Fox Hunting Life with Horse and Hound

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kuenzi.heatherThe authorPicture this: four hunts—Bridlespur Hunt (MO), Full Cry Hounds (AL), Grand Canyon Hounds (AZ),and Mill Creek Hunt (IL)—bringing their best three couple of hounds to the field; thirty-five enthusiastic mounted riders; and sweeping vistas of open hunting country loaded with coyotes. This made for an action-packed five days of foxhunting activities consisting of a three-day Foxhound Performance Trial, foot hunting with the bassets, and a joint meet of foxhounds. It all took place at the  Flint Hills Invitational Performance Trial, held on March 7-9, 2012, generously hosted by the Moingona Hunt staff and members. The Flint Hills area of Kansas is an immense rolling prairie of tallgrass and recognized as one of America’s unique treasures.

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+1 # Cheryl Microutsicos 2012-04-06 12:17
Great report, Heather! We too enjoy our annual pilgrimage to the Carolinas Cup performance trials. It's always fun to spend a weekend with hunters from other areas, and swap stories, and especially to watch and listen to the varied group of hounds that make up the joined pack!
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