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Tributes Pour in to Memorialize Doc Addis

News of the passing of Dr. H. L. Todd "Doc" Addis, a singular force in the development of the Penn-Marydel breed and a tireless advocate for hounds and hunting, spread across the sporting world yesterday. Many who had the privilege of knowing him shared accolades and their favorite memories of his generosity and wisdom. A memorial service is planned for August 3 in Pennsylvania.

Bijou Springs Celebrates 35th Season

Bijou Springs Hunt (CO) closed its 35th season with a bang, on three different coyote lines. This pack of mixed foxhounds has become quite a machine, with the strengths of several different breeds keeping pressure on the wily coyote that is the quarry in the Colorado Front Range. It has actually not been the least challenging season this hunt has ever had, but we persevered. The huntsman was thrown from a horse two weeks before cubbing season started, breaking her back and pelvis, and dropping that responsibility onto the first whip.

Howard County-Iron Bridge Community Celebrates Scullin's 40th Anniversary as MFH

St. Patrick's Day weekend was particularly festive for Howard County-Iron Bridge Hounds (MD) and many guests who gathered to celebrate four decades of Dr. Roger I. Scullin's Mastership. Basseting, cocktail parties, two hunt meets, a blessing of the hounds and the hunt ball offered every attendee plenty of sport, camaraderie, and a chance to toast the longtime area veterinarian's steady leadership.

Virginia House of Delegates Recognizes Casanova Hunt

On February 1, the Virginia House of Delegates in Richmond recognized Casanova Hunt (VA) on the occasion of the hunt's 110th anniversary. The Resolution was sponsored by Delegates Elizabeth Guzman, Mark Cole, and Michael Webert. The public reading of the commendation took place in conjunction with a Sportsmen's Rally organized by the Virginia Hunting Dog Alliance (VAHDA), an advocacy group for all types of hunting with dogs.

Come Celebrate 20 Years with Caza Ladrón

Caza Ladrón, based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, celebrates its 20th season this year. Founder Guy McElvain began foxhunting in New Mexico in the 1970s with his parents, who introduced the sport in New Mexico over 50 years ago. Today Masters McEvain, Brian Gonzales and Richard Patton keep the tradition alive and vibrant. The pack of Crossbred, English and American hounds is now based at HIPICO Santa Fe, a multipurpose horse facility near Santa Fe.

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