master of foxhounds


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master of foxhounds

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(Hunting) a person responsible for the maintenance of a pack of foxhounds and the associated staff, equipment, hunting arrangements, etc. Abbreviation: MFH
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Mr Hedley, who has been master of foxhounds for the Border Hunt for 42 years, said: "We were fortunate with the weather as I think we'll be seeing some snow in the coming days.
Inquiries by the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Master of Foxhounds Association cleared Walter Jeffrey of any wrongdoing.
The ruling by the Master of Foxhounds Association came after pro-hunt protesters left animal carcasses in Brighton during a Labour Party conference.
Jon's father is William J Tudor, Master of Foxhounds of the Llangeinor Hunt for more than 30 years and president of the hunt.
Vernon Studer, of Hartland, Vt., is the district representative for the MFHA in New England as well as the Master of Foxhounds of the North Country Hounds, where his wife Sandy is the huntsman.
Since retiring from training, Fairbairn, who was also a longserving Master of Foxhounds, had been involved in syndicates with Nicky Richards and James Ewart.
GATHERING Barry Todhunter, the Master of Foxhounds of the Blencathra hunt, which hunts on foot, gathers his hounds above St John's in the Vale toward Derwentwater and St John's in the Vale, near Keswick.
Brian Fanshawe, a former Master of Foxhounds who has been the driving force behind the authority, said: "I suggested to senior Conservatives this might be helpful in the repeal of the Hunting Act and they said it was 'absolutely essential'."
"All I can say for now is the matter has been referred to our legal team, with the Master of Foxhounds Association, who will probably want to meet the council."
Master of foxhounds Richard Williams told the crowd that, despite new hunting restrictions, the Eryri was looking forward to the new season' I do believe if we are all sensible about it we can go on to have a good season and many more in the years to come,' he added.
Former master of foxhounds David Thomas, described as joint owner of Cwm Bowydd Farm, was found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to a badger by causing it to fight with dogs.
Ruttan Lake, trained by Pembroke Master of Foxhounds (MFH) Wyn Morris and which Nathan bought for showing purposes, survived a bad mistake at the third last to win by 10 lengths from Ease And Grace.

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