The Palm Beach Hounds founded in 1979 is a private group of riders dedicated to enjoying the traditions of fox hunting in South Florida. We have hunts, hunter paces, and cub primarily in Palm Beach & Martin Counties, in addition to Okeechobee & St. Lucie Counties.Recognized in 1984 by the Masters of Foxhounds Association of America (MFHA), the Palm Beach Hounds is an active member. Membership in the Palm Beach Hounds is at the discretion of the Master. To learn more about us, simply make use of the links on this website.

Officers and Board

Master
Mr. Robert Pelio, MFH (2005)
Dr. Scott Traphagen Jt-MFH (2011)
Ian Angus (2014)

Huntsman
Noel Ryan

Master
Mr. Robert Pelio, MFH (2005)
Dr. Scott Traphagen Jt-MFH (2011)

Ian Angus (2014)

Huntsman
Noel Ryan

Honorary Hunt Secretary
Elizabeth Howard

Honorary Field Secretary
Shari Cirkus

Treasurer
Renee Rabenstein

Honorary Whippers-In
Elizabeth Howard
Renee Rabenstein
Melanie Snowhite
Dr. Scott Traphagen
Pat Traphagen

Field Masters
Reve` Walsh (first flight)
Robert Pelio, MFH
Ian Angus, MFH
Dr. Pat Ries (second flight)
Masters (Retired)
Mr. Ken Adams, MFH (1980)
Mrs. Arle Adams, MFH (1980)
M. Richard Sapir, MFH (1998)
Dr. Allan Hetelson, MFH (1997)

Mr. Robert Pelio, Jt-MFH
Dr. Scott Traphagen Jt-MFH
Mr. Arthur Cirkus
Ms. Renee Rabenstein, Treasurer
Mrs. Elizabeth Howard, Hon. Secretary
Mr. Ian Angus
Ms. Melanie Snowhite