- Barbara Smith. Photos by Isabel Kurek
An abundance of fox was a key ingredient for the best Penn-Marydel Hound Performance Trial yet, held March 8-10th, 2019 in Wicomico Hunt’s Eastern Shore of Maryland. This was the second year Wicomico has hosted a Hound Performance Trial, showcasing the Penn-Marydel hound, which has its origins in the Pennsylvania-Maryland-Delaware area. Fred Berry, MFH of Sedgefield Hunt (NC), a renowned performance trial judge wore his usual chief judge hat, with his wife Elaine Berry and fellow Sedgefield Master Jan Sorrells.