Our Mission

MFHA This website was created for educational purposes and to support the Strategic Plan. The 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. 

Introduction to FoxhuntingNew to Foxhunting?

If you are new to foxhunting or just love learning about the history, click to watch a 20-minute introduction to mounted hunting with hounds written by Dennis Foster, narrated by Brian Munn.

Also, take a look at the new Introduction to Foxhunting guidebook and A Kid's Introduction to Foxhunting guide!

Watch the MFHA introduction to foxhunting interview with Horse Talk Live.

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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

Missed the latest issue?...click to order your copy today

Hunt RosterThe Masters of Foxhounds 2014 Hunt Roster & Business Directory (flip pages).

Help Create A Legacy For Future Generations

Never before has it been so important for foxhunters to look toward the horizon.

The MFHA Foundation invites you to consider a legacy gift. To learn more about leaving a legacy for foxhunting's future generation - click here

Featured Information

  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to the McGee Family. Dr. Francis E. McGee, Jr., ex-MFH of Deep Run Hunt passed away on October 27th. Click here for more information.
  • Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Murphy family. Daniel "Bud" Murphy passed away last night (Oct 20th) after a brief illness. Bud was Huntsman at the Iroquois Hunt (1955-1957) and the Mill Creek Hunt (1959-1986). He will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the Hunt Staff Benefit Foundation.
  • The 2015 Hunting Habitat Conservation Award deadline has been extended to Nov 1st! Winners receive a conservation trophy and $5,000 cash award!
  • PDP Apprenticeship Opportunity! The MFHA is offering a unique opportunity, the chance to apprentice with one of the nation’s top professional huntsmen in North America. Click here for more information.
  • The Ball and Membership meeting will return to New York in January. Click here for more information and to make your reservations.
  • Ideas Needed! The 2016 Staff Seminar is in the planning stages. If you have ideas, suggestions or thoughts on topics, let us know.
  • Kids, click here to download October's coloring book page. Don't forget to email us copies of your masterpieces so we can add them to the Art Gallery.
  • Pre-order your 2015 Foxhunting Calendar today! Orders will ship this month.
  • Mark you calendars with the 2015 Hound Show schedule.
  • Covertside Fall edition has shipped! Here's the digital version for anyone who likes to read online.
  • Shopping for something special for the Foxhunter in your life? Choose from a variety of items in our Cafe Press shop.
  • Looking to get your kids involved in Foxhunting? Click here to learn more...
  • Did you know that as a Subscribing Member you are eligible for some great discounts from our sponsors? Click to learn more...
  • Keep up-to-date on animal rights legislation by visiting our Legislation page
  • Humane Education: Why it is not the right thing to do
  • Not sure of the difference between Animal Rights and Animal Welfare? Click here to view a slideshow compiled by Dennis Foster and narrated by Brian Munn
  • Unwanted Horses Video Introduction - view an introduction video by Brian Munn to the Unwanted Horse presentation by Jeri Dobrowski.
  • Click here for a variety of related links

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