Friday, May. 24, 2024

Recognized Hunts

Mr. Stewart's Cheshire Foxhounds
P.O. Box 528,
Unionville, Pennsylvania 19375-0528.
Established 1912.
Recognized 1913.
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Mr. Stewart’s Cheshire Foxhounds
P.O. Box 528,
Unionville, Pennsylvania 19375-0528.
Established 1912.
Recognized 1913.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, scarlet, collar. Evening—Scarlet, scarlet facings and collar. MFHs: (2003) Russell B. Jones Jr., 275 Upland Rd., West Grove, PA 19390-9016, Tel.: 610-869-9400; (2003) F. Bruce Miller, Fox Ferret Farm, 448 White Horse Rd., Cochranville, PA 19330-9497, Tel.: 610-869-2114; (2003) Mrs. George S. Strawbridge, 196 Greenlawn Rd., Cochranville, PA 19330-9480, Tel.: 610-869-8253. HON. SEC.: Susan M. Jordan, P.O. Box 1003, Unionville, PA 19375-1003, Tel.: 610-291-6831. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Ivan T. Dowling. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Niall M. Molloy; (hon) Louis (Paddy) Neilson III. KENNELS: Unionville, East Marlborough Township, Chester County, Pa. FOXHOUNDS: 9 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples, 8 1⁄2 English couples, 16 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: Labor Day—March. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays during regular season. Visitors are welcome on weekdays. Please contact the Hon. Sec. for details. Hounds went out 100 times last season.
The country is rolling grassland, crop land and pastures. Mature wooded areas. Post and rail, chicken coops and log fences. Thoroughbred or refined cross bred recommended.


Mt. Cardigan Foxhounds
407 Grist Mill Hill Rd.,
Canaan, New Hampshire 03741.
Established 2002.
Registered 2003.

HUNT ATTIRE: Ratcatcher. MFH: (2003) Susan Kraatz, 407 Grist Mill Hill Rd., Canaan, NH 03741-9507, Tel.: 603-523-4289. HON. SEC.: Michael Kraatz, 407 Gristmill Hill Rd., Canaan, NH 03741, Tel.: 603-523-4289. HUNTSMAN: The MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Sue Jenks; (hon) Michael Kraatz; (hon) Sandra Thomas. KENNELS: Canaan, N.H. FOXHOUNDS: 3 American couples, 1 Penn-Marydel couple, 4 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: August—November. MEET: Thursdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFH. Hounds went out 20 times last season.
The country in southern Grafton County consists of hilly woodlands and rolling farmland.


Myopia Hunt
435 Bay Rd.,
So. Hamilton, Massachusetts
01982.
Established 1882.
Recognized 1893.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, canary yellow collar. Evening—Scarlet, canary yellow facings. MFH: (1989) Donald V. Little, 118 Topsfield Rd., Ipswich, MA 01938, Tel.: 978-356-3450. HON. SEC.: Linda Donovan, 482 Bay Rd., S. Hamilton, MA 01982, Tel.: 508-932-1309. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Richard Emmott. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) William Green III; (prof) Heather Player. KENNELS: Hamilton, Massachusetts. FOXHOUNDS: 2 Penn-Marydel couples, 4 1⁄2 English couples, 10 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: Late-August—December. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 55 times last season.
The country hunted is in Essex County, Mass. and is approximately 20 by 17 miles, with some large woodlands and pastures. Fences are stone walls with riders, post and rails, coops, board paneling and some ditches, with large swamplands to avoid. Several non-contiguous areas are hunted within the country.


New Market-Middletown Valley Hounds
1600 Marker Rd.,
Middletown, Maryland 21769.
Established 1963.
Recognized 1981.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet with forest green collar and old gold piping. Evening—Scarlet with forest green collar and old gold facings. MFHs: (1997) Leo Rocca, Fox Gap Farm, 8730 Fox Gap Rd., Middletown, MD 21769-8425, Tel.: 301-473-5315; (2001) Francis E. Becker, 2417 Thurston Rd., Frederick, MD 21702, Tel.: 301-607-4368. HON. SEC.: Bonnie Kepner, 16452 Spielman Rd., Williamsport, MD 21795, Tel.: 301-582-2686. HUNTSMAN: (prof) George Harne. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Amy Saydoff; (hon) Andy Curran; (hon) Luke Curran; (hon) Mike Farber; (hon) Michael Myers. KENNELMAN: (prof) Amy Saydoff. KENNELS: Middletown, Md. FOXHOUNDS: 2 American couples, 1⁄2 English couple, 21 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: September—mid-March. MEET: Wednesdays and Sundays, holidays as bye days. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 44 times last season.
The country consists of all of Frederick and Washington counties in western Maryland (except for a triangle between Interstates 70 and 270, southeast of Frederick) and parts of Jefferson and Berkeley counties in West Virginia. It includes the Catoctin Mountains with large wooded areas, as well as rolling farmland. The country is paneled with coops, timber and stone walls.


Nodaway River Hounds
3048 223rd Ln.,
Clarinda, Iowa 51632.
Established 2000.
Registered 2001.

MFH: (2001) Helmuth Dahlke, 14616 Edith Marie Avenue, Omaha, NE 68112, Tel.: 402-455-1425.
This hunt is in Reorganizational status.


Norfolk Hunt
Box 242,
Dover, Massachusetts 02030.
Established 1895.
Recognized 1899.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, apple green wool collar. Masters, ex-Masters and members of the honorary staff: apple green velvet collar. Evening—Scarlet, apple green facings. MFHs: (2002) Owen P. Hughes, 4 Westdale Rd., Canton, MA 02021-1329, Tel.: 781-828-0335; (2008) Carol Mansfield, 30 Curve St., Sherborn, MA 01770, Tel.: 508-655-2528. HON. SEC.: Pamela Heischuber, 22 Spruce St., Holliston, MA 01746, Tel.: 973-600-4736. HUNTSMAN: (prof) John Elliott. WHIPPERS-IN: Owen P. Hughes, jt.-MFH; (hon) Susan G. Billings; (hon) Stephen J. Browne; (hon) William Miller; (hon) Mrs. Chris Hajjar. KENNELS: Centre St., Dover, Massachusetts. FOXHOUNDS: 3 1⁄2 American couples, 21⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples, 1 1⁄2 English couples, 16 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: September—November and mid April—May. MEET: Tuesdays, Saturdays and holidays, schooling on Thursdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. or an MFH. Hounds went out 50 times last season.
The country is approximately 14 by 16 miles. Also, seaside country with sandy beaches, and inland farm country. All areas are rolling with woodlands and fields. Jumps are stone walls topped with wooden riders, post and rails, coops, some ditches, and various timber fences.


North Country Hounds
P.O. Box 51,
Hartland Four Corners, Vermont 05049.
Established 1983.
Registered 1985.
Recognized 1988.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, blue-gray collar, green piping. Evening—Blue-gray lapel with green collar. MFHs: (1983) John G. Ketterer, 50 Upper Stonehouse Mtn. Rd., Orford, NH 03777, Tel.: 603-353-4045; (2001) Vernon T. Studer, P.O. Box 51, Hartland Four Corners, VT 05049, Tel.: 802-436-2477; (2006) J.R. Rose, 159 Dame Hill Rd., Orford, NH 03777, Tel.: 603-353-2151. HON. SEC.: Leanne Woodward, 1320 South Rd., Bradford, VT 05033, Tel.: 802-222-9280. HUNTSMAN: (hon) Sandra B. Studer. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Peter Concilio; (hon) Anne Peyton; (hon) Martha Rose; (hon) Britney Woodward; (hon) Kendall Woodward; (hon) Leanne Woodward. KENNELS: Hartland Four Corners, Vt. FOXHOUNDS: 17 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Late July—early December. MEET: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays (July—September); Wednesdays and Sundays (October—December) Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 43 times last season.
The country lies in the upper Connecticut River Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire within a 30 mile radius of Hanover, N.H. Sixty percent wooded and forty percent open land with stone walls and coops.


North Hills Hunt
20829 Paddock Circle,
Elkhorn, Nebraska 68022.
Established 1965.
Recognized 1968.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, French blue with gold piping. Evening—French blue with gold piping and blue facing. MFHs: (1997) Luke Matranga, 20829 Paddock Circle, Elkhorn, NE 68022, Tel.: 402-289-2032; (1999) Jim Urban, 22105 Quail Pl., Elkhorn, NE 68022-1713, Tel.: 402-289-3251; (2007) Randall Mehlin, 21921 Edgewater Rd., Elkhorn, NE 68022, Tel.: 402-289-1116; (2007) James Sophir, 11803 N. 36th St, Omaha, NE 68112-1248, Tel.: 402-455-8059. HON. SEC.: Cheryl Ann Matranga, 20829 Paddock Circle, Elkhorn, NE 68022, Tel.: 402-289-2032. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Tyce Mothershead. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Nancy Evans; (hon) Hilary Setterburg; (hon) Helen Smith. KENNELMAN: (prof) Tyce Mothershead. KENNELS: Missouri Valley, Iowa. FOXHOUNDS: 6 American couples, 2 English couples, 18 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-September—April. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays or Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 59 times last season.
The country consists of six parcels. One lies in Iowa and the terrain varies from fixture to fixture. Rolling pasture land to stubblefields to wooded to rolling sand hills with spectacular views. All areas are panelled with coops and natural obstacles. A Thoroughbred or Thoroughbred cross is best suited.


Oak Grove Hunt
9090 Clover Ridge,
Piperton, Tennessee 38017.
Established 1946.
Registered 1982.
Recognized 2001.

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HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Confederate gray collar. Field—Black coat, Confederate gray collar. Evening—Scarlet, gray lapels and collar. MFHs: (1995) Charles Brady, 6119 Royal Mews Dr., Millington, TN 38053, Tel.: 901-872-0420; (1995) Thomas C. Brannon, 10420 Godwin Rd., Arlington, TN 38022, Tel.: 901-829-4360; (1999) Richard Watson, 9090 Clover Ridge, Piperton, TN 38017, Tel.: 901-292-3302. HON. SEC.: Amanda McGee, 112 Kathy Lynn, Byhalia, MS 38611, Tel.: 662-893-6524. HUNTSMAN: Richard Watson, jt.-MFH; (hon) Amanda McGee. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Susan Brady; (hon) John Bruhwiler; (hon) Peggy Hart; (hon) Barbara Henking; (hon) William Lackey. KENNELS: Moscow, Tenn. FOXHOUNDS: 18 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples, 1 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: September—mid-March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec., provide a negative coggins and sign a release. Hounds went out 36 times last season.
The country is 15 by 50 miles in Shelby County, Tenn. and Marshall County, Miss. Rolling, wooded and pasture land. Fences consist of brush, poles, and coops. Horses should be sensible, athletic and bold.


Oak Ridge Fox Hunt
Tea-Time Farm
1295 Greenfield Rd.,
Afton, Virginia 22920.
Established 1993.
Registered 1995.
Recognized 1998.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, plum collar with gold piping. Evening—Same. MFHs: (1993) Rita Mae Brown, Tea-Time Farm, 1295 Greenfield Rd., Afton, VA 22920, Tel.: 540-456-6467; (2003) David W. Wheeler, 211 4th St. NE, P.O. Box 1136, Charlottesville, VA 22902-1136, Tel.: 434-977-1563; (2008) Robert Satterfield, 425 Greenfield Rd., Afton, VA 22920, Tel.: 434-361-1696. HON. SEC.: Mrs. William Stevenson III, 1461 Greenfield Rd., Afton, VA 22920-2809, Tel.: 434-361-2331. HUNTSMAN: Rita Mae Brown, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Dana Flaherty; (hon) Mary T. O’Brien. KENNELMAN: (prof) John Morris. KENNELS: Afton, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 19 American couples, 18 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: Mid-September—mid-March. MEET: Some Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 77 times last season.
The country is bisected by the James River and ranges from rolling open meadows to steep ravines and spurs of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Many areas are heavily wooded. There are coops, post and rails, logs and some stone walls as jumps in the cultivated areas. Many creeks lace through the territory. On the south side of the James River in Buckingham County west of Route 15 all the way to, in some parts, Appomattox County. This land is mostly rolling hills and woodlands.


Old Chatham Hunt
P.O. Box 93,
Old Chatham, New York 12136.
Established 1926.
Recognized 1981.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, canary yellow collar with green piping. Evening—Scarlet, canary yellow lapels, green collar. MFHs: (2001) Pamela Cohen, P.O. Box 753, Kinderhook, NY 12106, Tel.: 518-369-2825; (2004) Glenn H. Epstein, P.O. Box 261, North Chatham, NY 12132, Tel.: 518-766-7800; (2007) James Buckley, P.O. Box 63, Malden Bridge, NY 12115, Tel.: 518-427-7521. HON. SEC.: Norreen V. Opper, P.O. Box 175, New Lebanon, NY 12125, Tel.: 518-794-9034. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Patricia Hopkins. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Thomas Hopkins; (hon) Claudia Romeo; (hon) Edith Root; (hon) Steven Solomon. KENNELS: Old Chatham, N.Y. FOXHOUNDS: 3 American couples, 1 Penn-Marydel couple, 24 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: August—early December. MEET: Wednesdays, Saturdays and occasionally Mondays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. or the MFHs. Hounds went out 42 times last season.
The country is approximately 5 by 6 miles with cropland, woodland and rolling pastures. Fences include coops, post and rails, stone walls (some with riders), windfalls and log fences.


Old Dominion Hounds
P.O. Box 39,
Orlean, Virginia 21028.
Established 1924.
Recognized 1925.

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. M. Douglas Hytla, P.O. Box 223, Orlean, VA 20128, Tel.: 540-364-4573. HON. SEC.: John R. Hutcheson III, 495 N. Owen St, Alexandria, VA 22304-2245, Tel.: 703-370-5657. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Gerald Keal. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Clare Palmer; (hon) Randi Blanchard; (hon) R. Scott Dove; (hon) Vicki Dugan; (hon) Vanessa Keal Gerrish. KENNELS: Fauquier County, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 28 American couples, 1 English couple, 8 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: Early September—end of March. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Holiday bye days. Visitors are permitted to hunt by permission of the MFHs—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 78 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 panelled with coops, some natural rail fences and stone walls.


Old North Bridge Hounds
78 Whipple Rd.,
Tewksbury, Massachusetts 01876.
Established 1969.
Recognized 1973.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, hummingbird green collar. Evening—Scarlet, hummingbird green facings. MFHs: (1988) Mrs. Gordon Neville, 78 Whipple Rd., Tewksbury, MA 01876, Tel.: 978-851-6178; (1993) Gordon W. Neville, 78 Whipple Rd., Tewksbury, MA 01876, Tel.: 978-851-6178; (2008) Barbara Davidson-Miles, Mile’s End Farm, 128 Princeton Rd., Sterling, MA 01564-2712, Tel.: 978-422-8809. HON. SEC.: Janet B. Killeen, 31 Hopedale St., Hopedale, MA 01747, Tel.: 508-473-6706. HUNTSMAN: Mrs. Gordon Neville, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: Barbara Davidson-Miles, jt.-MFH; (hon) Penny Lowman; (hon) Molly Springer; (hon) Virginia Zukatynski. KENNELMAN: (prof) Loren Rudd. KENNELS: Carlisle, Massachusetts. FOXHOUNDS: 2 American couples, 7 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: Mid-September—November: Mid-April—May. MEET: Tuesdays, Saturdays and holidays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 34 times last season.
The country is approximately 10 miles square in Concord, Acton and Carlisle and, by invitation, a square mile area in Framingham. Also, 5 square miles in Sudbury and a few small areas in Weston, Westford, and Bolton. Mostly woods, a few open fields, lots of stone walls, fallen trees, chicken coops and some water jumps.


Orange County Hunt
P.O. Box 307,
The Plains, Virginia 20198.
Established 1900.
Recognized 1902.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet for staff only; no scarlet in the field, no hunt colors, buttons only. Evening—Scarlet, white facings. MFHs: (2001) John Coles, 3032 Bull Run Mountain Rd, The Plains, VA 20198-1744, Tel.: 540-687-5522; (2004) Malcolm Matheson III, P.O. Box 307, The Plains, VA 20198-0307, Tel.: 540-687-6836. HON. SEC.: Mary Southwell Hutchison, 23368 Parsons Rd., Middleburg, VA 20117. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Stephen Spreadborough. WHIPPER-IN: (prof) Jason Marles. KENNELS: The Plains, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 50 American couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: September—March. MEET: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—contact an MFH. Hounds went out 93 times last season.
The country is irregular in size but averages about 16 by 12 miles in Northern Fauquier County near Middleburg. Rolling, moderately wooded, paneled with coops, post and rails, logs on stone walls and crossed by two main streams from south to north.


Ottawa Valley Hunt
Rocky Ridge Farm
RR 3,
Almonte, Ontario K0A 1A0,
Canada.
Established 1873.
Recognized 1953.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, hunter green collar. Evening—Scarlet, hunter green collar, white facings. MFHs: (1999) Kay Leach, Rocky Ridge Farm, RR 3, Almonte, Ont. K0A 1A0 CAN, Tel.: 613-257-1331; (2008) Kimm Mackenzie, 4420 West Hunt Club Rd., Nepean, Ont. K2R 1E7 CAN, Tel.: 613-726-6407; (2008) Les Vandor, Suite 300, 50 O’Connor St., Ottawa, Ont. K1P 6L2 CAN. HON. SEC.: Pierre Poitras, 117 Murray St., Apt. 401, Ottawa, Ont. K1N 5M5 CAN, Tel.: 613-241-3732. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Suzanne Hobin. WHIPPERS-IN: Kimm Mackenzie, jt.-MFH; (hon) Jill Bryant; (hon) David Mattinson. KENNELS: Ashton, Ont., CAN. FOXHOUNDS: 16 English couples, 1⁄2 Crossbred couple. HUNTING: Drag, Fox, Coyote. SEASON: May—mid-November (off July-August). MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 36 times last season.
The country is within a 35 square mile area with a mix of cultivated land, scrub land, and bush. Mostly log fences. Fences are safely marked and the bush trails well maintained. Also, new country in Lanark County and Jasper, Ont.


Palm Beach Hounds
8415 Bridle Path,
Boca Raton, Florida 33496.
Established 1980.
Registered 1984.
Recognized 1986.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, hurricane blue collar trimmed with white braid. Evening—Scarlet, hurricane blue collar, white piping and white facings. MFH: (2005) Robert Pelio, 8415 Bridle Path, Boca Raton, FL 33496, Tel.: 561-350-6077. HON. SEC.: Genna Hofmann, 8415 Bridle Path, Boca Raton, FL 33496, Tel.: 561-218-0537. HUNTSMAN: (hon) Louise Palmer. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Shari Cirkus; (hon) Genna Hofmann; (hon) M. Richard Sapir; (hon) Stacy Wise. KENNELMAN: (prof) Kay Addison. KENNELS: Martin County, Fla. FOXHOUNDS: 1 Penn-Marydel couple, 12 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag, Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: Early November—late March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 45 times last season.
The country is located in Martin County, Fla. It is mostly level with streams, sand banks, pine woods and open pastures. Most jumps are 2’6″-3′ coops and some natural pine logs.


Pickering Hunt
P.O. Box 101,
Chester Springs, Pennsylvania 19425.
Established 1910.
Recognized 1911.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, continental blue and old gold collar—edging, white breeches. Evening—Scarlet, continental blue with old gold collar. MFH: (1980) Edward A. Theurkauf Jr., 1240 Elbow Ln., Chester Springs, PA 19425, Tel.: 610-827-7000. HON. SEC.: Patricia Theurkauf, 1240 Elbow Ln., Chester Springs, PA 19425, Tel.: 610-827-7000. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Wesley Bennett. WHIPPER-IN: (prof) Gerald Styer. KENNELMAN: (prof) Gerald Styer. KENNELS: Elverson, Pa. FOXHOUNDS: 27 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: September—March. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 70 times last season.
The country is rolling and approximately 15 by 25 miles. Fairly wooded and hilly with some open country for galloping. Well paneled with post and rails, log jumps and chicken coops.

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Piedmont Fox Hounds
P.O. Box 13,
Upperville, Virginia 20185.
Established 1840.
Recognized 1899.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, old gold collar. Evening—Scarlet, old gold collar and waistcoat. MFHs: (2002) Shelby W. Bonnie, 1 Maple St., San Francisco, CA 94118, Tel.: 415-386-2939; (2002) A.A. Zimmerman, 22042 Newlin Mill Rd., Middleburg, VA 20117, Tel.: 540-687-3260; (2006) Walter H. Kansteiner III, 21980 Quaker Ln., Middleburg, VA 20117, Tel.: 540-592-9561. HON. SEC.: Address communications to the MFHs. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Richard J. Roberts. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Spencer Allen; (prof) Molly Forlano; (hon) Sara Sutton; (hon) Donald Yovanovich. KENNELS: Upperville, Loudoun County, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 2 1⁄2 American couples, 37 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: September—mid-March. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt with permission- for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 91 times last season.
The country is situated at the northern end of the Piedmont Valley about 60 miles from Washington, D.C. It is about 20 by 12 miles. It is a grain growing and grazing country made up of large farms. Fences are stone and wood. Large section of country now paneled with post and rails.


Potomac Hunt
17201 White’s Store Rd.,
Boyds, Maryland 20841.
Established 1910.
Recognized 1931.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, colonial blue collar with buff piping. Evening—Same, but with buff lapels. MFHs: (1985) Irvin L. Crawford II, Hunter’s Trap, 17201 White’s Store Rd., Boyds, MD 20841, Tel.: 301-972-7621; (1987) Peter Hitchen, 17101 Conoy Rd., Barnesville, MD 20838, Tel.: 301-972-8078; (1999) Mrs. Rainer H. Bosselmann, 16715 Thurston Rd., Dickerson, MD 20842-9651, Tel.: 310-428-8316; (1999) Mrs. Irvin L. Crawford II, Hunter’s Trap, 17201 White’s Store Rd., Boyds, MD 20841, Tel.: 301-972-7621. HON. SEC.: N. Anne Davies, Stonefield, 305 Old Bucklodge Ln., Boyds, MD 20841-9628, Tel.: 301-972-9138. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Larry Pitts. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Stephen Currey; (prof) Peggy Pitts; (hon) Allen Monroe Forney; (hon) Richard W. Hagen; (hon) Nellie Hanagan; (hon) Thomas M. Hanagan. KENNELMAN: (prof) Stephen Currey. KENNELS: Barnesville, Md. FOXHOUNDS: 34 American couples, 1 Crossbred couple. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: September—March. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (Sundays during deer season). Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact one of the MFHs. Hounds went out 58 times last season.
The country is approximately 10 by 12 miles in northwest Montgomery County bordering the Potomac River. Jumps are mostly coops, post & rail, logs with a few stone walls. Part of the country has no jumps.


Princess Anne Hunt
4790 Finlay St.
Richmond, Virginia 23231.
Established 1927.
Recognized 1974.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, apple green collar. Evening—Same. MFHs: (1991) W. Michael Adams, 3301 Stonewall Ave., Richmond, VA 23225, Tel.: 804-233-3259; (2003) John T. Ferguson Jr., 4790 Finlay St., Richmond, VA 23231, Tel.: 804-426-5747. HON. SEC.: Address communications to the MFHs. HUNTSMAN: (prof) James Raine. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) David Chewning; (hon) Mayleigh Chewning; (hon) Kenneth W. Evans. KENNELS: Charles City County, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 22 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: Late October to early March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 34 times last season.
The country hunted is in Charles City, New Kent, Surry, Prince George and Southhampton counties. The terrain is mostly sandy/red clay composed of open fields and deep woods interspersed with creeks and swamps off the James River. Jumps are natural with some coops.


Radnor Hunt
826 Providence Rd.,
Malvern, Pennsylvania 19355.
Established 1883.
Recognized 1893.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, gray collar. Evening—Same, with gray silk facings. MFHs: (1989) F. Hastings Griffin III, 32 South Fairfield Rd., Devon, PA 19333, Tel.: 610-293-0637; (2004) Michael G. Tillson III, P.O. Box 41, Westtown, PA 19395-0041, Tel.: 610-431-7530. HON. SEC.: Lester T. Hundt Jr., 7003 Goshen Rd, Newtown Square, PA 19073-1120, Tel.: 610-359-9995. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Joseph Cassidy. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Mark Cassidy; (hon) David Hucker. KENNELS: Radnor Hunt, Malvern, Chester County, Pa. FOXHOUNDS: 22 1⁄2 American couples, 4 Penn-Marydel
couples, 6 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: Late August—March. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 66 times last season.
The country has three territories. The old territory is approximately 5 by 6 miles and rather rolling with good galloping. Principally fenced with post and rails. The Big Ben territory is approximately 6 by 6 miles, rolling, also with good galloping and panelled with post and rails, coops and box fences in wire. The Brandywine territory is rolling agricultural country with medium size timber fences, post and rails and log panels in wire.


Rappahannock Hunt
P.O. Box 315,
Sperryville, Virginia 22740.
Established 1926.
Recognized 1953.

HUNT ATTIRE:
Scarlet with cobalt blue collar. Evening—Scarlet with Confederate gray collar and old gold lapels. MFHs: (1999) Oliver L. Brown, 15005 Oakland Rd., Reva, VA 22735, Tel.: 540-547-2810; (2001) Janet P. O’Keefe, 6455 Riverbend Ln., Reva, VA 22735, Tel.: 540-547-2993; (2005) R. Augustus Edwards III, 521 S. Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3811, Tel.: 703-836-8796. HON. SEC.: Mary H. Potter, Perennial Inn at Desiderata Farm, 7366 Laurel Hill Ln., Rixeyville, VA 22737, Tel.: 540-937-2510. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Michael Brown. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Ashley Brown; (hon) Charles H. Brown; (hon) Mike Brown; (hon) Walter W. Burton; (hon) Barton Hitchcock; (hon) Bob Williamson. KENNELS: Walnut Ridge Farm, Culpeper, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 4 English couples, 20 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: September—March. MEET: Wednesdays, Saturdays and/or Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 67 times last season.
The country is approximately 30 by 20 miles, situated in three counties: Rappahannock, Madison, and Culpeper, at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, consisting of rolling pastures, open valleys, wooded mountainsides, with rail fences, panels and coops and some old stone walls.


Red Mountain Foxhounds
418 Quail Roost Farm,
Rougemont, North Carolina
 27572.
Established 1969.
Recognized 1982.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet collar with forest green piping. Evening—Scarlet with forest green collar and scarlet facings. MFHs: (1969) Mrs. John Sprunt Hill II, 418 Quail Roost Farm Rd., Rougemont, NC 27572, Tel.: 919-471-3009; (1997) Bruce Dalton, 4909 Brock Dr., Full Circle Farm, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541, Tel.: 919-732-6962; (2001) Garrison Riggs, 4206 Kiger Rd., Rougemont, NC 27572-8505, Tel.: 919-732-4313. HON. SEC.: Carol Riggs, 4206 Kiger Rd., Rougemont, NC 27572, Tel.: 919-732-4313. HUNTSMAN: (prof) David Raley. WHIPPERS-IN: Garrison Riggs, jt.-MFH; (hon) Doug Davis; (hon) Robert Millet; (hon) Carol Riggs. KENNELS: Rougemont, North Carolina. FOXHOUNDS: 24 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: Mid-September—mid-March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 62 times last season.
The country consists of approximately 20 square miles north of Durham in Durham and Person Counties, 20 square miles west of Chapel Hill in Orange County, 20 square miles in Caswell County, 30 square miles in Warren County, all in North Carolina, and 15 square miles in Halifax County, Va. Predominately rolling woodland and pasture. Fences are coops and rails as well as natural obstacles.


Red Rock Hounds
25 Spoke Rd.,
Reno, Nevada 89506.
Established 1980.
Registered 1983.
Recognized 1987.

HUNT ATTIRE: Gray collar with red piping for women; Gray collar for men and juniors. Evening—Scarlet with silver gray silk facings; Masters and former Masters also wear canary waistcoats. MFHs: (1980) Lynn Lloyd, 25 Spoke Rd., Reno, NV 89506, Tel.: 775-969-3243; (1986) Scott J. Tepper, 1801 Century Park East, Suite 2300, Los Angeles, CA 90067, Tel.: 818-225-0350; (2002) Gayle Horn, 25 Spoke Rd., Reno, NV 89506-9546, Tel.: 775-969-3448; (2007) John Schafer, P.O. Box A, Virginia City, NV 89440, Tel.: 775-847-7403. HON. SEC.: Pat Hodges, 15800 Red Rock Rd., Reno, NV 89506, Tel.: 775-969-3094. HUNTSMAN: Lynn Lloyd, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: John Schafer, jt.-MFH; (hon) Wende Crossley; (hon) Angela Murray; (hon) Paulette Schneider. KENNELMAN: (prof) Tommie Campbell. KENNELS: Red Rock Valley, 35 miles north of Reno, Nevada. FOXHOUNDS: 75 American couples, 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couple. HUNTING: Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: early September—mid-April. MEET: Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays, holidays and bye days. Visitors are welcome. Livery horses are available. Contact Lynn Lloyd, jt.-MFH, for details. Hounds went out 112 times last season.
The country is the high desert sagebrush in the Sierra-Nevada mountains and foothills, and consists of 75,000 acres, with three contiguous fixtures, and consists of 150,000 acres or more. Other fixtures include cattle and sheep ranches. The vast countries are paneled with coops and timber. The sandy ground cover never freezes. Away areas include: Doyle, Herlong and Ridgecrest, Calif.; Eureka, Belmont, Dayton and Gerlach, Nev.; and Three Forks, Mont. A blood horse is strongly recommended.


Reedy Creek Hounds
15911 Continental Rd.,
McKenney, Virginia 23872.
Established 1999.
Registered 2000.
Recognized 2003.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, hunter green collar with grey piping. Evening—Hunter green collar, grey lapels. MFH: (2000) James J. Culleton, 15911 Continental Rd., McKenney, VA 23872, Tel.: 804-478-5119. HON. SEC.: James J. Culleton, MFH, 15911 Continental Rd., McKenney, VA 23872, Tel.: 804-478-5119. HUNTSMAN: (hon) Thomas McElduff. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Jennifer Buckley; (hon) Rachel Cain; (hon) Susan Holloway; (hon) Susan Kerner; (hon) Gretel Mangigian; (hon) Theresa Miller; (hon) Michelle Olgers; (hon) Elizabeth Walsh; (hon) Margaret T. Walsh. KENNELS: McKenney, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 25 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: September—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays or Sundays. Visitors are permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFH. Hounds went out 53 times last season.
The country is approximately 25 square miles encompassing parts of Dinwiddie, Nottoway and Lunenburg counties. Country consists of open farmland, wooded areas with rides cut through. Fences consist of coops, logs and natural obstacles.


River To River Hounds
3855 St Rt 146 E.,
Vienna, Illinois 62995.
Established 1969.
Registered 1969.
Recognized 2003.

HUNT ATTIRE:
Gentlemen: Scarlet, maize collar, cobalt blue piping. Ladies: Black coat, maize collar, cobalt blue piping. Evening—Scarlet, maize collar, cobalt blue piping, white satin lapels. MFHs: (2001) Kathryn G. Kraft, 275 Newton Ln., Goreville, IL 62939, Tel.: 618-995-1968; (2001) Jonathan Tatham, 3855 St. Rt. 146 E., Vienna, IL 62995, Tel.: 618-658-7681. HON. SEC.: Kirsten Trimble, 1008 West Walkup, Carbondale, IL 62901. HUNTSMAN: Jonathan Tatham, MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Diane Lenard; (hon) Mitch Rawlings; (hon) Mary Tatham; (hon) Chad Wilson. KENNELMAN: (prof) Mary Tatham. KENNELS: Johnson County, Ill. FOXHOUNDS: 13 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: Mid-September—mid-March. MEET: Wednesdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 52 times last season.
The country is rolling terrain, mostly wooded with some cultivated fields and open pastures.


Roaring Fork Hounds
1796 E. Sopris Creek Rd.,
Basalt, Colorado 81621.
Established 1967.
Recognized 1970.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, forest green collar. Evening—Scarlet, forest green collar and lapels. MFHs: (1967) Michael L. Strang, Strang Ranch, 039930-102 Rd., Carbondale, CO 81623, Tel.: 970-963-2319; (2001) Robert J. Pietrzak, 1796 E. Sopris Creek Rd., Basalt, CO81621, Tel.: 970-927-4462; (2003) Judy H. Brown, 45 Basalt Mtn. Dr., Carbondale, CO 81623, Tel.: 970-963-1033. HON. SEC.: Susan Bantis, 2075 Co. Rd. 112, Carbondale, CO 81623, Tel.: 970-963-0536. HUNTSMAN: Judy H. Brown, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: Robert J. Pietrzak, jt.-MFH; (hon) Cynthia Brown; (hon) Nancy Kullgren. KENNELS: Strang Ranch, Carbondale, CO. FOXHOUNDS: 16 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: August—November. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact Judy H. Brown, jt.-MFH. Hounds went out 35 times last season.
The country consists of mountain meadows, foothills, and draws encompassing open country of 1,000 acres in the north end of Roaring Fork Valley (Missouri Heights-Carbondale area). Also over 1,000 acres in Hayden and Debeque counties. Additional country of 1,000 acres in Woody Creek, Colorado and 8,000 acres in Hayden, Colo. Paneled with coops, post and rails, and saddle gates in wire boundary fences. The country requires a strong, handy mount acclimated to altitude of 6,500-8,000 feet. 


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