Hunting at Arlington

YIPEE!  We went hunting! This has been a rough start to the season. All the rain made the ground muddy and riding across the fields would have torn up the land. Then it snowed…(I saw some farmer harvesting his corn on Friday) Respecting our landowners is our number priority. Without them we would be riding around our 2 acres at […] Continue Reading

Rabbit hunting

Dear membership, Professional Whip Bre has taken the reins on the rabbit pack and her first outing was Wednesday at the Farm at Butterflat Creek. It was a beautiful fall day-sunny, no W, 55 degrees and the footing was perfect. 12 riders, 4 of the riders were going out of the ring for the first time. This was my first […] Continue Reading


Dear fellow fox hunter, I hope everyone had a restful and blessed Thanksgiving. So very many people, things and activities that we are thankful for. I am so thankful for the opportunity to ride and hunt, most especially to hunt with NHH and all the friends that I have made while hunting these last 20 years. This past weekend has […] Continue Reading

Opening Hunt

Hello All my Fox Hunting friends, It was an absolutely beautiful day to ride and a perfect day for Opening Hunt! The  was shining, the sky was so blue and the wind was barely moving. Photo credit: Michelle Tjardes Huntsman David Kruger, Professional Whip Bre Osborn, Honorary Whips  Nancy Evans,  Jubilee Miller & Junior whip Morghan Herman carried the hounds to […] Continue Reading


Hello Everyone! It’s that time of the year again  Our 2018-19 season is underway and our first formal hunt was this past weekend  in Burwell. The MFHA, our governing body, held their meeting at Burwell. We had all the dignitaries in town. President Tony Leahy, MFH & Huntsman Fox River Valley, David Twiggs, Executive Director & Keeper of the Stud […] Continue Reading

Fun Day at The Farm

Sunday January 21st, 10:00-5:30. 3-5 riders per group. Each group rides 1.25 hrs. Jumping instruction, games and food. $25 donation to North Hills Hunt to support vet care for the hounds. Once the groups are established, I’ll assign foods to bring so we can eat and play all day! Rsvp if you are interested in playing. Space is limited!

Hunting at Arlington

Tally Ho! Ho! Ho! Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah =) WHAT A DAY! Saturday was everything you would want in a hunt: Perfect weather, great footing, wide open fields for some FAST running, incredible views of two big, fat coyotes and a beautifully decorated house with delicious food! About 40 people showed up at Steve and Jana’s s farm in […] Continue Reading

Silent Auction for RIDERS Program at EEC Saturday Dec 16th

There will be a silent auction at the horse show on Saturday at Elkhorn Equestrian Center with items benefiting the R I D E R S Program.  Donations include: 80″ winter blanket from Deb Robinson Back On Track blanket from Sharon Classen Chiropractic adjustment from veterinarian Dr. Adam Gengenbach Subscriptions to Horse Phenomena from Samantha Harbison Neck Cozies from Carine Stava […] Continue Reading


36 hours, 23 miles, 15+ coops, 4 coyotes! Hello friends =) First, I would like to thank my Webmaster April Goettle for helping through my latest technical difficulties-hence the delay in my write up. If you need technical help: phone, ipad, computer, uploads, April is your woman! The weather forecast for the weekend was going to be beautiful  and they […] Continue Reading