Membership in the Hunt is by invitation. Prospective members must hunt and/or attend social events and be proposed to the Board of Directors by at least two current voting members.  Princess Anne Hunt offers several membership levels: Family, Single, Associate, Professional and Hunt Supporter. To encourage and foster the younger enthusiasts of foxhunting, Junior memberships are available. 

Prospective members are encouraged to hunt with us up to three times before joining. Capping fees are $125 per hunt and a coggins and waiver must be turned into the Hunt Secretary. Contact masters@princessannehunt.com.

PRINCESS ANNE HUNT LEVELS OF MEMBERSHIP
See below for a description of the different membership levels.  To print an application, please click HERE and return to PAH Membership Chair, Robin Strom.

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP (F) – Family memberships shall consist of husband and/or wife, and all dependent children when there is more than one rider in the family who intends to follow hounds on horseback.  A dependent shall be defined as any relative below the age of twenty-one (21) or full time student below the age of twenty-three (23) residing in the household of a member, and relying on the member for at least one-half (1/2) of his or her support.  The husband and/or wife shall each be entitled to one (1) vote. Cub hunting will be permitted at the invitation of the Master of Foxhounds.

Initiation Fee - $870      Quarterly Dues - $435

SINGLE MEMBERSHIP (S) – Single members shall consist of those over the age of twenty-five (25) who are the sole riding participants in a family.  A single member's spouse and dependents (as defined above) shall have all the privileges of the Corporation, except the right to vote or follow hounds on horseback.  Only the riding member shall enjoy that privilege.  Cub hunting will be permitted at the invitation of the Master of Foxhounds.

Initiation Fee - $670      Quarterly Dues - $335

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP (P) – A Professional membership shall be an annual membership (i.e. subject to annual renewal by the board of directors), consisting of an individual whose PRIMARY source of income is training and/or boarding horses, or teaching equitation; veterinary services, or farrier and who intends to follow hounds on horseback. (Any professionals that would be IN question would be at the discretion of the board) With the permission of the Master of Foxhounds, a Professional Member may bring his/her students as guests. Student guests may, upon payment of full cap, hunt two (2) times per season [note: if a student is considering joining and desires more than two hunts to try out the sport of mounted foxhunting, then additional Caps may be permitted upon approval of the Master of Foxhounds]. Professional Members shall have all the privileges of the Corporation except the right to vote. Cub hunting will be permitted at the invitation of the Master of Foxhounds.

No Initiation Fee      Annual Dues - $500

GROOM MEMBERSHIP (G) – A Groom membership shall be an annual membership (i.e. subject to annual renewal by the board of directors), consisting of an individual who is employed by a Family Member or Single Member in good standing for the care, training, and/or exercising of the Member’s horses; and who intends to follow hounds on horseback.  Grooms should generally ride toward the rear of the field. The Groom may ride the member's horse near or at the front of the field by invitation of the Field Master.  A Groom Member shall have all the privileges of the Corporation except the right to vote. Cub hunting will be permitted at the invitation of the Master of Foxhounds.

No Initiation Fee      Annual Dues - $250

 
HUNT SUPPORTER (HS) – Hunt Supporters shall consist of members who wish to demonstrate their interest in and support of fox hunting through participation in such portions of the hunt as the Stirrup Cup, Hill-topping, Breakfasts, and other social events.  Hunt Supporters may, upon payment of full cap, hunt two (2) times per season.  Hunt Supporters shall be entitled to all other privileges of the Corporation except the right to vote.

Initiation Fee - $190      Quarterly Dues - $95

JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP (J) – Junior members shall consist of those twenty-five (25) years of age and under who are not included in a Family Membership.  They shall have all the privileges of the Corporation except the right to vote. Cub hunting will be permitted at the invitation of the Master of Foxhounds.

No Initiation Fee      Annual Dues - $250

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP (A) – An Associate membership shall be an annual membership (i.e. subject to annual renewal by the board of directors), consisting of an individual who does not reside in the corporation’s territory; who is a member of an MFHA-recognized hunt, and has been for a period of at least 3 years; and who intends to follow hounds on horseback.  An Associate Member shall have all the privileges of the Corporation except the right to vote. Cub hunting will be permitted at the invitation of the Master of Foxhounds.

No Initiation Fee      Annual Dues - $700

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