Fox Hunting Life with Horse and Hound

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eric myer.karen kandraEric Myer wears the colors of the Genesee Valley Hunt (NY) early in the season.  /   Karen Kandra Wenzel photo

Eric Myer, DVM, is currently in his sixty-sixth season of foxhunting. And not just with one hunt. No, no. If that were the case, the hunting season would be far too short to suit him.

At eighty-two, Eric begins his season in mid-July up north near Rochester, New York with the Genesee Valley Hunt. His wife Martha has roots in Geneseo, and the couple has a summer farm there. Then, in mid-October, when the Piedmont Fox Hounds are well into their cubhunting season down south in Virginia, Eric and Martha return to their Boyce farm in the Shenandoah Valley.

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# Denya Massey 2019-01-11 17:51
Eric is an inspiration to all of us - not only for his endurance as a fox hunter, but also as a fine horseman. I saw him last fall with Piedmont, and his horse was so beautifully mannered, well turned out, and ready to hunt. Well done!
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