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Om Foxhunters Speak
This oral history of foxhunting examines the mentors and influences of fifty people who have dedicated their lives to the sport of horse and hound. From the seventy some years of hound breeding experience of Melvin Poe, to the unusual story of a retired grandmother who decided to overcome her fear of horses and got her colors with Red Rock Hounds on her seventieth birthday, this oral history explores the depth and the breadth of foxhunting through the faces and voices of fifty different people who have been a tremendous influence on the sport or whose lives have been tremendously influenced by foxhunting. These oral histories are accompanied by beautiful black and white portraits taken by photographer Mary Kalergis.The recollected sights, sounds and scents of foxhunting shared within these pages are a feast for the senses and nourish the soul.