Chula Homa Hunt
Chula Homa Hunt

The Chula Homa Hunt History

Chula Homa Hunt began in 1980 as the private pack of Mrs. Alex S. Payne, Jr., MFH. The name was chosen because Chula Homa is Choctaw for Red Fox. Our first formal opening hunt was in 1982 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Payne in Mississippi. Chula Homa Hunt became a subscription hunt in 1991 and was recognized by the Master of Foxhounds Association in 1994. We hunt in central Mississippi.

Mrs. Payne (Whitty) maintained the kennels on her property and served as kennelman for 16 years until 1996, at which time Karen Allred took over the duties for the next 5 years. Cathy Nestler, our present kennalman has served since 2001.

Our Joint Master of the Foxhounds are Mrs. Scott Skipper (Sue, 1988), Dr. Hildreth McCarthy (1997) and Mrs. Beattie Williams (2016). Mrs. Payne continued as master and subsequently master emeritus until her death in 2006.


Our huntsmen have been: Mr. M. E. (Pete) Norman, 1980-1987; Mrs. Scott Skipper (Sue), 1987-2014; and Dr. Howard Friday, 1988-1993. In 2014, Mrs. Beattie Williams assumed the role of huntsman. 

Below is a video of a hunt in which the video is freeze framed to capture moments of the hounds working. 

The Chula Homa Hunt is blessed to be able to hunt September to March each year. If you are interested in joining our fun, contact us.

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Joan Jannaman
Opening Hunt Program 2017
The program from our Opening Hunt held in 2017. For you to enjoy!
Chula Homa 2017.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [15.6 MB]

Check out some of the pictures from our recent events.

Chula Homa Hunt
Located in Central Mississippi

Foxhunting at its BEST!

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