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Double Success for ex MFH

Posted on Friday, November 4, 2022
Written by: Middlebury 75
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Mary Crane of Dover MA and her Forever Bernardini recently won both the 2022 Theodora A. Randolph Field Hunter Championship as well as the Dr. Mathew Mackay-Smith Award for the Highest Placing Thoroughbred in the weeklong competition held in Middleburg, VA. No horse and rider have ever won both of these titles before, never mind...

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Parliamentarians Show Support for 20th Anniversary Event

Posted on Friday, September 23, 2022
Written by: Peter Brook

The Countryside Alliance was joined by Peers, Members of the Senedd, MPs, Ministers including members of the Cabinet, and journalists at a special event in the House of Commons on 6 September 2022 to mark 20 years since the monumental Liberty and Livelihood march. Representatives from across the political divide came together to show their...

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New Products for Hound and Horse

Posted on Sunday, August 14, 2022
Written by: The Editorial Team

We are delighted to announce that during the summer we have been evaluating and sourcing new products to test. The first new product is from the team at Equidiet. (https://equidiet.org.uk/). HI-Drate is a new revolutionary hydration system that has been developed to provide an instant, highly palatable drink to relieve the detrimental effects of dehydration....

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Crowds Flock to Festival of Hunting 2022

Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022
Written by: Peter Brook

The 134th Peterborough Royal Foxhound Show returned to the East of England Showground, with 20  packs entering into the Modern Foxhound classes and 12 packs entering into the Old English Foxhounds classes. Thousands of spectators delighted in one of the highlights of the summer countryside diary on Wednesday 20th July, supported by key sponsor the...

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The British Hound Sports Association

Posted on Thursday, June 30, 2022
Written by: The Editor

Following the AGM’s both the MFHA and AMHB members approved the plans to move forward with a new single governing body for hunting – the British Hound Sports Association (BHSA). The MFHA and AMHB will step back from the governance of hunting and instead focus on the hound breeding, stud books and regional representation and...

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Update from the Chairman of the MFHA

Posted on Sunday, June 12, 2022
Written by: The Editor

The  new representative body responsible for the governance of hunts and hunting is to be called the British Hound Sports Association (BHSA). The British Hound Sports Association (BHSA) will be responsible for the governance of all hound sports undertaken by recognised hunts and will focus on standards, viability and sustainability. Through the BHSA office and...

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Lake District National Park Authority Announces Intention to Suspend Trail Hunting Indefinitely.

Posted on Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Written by: The Editor

Today in a move which could be described by a reasonable person as ‘toddler-like petulance’ the Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) has announced that on land over which it has control  Trail hunting is to be suspended indefinitely following a ‘temporary’ halt in November 2020  which  followed allegations made to police about a leaked...

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Countryside Alliance Key Sponsor of Festival of Hunting

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2022
Written by: Peter Brook

The Festival of Hunting is delighted to announce that the Countryside Alliance has become a key sponsor of the Festival, which returns to the East of England Showground on 20th July 2022. The Festival of Hunting will encompass the 134th Peterborough Royal Foxhound Show where the very best hounds from across the country will be...

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Goodwin Hounds Win National Foxhound Performance Trials

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Written by: Peter Brook

We hear that Indigo a hound presented by Tot “Doc” Goodwin of the Goodwin Hounds captured top honours at the 2022 conducted over the weekend in Hoffman, NC. The event was sponsored by the MFHA and hosted by the Sedgefield Hunt. More than 50 Hounds from 18 states competed across two days of Hunting and...

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