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Registration -    *Please note that all packages are available to ALL members.  You may choose whichever package you prefer. 

Deadline for Hotel Reservations Extended through May 31st!!

2018 Biennial Seminar

June 22-24

Mount Vernon | Alexandria, Virginia

Packages

Field Member $350 - includes all program events

Whipper-in $500 - same as Field Member plus preferred seating; name listed in program; gift bag with merchandise, Mount Vernon shop discount card and commemorative pin.

Huntsman $1000 - same as Whipper-in plus premium seating, signed copy of Riding with George, sponsor recognition in event program and on MFHA Social Media.

Master $2500 - same as Huntsman plus participation in wreath laying ceremony at Washington's Tomb, VIP tour of Historic Christ Church (Sunday afternoon), sponsor recognition at Mount Vernon Center kiosk

Schedule of Events

Friday, June 22, 2018 (Evening at Mount Vernon)

(Bus transportation to and from Mount Vernon provided)

2:00-5:00 pm Welcome & Registration at Hotel

6:00-10:00pm Cocktails & Dinner at Mount Vernon co-hosted by the Mount Vernon Ladies Association

……………………Welcome - Douglas Bradburn, Ph.D., President, CEO, Mount Vernon

…………………… Remarks – How foxhunting influenced George Washington and his leadership of our new nation – Philip Smucker, Journalist, Author of the 2017 book Riding with George; Sportsmanship and Chivalry and the Making of America’s First President.

Saturday, June 23, 2018 (Morning and evening at hotel. Afternoon at Mount Vernon)

(Provide own transportation to and from Mount Vernon)

7:00-11:00 am Registration at Hotel

8:30 am Breakfast Buffet Opens

9:00-10:45 am Seminar: Opening New Territory – Making the Most of a Finite Resource

…………………………………Moderator: Mrs. Coleman P. Perrin, MFH, Deep Run Hunt

-Afternoon co-hosted Mount Vernon Ladies Association-

12:00-2:15pm Free time to tour Mount Vernon grounds

1:45 pm Meet & Greet with hounds for Mount Vernon visitors

2:15-4:00 pm Seminar: Different Hound Breeds & Their Conformation – Which Breed is Best for You? (12-acre field at Mount Vernon)

…………………………………Moderator: C. Martin Wood III, MFH, Live Oak Hounds

6:00-7:30pm Cocktails on the Hotel terrace

Sunday, June 24, 2018 (at hotel)

8:30am Light breakfast opens

9:00-11:00 am Seminar: Retooling the Thoroughbred Racehorse: Using the Almost Unlimited Source of Prospective Foxhunters.

…………………………………Moderator: Neil Morris, MFH, Orange County Hounds

9:00-11:00 am Seminar: Master’s Round Table: Master’s Responsibilities: The Buck Stops Here.

…………………………………Moderator: Lt. Col. Robert N. Ferrer, Jr., MFH, The Caroline Hunt

11:00-11:15 am Break

11:15-12:00 pm MFHA Update and Farewell - MFHA & MFHA Foundation President, Patrick Anthony Leahy, MFH

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