Fairfield County Hounds: great activities in 2015.

Guests welcome. Please reach out to the Honorary Secretary or the FCH Masters for more information!


Click on our "Events" drop-down menu for details on upcoming events:

Triple Crown Riding Series

- Saturday, May 2, 2015 Kentucky Derby Trail Ride

- Saturday, May 16, 2015 Preakness Stakes Hunter Pace

- Saturday, June 6, 2015 Belmont Stakes Poker Run/Hunter Pace

Annual Fall Hunter Pace
- Sunday, October 18, 2015 

Hunt Ball 
- Saturday November 21, 2015


fox & coyote


August - December

Types of Members:
Full, Junior, Social

Ages of Members:
12 yrs old - 83 yrs old

scarlet or black coat with blue collars and gold piping

Yes, contact the FCH Masters.


The Fairfield County Hounds meet Wednesdays and Saturdays, from August through the end of the year.

Please contact the Master for information on membership and capping as a guest.


FCH Masters

William T. Stuart, MFH
(860) 355-0012

Jo Mayer, MFH
(203) 788-4673

Joanna Samson, MFH
  (802) 522-1300

Honorary Secretary

Karin Roumanis

FCH Kennels

155 Botsford Hill Road,
Bridgewater, CT 06752
phone (860) 354-6707


The 2015 Hunt Season

The 2015 Opening Meet will mark the 91th hunting season of the Fairfield County Hounds. Visit our website in the coming months for more information on the hunt season as well as spring and summer riding and clinic events. We will post the dates for roading and the cubbing season, as well as for Opening Day of the formal season, which is generally in early October, when the spectacular colors of the New England autumn are on grand display.

Fairfield continues to hunt until ice forms on the ground and the ponds, usually by the end of December, at which time the season is called by the Masters to protect hounds, horses, riders, and our beautiful country.

William T. Stuart, Jo Mayer, Joanna Dunn Samson

  Honorary Master
Gigi Haber

  Honorary Secretary
Karin Roumanis

William T. Stuart, MFH

  Kennel Director
Jo Mayer, MFH

  Whippers-In (Honorary)
Jo Mayer, MFH, Cathy Languerand, & Gus Palmieri

                                                    Kennelman & Ground Support:                                                                                                                 Jack Wegner                                                         

Board of Directors:

President: William T. Stuart, MFH, Vice President: Jo Mayer, MFH, 2016: Joanna Samson MFH, Alice Kang, Linda Stern, 2017: Vicky Fuller, Chris Linen, Lauren Sandstrom, 2018: Darlene Wiessmann, Michael Stern, David Katz


Fairfield County Hounds Photographer - Marc Isolda Photos