Our Mission

MFHAThe 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. 

New to Foxhunting?

If you are new to foxhunting or just love learning about the history - you won't want to miss these:

  • 20-minute introduction video to mounted hunting with hounds written by Dennis Foster, narrated by Brian Munn. click to watch
  • Introduction to Foxhunting Guidebook click to read
  • MFHA introduction to foxhunting interview with Horse Talk Live click to watch
  • Kid's Introduction to Foxhunting Guide click to read
  • Foxhunting and Kids - youth entry video click to watch

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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

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Hunt RosterMasters of Foxhounds 2014 Hunt Roster & Business Directory

Help Create A Legacy For Future Generations

Never before has it been so important for foxhunters to look toward the horizon. By including the MFHA Foundation in your will, trust or beneficiary designation, you can pass on your love of foxhunting and conservation to future generations. Click here for more information.

Featured Information

  • We will be returning to New York City for the MFHA Annual Meeting in Ball - Jan 28-29, 2016. Click here for more information and to register online.

    MFHAWe have reserved a block of rooms at The Pierre, the same location that will host our Masters’ Ball and MFHA Board meetings. Guest rooms are $370 (standard)/$430 (city view) per night. Please call (800) 743-7734 to make your reservations by December 26th and be sure to ask for the Masters of Foxhounds block of rooms. To receive the MFHA discounted rate.
  • 2016 Hunting Habitat Conservation Award submissions are due back by October 2, 2015. In addition to the conservation trophy and recognition at the annual members meeting, the Hunting Habitat Conservation winning Hunt will receive a $5,000 cash award! Click here for guidelines and entry form.
  • The MFHA has organized and is sponsoring a new competition in the Retired Racehorse Makeover Project that will be held in Lexington, Kentucky, on October 25th. For the first time a Field Hunter competition will be included. Organized and judged by past Centennial field hunter Chairman, Penny Denegre, MFH, Middleburg Hunt and her committee it will be something you don’t want to miss. Great for retired race horses that foxhunters love, and great for our sport!
  • Guidebook Feature - The MFHA Guidebook feature for September - The MFHA Guide to Kennel Standards and Care Checklist is a 16” x 24” laminated poster that outlines the basic kennel features necessary for healthy hounds. It provides a checklist identifying important kennel program elements. Click here to order your copy today...
  • How PETA Targets Your Kids. This should be required reading for all adults.
  • Pre-Order your 2016 MFHA Foxhunting Calendar today! $15 each with free shipping. Calendars will ship in October.
  • Save The Date - the 2016 Biennial Staff Seminar is scheduled for April 22 - 24, 2016 in Chantilly, VA. Check back soon for more details.
  • Keep up-to-date on animal rights legislation by visiting our Legislation page
  • Now Available - Whipper-in Polo Shirts!! These 100% cotton polo shirts feature the NEW whipper-in logo designed by Col Foster and Mary Williams. Multiple color options available. Click here to order yours today.
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