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Joint MastersKaren Murphy, Jazz Merton, Hank Slack


Our first day of early morning hunting is fast approaching. In preparation, your Huntsman and Masters wish to inform you of the following:

Bring out the heavy artillery and join the party. Final two trail clearing events will be: August 17 at The Purnell School and September 7 (note change of date from Labor day weekend to the following weekend) at the Kennel.  

Until Wednesday, August 13, each day of roading will be announced the previous evening after 5:00 pm by email to subscribers and sustaining members and on the kennel message machine.  

Don't forget to bring new fox hunting friends to the EFH Summer Hunt Clinic Thursday, August 14 at 7:00 am and Friday, August 15 at 6:00 am.  Saturday, August 16 at 6:00 am. Watch for the reminder coming by email soon.  


     for three fun and action-packed days that will introduce you to
the exciting sport of fox hunting.  
EFH Veterans are welcome too, and will love reconnecting with old friends, brushing up on etiquette and getting acquainted with Huntsman, Bart Poole.  
Thursday, 7:00 am - 9:00 am  Walk out with hounds and learn the secrets of taking 50 American Fox Hounds for a cross country stroll off leash.       
Friday, 6:00 am - 9:00 am  Mount up and ride the lovely system of dirt roads in hunt territory behind the EFH's pack. 
Saturday, 6:00 am - 10:00 am  Hunt!  Feel the thrill of the chase and the joy of watching good hound work on an early morning cross-country hunt.
Saturday Noon  Luncheon - Subscribers and clinic participants will enjoy a celebratory lunch  _____________________

If you have not signed a 2014-15 release
please download the link below,
sign & send it in
or bring it with you prior to hunting.

2014-2015 Waiver

We thank you in advance for your cooperation.


The EFH Hunter Trials will be held on September 21st

Prize List

Hunter Trials Course will be open for schooling
from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on the following days:
Thursday, July 17
Saturday, July 19
Thursday, August 7
Saturday, August 9
Thursday, August 28
Saturday, August 30
Saturday, September 13
Thursday, September 18

$40.00 fee per horse, course will be supervised

This week in pictures

Roading with Rob

Bart trimming at the Kennels

 Please join us
for our upcoming
2014 Hunter Paces

Sunday, Oct. 19th
Sunday, Nov. 16th
Entry Blank

Visiting Obbie Filley

If anyone is interested in adopting
a foxhound as a house pet,
please contact us.


Leave it to Dr. McSweeney to set the bar
for after hunting "tea"

Thank you Terry!

We are reorganizing our communication efforts.
Please note the address change to:

PO Box 295
Gladstone, NJ 07934

If you are a subscriber, sustainer or friend,
please let us know if you have
not received a Save the Date, fixture card
or email notice by either emailing us at
filling out the 'contact us' portion of this website
or phone us at 908-439-2357.

We appreciate your feedback &
ask for your patience through this process.


Photo by Sarah Gilbert

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