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  • Register for Biennial Seminar at Alexandria, VA and Mount Vernon +

    Our popular Biennial Seminar will take place June 22-24 in Old Town Alexandria, VA, and at nearby Mount Vernon, George Washington’s home. The weekend’s events will feature special celebrations of Washington’s passion for foxhunting, including remarks by Philip Smucker, author of Riding with George: Sportsmanship and Chivalry and the Making of America’s First President , and a wreath-laying at Washington’s tomb. Seminar topics will include opening new territory, retooling OTTBs for the hunt field, Masters’ responsibilities, and a live conformation analysis of different foxhound breeds on the historic lawn at Mount Vernon, moderated by Martin Wood, MFH, Live Oak Hounds (FL).

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  • Visit Our New Website and Member Login Section +

    We are pleased to announce that our new website, mfha.com, and member database system is up and running. This has been months in the making and will provide a much better experience for our members. We invite you to check out the site and the "Member Login" section, where you can enter your email as your username and manage your profile, choose to opt into paperless billing, and arrange for automatic renewal of your membership. As always, we welcome your input and feedback - what do you like? What else would you like to see? Contact office@mfha.com or 540-955-5680 if you

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  • Welcome the Professional Development Program Class of 2018-2019 +

    The MFHA Foundation is pleased to announce that six individuals have been selected to participate in this year's Professional Development Program. They are Ashley Souchek, kennelman and whipper-in at Miami Valley Hunt (OH); Brian Groves, whipper-in at Deep Run Hunt (VA); Clare Marie Pinney, kennel huntsman, Cedar Knob Hounds (TN); Maraina Robrahn, whipper-in, Red Rock Hounds (NV); Mary Taylor Miller, whipper-in, Mr. Stewart's Cheshire Foxhounds (PA); Rachel Duffy, huntsman, Wentworth Hunt (NH). The goal of this program is to enhance the experience of professional hunt staff by encouraging professionalism, improving competence in the hunt field and the kennels and allowing hunt

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April 2018 Photo of the Month

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Henry Haeusler, 8, and his lurcher, Olive, receive congratulations from Mary Ewing, MFH, Arapahoe Hunt (CO) for winning the junior handler class at the Bear Creek Hounds (GA) puppy show. Photo by Warner Ray.

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