Essex Fox Hounds
P.O. Box 335,
Peapack, New Jersey 07977.
Hunt Attire: Scarlet, orange collar. Evening–scarlet, apricot silk facings. MFH: (2001) Alexandra F. Allen, 220 East 72nd St, Apt 8G, New York, NY 10021, Tel: 212-570-6301; (2004) Jeffrey Chandor, P.O. Box 108, Oldwick, NJ 08858, Tel.: 908-439-2952 (home) or 609-282-6057 (office). Hon. Sec.: Mrs. Christopher Herold, P.O. Box 264, Pottersville, NJ 07979, Tel: 908-234-9126. Huntsman: (Prof) John Gilbert. Whippers-In: (Prof) Kate Hartshorn, Steven Hunt, (hon) Jeffery C.handor, jt.-MFH, Eileen Fischer, Richard Pye. Kennelman: (Prof) Eileen Haney. Kennels: Peapack, N.J. Foxhounds: 30 1/2 couples American, 1 couple Penn-Marydel, 2 couples Crossbred. Hunting: Fox, coyote. Season: Mid-August–mid-March. Meet: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt–for details contact the MFH. Hounds went out 39 times last season.
The country is located in Somerset, Hunterdon and Morris counties in north central New Jersey. It is approximately 10 by 15 square miles. The terrain is hilly with both dense woodlands and wide open galloping fields. Fences are mostly chicken coops and post and rails. Our fox population is large and healthy and our country has abundant coverts.