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

  • The spring issue of Covertside has shipped. Check back soon for the digital version.
  • Reserve your spot today at the MFHA Drag Hunting Seminar - April 24th - 26th, 2015 in Gainesville, FL! Registration will be through April 17th or until space fills up. Click here for more information and to make your reservation today!
  • Congratulations to Green Spring Valley Hounds - the recipient of the 2015 Hunting Habitat Conservation Award. Covertside will feature an article in the summer edition.
  • New District Directors - help us welcome Fred Berry, MFH of Sedgefield Hunt, who will replace Linda McLean as Carolinas district director and Terry Paine, MFH of Santa Fe West Hills Hunt, who replaces Paul McEnroe as the Pacific district director.
  • First Side Saddle Race in the US since the 1930's - April 12, 2015 at Oatlands Plantation. Click for more information.
  • Save the Date - the next Whipper-in Seminar is scheduled for Saturday, May 23rd from 8am - 12pm in Leesburg, VA.
  • Masters, be sure to nominate juniors who hunted at least five time with your hunt this season for the Fairly Hunted Award. Click here for more information.
  • Guidebook Updates - the MFHA just released four guidebook updates (Code of Hunting Practices, Guidebook & Rules, Guide to Being a Master of Foxhounds and Guidelines for Developing a Plan to Manage Anti-hunting Demonstrations). Click here to purchase your copies today.
  • Looking to get your kids involved in Foxhunting? Click here 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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