Auditor Paige Riordan tells us what it is like to start Fox Hunting at the age of 40, Tara and Jenn talk about the best riding breeches for Fox Hunting and the word of the month is Hireling. Listen in…
We chat about how Boxing Day Hunts started and what they look like today. Our guest, Bridlespur Huntsman Eleanor Hartwell, tells about her other vocation, making hunt whips! Continuing our our mission to demystify equestrian vocabulary; our term of the month is BLANK.
Marcia Brody shares the history of the Cleveland Bay horse and why she organizes an annual Cleveland Bay Foxhunt. Journalist turned photographer Mark Jump talks about why he loves photographing the sport of Foxhunting.
Karyn Wilson joins us to talk about the Theodora A. Randolph Field Hunter Championships and Moore County Hounds MFH Cameron Sadler stops by, fresh off her win in the Field Hunter Division of the Retired Racehorse Thoroughbred Makeover in Lexington, KY.
Jennifer Hansen, MFH from Woodbrook Hunt Club and Sean Cully, MFH & Huntsman at Rose Tree – Blue Mountain Hunt join us to chat about their respective hunt’s territories, history, and what a typical day in the field is like.
Cameron Sadler, MFH of Moore County Hounds and Ginny Perrin, Deep Run Hunt Club join us to talk about the different ways they keep current members engaged in the summer months and encourage those unfamiliar with the sport to come out and enjoy the fun too!
Hand Gallop blogger Stephanie Peck talks about getting her colors with the Harvard Fox Hounds and Camden Hunt Honorary Fieldmaster Lea Schwartz Edwards tells us about her hunt club, and how they encourage the community to participate in their Hunter Paces. Classic re-visit.
Horse Crazy author Sara Maslin Nir shares how her first experience in the hunt field allowed her to see herself differently. Fort Leavenworth MFH Steven Thomas tells us about how Central States Hound Club is getting hound shows up and running again.
Author and Foxhunter John Harris Anderson joins us to talk about his newly published book Paving Paradise. Newlyweds Connor and Sal Caputo tell us about getting married in the hunt field. Boot tops and bitting the field hunter fill in the space in between.
Grosvenor Merle-Smith, author of The Hunting Horn, shares great stories from his amazing career in the Hunt Field plus we look at the who why and where of Stock Pins in equestrian sport. Plus our co-hosts discuss the maiden voyage of Tara’s new living quarters horse trailer.
Two couples who met in the hunt field join us to share why they still enjoy Foxhunting together and bringing new equestrians to the sport. Newcomer tips include getting involved at your own pace. Listen in!
MFH Nancy Williams Ambrosiano joins us to talk about how Caza Ladron Hunt made the most of the 2020 season plus Beth Dombrowsky shares the story a very special Foxhunting Standardbred name Jag. Hosted by Tara Tibbetts.
Candyce Miller talks about writing a book starring her horse of a lifetime; Beaufort. Claire Caust-Taylor tells us how taking up Fox Hunting has made her a better Show Hunter rider. Our term of the month is ‘Colors’. A simple word with a complicated tradition!
We discuss Sandwich Case and hairstyle traditions in the Hunt Field. Brit Vegas talks about how she chooses an OTTB to follow the hounds, Sarah McKay shares her adventures starting a new hunt called Ozark Highland Hounds.
Joint MFH Marilyn Mariano shares how Wentworth Hunt is keeping members and potential members active and engaged all season, right down to a virtual Hunt Ball. Rachel Wilkoski from Rachel’s Riding Closet talks about Autumn Hunting and the many options to step up your equestrian attire style. Our term of the month sparks a conversation about Hunt Whips.
MFH & Huntsman Angela Murray shares how Red Rock Hounds updating some long held traditions to rave reviews. Two Green Creek Hounds members recently tied the knot on horseback and they join us to talk about how Fox Hunting plays an important roll in their lives.
Alexa Basile tells us about how Foxhunting has provided a fun alternative to the many cancelled horse shows this year and Richard Walton joins us from the United Kingdom to talk about the International Virtual Hound Show. Show host Tara Tibbetts’ term of the month is Field Master.
Carine Stava tells us about the RIDERS Program and how it is helping youth enjoy Foxhunting while developing important life skills. Aerospace Engineer turned artist Lauren Fanning talks about changing careers, raising kids, and her process in creating amazing portraits and photos. In our Foxhunter’s Quiz Question we delve into Show Hunter and Foxhunter cross over skills.
Oak Ridge Fox Hunt MFH/Huntsman Rita Mae Brown discusses the state of our sport today, and ways we can create a stronger and more diverse equestrian community in the future. Switching hats, Rita Mae, best selling NY Times author, gives us some insight into the Sister Jane Mysteries. We also have a lively discussion on gallop boots and standing martingales in the hunt field.
We’re hitting the history and the books! Author Philip Smucker does some George Washington spotting equestrian edition
and National Sporting Library and Museum librarian Erica Libhart tells us about the incredible collection plus shares some her favorites.
Dr. Steve Thomas, MFH/Huntsman at Fort Leavenworth Hunt and long time Foxhunter Mary Ewing stop by to share stories about Foxhunting in Europe and offer a few handy tips for having a great equestrian vacation.
Red Rock Hounds Huntsman Angela Murray tells shares the fascinating history of the Red Rock Hounds and the 40th year celebration they have planned. Show Jumping phenom Caelinn Leahy talks about how growing up Foxhunting helped her in the Show Jumping arena.
Huntsman Meg Valnoski talks about why welcoming Standardbred owners to the hunt field is an important part of community outreach for Monmouth County Hunt. MFH Ed Fry shares the award winning land conservation efforts of Wicomico Hunt in the Delmarva region.
Founder of the Fox-unters on Facebook group Barbara Dove talks about using the social media platform to help seasoned as well as brand new Foxhunters to connect. Professional rider Pam Cibula talks about the benefits of taking show horses Hunting.
We chat with Aiken Hounds MFH Linda Knox McClean and Glenmore Hunt Club MFH Stacy Thomson about their respective hunts’ opening meets and how they involve as well as support the community. Then foxhunter and barrel racer Becca Fellman talks about how these seemingly disparate disciplines complement one another.
Belle Meade Hounds 1st flight Field Master Jean Derrick explains what a Hound Trial is and why they are so much fun, Sara Katz stops by fresh off her win in the Foxhunting division at the RRP Thoroughbred Makeover aboard Grade 1 winner Diplomat. Our term of the month gets us puzzling. Just what is a ratcatcher? Hosted by Emily Esterson and Tara Tibbetts.
We learn what a Fixture is, Danielle Santos from Charles Owen helmets talks about the most popular models in the Hunt Field, Tryon Hounds MFH Rebecca Barnes chats about their mentoring program and blogger Carleigh Fedorka (A Yankee In Paris) talks about how Hunter Paces help her OTTB’s become solid citizens. Hosted by Emily Esterson and Tara Tibbetts.
Anniversary episode! Camden Hunt in SC is turning 90 this year and Loudoun Hunt celebrates its 125th so MFH’s Sue Sensor (Camden) and Carroll Galvin (Loudoun) join us to chat about their hunt’s history and keeping Foxhunting vibrant in their communities.