Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Rocky Fork Headley Hunt Officers

Jeanny Simaitis, President
Loraine Teets, Vice President
Jill Kelly, Secretary
Mara Lewis, Treasurer


Board Members At Large

Dennis Brandon  •  Sharon Chappelear, Joint MFH  •  Sally Crane Cox, Joint MFH  •  Stephanie Phillips, Joint MFH  •  Melissa Will  •  David Straub, Joint MFH  •  Loraine Teets•  Page Liptak


Committee Chairs

Outreach : Danielle Meggyesy Dougan
History: Dennis Brandon
Membership: Paige Liptak
Hunter Paces: Donna Masters
Historian: Dennis Brandon
Social Activities: Loraine Teets

Rocky Fork Headley Hunt Staff

Rocky Fork Headley Hunt Staff

Joint Masters of Foxhounds

Sharon Chappelear
Sally Crane Cox
David Straub
Stephanie Phillips


Honorary Huntsmen

Sally Crane Cox
Stephanie Phillips


Honorary Field Secretary

Beth Fisher


Honorary Whippers-In

Cary Cox  •  Charles Dougan  •  Danielle Meggyesy Dougan  •  Mark Masters  •  Elaine May  •  Donna Masters  •  Paige Liptak  •  Jill Kelly


Honorary Fieldmasters

Mara Lewis  •  John McKean  •  Kate Rigg  •  Kathy Smith •  Dave Straub  •  Susan Straub  •  Mary Wayman


Favorite Places

Favorite Places

  • Photographer John McKean – photographs available for purchase
  • Miami Valley Hunt – [Dayton, Ohio]
  • Camargo Hunt – [Northern Kentucky]
  • Chagrin Valley Hunt – [Chagrin Falls]
  • Redtail Ridge Farm – is a 97-acre equestrian facility located in Johnstown, Ohio, offering clinics in English-seat disciplines; hunter paces; private instruction, training and sales.
  • Ohio Horseman’s Council –  is a non-profit corporation organized in the state of Ohio to provide a vehicle for equine owners and supporters to share ideas and suggestions for all horse related issues, through education, organized trail rides, and other social and service functions. Their on-line calendar lists horse related activities and events throughout the state of Ohio.
  • Licking County Parks District
  • Hunters Run Pony Club -Hunters Run Pony Club is open to chidren interested in riding in Fairfield, Franklin, Knox, Licking, and Richland counties in Ohio.
  • Evention TV – Braiding/Plaiting Video: Three types of braids for your next competition.

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Pace at the Park 2016

Pace at the Park 2016

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We had a beautiful day for the July 16th, 2016 Pace at the Park. Thanks to everyone who came out to Infirmary Mound Park to participate. We had a record turnout of 152 riders. The Licking Park District did a great job of hosting this event. The park and course were beautiful. (more…)

Bob Lindemann Tea House Dedication

Bob Lindemann Tea House Dedication

On July 9, the members of Rocky Fork Headley Hunt had the honor of announcing the naming of our kennel house in memory of our beloved late MFH, Bob Lindemann. The christening of the Lindemann Teahouse was celebrated by a toast with his signature whiskey sours and in the presence of Bob’s family. All three of Bob’s children—Leila, Emily and Peter—who flew into town to surprise Polly, his wife. (more…)

Horse Show Highlights

Horse Show Highlights

June 25, 2016 was the perfect day and Redtail Ridge Farm the perfect host for the 2nd Rocky Fork Headley Hunt Benefit Horse Show to help support our hounds. There were hunt-themed classes for all ages from leadline to adult, class options for non-jumping and jumping riders (18” to 3’) and even some mounted games such as a carrot race and “pass the flask”. Spectators enjoyed a beautiful view of the two hunt courses and enjoyed refreshments served from the VIP tent. (more…)