Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024

Recognized Hunts

Coal Valley Hounds
5450 N. W. Coal Valley Rd.,
McCune, Kansas 66753.
Established 2002.
Registered 2002.
Recognized 2004.
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Coal Valley Hounds
5450 N. W. Coal Valley Rd.,
McCune, Kansas 66753.
Established 2002.
Registered 2002.
Recognized 2004.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Confederate gray with black piping. Evening—Scarlet, gray collar with black piping and gray lapels. MFHs: (2002) Thomas H. Jackson, 13760 W. 299th St., Paola, KS 66071, Tel.: 913-294-4530; (2002) W.J. Sandness, Wesbrook Bar-X Ranch, 5450 NW Coal Valley Rd., McCune, KS 66753, Tel.: 620-632-4420; (2004) Stephen Satterlee, P.O. Box 459, Joplin, MO 64802, Tel.: 417-623-5066. HON. SEC.: W.J. Sandness, MFH, Wesbrook Bar-X Ranch, 5450 NW Coal Valley Rd, McCune, KS 66753, Tel.: 620-632-4420. HUNTSMAN: W.J. Sandness, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Rachel Joyce; (hon) Nancy J. Adams; (hon) Susan Satterlee, jt.-MFH; (hon) Frank & Sana Shagets. KENNELS: McCune, Kan. FOXHOUNDS: 7 American couples, 2 Penn-Marydel couples, 3 English couples, 14 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Coyote. SEASON: Late September—late March. MEET: Thursdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 54 times last season.
The country is approximately 10 by 5 miles with widely varied terrain from heavily wooded to hilly and wide open ranch land. It is well paneled with coops and post and rails. There are gates near most jumps.


Colonial Fox Hounds
4900 Hunstman Trail,
Quinton, Virginia 23141.
Established 1997.
Registered 2001.

HUNT ATTIRE:
Scarlet with Colonial blue lapels and white piping. Evening—Scarlet tails with blue lapels and white piping. MFH: (1997) Michele L. Schultz, 4900 Hunstman Trail, Quinton, VA 23141, Tel.: 804-932-9607. HON. SEC.: Maury Anne Vitale, P.O. Box 48, Studley, VA 23162, Tel.: 804-746-5446. HUNTSMAN: The MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Susan Banks; (hon) Philip White. KENNELS: Quinton, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 18 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: October—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Sundays. After January 1 change to Saturdays. Visitors are permitted—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 43 times last season.
The country consists of wooded flat and rolling terrain along with open farmed fields. Counties include New Kent, Hanover, King William and western King and Queen. Parcel sizes (10 in total) range in size from 500 to 1,000 acres. Footing is sandy with natural obstacles and jumps.


Commonwealth Foxhounds
P.O. Box 278,
Dahlgren, Virginia 22448.
Established 1982.
Registered 1994.

HUNT ATTIRE: Virginia blue collar with Confederate gray piping. Evening—Blue satin lapels with blue satin collar piped in gray. MFHs: (1982) Robert M. Hoyer, P.O. Box 278, Dahlgren, VA 22448, Tel.: 540-775-3083; (1992) Sandra McElroy Hoyer, P.O. Box 278, Dahlgren, VA 22448, Tel.: 540-775-3083. HON. SEC.: Address communications to the MFHs. HUNTSMAN: Robert M. Hoyer, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Brian Hayes; (hon) William Reamy; (hon) Benjamin Sanchez. KENNELMAN: (prof) Ralph Beers. KENNELS: King George County, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 1 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples, 15 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: September—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays or Sundays. Visitors are permitted—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 48 times last season.
The country extends from west of Fredricksburg east to the northern neck of Virginia. The country is bordered by the Potomac River on the northern edge with the Rappahannock River running nearly the length of the country. Hunting the counties of King George, Caroline, Essex, Westmoreland and parts of Richmond. Portions of Stafford and Spotsylvania are included. The country is paneled mostly in coops. The property consists of cropland and small patches of woods, mostly flat with rolling hills.


Cornwall Hounds
34 Rance Rd.,
Oswego, Illinois 60543.
Established 1975.
Recognized 1979.

HUNT ATTIRE: Black or ratcatcher. Evening—Scarlet, light blue collar with yellow piping. MFHs: (1993) John T. Greene, 34 Rance Rd., Oswego, IL 60543, Tel.: 630-420-1186; (2001) Christina Cressey, Cresswood Farm, 500 W. County Line Rd., Barrington Hills, IL 60010, Tel.: 847-381-0188; (2002) Patrick Anthony Leahy, 6267 E. Thoren Rd., Elizabeth, IL 61028, Tel.: 815-598-3404; (2008) John G. Novak, 3423 North Drake Ave., Chicago, IL 60618, Tel.: 773-278-1100 312. HON. SEC.: James Powers, Five Corner Farm Inc., 18307 Beck Rd., Marengo, IL 60152, Tel.: 815-923-1000. HUNTSMAN: Patrick Anthony Leahy, jt.-MFH. KENNELMAN: (prof) Jake Ernst. KENNELS: Elizabeth, Ill. and Morgan, Ga. FOXHOUNDS: 1⁄2 American couples, 4 English couples, 25 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat, Pig. SEASON: August—March. MEET: Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays with bye days. Visitors permitted to hunt with permission of an MFH. Hounds went out 118 times last season.
The country is joint with Fox River Valley Hunt to hunt both countries. Barrington country is 70% woodland. Cornwall country is rolling woodlands with 50% open. Country in southwest Georgia is hunted early January through March. It is 70% open crop land with strong coverts throughout. Panels over wire, post and rail, coops and natural waterways.


Cumberland Mountain Hounds
605 Dixon Rd.,
Lenoir City, Tennessee 37772.
Established 2007.
Registered 2008.

HUNT ATTIRE: Not provided. Evening—Not provided. MFH: (2008) Claire Poole, 605 Dixon Rd., Lenoir City, TN 37772. HON. SEC.: Ryan Scott Manaker, 2405 Tamjo Dr., Maryville, TN 37801, Tel.: 865-604-0909. HUNTSMAN: (hon) Phil Hopson. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Lugene Askins; (prof) Richard Askins; (hon) Ryan Scott Manaker; (hon) Joe McCord. KENNELS: Jamestown, Tenn. FOXHOUNDS: 10 American couples, 9 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: Early September—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors Permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 36 times last season.
The country is 50% gently rolling pasture with some cropland and 50% woodland located in Fentress County, Tenn. and Armithwaite, approximately 3 miles by 6 miles bordered on 3 sides by Big South Fork Recreational Area. Thoroughbreds are best suited for long coyote chases.


De La Brooke Foxhounds
41290 Breton Beach Rd.,
Leonardtown, Maryland 20650.
Established 1961.
Recognized 1976.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, royal blue collar, gold piping. Evening—Scarlet, royal blue lapels piped with gold. MFHs: (1999) John McFadden, Bayside Farm, 41290 Breton Beach Rd., Leonardtown, MD 20650, Tel.: 301-475-2554; (2006) Albert W. Zahniser III, P.O. Box 760, Solomons, MD 20688-0760. HON. SEC.: Mrs. Stanley J. Sweikar, Wingfield Farm, P.O. Box 9, Dameron, MD 20628-0009, Tel.: 301-872-4055. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Adam Townsend. WHIPPERS-IN: Albert W. Zahniser III, jt.-MFH; (hon) Sarah Hruda; (hon) LeRoy Mattingly; (hon) Asta Repenning. KENNELS: Mt. Victoria, Md. FOXHOUNDS: 30 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: November—mid-March. MEET: Wednesdays, Saturdays and every other Monday. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. or MFHs. Hounds went out 70 times last season.
The country is approximately 25 by 45 miles. Rolling inland country and flatlands fronted by tidewater creeks, rivers and bays, fenced with coops and post and rails. This is the first country hunted for pleasure in the New World. Robert Brooke of De La Brooke manor brought his pack of foxhounds here from Whitchurch in Hampshire, England, in 1650.


Deep Run Hunt
P.O. Box 314,
Manakin-Sabot, Virginia 23103.
Established 1887.
Recognized 1899.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Confederate gray collar. Evening—Confederate gray facing. MFHs: (2001) James E. Covington Jr., P.O. Box 8510, Richmond, VA 23226, Tel.: 804-282-8855; (2002) Mrs. Coleman P. Perrin, 955 Dover Rd., Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103, Tel.: 804-784-5702; (2007) Polly Bance, Byrd Hill Farm, 2211 Cedar Lane Rd., Palmyra, VA 22963, Tel.: 434-589-4126. HON. SEC.: Mrs. Harry J. Warthen III, 1319 Shallow Well Rd., Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103, Tel.: 804-784-5245. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Adrian Smith. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Caroline Eichler; (hon) Bruce D. Nachman; (hon) Harriet Phillips; (hon) Sara Smith. KENNELS: Cumberland County, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 4 American couples, 1 English couple, 18 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-September—late March. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 84 times last season.
The country extends from the eastern end of Goochland County to Rt 15 in Fluvanna County and includes the area around Rock Castle. Cumberland County north of Rt 60 to the James River. Jumps are chicken coops and post and rails. There is an adequate supply of foxes.


Edisto River Hounds
1734 Silver Bluff Rd.,
Aiken, South Carolina 29803.
Established 1995.
Registered 1996.
Recognized 1998.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Carolina blue collar. Evening—Same with scarlet facings. MFHs: (1995) Donna Cheatham Newell, 1734 Silver Bluff Rd., Aiken, SC 29803, Tel.: 803-641-9533; (2006) Walter B. Cheatham III, 297 Lee Rd. 2038, Notasulga, AL 36866, Tel.: 404-354-1521. HON. SEC.: Elaine Fent, 180 Pine Hill Dr., Aiken, SC 29801, Tel.: 803-270-9026. HUNTSMEN: Donna Cheatham Newell, jt.-MFH; Walter B. Cheatham III, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: Walter B. Cheatham III, jt.-MFH; (hon) Whitney Lassiter; (hon) Brad Link. KENNELMAN: (hon) Joe Fent. KENNELS: Aiken County. FOXHOUNDS: 2 American couples, 15 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: October—mid-March. MEET: Wednesday, Saturdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact Donna Cheatham Newell, jt.-MFHs or the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 54 times last season.
The country is approximately 10 by 30 miles, north and east of Aiken, S.C. It is predominantly open fields with pine and hardwood forests, pastures, and cropland. It is gently rolling with excellent footing of grass, sand, and light clay. Jumps are coops, ditches, banks, and post and rails. Bogs near river bottom are easily avoided. The Fort Gordon Military Reservation, Augusta, Georgia is rolling and mostly wooded with sand and clay roads and good footing. Additional country consists of large tracts in Wagener and New Holland, S.C. Name changed back to original name of Edisto River Hounds in 2007.


Eglinton and Caledon Hunt
Box 980,
Erin, Ontario N0B 1T0,
Canada,
Established 1930.
Recognized 1934.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Copenhagen blue collar. Evening—Scarlet, Copenhagen blue facings. MFHs: (2002) Margaret Quayle, 551 Olde Base Line Rd., Caledon, Ont. L7C 0K4 CAN, Tel.: 905-838-2374; (2006) Ron House, 16590 McLaren Rd., Caledon, Ont. L7K 1R7 CAN, Tel.: 519-927-5483; (2006) Shelley Peterson, 15647 Creditview Rd, Caledon, Ont. L7C 3G8 CAN, Tel.: 416-925-0460; (2007) Alastair Strachan, 16966 McLaughlin Rd., Caledon, Ont. L7K 1T4 CAN, Tel.: 519-927-0557; (2008) Walter Jensen, 155296 7th Line Euphrasia, RR#2, Markdale, Ont. N0C 1H0, Tel.: 519-986-4340. HON. SEC.: Arlene Taylor, Elmbrook Farm, 4250 The Grange Sideroad, Caledon Village, Ont. L7C 0C6 CAN, Tel.: 519-928-5639. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Stephen P. Clifton. WHIPPERS-IN: Alastair Strachan, jt.-MFH. KENNELS: Terra Cotta, Ont., CAN. FOXHOUNDS: 11 1⁄2 English couples, 15 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: April to May and August to December. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 44 times last season.
The country is rolling woodland, coverts and open airable fields. Cedar rail fences and coops, a few board coops, some swamp with high hill views.

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Elkridge-Harford Hunt
3403 Pocock Rd.,
Monkton, Maryland 21111.
Established 1934.
Recognized 1934.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, blue or black, cream collar Evening—Scarlet, cream collar and facings MFHs: (1993) Mrs. H. Turney McKnight, 2520 Lemon Rd., White Hall, MD 21161, Tel.: 410-557-9273; (1993) Thomas H. Voss, Atlanta Hall Farm, 2933 Pocock Rd., Monkton, MD 21111, Tel.: 410-557-7214; (2004) Robert A. Kinsley, P.O. Box 2886, York, PA 17405, Tel.: 717-741-1623. HON. SEC.: Carl Shaffer, 16929 Yeoho Rd., Parkton, MD 21120, Tel.: 410-343-0595. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Geoffrey S. Hyde. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Gregory J. Noell; (hon) Maryanna Skowronski; (hon) Arthur Jedson Smalley. KENNELMAN: (prof) Mary Lee Atkinson. KENNELS: Taylor, Md. FOXHOUNDS: 2 English couples, 57 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: Early September—March. MEET: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted. Please contact the Hon. Sec. or an MFH. Hounds went out 105 times last season.
The country is about 120 square miles in a total of four areas and is rolling farmland, with wooded areas and pastures. Fences are post and rail, chicken coops, and board fences. A Thoroughbred or 7⁄8-bred is preferred.


Essex Fox Hounds
P.O. Box 335,
Peapack, New Jersey 07977.
Established 1912.
Recognized 1914.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, mustard collar. Evening—Scarlet, apricot silk facings. MFHs: (2001) Alexandra F. Allen, 1215 Larger Cross Rd., Far Hills, NJ 07931, Tel.: 908-234-0041; (2006) Elizabeth Merck, P.O. Box 35, Bedminster, NJ 07921-0035, Tel.: 908-234-1167. HON. SEC.: Karen Murphy, 461 Spook Hollow Rd., Far Hills, NJ 07931-2701, Tel.: 908-727-0222. HUNTSMAN: (prof) John Gilbert. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Bart Poole; (hon) Kenneth Alutin; (hon) Jeffrey F. Chandor; (hon) Steven Hunt; (hon) Richard A. Pye. KENNELMAN: (prof) Eileen Haney. KENNELS: Peapack, N.J. FOXHOUNDS: 36 American couples, 1 Penn-Marydel couple, 4 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-August—mid-March. MEET: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 50 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.


Fairfax Hunt
P.O. Box 902,
Great Falls,
Virginia 22066.
Established 1927.
Recognized 1933.

HUNT ATTIRE:
Scarlet, old gold collar. Evening—Scarlet, old gold collar, green facings, white waistcoat. MFHs: (1961) Randolph D. Rouse, 6407 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22205, Tel.: 703-532-2257; (1997) Joseph J. Keusch, 23532 Chase Hollow Ln., Middleburg, VA 20117, Tel.: 540-687-6958; (2008) Raymond C. Moffett Jr., Cricket Hill Farm, 19351 Lincoln Rd., Purcellville, VA 20132, Tel.: 540-338-7557. HON. SEC.: Virginia Richardson, 2414 Newton St, Vienna, VA 22181-4052, Tel.: 703-327-6258. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Kevin Palmer. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Todd Atkins; (hon) Linda Devan; (hon) Roy E. Graham. KENNELS: Loudoun County, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 31 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: Mid-September—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturday or Sunday. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 45 times last season.
The country is partly in eastern Loudoun County and partly in western Loudoun County. Wooded and open cattle and crop farms with jumps that are chicken coops, stone walls and rails of typical size.


Fairfield County Hounds
P.O. Box 207,
New Milford, Connecticut 06776.
Established 1924.
Recognized 1926.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, blue collar, gold piping. Evening—Scarlet, blue collar, silk primrose facings. MFHs: (1990) William T. Stuart, One Curtis Rd., Bridgewater, CT 06752, Tel.: 860-355-0012; (2006) John Hennigan, 8 Larkspur Ln., Rye, NY 10580, Tel.: 914-967-5473; (2006) Joanna D. Samson, 143 Lower Church Hill Rd., Washington, CT 06794, Tel.: 860-868-0024. HON. SEC.: Joanna D. Samson, jt.-MFH, 143 Lower Church Hill Rd., Washington, CT 06794, Tel.: 860-868-0024. HUNTSMAN: William T. Stuart, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Joseph L. Gitterman III; (hon) Cathy Languerand; (hon) Jo Mayer. KENNELMAN: (prof) Jack Wagner. KENNELS: Bridgewater, Conn. FOXHOUNDS: 30 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: August—January. MEET: Wednesdays, Saturdays and holidays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 41 times last season.
The country is approximately 17 square miles of woodlands and open dairy farmlands in Roxbury, and Bridgewater, Conn. Panels are mostly stone walls and chicken coops with some post and rail.


Farmington Hunt
P.O. Box 5562,
Charlottesville, Virginia 22905.
Established 1929.
Recognized 1932.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Belgium blue collar. Evening—Scarlet, Belgium blue facings. MFHs: (1995) W. Patrick Butterfield, The Outback, P.O. Box 187, White Hall, VA 22987, Tel.: 434-823-5698; (1995) Carol Easter, Springhaven Farm, 2679 Free Union Rd., Charlottesville, VA 22902, Tel.: 434-984-1212. HON. SEC.: Mrs. John Dudinsky, 3878 Blufton Mill Rd., Free Union, VA 22940, Tel.: 434-823-2712. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Daron Beeney. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) Alison Beeney; (hon) Mrs. Ken Chapman; (hon) Joy A. Crompton; (hon) A. Burks Summers II. KENNELMAN: (prof) Thomas McCauley. KENNELS: Albemarle County, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 2 American couples, 1⁄2 English couple, 22 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: Early September—mid-March. MEET: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 84 times last season.
The country regularly hunted is approximately 14 miles square, open and wooded, rolling, slightly hilly land. Jumps are mostly post and rails, plank fences, chicken coops, and draw bars.


Flat Branch Foxhounds
894 Oak Ridge Club Rd.,
Windsor, South Carolina 29856.
Established 1993.
Registered 1995.
Recognized 2000.

HUNT ATTIRE: Confederate grey collar with cavalry yellow piping. Evening—Confederate grey lapels. MFHs: (1993) Edgar T. Cato, 735 Cedar Branch Rd., Windsor, SC 29856, Tel.: 834-844-2045; (2007) Edgar Cato III, 8788 Meadowfork Rd., Hot Springs, NC 28743. HON. SEC.: Tina M. McCarthy, 3011 Farmer Rd., Aiken, SC 29805, Tel.: 803-634-0177. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Kurt W. Krucke. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) I. Lehr Brisbin; (hon) Clare Buchanan; (hon) Kathryn Milner; (hon) Betsy Minton; (hon) Gina Salatino; (hon) Bob Storey. KENNELMEN: (prof) Elise Dennaburg; (prof) Lad Houston; (prof) Janet Patelski. KENNELS: Windsor, S.C. FOXHOUNDS: 1 1⁄2 American couples, 23 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Drag, Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-October—March. MEET: Fridays, Sundays and bye days. Visitors are permitted to hunt with invitation from the MFHs. Hounds went out 45 times last season.
The country is three tracts—roughly 5,000 acres each. Sandy terrain, coops and Aikens—some wooded, some open.


Fort Leavenworth Hunt
c/o H. Lee McGuire, jt.-MFH
P.O. Box 702,
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048.
Established 1929.
Recognized 1966.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, green collar (gentlemen); black coat with green collar (ladies and juniors). Evening—Scarlet with green shawl and facings. MFHs: (1990) H. Lee McGuire, P.O. Box 702, Leavenworth, KS 66048, Tel.: 913-727-1625; (2002) Cathie Kornacki, 23055 Humphrey Access Rd., Platte City, MO 64079, Tel.: 816-546-3396. HON. SEC.: Gayle Rue, 20459 Turner Rd., Leavenworth, KS 66048-7489, Tel.: 913-651-8915. HUNTSMAN: H. Lee McGuire, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Lt. Col. (Ret) Lawrence W. Caber; (hon) Stephanie Wilcox Carter; (hon) Karen L. Hayes; (hon) Lucile Hirsch; (hon) Laura Kahl; (hon) Terry W. Ostenberg; (hon) Gayle Rue; (hon) Alissa Tiller; (hon) Kathy Viele; (hon) Elaine Wass de Czege; (hon) BG (Ret.) Huba Wass de Czege. KENNELS: Fort Leavenworth, Kan. FOXHOUNDS: 14 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Coyote. SEASON: Mid-September—early-April. MEET: Wednesdays and alternate Saturdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 43 times last season.
The country, which adjoins the kennels at Fort Leavenworth, consists of approximately 3,000 acres. The Easton hunt country in Leavenworth County consists of two areas which are each 2 1⁄2 by 3 miles. The Mulvane Ranch in the Flint Hills of Kansas, has 12,500 acres. These areas are paneled with coops and telephone poles. The property consists of cropland, pastures, woodlands and native prairie grass pastures.


Fort Valley Hunt
P.O. Box 300,
5755 Woodstock Tower Rd.,
Fort Valley, Virginia 22652.
Established 1992.
Registered 1996.

HUNT ATTIRE: Conventional to include forest green collar with a navy blue border. Evening—Same with a navy blue lapel. MFHs: (1992) James G. Kincheloe Jr., 4084 University Dr., Suite 202, Fairfax, VA 22030, Tel.: 703-612-9600; (1999) John Whittemore III, 1327 Two Notch Rd., Aiken, SC 29803, Tel.: 301-655-0947.
This hunt is in Reorganizational status.


Four Winds Foxhounds
29 NE 4 Ave.,
Delray Beach, Florida 33483.
Established 1990.
Registered 1991.
Recognized 1994.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet (gentlemen), dark navy (ladies), both cabbage palm tan collar with Live Oak green piping. Evening—Scarlet, cabbage palm tan collar, Live Oak green piping, white facings. MFHs: (1990) C.R. Stanley, 29 NE 4th Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33483, Tel.: 772-597-5240; (1990) Carol M. Stanley, 29 NE 4th Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33483, Tel.: 561-573-1906; (2000) John M. Stanley, P.O. Box 1207, Okeechobee, FL 34973, Tel.: 772-597-5141; (2003) Thomas Stanley, 725 Palm Trail #17, Delray Beach, FL 33483, Tel.: 561-276-6363. HON. SEC.: Address communications to the MFHs. HUNTSMAN: John M. Stanley, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: C. R. Stanley, jt.-MFH; Carol M. Stanley, jt.-MFH; Thomas Stanley, jt.-MFH; (hon) Adam Brown; (hon) Kirsten Stanley; (hon) Andrea Stoll. KENNELS: Indiantown, Martin County, Fla. FOXHOUNDS: 1 English couple, 19 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-September—mid-March. MEET: Thursdays, Saturdays, & bye days set by MFHs. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 44 times last season.
The country (one-half hour west of Stuart, one hour NW of Wellington, near Indiantown) is approximately 8 by 10 miles and is located in Martin County. It is flat, grassy, pasturelands, interspersed with pine-palmetto flat woods and cabbage palm-oak hammocks. Optional jumps are coops over wire. There is also hunt country north of Yeehaw Junction, west of Vero Beach, and in Okeechobee County. Not all fixtures have jumps.

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Fox River Valley Hunt
6267 E. Thoren Rd.,
Elizabeth, Illinois 61028.
Established 1940.
Recognized 1941.

HUNT ATTIRE: Black or ratcatcher. Evening—Scarlet, gray velvet facings. MFHs: (1996) Patrick Anthony Leahy, 6267 E. Thoren Rd., Elizabeth, IL 61028, Tel.: 815-598-3404; (2005) T. Garrick Steele, 8 N. Liberty St, P.O. Box 1888, Middleburg, VA 20118, Tel.: 540-592-3528. HON. SEC.: Address communications to the MFHs. HUNTSMAN: Patrick Anthony Leahy, jt.-MFH. WHIPPER-IN: (hon) Marilyn Heaton. KENNELMAN: (prof) Jake Ernst. KENNELS: Elizabeth, Ill. and Morgan, Ga. FOXHOUNDS: 3 1⁄2 American couples, 4 English couples, 25 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat, Pig. SEASON: August—March. MEET: Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays with bye days. Visitors permitted to hunt—please call the MFHs. Hounds went out 118 times last season.
The country is joint with Cornwall Hounds to hunt both countries. Barrington country is 70% woodland. Cornwall country is rolling woodlands with 50% open. Country in southwest Georgia is hunted early January through March. It is 70% open crop land with strong coverts throughout. Panels over wire, post and rail, coops and natural waterways.


Fraser Valley Hunt
Box 948,
Aldergrove, British Columbia V4W 2V1,
Canada.
Established 1968.
Recognized 1972.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, forest green collar. Evening—Scarlet, black collar with forest green facings. MFHs: (1987) Ebo Stromeyer De Raulino, 29095 Marsh McCormick Rd., Abbotsford, B.C. V4X 2B4 CAN, Tel.: 345-947-7068; (1994) Kathrin Von Trebra, 5484 123rd St., Surrey, B.C. V3X 3A8 CAN, Tel.: 604-594-2265; (1994) Gery Warner, 15427 66th Ave., Surrey, B.C. V3S 2A1 CAN, Tel.: 604-597-8368. HON. SEC.: Arianus M. Koeman, Box 948, Aldergrove, B.C. V4W 2V1 CAN, Tel.: 604-857-9428. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Karen Hatch. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Uillien Angus MacGregor; (hon) Erin Merron. KENNELS: Aldergrove, B.C., CAN. FOXHOUNDS: 10 English couples. HUNTING: Drag. SEASON: September—May. MEET: Saturdays and/or Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 21 times last season.
The country is the magnificent Fraser Valley, crossing farm, pasture land, wooded hillsides, islands, ocean beaches, and river beds. Municipalities Abbotsford, Dewdney, Agassiz, Princeton, Gibson Sunshine Coast, and northern Washington State. Staff and Area Captains provide paneled fences, solid log and natural obstacles, many ditches. Very sporty, great speed.


Full Cry Hounds
755 Locust Ln.,
Tuscumbia, Alabama 35674,
Established 1991.
Registered 1994.
Recognized 1997.

HUNT ATTIRE: Staff: green coat, scarlet collar. Field: black coat, no colors, button only. Evening—Scarlet with green facings. MFHs: (1991) John C. Lowery, DVM, 755 Locust Lane, Tuscumbia, AL 35674, Tel.: 256-381-3583; (2005) David S. Hyman, 29312 Liberty Way, Athens, AL 35613-3343, Tel.: 256-423-8938. HON. SEC.: Margaret Murphree Collins, 40 Meeting House Rd., Ardmore, TN 38449, Tel.: 931-425-6812. HUNTSMAN: David S. Hyman, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: John C. Lowery, DVM, jt.-MFH; (hon) Margaret Murphree Collins; (hon) Rob Esslinger; (hon) Jack Goodman, DVM; (hon) Patti Hyman; (hon) Lewis Hall McCurdy, DVM; (hon) Patsy S. Ryan. KENNELS: Tuscumbia, Alabama. FOXHOUNDS: 1 Penn-Marydel couple, 11 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote, Bobcat. SEASON: October—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details call the MFH. Hounds went out 39 times last season.
The country lies in parts of Colbert, Lauderdale and Lawrence counties in northwest Alabama. It is mostly rolling cropland with dirt roads, long views and no fences. Some hill country with large, heavily wooded coverts. Thoroughbred horses are most suitable for first flight when on coyote.


Genesee Valley Hunt
3899 Huston Rd.,
Geneseo, New York 14454.
Established 1876.
Recognized 1893.

HUNT ATTIRE: Dark blue, buff collar. Evening—Scarlet, Nile green facings. MFHs: (1973) W. Austin Wadsworth, P.O. Box 5, Geneseo, NY 14454, Tel.: 585-243-1413; (1987) Martha D. Wadsworth, Granger Farm, 3899 Huston Rd., Geneseo, NY 14454, Tel.: 585-243-2388; (2006) Marion Thorne, 4159 Roots Tavern Rd., Geneseo, NY 14454, Tel.: 585-243-1216. HON. SEC.: Janice Barrett, 4150 Hogmire Rd., Avon, NY 14414, Tel.: 585-243-3949. HUNTSMAN: Marion Thorne, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: Martha D. Wadsworth, jt.-MFH; (prof) Travis Thorne; (hon) Andrew Chanler; (hon) John W. Chanler; (hon) Kathleen Hart; (hon) Ann Morss. KENNELMAN: (prof) Travis Thorne. KENNELS: Geneseo, New York. FOXHOUNDS: 41 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Late September until weather makes hunting impossible. MEET: Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 91 times last season.
The country is approximately 10 by 20 miles. Rolling pasture and farmlands with much woodland; chicken coops and post and rail fences.


Glenmore Hunt
P.O. Box 396,
Staunton, Virginia 24402.
Established 1930.
Recognized 1935.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Yale blue collar, tattersall plaid vest. Evening—Scarlet, Yale blue lapels. MFHs: (2004) Jewell S. Phelps, 87 Bradford St., Swoope, VA 24479, Tel.: 540-337-6659; (2004) G. Daniel Jones, 177 Dudley Rd, Bridgewater, VA 22812, Tel.: 540-828-1705. HON. SEC.: Dwight Phelps, 87 Bradford St., Swoope, VA 24479, Tel.: 540-337-6659. HUNTSMAN: G. Daniel Jones, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Janet Jones; (hon) Teresa T. Stewart. KENNELMAN: (prof) Michael Hidecker. KENNELS: Augusta County, Va. FOXHOUNDS: 8 1⁄2 American couples, 6 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples, 2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid-September—Mid-March. MEET: Tuesdays and Saturdays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. or an MFH. Hounds went out 32 times last season.
The country at Swoope is approximately 4 by 10 miles of open rolling terrain with small patches of woodland. The country at Staunton is approximately 5 by 5 miles of hilly terrain which is half wooded and half open. Fences are coops, board fences, natural rails and logs. A fit handy horse used to hills is preferable.


Golden’s Bridge Hounds
Baxter Rd.,
North Salem, New York 10560.
Established 1924.
Recognized 1925.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, black collar. Ladies: black, scarlet collar. Evening—Scarlet, black collar, white facings. MFHs: (1978) Eugene O. Colley, Windswept Farm, P.O. Box 779, Croton Falls, NY 10519, Tel.: 914-669-5858; (1984) Edward W. Kelly, 187 Jay St., Katonah, NY 10536, Tel.: 770-612-8224; (1991) Peter Kamenstein, P.O. Box 304, North Salem, NY 10560-0304, Tel.: 914-669-5507; (2005) Stephen Mackintosh Pulsifer, 156 Valley Rd., Katonah, NY 10536, Tel.: 914-232-8830; (2005) Kenneth J. Silverman, 303 Bedford Center Rd., Bedford Hills, NY 10507, Tel.: 914-234-2921; (2008) Bruce D. Colley, P.O. Box 779, Croton Falls, NY 10519, Tel.: 914-277-4800. HON. SEC.: David D. Keuhn, 71 Keeler Ln., North Salem, NY 10560-2208, Tel.: 914-669-5021. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Ciaran Murphy. WHIPPERS-IN: Peter Kamenstein, jt.-MFH; (prof) Peter Moritz; (hon) Jack P. Manes; (hon) Davar Parvin; (hon) Roger L. Saunders. KENNELMAN: (prof) Harry Stark. KENNELS: Baxter Rd., North Salem, N.Y. FOXHOUNDS: 32 1⁄2 Penn-Marydel couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Cubbing: mid-August—September. Formal: October—March. MEET: Tuesdays, Saturdays and holidays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 70 times last season.
The country is approximately 17 by 22 miles; hill and dale country; good coverts; stone walls with riders
predominate; a few post and rail fences and chicken coops. Jumps optional. The north country is 6 miles east to west; 18 miles north to south.


Goshen Hounds
15865 A.E. Mullinix Rd.,
Woodbine, Maryland 21797.
Established 1957.
Recognized 1960.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, Confederate gray collar, old gold piping. Evening—Scarlet, Confederate gray collar, old gold piping, and Confederate gray facings. MFHs: (2003) Holly Hamilton, 1212 Buckeystown Pike, Adamstown, MD 21710, Tel.: 301-509-8478; (2006) C. Thompson Pardoe, 15865 A.E. Mullinix Rd., Woodbine, MD 21797, Tel.: 410-489-4196; (2006) Robert Taylor, 26130 Mullinix Mill Rd., Mt. Airy, MD 21771, Tel.: 301-253-6661; (2008) Mark Challberg, 20641 Plum Creek Ct., Gaithersburg, MD 20882, Tel.: 301-208-0133. HON. SEC.: Rebecca Drengwitz, 813 Jonker Ct., Gaithersburg, MD 20878. HUNTSMAN: Robert Taylor, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: Mark Challberg, jt.-MFH; (hon) Leslie Happ; (hon) Karen Jones; (hon) Elizabeth Lavine; (hon) Fritz Schneider. KENNELS: Unity, Md. FOXHOUNDS: 20 American couples, 2 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox. SEASON: September—March. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays, Sundays during deer season. Visitors permitted to hunt with the permission of the MFHs. Hounds went out 55 times last season.
The country occupies an area approximately 15 by 30 miles. It is rolling farm country with some woods,
several creeks and streams. Jumps are post and rails, coops and numerous bar jumps.


Grand Canyon Hounds
2899 N. Garrett Ln.,
Flagstaff, Arizona 86001.
Registered 2005.
Recognized 2007.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet or black, eggplant collar with tan trim. Evening—Same. MFH: (2005) Paul T. Delaney, 2899 N. Garrett Ln., Flagstaff, AZ 86001, Tel.: 928-774-1921. HON. SEC.: Joann Delaney, 2899 N. Garrett Ln., Flagstaff, AZ 86001, Tel.: 918-774-1921. HUNTSMAN: (prof) Peter Wilson. WHIPPERS-IN: (prof) James Boyle; (prof) Amanda Wilson; (hon) Colleen Auberle; (hon) Susan Billingsley; (hon) Susan K. Martin-Caskey; (hon) Karen Thurston. KENNELS: Flagstaff, Arizona. FOXHOUNDS: 39 American couples, 24 Penn-Marydel couples, 9 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Coyote. SEASON: mid-October to early April. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Visitors are permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 60 times last season.
The country hunted is two countries. The first is about 5 by 12 miles of grassland and pinon and juniper forest at an elevation of 5,500 to 7,000 feet. Volcanic cinder cones afford excellent viewing but sometimes difficult riding. The second is about 20 by 25 miles of grassland and arroyos at an elevation of 5,000 to 6,000 feet. Both are unpopulated and sparsely fenced.


Grand River Hunt
P.O. Box 522,
Parkman, Ohio 44080.
Established 1987.
Registered 1997.
Recognized 1999.

HUNT ATTIRE: Scarlet, gunmetal gray collar. Evening—Scarlet, gray silk facings. MFHs: (1987) John Van de Motter, P.O. Box 522, Parkman, OH 44080, Tel.: 440-273-3100; (1987) Heidi Van de Motter, P.O. Box 522, Parkman, OH 44080, Tel.: 440-273-3100; (2005) Susan Janney, 17111 Hidden Point Drive, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023, Tel.: 440-708-0802. HON. SEC.: Address communications to the MFHs. HUNTSMAN: Heidi Van de Motter, jt.-MFH. WHIPPERS-IN: (hon) Barbara Clifford; (hon) Myca Hopkins; (hon) Ann Kretschmaier; (hon) Corleen Lucik; (hon) John Patrick. KENNELS: Parkman, Ohio. FOXHOUNDS: 20 1⁄2 Crossbred couples. HUNTING: Fox, Coyote. SEASON: Mid August—early April. MEET: Wednesdays and Saturdays or Sundays. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the MFHs. Hounds went out 40 times last season.
The country is croplands and woods located in Portage, Trumball and Southen Geauga counties. Approximately 45 minutes southeast of Cleveland, west of the Pennsylvania line. Jumps are coops and logs. All areas can be accessed without jumping.


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