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Hound Show Cancellations

The organizers of the following hound shows have announced these cancellations: 

Southern Hound Show
Central States Hound Show
Southwest Hound Show
Carolinas Hound Show
New England Hound Show (possible reschedule to later in the summer—check with the New England organizers)
Virginia Hound Show

A Message from MFHA President Tony Leahy, MFH

Photo Gallery: Aiken Juniors Compete at 2019 Carolinas Hound Show

The Carolinas Hound Show is always a springtime favorite for top hounds from up and down the east coast. Aiken Hounds (SC) turned out in strong numbers - not just hounds shown by huntsman Katherine Gunter, but junior handlers competing in the younger and older age groups. Photographer Steve Young shares some of the happy faces of our sport's future as they show off their canine charges.

2019 Junior North American Field Hunter Championship Welcomes All to Virginia

Here is the latest news about the 2019 Junior North American Field Hunter Championship. We will have the Championship in the Middleburg, Virginia area on Saturday, November 9, 2019. It will be a great Championship weekend with a special event planned on Friday night: David Twiggs, MFHA Executive Director, has invited us to the new MFHA headquarters right in Middleburg. This is wonderful opportunity for the juniors and their families to hear about the MFHA and see the new headquarters.

"To See the Hounds and Go Really Fast:" The Smith Brothers Hunt Together

Charlie, Taylor, and Aiden Smith are an enthusiastic trio of young riders taking on all the thrills and challenges of sporting life. From competing at last fall's Junior North American Field Hunter Championships, hunting up and down the East Coast, to learning to whip in at Aiken and racing their ponies, these brothers epitomize the bright future of foxhunting and its related disciplines.

Juniors Beat the Cold at Elkridge-Harford

Braving frigid early winter temperatures, 60 junior riders bundled up and turned out for Elkridge-Harford Hunt Club’s (EHHC) children’s hunt last Thanksgiving weekend. New Master Joe Davies, whose son helped take the field, hosted the meet from Dunmore Farm near Monkton, MD.

Hanley Broadus, 10, Carries On Family Tradition

At just ten years old, Hanley Broadus' passion for horses and foxhunting is deep-rooted within her family. Her grandmother is Valerie Nahorniak, originally from Minnesota, who first hunted with Warrenton (VA) in 1972 and was a member of Rolling Rock Hunt (PA) from 1989 to 2014. She became a member of Long Run Woodford Hounds (KY) in 1996 and is still a member today, along with her daughter and granddaughter.

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