Blessing of the Hounds, Pepperell, 11.19

We had a beautiful day for our Blessing of the Hounds and we all felt particularly blessed to have the opportunity to hunt these beautiful fields. This day was made possible by the unflagging work of Jon and Anne Kaiser, Janet Marantz, Marjorie Franko, Lori Baldwin and other volunteers who spent the last two weeksContinue reading “Blessing of the Hounds, Pepperell, 11.19”

Hunt Report: Arena Terrace, October 11

For the first time this fall our trusty Hound Truck Driver, Jenn Fuller got to ride in the field. Luckily she picked a great day to do this because it was another perfect fall day — the weekend heat wave was over and the temperatures were in the low 60s. Seemingly overnight the trees haveContinue reading “Hunt Report: Arena Terrace, October 11”

Hunt Report: Red Rail, October 8th

Saturday, October 8th we hunted from Red Rail Farm. It was a really beautiful day — up in the mid-70s and sunny — and we had a nice large turn out. The hunt started from one of the most beautiful fields around offering a fabulous view of the hounds as they started to work. WeContinue reading “Hunt Report: Red Rail, October 8th”

Hunt Report from Groton Town Forest

Here’s the hunt report from today’s hunt (September 27th) at the Groton Town Forrest from Jen and Rhonda. Thank you both for keeping us so well informed. If anyone else would like to chime in, please do! Jen wrote: “The steamy weather just doesn’t want to break so despite somewhat cooler temperatures, it was anotherContinue reading “Hunt Report from Groton Town Forest”

Hunt Report from Westminster

If you didn’t get the chance to hunt at Westminster on September 25th, here’s an update from Jennifer Fuller, who has been driving the hound truck while Declan recovers from an injury, and Rhonda Hettinger who whipped in. Thanks to both of them for reporting! For all of us who couldn’t be there, it willContinue reading “Hunt Report from Westminster”

Hunt report from Estabrook Road

Saturday, September 17th, was one of those perfect riding days. It was clear and crisp, without a bug in sight. In foxhunting terms, we are “cubbing”. Traditionally in the early fall this is when you take out the hounds, who have been mostly roaded or walked over the summer, and get them fit. It’s aContinue reading “Hunt report from Estabrook Road”

September 13 Hunt Report: Delaney Multi-Sport Complex in Stow

Today was the first hunt of the season and it was a fine day. A bit warm, but beautiful. Thanks to Ginny for starting out the season with such a pleasant hunt and for Rhonda Hettinger, Sue Bater and Lori Baldwin for whipping. The hounds did very well despite the heat. This is a reallyContinue reading “September 13 Hunt Report: Delaney Multi-Sport Complex in Stow”

Trail Maintenance: The Work Behind the Scenes

Every time we go out and enjoy a hunt we must all say thanks to the members of the hunt who put in the time and effort to clear the trails. Because they don’t look this good without a lot of hard work. Here are some photos from some of the Work Days this fall.Continue reading “Trail Maintenance: The Work Behind the Scenes”