Howard County-Iron Bridge Community Celebrates Scullin's 40th Anniversary as MFH

St. Patrick's Day weekend was particularly festive for Howard County-Iron Bridge Hounds (MD) and many guests, who gathered to celebrate four decades of Dr. Roger I. Scullin's Mastership. Basseting, cocktail parties, two hunt meets, a blessing of the hounds and the hunt ball offered every attendee plenty of sport, camaraderie, and a chance to toast the longtime area veterinarian's steady leadership.

Virginia House of Delegates Recognizes Casanova Hunt

On February 1, the Virginia House of Delegates in Richmond recognized Casanova Hunt (VA) on the occasion of the hunt's 110th anniversary. The Resolution was sponsored by Delegates Elizabeth Guzman, Mark Cole, and Michael Webert. The public reading of the commendation took place in conjunction with a Sportsmen's Rally organized by the Virginia Hunting Dog Alliance (VAHDA), an advocacy group for all types of hunting with dogs.

Come Celebrate 20 Years with Caza Ladrón

Caza Ladrón, based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, celebrates its 20th season this year. Founder Guy McElvain began foxhunting in New Mexico in the 1970s with his parents, who introduced the sport in New Mexico over 50 years ago. Today Masters McEvain, Brian Gonzales and Richard Patton keep the tradition alive and vibrant. The pack of Crossbred, English and American hounds is now based at HIPICO Santa Fe, a multipurpose horse facility near Santa Fe.

Toronto and North York Hunt Celebrates 175 Years of Sport

This year the Toronto and North York Hunt celebrates 175 years of sport, longer than Canada has been a nation. To commemorate this historical event an Invitational Joint Meet was held Saturday, October 27th from the Toronto and North York Hunt kennels in Mulmur, Ontario and our fellow Canadian hunts were invited to attend. As of Friday, October 26th we were expecting over 70 riders and an additional 30 guests for the complimentary breakfast, a lot of pressure for our huntsman, Rosslyn Balding and our hounds to perform!

Toronto Hunt Celebrates 175th Anniversary

The Toronto Hunt celebrated its 175th anniversary in style on July 26 at its spectacular facility overlooking Lake Ontario. Toronto & North York Hunt (ON) members and hounds were invited to participate in the celebration. Huntsman Rosslyn Balding, assisted by Teresa Robinson and Laura Balding, brought three couples of hounds with them, including 2017 Canadian Foxhound Champion, Blue Ridge Wentworth '15. The hounds were a hit and everyone wanted photos with them. Numerous guests asked if we could come and hunt as there are numerous foxes and coyotes roaming the golf course.

Arapahoe Hunt Remembers Longtime Member Sylvia McDonald

The eldest riding member of the Arapahoe Hunt (CO), Sylvia McDonald, died October 4 in Denver at age 91. Born January 7, 1926 in Boston, Massachusetts, she was pictured at age 3 in the Boston Evening Transcript holding up the blue ribbon in the Youngest Rider class at a horse show in nearby Milton. Bracketing a lifetime of equestrian success, another win came in the Hilltopper’s Hunter Pace at Arapahoe Hunt, 80 years later at age 83.

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