Our Mission

MFHAThe 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. 

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. click to watch
  • Introduction to Foxhunting Guidebook click to read
  • MFHA introduction to foxhunting interview with Horse Talk Live click to watch
  • Kid's Introduction to Foxhunting Guide click to read
  • Foxhunting and Kids - youth entry video click to watch

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Covertside is a magazine for foxhunters published by the Masters of Foxhounds Association to help strengthen the unity of our foxhunting community. More information

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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.

Featured Information

  • Congratulations to Potomac Hunt, winner of the 2016 Hunting Habitat Conservation Award.
  • Register today for the 2016 Biennial Staff Seminar weekend in Chantilly, Virginia, at the Westfields Marriott Hotel (April 22-24, 2016). Click here for more information

    Featuring special keynote speaker, Jimmy Wofford. A 3-time Olympian, Olympic medalist & Eventing Hall of Fame member. Don't miss eCovertside article, "15 Minutes with Jimmy Wofford"
  • James E. Covington, Jr., ex-MFH of Deep Run Hunt, better known as "Red Dog" passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016. Red Dog was the epitome of a person who loved his hunting and made it fun for not only himself but everyone he touched. Be it a dull day or one that rattled your teeth and swept your hair back, he made it better with a sense of humor that just never stopped.
  • The 2016 Hound Show season is right around the corner - click here to view schedule.
  • 10 Things Foxhunting Teaches You, article by Nancy Ambrosiano, USPC Advisory Member
  • Performance Trial Manager (PTM), a software program developed to help manage and score performance trials, is now available for use on the Hounds Page.
  • Keep up-to-date on animal rights legislation by visiting our Legislation page
  • Click here for a variety of related links

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