Established in 1859, the Irish Masters of Foxhounds Association (IMFHA) represents the interests of 41 foxhunting packs in Ireland. It governs all matters connected to foxhunting legislation, regulation, conservation, education, communications and finance.
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At Stradbally Hall, Stradbally, Co Laois
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Our latest featured article, entitled 'Huntsman's Hints', is an edited extract from Hunting Hints & Breeding Thoughts by Roddy Bailey published in 2017.
The support of the hunting, point-to-pointing and bloodstock industry is needed to get behind a special fund to meet claims. THE support of the hunting - and hopefully the racing, point-to-point fratnerity and the bloodstock world - will effectively build up a ‘war chest’ type insurance fund to deal with all kinds of claims that may come down the track. From theirishfield.ie, 04.02.2022
Seventy hunts joined up to a new group insurance scheme which will promise the safeguarding of point-to-points and hunts as underwriters exited the market following claims from the hunting field. Landowners and farmers who allow hunts and point-to-points across their land will be provided with indemnity as a new insurance scheme is supported among 90% of hunts who struggled to secure insurance this season... From farmersjournal.ie, 26.01.2022
Replacing David Lalor, Lord Waterford is the new chairman of the Irish Masters of Foxhounds Association.
THE Irish Masters of Foxhounds Association (IMFHA) announced that chairman David Lalor stepped aside at a recent committee following what was described as 'five challenging years at the helm'.
The IMFHA committee appointed Lord Waterford (MFH Waterford Hunt) as the new chairman. ...
From theirishfield.ie, 21.01.2022
‘Belt and braces’ needed for landowners’ hunting indemnity. A ‘belt and braces’ approach is being taken to indemnify farmers and landowners who allow their land to be crossed by hunt packs, to ensure protection against any potential legal claims, as hunt clubs face issues with securing insurance ... From farmersjournal.ie, 27.10.2021