Our Mission

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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Covertside is a magazine for foxhunters published by the Masters of Foxhounds Association to help strengthen the unity of our foxhunting community. More information

Missed the latest issue?...click to order your copy today

Hunt RosterThe Masters of Foxhounds 2014 Hunt Roster & Business Directory (flip pages).

Help Create A Legacy For Future Generations

Never before has it been so important for foxhunters to look toward the horizon.

The MFHA Foundation invites you to consider a legacy gift. To learn more about leaving a legacy for foxhunting's future generation - click here

Featured Information

  • Meetings and events are scheduled as planned this week in New York. If you have any questions, please contact the MFHA office at (540) 955-5680. Please stay safe!
  • We hope to see you at the January events in New York (Jan 28-30)!
  • Save the Date - the Drag Hunting Seminar is scheduled for April 24th - 26th, 2015 in Gainesville, Fl. Details to follow.
  • eCovertside gets a new look! Click here to check it out.
  • The Professional Development Program is now accepting applications for the 2015/2016 class. The program was developed to enhance the experience of the professional hunt staff. If you are a subscribing member, employed by a member hunt and want to improve your skills, please send an application in today to be a part of this excellent program.
  • Order your 2015 Foxhunting Calendar today!
  • PDP Apprenticeship Opportunity! The MFHA is offering a unique opportunity, the chance to apprentice with one of the nation’s top professional huntsmen in North America. Click here for more information.
  • Looking to get your kids involved in Foxhunting? Click here to learn more...
  • The winter issue of Covertside has shipped. For those who enjoy the digital version, click here.
  • Keep up-to-date on animal rights legislation by visiting our Legislation page
  • Humane Education: Why it is not the right thing to do
  • Not sure of the difference between Animal Rights and Animal Welfare? Click here to view a slideshow compiled by Dennis Foster and narrated by Brian Munn
  • Unwanted Horses Video Introduction - view an introduction video by Brian Munn to the Unwanted Horse presentation by Jeri Dobrowski.
  • Click here for a variety of related links

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