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

  • Don't miss this year's Hound Judging Workshop the Saturday before the VA Hound Show led by former President, Marty Wood. Click here for more information.
  • Just a quick reminder - Annual Hunt Questionnaires will be mailed late March and are due back to the MFHA office no later than June 1st. They will be mailed to the hunt point of contact on file. Annual completion of the hunt questionnaire is mandatory for every hunt unless they are in re-organizational status.
  • Full-Time Administrative Assistant Needed. The MFHA is seeking a highly-motivated individual with strong attention to detail to perform numerous project and office duties. Must be proficient in MS Office and have bookkeeping experience. Interested candidates send resumes to office@mfha.com
  • Our New National Headquarters!

    The MFHA Foundation purchased a property in Middleburg, VA to become the new national headquarters of the MFHA, MFHA Foundation and the Hunt Staff Benefit Foundation.

    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 $5.00 or $5,000, you can be a part of our new headquarters, foxhunting visitors’ center, educational facility and office space. Donate today!
  • The MFHA seeks a new executive director. Please submit resume and salary expectations to christy@mfha.com immediately. Selection will be made on or before the fall of 2016.
  • It's Hound Show season! Click here for the full schedule, along with contact information for each competition and a reminder about registering to show hounds.

    The National Horn Blowing Contest is scheduled for the Saturday before the VA Hound Show on May 28th at 7:00pm in Leesburg, VA
  • Performance Trial Manager (PTM), a software program developed to help manage and score performance trials, is now available for use on the Hounds Page.
  • An excellent video from HumaneWatch.org exposing HSUS for what they are really after - your money, not animal welfare.
  • 10 Things Foxhunting Teaches You, article by Nancy Ambrosiano, USPC Advisory Member
  • 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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