2018 Burwell Fall Foxhunting Invitational

Thursday through Sunday, October 4-7, 2018; Burwell, Nebraska

Welcome MFHA Board!

Please join us for a celebration of the foxhunting life at the 2018 NHH Burwell Fall Foxhunting Invitational


Schedule of Events*:

Thursday, October 4, 2018

  • 11:00 a.m. hunt, Packard’s fixture (Ratcather attire, please), tailgate appetizers to follow
  • 6:30 Cocktail party with heavy hors d’oeuvres at Matranga’s Fox Tail Farm for MFHA Board.  All are welcome!

Friday, October 5, 2018

  • Bye day, no hunting
  • 11:00 optional trail ride at Matranga’s Fox Tail Farm
  • MFHA Board Meeting
  • 6:00 p.m., Welcome reception at the Rodeo grounds

Saturday, October 6, 2018

  • 10:00 a.m. hunt at Matranga’s Foxt Tail Farm (Formal attire please)
  • Lunch to follow hunt, on site
  • 6:30 p.m., party at Matranga’s Fox Tail Farm

Sunday, October 7, 2018

9:00 a.m. hunt, Packard’s fixture.  (Formal attire please)
Box lunch provided after the hunt

*Capping fees are waived for members of other hunts in good standing with the MFHA.  All riders must sign a NHH release.  Hard hats and hard-soled shoes required when mounted.


Lodging Information


  • Twenty-five RV/Trailer Hook-ups are available at the Burwell Rodeo Grounds for $15 per night.  Each hookup includes a 110/50/30 amp source with water.  A public facility is also available on site with men’s and women’s showers and restrooms.
  • First come with deposit, first served – indicate on electronic registration form, reserve and secure with your deposit.


Riding: $125

Package includes:

  • Horse boarding for one horse
  • Shavings
  • Hay
  • Hunting
  • Brunches
  • Parties

Second horse, same rider: $40

Riders aged 13-18 years: $75

Riders under 12 years: $25

Non-Riding package includes:

  • Hunt car-following (Please contact Sam Matranga by voice or text at (402) 679-6212 for car-following details and arrangements.
  • Brunches
  • Parties


Stabling is provided at the Rodeo grounds and is on a first-come, first-served basis for fully-registered participants.  Please have current health papers and proof of negative coggins test within the last year.

Commemorative Apparel

Long-sleeved T-shirts can be ordered on the registration page and pre-paid, $20.  A limited number of shirts will be available for purchase at the event.


Online registration is now open.  Registration deadline is Wednesday September 26.

Reservation is complete when three criteria are met:

Kindly make checks for full payment to “NHH” and mail, along with signed and dated waiver, to:

Bre Orsborn
Attn: Invitational Hunt
17534 Whippoorwill Road
Missouri Valley, IA 51555


Refunds less $50 office fee will be granted for individual withdrawal before Wednesday September 26.  After September 26, no refund for individual withdrawal.  In the unlikely event of meet cancellation, full refunds will be granted.


Invitational Hunt Coordinator
Bre Orsborn
Attn: Invitational Hunt
17534 Whippoorwill Road
Missouri Valley, IA 51555
(402) 657-5566

MFH Luke Matranga