Old Dominion Hounds
P.O. Box 39
Orlean, Virginia 21028.
Hunt Attire: Scarlet, brick-colored breeches. Evening–scarlet, red collar and facings. MFHs: (1995) Gus Forbush, P.O. Box 149, Flint Hill, VA 22627, Tel: 540-636-1507; (1995) Mrs. C. David Hytla, 5299 Keyser Rd., Hume, VA 22639-1726, Tel: 540-364-4573. Hon. Sec.: Bonnie Barr-Briggs, 6009 Lake Sunset Ln., Hume, VA 22639, Tel: 540-364-1843. Huntsman: (Prof) Gerald Keal. Whippers-In: (Prof) Clare Palmer, (hon) Vanessa Keal Gerrish, R. Scott Dove. Kennels: Orlean, Va. Foxhounds: 40 couples American, 1 couple English, 3 couples Crossbred. Hunting: Fox. Season: Early September–March. Meet: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Visitors welcome with prior permission of the MFHs. Hounds went out 74 times last season.
The country actively hunted is approximately 100 square miles of rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Fauquier and Rappahannock counties, mostly pasture with large woodlands, extensively paneled with coops, some natural rail fences and stone walls.