“Are MFHs supposed to carry white whips?” asks John Tabachka, huntsman for the Sewickely Hunt (PA).
While there are slight differences in the answers from our experts, the common thread seems to place the white whip properly in the hands of those who deal with hounds in the field, either as huntsman or whipper-in. That said, as always, the Master may do anything he or she likes!
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White whips are just like a coat with five buttons, extra work for the professional staff but we are a tough breed and can hack the hours and work load and still be on "parade" with everything spotless and ready to use.