In September, the Deep Run Hunt Club officially kicks off a year of celebrations in honor of its 125th anniversary with two very special events.
On Sunday, September 30th, celebrations begin with a gathering of International and National leaders of foxhunting at the Clubhouse in Manakin-Sabot, VA. Highlights include the presentation of the Certificate of Recognition by the MFHA, a hound exhibition, Hunt Breakfast with special guests to include the Board of the International Union of Hunting with Hounds (IUHH) and the Board of the MFHA.
Additionally, Deep Run Hunt Club’s commemorative book For the Love of the Sport- The Horses, Hounds, Foxes and Friends of the Deep Run Hunt Club by Aynsley Miller Fisher will be released with a book-signing on site. For the Love of the Sport features Introductions written by Dr. Rita Mae Brown, MFH, Tony Leahy, MFH, Joe Fargis and John L. McElroy, Jr., many of whom will be in attendance.
The official book launch is slated for Sunday, October 21st, when every Deep Run Hunt Club member, past and present, is invited to participate in a mounted all-member photograph in the Hunter Trials field behind the Clubhouse in Manakin-Sabot, VA. A tailgate party will follow to celebrate the official release of the 125th anniversary book , For the Love of the Sport- The Horses, Hounds, Foxes and Friends of the Deep Run Hunt Club by Aynsley Miller Fisher.