Foxhunters feel the first cool morning, notice the sun setting a little earlier, and anticipate the start of another season. From Quebec to Carolina, from New England to Colorado, here are a few images that capture the excitement and energy of early autumn hunting.
Andrew Marren, huntsman, leads the Montreal (QC) pack to covert. Photo by Jean-Guy Dupras.
The sun rises as Red Mountain Hounds (NC) prepare to move off. Photo by Jaime Daly.
Beth Opitz, huntsman and Master at Thornton Hill Hounds (VA), with the pack. Photo by Amy Savell.
Bijou Springs Hunt (CO) riders, horses and hounds were happy for a chance to cool off. Photo by Dr. Mindy Smith.
Xcalibur looks ready to move off for Wentworth Hunt (NH). Photo by Suddenly Still Photography.
Chagrin Valley (OH) hounds are eager to please huntsman Mark McManus. Photo by Jessica Roslan.