santelli. KENNELMAN: (prof) John Stolle. KENNELS: Zionsville, Indiana. FOXHOUNDS: 10 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: Mid-August—February. MEET: Wednesdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 28 times last season.
The country is near Zionsville and Spencer and consists of rolling hills, pastures, plow, forests and streams. Panelling consists of log jumps, coops and post and rails.


Tryon Hounds
P.O. Box 112,
Tryon, North Carolina 28782.
Established 1926.
Recognized 1935.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, sage green collar. Evening—Same, with white facings. MFHs: (1975) Mrs. George F. Hughston Jr., P.O. Box 207, Fairforest, SC 29336, Tel.: 864-576-3121; (1993) Mrs. Charles Lingerfelt III, 4265 Collinsville Rd., Columbus, NC 28722, Tel.: 828-894-5405; (2006) Kerry C. Holmberg, 4319 Peniel Rd., Tryon, NC 28782, Tel.: 828-894-3780; (2006) Dean G. McKinney, 20 Sandwich Ln., Campobello, SC 29322, Tel.: 864-457-5497. HON. SEC.: Roberta McKinney, Highview Farm, 20 Sandwich Ln., Campobello, SC 29322, Tel.: 864-457-5497. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Jordan Maddox Hicks. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Deborah Bundy; (hon) Thomas I. Dashiell Jr.; (hon) R. Reed McNutt; (hon) Joan Wescott-Sweet; (hon) Anita Williamson. KENNELMAN: (prof) Jill V. Silver. KENNELS: Tryon, N.C. FOXHOUNDS: 9 1⁄2 American couples, 5 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples, 5 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag, Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-September—mid-March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 43 times last season.
The country is rolling, approximately 6 by 10 miles, with woodland interspersed with pastures. Paneled with chicken coops. There are a number of ditches and streams as well as numerous bridges.


Warrenton Hunt
P.O. Box 972,
Warrenton, Virginia 20186.
Established 1887.
Recognized 1893.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, white collar. Evening—Same. MFHs: (1994) Alfred C. Griffin Jr., 179 Broadview Ave., Warrenton, VA 20186, Tel.: 540-347-1888; (2005) Richard H. Laimbeer, P.O. Box 239, Amissville, VA 20106, Tel.: 540-937-3057. HON. SEC.: Deborah L. Dempsey, 9649 Ridge View Dr., Marshall, VA 20115-2001, Tel.: 540-347-3835. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Matthew Van Der Woude. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Ray P Keyser; (hon) Clydetta Talbot. KENNELS: Elway Farm, Warrenton, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 8 1⁄2 American couples, 4 1⁄2 English couples, 21 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: September—March. MEET: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt with permission of an MFH. For details contact an MFH. Hounds went out 67 times last season.
The country is rolling grass, 35 by 10 miles, fenced with stone walls, plank and rail fences, wire paneled with chicken coops and post and rails.


Waterloo Hunt
5600 Katz Rd.,
Grass Lake, Michigan 49240.
Established 1943.
Recognized 1953.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, blue collar, gold piping. Evening—Same with robin’s egg blue grosgrain lapels. MFHs: (1974) Louis E. Boone Jr., 8900 West Waters Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103, Tel.: 734-995-8899; (1989) Sally Taylor Stommen, 15200 Grass Lake Rd., Grass Lake, MI 49240, Tel.: 517-522-5018; (2001) Patricia Harris, 1881 Willis Rd., Grass Lake, MI 49240, Tel.: 517-522-4224; (2001) Arlene Taylor, 11571 Glenn Rd., Grass Lake, MI 49240, Tel.: 517-522-3409. HON. SEC.: Patricia Harris, jt.-MFH, 1881 Willis Rd., Grass Lake, MI 49240, Tel.: 517-522-4224. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Joseph Cook. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Chuck French; (hon) Arthur Kramer; (hon) John Leatham; (hon) Jeffrey Stommen. KENNELS: Grass Lake, Mich. FOXHOUNDS: 15 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-August to mid-April. MEET: Wednesdays, Saturdays and occasional bye days. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 66 times last season.
The country averages 5 by 9 miles, rolling and hilly with farmland, interspersed with large woodlands and marshes. The Jumps are panels in wire fences, rails and stone walls. A handy horse able to gallop up and down steep, narrow, woodland rides is required.


Wayne-DuPage Hunt
P.O. Box 354,
Wayne, Illinois 60184.
Established 1940.
Recognized 1940.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, canary yellow collar with scarlet piping. Evening—Scarlet, canary yellow collar and facings. MFHs: (1994) Fred Iozzo, P.O. Box 354, Wayne, IL 60184, Tel.: 630-584-6515; (2002) Nikki Reed, P.O. Box 452, Wayne, IL 60184-0452, Tel.: 630-584-9397; (2007) James Brown, 34W675 Army Trail Rd., Wayne, IL 60184, Tel.: 630-377-7141. HON. SEC.: Patricia Spiroff, P.O. Box 127, Wayne, IL 60184-0127, Tel.: 630-513-1452. HUNTSMAN: Fred Iozzo, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: Nikki Reed, jt.-MFH; James Brown, jt.-MFH; (hon) Wayne Bailey; (hon) John Carlisle; (hon) Marie Iozzo; (hon) Tyra Malm; (hon) Mary J. O’Connell. KENNELMAN: (prof) Alex Barrera. KENNELS: Wayne, Ill. FOXHOUNDS: 1 American couple, 1 Penn-Marydel couple, 1 English couple, 30 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: September—December. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday or Sunday. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 48 times last season.
The country is located in DuPage and Kane counties approximately 8,000 acres. Primarily DuPage County Forest Preserve, consisting of rolling pastures and woods. The fences are mainly chicken coops, post and rail, and logs. In Lee County near Amboy approximately 10,000 acres of wooded pasture and cropland.


Wellington-Waterloo Hunt
c/o Gordon Bingeman
2783 Hackbart Rd., RR 1,
St. Clements, Ontario N0B 2M0,
Canada.
Established 1965.
                               Recognized 1967.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, gold collar, green piping. Evening—Same. MFHs: (2003) Christine Hallman, 2783 Hackbart Rd., RR 1, St. Clements, Ont. N0B 2M0 CAN, Tel.: 519-699-4097; (2005) Jock Buchanan-Smith, Pitcaple Farm, 6958 Wellington Rd. 34, RR 22, Cambridge, Ont. N3C 2V4 CAN, Tel.: 519-822-1859. HON. SEC.: Virginia Buchanan-Smith, Pitcaple Farm, 6958 Wellington Rd. 34, RR 22, Cambridge, Ont. N3C 2V4 CAN, Tel.: 519-822-1859. HUNTSMAN: Christine Hallman, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Robin Cook; (hon) Paul Sherman. KENNELMAN: (prof) Carl Cook. KENNELS: Cambridge, Ont., CAN. FOXHOUNDS: 12 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag, Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Late August—early December. MEET: Wednesdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 40 times last season.
The country is 45 miles of rolling hills and wooded areas with some conservation areas. Jumps are rails, coops and banks. The Wellington-Waterloo and Trollope Hunts merged in 1990. Dropped “Trollope” from name, 2000.


Wentworth Hunt
151 Packers Falls Rd.,
Durham, New Hampshire 03824.
Established 1976.
Registered 1979.
Recognized 1985.

HUNT ATTIRE: Black or scarlet with granite gray. Evening—Scarlet with granite gray and black piping. MFHs: (2005) Ann E. Wicander, 151 Packers Falls Rd., Durham, NH 03824, Tel.: 603-659-3577; (2008) Suzanne Levy, 3613 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth, NH 03801, Tel.: 603-661-1986. HON. SEC.: Dana Zulager, 38 Ham Rd., Raymond, NH 03077, Tel.: 603-244-2513. HUNTSMAN: Suzanne Levy, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: Ann E. Wicander, jt.-MFH; (hon) Manette A. Pacheco. KENNELMAN: (prof) Charles Cox. KENNELS: Lee, N.H. (Strafford County). FOXHOUNDS: 2 English couples, 4 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: Mid-August—November. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs via website: http://www.wentworthhunt.org. Hounds went out 29 times last season.
The country is combination of farm land and forest at twelve sites between Kensington and Gilmanton, N.H. and into southern Maine. Jumps are coops and stone walls. Three hunt fields at each meet.


West Hills Hounds
815 Moraga Dr.,
Los Angeles, California 90049.
Established 1949.
Recognized 1959.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, royal blue collar. Evening—Scarlet with royal blue facings. MFHs: (1997) Mitchell A. Jacobs, 815 Moraga Dr., Los Angelos, CA 90049, Tel.: 818-713-8747; (2005) C. Michael Zacha III, 1700 Decker Canyon Rd., Malibu, CA 90265, Tel.: 310-457-9810; (2005) Scott J. Tepper, 1801 Century Park East, Suite 2300, Los Angeles, CA 90067, Tel.: 818-225-0350. HON. SEC.: Valerie J. Nickerson, 809 S.Bundy Dr. #308, Los Angeles, CA 90049, Tel.: 310-826-8281. HUNTSMAN: (hon) David E. Wendler. WHIPPERS-IN: Mitchell A. Jacobs, jt.-MFH; Scott J. Tepper, jt.-MFH; (prof) Cynthia Shea; (prof) Carey Wendler; (hon) Christiane London; (hon) Kathleen Lorden; (hon) Christian Whittaker. KENNELS: Chatsworth, California. FOXHOUNDS: 10 American couples, 18 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Coyote. SEASON: September—April. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 63 times last season.
The country is mostly cattle ranches within Los Angeles County and the neighboring counties. The land is rolling hills, spotted with arroyos and some hills. There are no mandatory jumps.


Whiskey Road Foxhounds
601 Old Dibble Rd.,
Aiken, South Carolina
 29803-6752.
Established 1976.
Recognized 1979.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Aiken green velvet collar. Evening—Scarlet, Aiken green velvet collar with scarlet facings. MFHs: (1997) Lynn Smith, 601 Old Dibble Rd., Aiken, SC 29803-6752, Tel.: 803-649-0638; (2004) David K. Smith Jr., 601 Old Dibble Rd., Aiken, SC 29801, Tel.: 803-649-0638. HON. SEC.: Gail K Flintom, 183 Implement Rd., Aiken, SC 29803, Tel.: 803-644-7650. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Joseph Hardiman. WHIPPERS-IN: Lynn Smith, jt.-MFH; David K. Smith Jr., jt.-MFH; (hon) Kim Hardiman; (hon) Jim McCarthy. KENNELS: Vale of Montmorenci, Aiken, S.C. FOXHOUNDS: 14 1⁄2 English couples, 9 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-September—mid-March. MEET: Thursdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt with permission of one of the MFHs. Hounds went out 50 times last season.
The country is widespread in Aiken, Allendale, Lexington and Bamberg counties. Footing is sandy soil. Some coops and telephone pole jumps. Not all fixtures have jumps.



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