The mission of the MFHA is to set and maintain high sporting standards among our membership, encourage foxhunting, approve and register territories on official maps of fox hunting countries, settle disputes in regard to the same, register eligible foxhounds in a Foxhound Stud Book and improve the breed of Foxhounds. Read more about the MFHA
Our Future National Headquarters - Middleburg, VA
Our new headquarters will be open to the public and you are a part of our expansion. Before we can move in, the property will require major renovations and we are asking for your support to help raise funds.
Whether you give $100.00 or $5,000, you can be a part of our new headquarters, foxhunting visitors’ center, educational facility and office space. If you prefer to pay in installments, please fill out the Pledge Agreement Form and return to us at the MFHA Office. Click here to follow our progress.
New to Foxhunting?
If you are new to foxhunting or just love learning about the history - you won't want to miss these:
20-minute introduction video to mounted hunting with hounds written by Dennis Foster, narrated by Brian Munn.
Introduction to Foxhunting Guidebook by Dennis Foster
MFHA introduction to foxhunting Interview with Horse Talk Live
Help Create A Legacy For Future Generations
Never before has it been so important for foxhunters to look toward the horizon. By including the MFHA Foundation in your will, trust or beneficiary designation, you can pass on your love of foxhunting and conservation to future generations. Click here for more information.
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It is with great sadness to share with you that an icon of hunting, Henry Hooker, MFH, Hillsboro Hounds, has passed away at his home following a long illness on Monday, April 24, 2017.
A quote from Daphne Wood,MFH, sums it up very well..."Well God bless him! He had a long, colorful, entertaining, charmed, productive, beloved, FUN, life. What more could we ask for anyone we care about ?"
Visitation with the family is scheduled for Thursday, April 27 at Hunting Hollow from 3 – 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Nashville on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m., with burial immediately following the service at Mount Olivet Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alive Hospice, Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, The Ensworth School, Cheekwood or the
Pageant's Miraculous Journey
This is a true story of Pageant, real life foxhound who is famous for his miraculous journey of more than 30 miles from a veterinary hospital in Thomasville, Georgia to his home at the Live Oak Kennels in Monticello, Florida. As told by Daphne Wood Author: Catherine Ledyard Illustrated by Beth Secor
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**Click here for the Hound show 2017 Schedule!
The Great Plains District Masters invite you to join them for their Summer Hunt Seminar on August 5, 2107 in Kansas City.
Click for more information Questions? Contact Jane Jeffries, MFH
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