• Middleburg Will Be Home to New MFHA Headquarters +

    The MFHA Foundation has purchased a property in Middleburg, Virginia, which will become the new national headquarters of the MFHA, the MFHA Foundation, and the Hunt Staff Benefit Foundation. This location will be more accessible to our membership, will provide us with a public presence, and will offer space to share our resouces with the membership.

    Before we can move in, the property requires major renovations. We are asking for your support to help raise funds. Whether you give $5.00 or $5,000, you can be a part of our new headquarters, foxhunting visitors’ center, educational facility and office space. Give

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  • Register for Marty Wood Judging Seminar at VA Hound Show +

    During Virginia Hound Show weekend in May, Marty Wood, MFH Live Oak Hounds, will present a hound judging seminar. As one of the most experienced and respected foxhound judges in North America, Mr. Wood has judged at every MFHA sanctioned hound show in America and Canada and most puppy shows. Additionally, Her Grace the Duchess of Rutland will provide a brief presentation following the seminar, which all participants are welcome to attend.

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  • National Horn Blowing Championship at Morven Park +

    The 2016 National Horn Blowing Championship will take place Saturday, May 28, at Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia. This is the day before the Virginia Hound Show, and the same location as the Hound Judging Clinic with Marty Wood, MFH. Championship rules allow any MFHA member hunt staff to compete, regardless of if they've won another hound show competition. The MFHA will provide the 1st place winner with an engraved hunt horn, their name on the perpetual silver horn trophy and prize money. Plan to compete, or come watch and hear this popular event! For more details on the national

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  • 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

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  • Hound Show Season is Underway! +

    Hound show season is underway! Results are in from the Carolinas, Central States, Southwest, and the Maryland Hound Shows; the Penn-Marydel Hound Show will conclude as we "go to press" with our e-newsletter. To see all the results on our website, please click here. Previous coverage links: Southern Hound Show and New England Hound Show.

    Plan to visit Morven Park on Memorial Day Weekend for the Virginia Hound Show, Horn Blowing Contest, Hound Judging Seminar with Marty Wood, and more. 

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  • 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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May 2016 Photo of the Month


The season hasn't quite ended in the far north. Colin Brown, huntsman at Eglinton and Caledon Hunt (ON), with whippers-in Victoria Francey and Hugh Robertson and assistant whipper-in Kelsee Blayn. Photo courtesy of Scott Orr.


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