Whipper-in Seminar - May 23, 2015 (Leesburg, VA)

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MFHA This website was created for educational purposes and to support the strategic plan. The 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. 


Introduction to FoxhuntingNew to Foxhunting?

If you are new to foxhunting or just love learning about the history, click to watch a 20-minute introduction to mounted hunting with hounds written by Dennis Foster, narrated by Brian Munn.

Also, take a look at the new Introduction to Foxhunting guidebook and A Kid's Introduction to Foxhunting guide!

Watch the MFHA introduction to foxhunting interview with Horse Talk Live.


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Featured Information

  • Just a quick reminder - Annual Hunt Questionnaires are due back to the MFHA Office by June 15th!
  • The MFHA Foundation is hosting a Whipper-in Seminar on the Saturday before the Virginia Hound Show, to be held at Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia (in the Carriage Museum) on Saturday, May 23rd from 8:00am to 12:00pm. The seminar will be hands-on with lots of audience participation. Click here for more information...
  • Join us for the National Horn Blowing Championship. This year's event will be held at Morven Park in Leesburg, VA on Saturday, May 23rd at 7pm. For more information...
  • Don't miss the Lady Masters Roundtable at the National Sporting Library and Museum on Saturday, May 23rd from 12:30-3pm.
  • The MFHA has been a member of Equine Land Conservation Resources (ELCR) since its beginnings. Foxhunters are leaders in conservation - we need to encourage everyone to be. This guide is very useful to assist landowners and land trusts who desire to create conservation easements that permit various equestrian-related activities. In addition, “The most comprehensive information on conservation easements is available through the Land Trust Alliance. The Alliance provides exceptionally valuable resources and helpful information on its website.“ Feel free to pass on!
  • Now Available - Whipper-in Polo Shirts!! These 100% cotton polo shirts feature the NEW whipper-in logo designed by Col Foster and Mary Williams. Multiple color options available. Click here to order yours today.
  • How PETA Targets Your Kids. This should be required reading for all adults.
  • Featuring the new Rhymes Honoring Horses & Hounds (audio CD) donated and narrated by Brian Munn. A wonderful tribute to our sport through classic poems. Click here to purchase your copy today!
  • Guidebook Feature - The MFHA recently released an updated to the "Guide to Being a Master of Foxhounds." This indispensable booklet outlines the basic competencies that are required for Masters. From kennel management to dealing with landowners, from horse care to hound, this guide is a reference useful for outlining expectations and best practices for all Masters. Click here to purchase your copy today.
  • 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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