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Submit Photos for Fall Issue of Covertside

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Submit Photos for Fall Issue of Covertside Attention all photographers – please send us your favorite photos from your club! Our fall issue of Covertside will look a bit different this year and will be a special issue celebrating all of our hunts. It will include the hunt roster as well. If each h...

Attention all photographers! 📸 Please send us your favorite images of your club for our upcoming hunt roster. Photos must be high-resolution (300dpi at least 3” shortest dimension). Photos can be sent to office@mfha.com. Get in touch if you have any questions - we're looking forward to seeing everyone's wonderful photos!

Featured Hound: Lowcountry Hunt’s Keswick Echo

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Featured Hound: Lowcountry Hunt’s Keswick Echo Details Staff This month’s featured hound, Keswick Echo, resides in the land of salt marshes and moss-covered ancient live oaks of the Lowcountry Hunt’s territory along the coastline of South Carolina. This handsome all-American, hard-working houn...

This month's featured hound hails from the Palmetto State. 🌴 Lowcountry Hunt's Keswick Echo, originally from the rolling green hills of Virginia 🌳, has become one of the SC-based club's most beloved hounds. Read below the learn more about him! And if you know of a hard-working hound who deserves the spotlight, shoot us a line ➡️ edaily@covertside.net

Leadership in the Field and in Life

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Leadership in the Field and in Life Details By Josh Walker A junior member gives back to her club when it needs it most. When it comes to involving children in foxhunting, seek a club that welcomes juniors, says Grace Pariso, joint-MFH at New Market-Middletown Valley Hounds in Middletown, Maryland.....

“COVID-19 has had a huge impact on our club and its ability to hold a series of spring fundraisers upon which we rely for the upkeep and care of our beloved hounds," says Lily Adams, a high school student who hunts with New Market - Middletown Valley Hounds in Middletown, Maryland. So, what did Lily do? As part of her school's Leadership Program, she decided to focus her efforts into helping her club. Read the story to learn more! ⤵️ Do you know of a junior who works hard to support their club? Comment below or shoot us a message -- we'd love to feature them in an upcoming issue of our newsletter!

MFHA Seeks Director of Hunting

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MFHA Seeks Director of Hunting MFHA is hiring! We are currently seeking a Director of Hunting to add to our team. If you love engaging with MFHA members and member hunts to promote, preserve, and protect the sport of foxhunting, then get in touch with us! Learn More & Apply Please email your appli....

If you’re considering applying for the Director of Hunting position, don’t wait — applications are due by July 31st ‼️ Questions? ➡️ Contact Office@mfha.com

Staff Spotlight: Bennett Barclay

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Staff Spotlight: Bennett Barclay Details Staff Bennett Barclay, of Elkridge-Harford Hunt in Maryland, is a recent graduate of the MFHA Professional Development Program. Now in its 15th year, the program is designed to enhance and improve the skills of hunt professionals and encourage a career in hu....

“The opportunity to get the perspective of so many other knowledgeable and experienced professionals at the top of the game was truly invaluable and will stay with me for the rest of my life,” says Bennett Barclay, who serves as first whipper-in at Elkridge-Harford Hunt in Maryland and is a recent graduate of the MFHA Professional Development Program. Get to know more about Bennett and this incredible program! ⤵️

Calling all photographers! Do you have a favorite recent picture you'd like us to include in our upcoming newsletter? Include it below in the comments or email us at edaily@covertside.net. 📸: Pat Michaels snapped this photo below of a Potomac Hunt puppy. In case you missed last month's photo gallery, check it out! ➡️ https://bit.ly/2WcN4KX

Is your club hosting any upcoming fundraising activities, such as hunter paces, horse shows, or other types of events? Let us know and we will help spread the word in our upcoming newsletter! Comment below with details or email us at edaily@covertside.net.

Featured Hound: Stonewall Bernadette

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Featured Hound: Stonewall Bernadette Details Staff This month’s featured hound is Stonewall Bernadette (Stonewall Charlie x Stonewall Bonnie), a 7-year-old female owned and bred by Lili Wykle, MFH, and huntsman for Stonewall Hounds, based in southwest Virginia. We caught up with Lili to learn a bi...

Do you know of a special hound who deserves recognition? We're seeking our next subject for our "Featured Hound" column in our monthly e-Covertside newsletter. Comment below with your suggestions or email us at edaily@covertside.net. Last month, we featured Stonewall Bernadette from Stonewall Hounds in Virginia. Read more about this special hound below! 👇