Hound Show Season Continues!

Hound show season continues as we move into summertime! See our current (to be uploaded 6/15) featured reports from the Virginia Foxhound Show, including coverage of the 2016 Ian Milne Award and the National Horn Blowing Contest. The Canadian Hound Show, judged by Mr. Richard Tyacke, MFH and huntsman, Sir Watkin Williams Wynn Hunt (UK) and Dr. Jon Moody, MFH, Mooreland Hunt (AL) takes place this Saturday, June 18, 2016.

Results are in from the Carolinas, Central States, Southwest, Maryland, Virginia, and Penn-Marydel Hound Shows; Bryn Mawr has concluded and will post results shortly. To see all available results on our website, please click here. Previous coverage links: Southern Hound Show and New England Hound Show.

 

Renovations Coming Soon at New MFHA Headquarters

Thank you to everyone who has reached out to us about our new headquarters in Middleburg, VA — we are grateful for all the encouragement and feedback. There is a lot of hard work ahead before we can move in, as the property requires major renovations — we'll share plans and progress as changes get underway.

We are asking for your support to help raise funds; whether you give $50 or $5,000, you can be a part of our new headquarters, foxhunting visitors' center, educational facility and office space. Give today!

The MFHA Foundation has purchased an historic brick building with beautiful gardens on the main street in Middleburg, Virginia. This attractive and accessible property will become the new national headquarters of the MFHA, the MFHA Foundation, and the Hunt Staff Benefit Foundation. Its location is more convenient, provides us with a public presence, and the additional space will let us share our resources with the membership.

Full-Time Executive Assistant Needed

Full-time Executive Assistant needed. The MFHA is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong attention to detail to perform numerous project and office duties. Should be proficient in MS Office and have bookkeeping experience. Interested candidates send resumes to office@mfha.com.

Historic Huntland Hosts Staff Seminar, Milne Award Presentation

Attendees at the MFHA's 2016 Biennial Staff Seminar took advantage of two opportunities to visit historic Huntland, Dr. Parker's home and ongoing labor of love in renovation and preservation. Saturday morning, Dr. Parker herself gave an entertaining, detailed tour of the former kennels and current stables. That evening, she kindly welcomed us back to the gracious main house and gardens for heavy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and two special MFHA presentations. 

Biennial Staff Seminar Highlights

More than 230 foxhunters attended the MFHA's 2016 Biennial Staff Seminar, held April 22-24 at the Westfields Marriott in Chantilly, Virginia. Open to all Subscribing Members, this iteration of the popular weekend featured renowned speakers, kennel tours, roundtable discussions of current issues facing our sport, and many opportunities to socialize with sporting friends.

Thank You Staff Seminar Vendors & Silent Auction Donors

We would like to thank all of our vendors and silent auction item donors for their contribution to MFHA's 2016 Biennial Staff Seminar! This event would not have been as successful and festive had you not been present. For those of you who did not get a chance to shop or maybe didn't see exactly what you wanted at the staff seminar, take the time to visit vendor websites to do more shopping and to show your support:

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Subscribing Membership to the MFHA is open to anyone who cares about the future of country lifestyles and wants their voice and vote to make a difference. You will also receive Covertside magazine 4x a year!

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