Hunting at Arlington

Hello members and friends, I hope everyone is staying warm and preparing for this weekends Polar Express. Last Sunday our beagle hunt was canceled due to cold and hunting was added on Saturday since the weather was forcasted to be warmer- I gave myself a pep talk as I put hot liners in my boots, hot pads in my gloves, […] Continue Reading

Hunting at Burwell

What a weekend! With a small break in the weather, a small group of riders drove out to Burwell. Huntsman Dave, Whipper-ins MFH Dave K, Bre O, Nancy E, Brit V and Becca F. Dolf rode up with Huntsman Dave the first day. 6.5 couple  (bitch pack this time) and the field: ex-MFH Mary Lynn F, Tim and Libby C, […] Continue Reading

Second day at Tipton

  Tally Ho!, Tally Ho! Tally Ho! What a fairy tale weekend  First I forgot to mention that yesterday Tom L dismounted during a whoopee wagon break. His horse is a little too tall to mount from the ground, so he decided to mount by standing on a coop. As he’s standing precariously on the top of the coop (If […] Continue Reading

Hunting at Tipton

Oh My, we had so much fun today! There was never a dull moment today. I jumping ahead- Many of us arrived at CedarRun last night-pushed in by 40 mph winds- to a spread of appetizers that went from one end of the kitchen to the other-and it’ s a large kitchen! Tom and Lyse opened their house, their barn […] Continue Reading

Hunting at Persia

Oh. My. Goodness.!! I wish I would have had my GoPro on (I’m having technical difficulties with it) First some unfinished business. I forgot to mention that Nancy Evans was one of our whips yesterday and it was great to see Terri Combs out riding yesterday. She had one hip replaced in ’14 and the other’15. She was back in […] Continue Reading

Veterans Day Hunt

Huntsman Dave, a Coast Guard veteran and a reservist with the US Army, wanted to take the hounds out and hunt today. We started the day by facing the flag at the kennels, placing our hands over our  hearts and recited the pledge of allegiance. I haven’t said the pledge since I used to teach school. Huntsman Dave, whipper-ins MFH […] Continue Reading

Second day of North Hills Hunt Junior Hunt

The second day of the NHH Junior Hunt was held at our  kennel country. The hounds were brought out and a much faster pace was anticipated. Huntsman David Kruger, whipper-ins MFH Dave K, Breanna O, Nancy E led a mounted group of 34 riders, including 8 junior riders. We had three flights and first flight had their first coop challenge […] Continue Reading

Junior Hunt weekend

What a SUPER weekend! Giving our junior riders, the future fox hunters of America, a chance to enjoying riding across the bean fields, the corn stubble and the county roads in our Yutan country. We had riders as young as 7 facing the challenges of riding out of the arena. The North Hills Hunt beagles led by Huntsman David Kruger […] Continue Reading

Safe Rider Program and the beagles at Persia

Hello! Before I begin, I would like to thank Jenny Nguyen for her pictures from Sunday. I use peoples’ pictures for my ‘wrap’ of the weekend, and I do ask them for permission, but I can be remiss in giving them credit. The story for the hunt always comes alive when there are pictures to help the reader get a […] Continue Reading