Wednesday, Jun. 7, 2023

Recognized Hunts

Why Worry Hounds
215 Colbert Bridge Rd.,
Windsor, South Carolina 29856.
Established 1990.
Registered 2000.
Recognized 2003.
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Why Worry Hounds
215 Colbert Bridge Rd.,
Windsor, South Carolina 29856.
Established 1990.
Registered 2000.
Recognized 2003.

HUNT ATTIRE: Confederate Gray with dark green piping. Evening—Same. MFHs: (2000) George H. Thomas III, 548 Cooks Pond Rd., Windsor, SC 29856, Tel.: 803-641-0471; (2000) Jeanie K. Thomas, 548 Cooks Pond Rd., Windsor, SC 29856, Tel.: 803-641-0471; (2006) Lynn Dillard, Landings, 901 Furr Rd., Vass, NC 28394, Tel.: 910-692-1104; (2008) Michael Krysztofiak, 262 Eastgate Dr., PMB 393, Aiken, SC 29803, Tel.: 803-644-3166. HON. SEC.: George H. Thomas III, jt.-MFH, 548 Cooks Pond Rd., Windsor, SC 29856, Tel.: 803-641-0471. HUNTSMAN: George H. Thomas III, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: Jeanie K. Thomas, jt.-MFH; Michael Krysztofiak, MFH; (hon) Larry E. Byers; (hon) Cathy Echlund; (hon) Julianna U. Hearn. KENNELS: Windsor, S.C. FOXHOUNDS: 1 American couple, 4 1⁄2 English couples, 19 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: Early September—mid to late March. MEET: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 91 times last season.
The country in eastern Aiken County is approximately 20 miles by 10 miles of pasture, woodlands and
planted pines. Footing is sandy and excellent all season. The country is not paneled so provides excellent training for green horses and beginning foxhunters. Children are encouraged and are charged no fees. Safety helmets with chin straps are required by all riders. A sensible, fairly fit mount is suitable. Additional country opened in Allendale and Barnwell counties of South Carolina, and Burke County, Ga. Same footing and conditions apply.


Wicomico Hunt
P.O. Box 164,
Selbyville, Delaware 19975.
Established 1929.
Recognized 1932.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, green collar. Evening—Same. MFHs: (1999) Cynthia Wood, 6656 Basket Switch Rd., Newark, MD 21841-2210, Tel.: 410-632-0989; (2004) James D. Griffin, 18543 Foxfield Ln., Lewes, DE 19958, Tel.: 302-684-1800; (2006) Jane L. Rhoades, 27042 Burrsville Rd., Denton, MD 21629-3103, Tel.: 410-479-3175. HON. SEC.: Gale Cayce, P.O. Box 164, Selbyville, DE 19975, Tel.: 302-436-6011. HUNTSMAN: Jane L. Rhoades, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Brenda Bove; (hon) Dan Bove; (hon) Gayle Cayce. KENNELS: Denton, Md. FOXHOUNDS: 15 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: November—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 39 times last season.
The country on Maryland’s Eastern Shore includes Wicomico, Somerset, Talbot, Worchester, Dorchester, Caroline, Queen Anne and Kent counties and in southern Delaware includes Kent and Sussex counties. Terrain is broad fields, forest and wetlands. Jumps are natural logs, panels and ditches.


Windy Hollow Hunt
430 Fort Van Tyle Rd.,
Port Jervis, New York 12771.
Established 1963.
Recognized 1972.

HUNT ATTIRE:
Scarlet with royal blue collar for Masters, Huntsman, professional whippers-in and men with colors. Ladies and juniors, black coat and royal blue collar. Evening—Scarlet, royal blue lapel. MFHs: (1987) Edwin O. Wiley, 10 Dekay Rd., Vernon, NJ 07462, Tel.: 973-764-0925; (1998) Shayne Haysom, 18 Blooms Corners Rd., Warwick, NY 10990-2401, Tel.: 845-986-3073; (2001) Sue Doty-Lloyd, Coal Tree Farm, P.O. Box 89, Westtown, NY 10998, Tel.: 845-726-3930; (2008) Linda N. Scorsone, 24 Woods Rd., Tuxedo, NY 10987, Tel.: 845-351-2515. HON. SEC.: Heidi White, 109 John’s Estate Rd., Pine Bush, NY 12566, Tel.: 845-744-2863. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Marc Dradge. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Lewis Sterler; (hon) Aleen Thomas. KENNELS: Greenville, Orange County, N.Y. FOXHOUNDS: 3 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples, 1 English couple, 19 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-August—March. MEET: Wednesdays, Saturdays or Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. or one of the MFHs. Hounds went out 36 times last season.
The country near Florida, N.Y.; about 10 square miles, mostly woodland and some dairy, fenced with coops and stone walls, all jumps optional. Near Sussex, N.J.; about 20 square miles, with numerous dairy farms, rolling hills and woods, fenced in coops and stone walls. Near Warwick, N.Y.; 1500 acres, woods and fields, easy fences and all optional, easy country. Westtown, N.Y.; 20 square miles of dairy farms, jumps are walls and coops. Stewart Airport buffer lands; woods, old roads, no jumps.


Wolf Creek Hunt
1529 S. Wolf Creek Rd.,
Carbondale, Illinois 62901.
Established 1969.
Registered 1969.
Recognized 2003.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Confederate gray collar, union blue piping. Evening—Scarlet, Confederate gray collar, white satin lapels. MFHs: (1969) Herbert M. Hinz, P.O. Box 2779, Palatine, IL 60074, Tel.: 312-359-2211; (1969) Thomas J. Throgmorton, 395 S. Wolf Creek Rd., Carbondale, IL 62901, Tel.: 618-964-1811; (2002) Winston Throgmorton, 1529 S. Wolf Creek Rd., Carbondale, IL 62901, Tel.: 618-964-1667. HON. SEC.: Winston Throgmorton, MFH, 1529 S. Wolf Creek Rd., Carbondale, IL 62901, Tel.: 618-964-1667. HUNTSMAN: Winston Throgmorton, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Kerry Grunloh; (hon) Karen Kipp. KENNELMAN: (prof) Angela Throgmorton. KENNELS: Carbondale, Ill. FOXHOUNDS: 21 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-September—February. MEET: Wednesdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Huntsman. Hounds went out 38 times last season.
The country is 15 by 12 miles, with rolling hills, pastures, forests, rocky streams with lakes and some agricultural land. Fences are coops, post and rails and stone walls. The Southern Illinois Open Hunt merged with the Wolf Creek in 1982.

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Woodbrook Hunt
6206 – 150th St., S.W.,
Tacoma, Washington 98439.
Established 1925.
Recognized 1962.

HUNT ATTIRE:
Scarlet, black collar; black coat, scarlet collar. Evening—Scarlet, black collar. MFHs: (2004) Jean Brooks, 12918 65th Ave. Ct. SW, Lakewood, WA 98499, Tel.: 253-584-2239; (2007) Michael Wager, 9081 Eagle Point Loop Rd., SW, Lakewood, WA 98498-1055, Tel.: 253-983-5155. HON. SEC.: Andrea Lorig, 12 Evergreen Ln., Mercer Island, WA 98040, Tel.: 206-232-4118. HUNTSMAN: Jean Brooks, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Tonia Jenson; (hon) Fred Kingwell; (hon) Michael & Cathleen Vanzwol. KENNELMAN: (prof) Sarah Glasser. KENNELS: Lakewood, Washington. FOXHOUNDS: 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couple, 9 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: Late September—April. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays or Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt with mentor and release. For details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 57 times last season.
The country consists of 40,000 acres on the Fort Lewis Military Reservation, fenced with panels, brush, natural rails, logs and ditches. The country runs across prairie and through wooded areas. Some hunts can be 25 to 30 miles, most are less. All types of horses are suitable.


Woodford Hounds
P.O. Box 123,
Keene, Kentucky 40339.
Established 1981.
Recognized 1984.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, green collar, scarlet piping. Evening—Same. MFHs: (1998) Robert M. Lyons, Hartwell Farm, P.O. Box 123, Keene, KY 40339, Tel.: 859-224-1064; (1999) Jane Winegardner, 140 Louisiana Ave., Lexington, KY 40502-2333, Tel.: 859-269-1648; (2004) Sam Adams, 3405 Preachersville Rd., Stanford, KY 40484-9724, Tel.: 606-365-8718. HON. SEC.: Jane Winegardner, jt.-MFH, 140 Louisiana Ave., Lexington, KY 40502-2333, Tel.: 859-269-1648. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Glen Westmoreland. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Sharon Holmes. KENNELS: Mercer County, Harrodsburg, Ky. FOXHOUNDS: 25 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-August—mid-March. MEET: Tuesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 40 times last season.
The country consists of four separate areas. South Woodford County is 7 by 4 miles dissected by Clear Creek and tributaries, moderately wooded and trappy. Jumps are coops and stone walls. Lincoln County is 4 by 4 miles bordered by the Dix River. Rolling crop and pasture land with a number of large wooded areas. Jumps are coops. Mercer County has rolling pastures with stone walls and is dissected by Shawnee Run and borders the Kentucky River. Nelson County is 7000 acres of woodland with logging trails and no jumping.


Woody Creek Hounds
c/o Pat Scanlan
P.O. Box 670,
Woody Creek, Colorado 81656.
Established 2007.
Registered 2008.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, forest green collar with black piping. Evening—Scarlet, forest green collar with black piping. MFH: (2008) Patrick Scanlan, P.O. Box 670, Woody Creek, CO 81656, Tel.: 970-922-1107. HON. SEC.: Alexandra Davies, The Island, 0848 CR 106, Carbondale, CO 81623, Tel.: 970-963-8056. HUNTSMAN: The MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Melinda Coile; (hon) Alex Gooding; (hon) Robert Mandel. KENNELMAN: (prof) Wouter Olivier. KENNELS: Woody Creek, Pitkin County. FOXHOUNDS: 4 1⁄2 American couples, 3 English couples, 6 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: June 15—November 1st: horse, November 1—March 31: foot. MEET: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact MFH. Hounds went out 35 times last season.
The country is high altitude mountain hunting of pastures, sage meadows, foothills and drainage draws. Hunt country primarily located south of Carbondale, Colo.


Yadkin Valley Hounds
257 Voltz Ln.,
Advance, North Carolina 27006.
Established 1976.
Recognized 1979.

HUNT ATTIRE:
Scarlet, forest green collar with gold piping. Evening—Scarlet, forest green collar and gold facings. MFHs: (1979) Mrs. William S. Hall Jr., 9780 NC Highway 801, Mt. Ulla, NC 28125, Tel.: 704-278-9165; (1985) Jerry M. McKenzie, 1177 Simerson Rd., Lexington, NC 27295, Tel.: 336-752-2700; (2006) Kim H. Sigmon, 257 Woltz Ln., Advance, NC 27006, Tel.: 336-998-3346. HON. SEC.: Evelyn Good, 2307 Zephyr-Mountain Park Rd, State Rd., NC 28676, Tel.: 336-874-8742. HUNTSMAN: The MFHs. WHIPPERS-IN: Mrs. William S. Hall Jr., jt.-MFH; (hon) Sue Charlton; (hon) Will McIntyre; (hon) Sunni McKnight; (hon) Sally Smith. KENNELS: Advance, N.C. FOXHOUNDS: 2 American couples, 1 English couple, 9 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-September—mid-March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 39 times last season.
The country is approximately 6 by 12 miles in Davie County, 8 by 10 miles in Iredell County, and 4 by 5 miles in Yadkin County. Country is rolling fields and wooded country with panels and coops.

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