Beagling and Foxhunting, a perfect partnership

Introducing new riders and horses to foxhunting can be a bit tricky – the noises and pace can be a bit too exciting for some. It is important for all involved to take it slow. We’re extremely fortunate because the Old Chatham Hunt Club has both a fox hound and a beagle pack.

Photos are from

October 23rd, 2019|

Featured on WAMC

OCHC is honored to be featured in a great article by WAMC’s Ralph Gardner Jr.
Last Sunday – the one with the high winds and torrential rains – might not sound like the best weather for beagling. That’s the sports where, to quote the website of the Old Chatham Hunt Club, the organization that sponsored the

November 22nd, 2017|

Saturday October 31, 2015-Beagle HALLOWEEN MEET


On Saturday October 31, 2015 we met for an ALL HALLOW’S EVE meet at the picturesque home of Cindy, Allie and Jim Buckley in Malden Bridge. This was the morning of our relatively ‘new’ tradition of a Joint Meet with beagles and foxhounds.   The foxhunt cast from the Clark property at 9:00 a.m. after being

October 31st, 2015|

October 26, 2015 Beagle Report

Alas, I fear this report will be abbreviated report as I was in Aldie, Virginia judging the basset trials.

But, I understand it was a delightful turnout at the home of Tina and Bob Worsfold in Kinderhook, New York.

It was an extended draw but hounds finally struck and Jack and Jim kept pace with a slingshot

October 26th, 2015|

October 11, 2015 Beagling Hunt Report

Hounds met on an absolutely colorful and delightful Sunday afternoon at the picturesque Forer home on the Sunday of Columbus Day Weekend.  It was ‘almost warm’ but not too balmy to make scenting a challenge.

Jack and Jessica gathered alongside the famous heart-shaped pond and made the introductions.  We had enjoyed a delightful Saturday excursion about

October 11th, 2015|

Beagling Opening Day 2015 – Hunt Report

October 4th, 2015|