Caza Ladron Hunt

Web site for members and supporters of Caza Ladron Hunt

Caza Ladron, treasuring the sport of the hunt in northern New Mexico. P.O. Box 5353, Santa Fe, NM 87502 Est: 1999 Reg: 2000 MFHA Rec: 2006

Caza Ladron Hunt Structure

Masters of Foxhounds: Brian Gonzales, Guy McElvain, Richard S. Patton
Huntsman: Brian Gonzales, MFH; Guy McElvain, Jt MFH; Rick Atchinson.
Whippers In: (prof) Elsa Kloess Frost; (hon) Betsy Atchinson, (hon) Emily Esterson, (hon) Phyllis Gonzales.
Kennels: HIPICO Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
President: Nancy W. Ambrosiano, 505-412-1042,
VP (membership & devm't): Richard S. Patton
Honorary Secretary: Phyllis Gonzales
P.O. Box 5353, Santa Fe, NM 87502, Tel.: (505) 983-9587

Advisory Board: RS Patton, N Ambrosiano, B&R Atchinson, Deb Hagey, Emily Esterson, Elsa Kloess

For information about our hunt and riding or visiting us, e-mail Phyllis at

Foxhounds: 16 Crossbred couple.
Hunting: Coyote.
Season: Formal -- October—March. Cubbing-- August/September
Meet: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Hound exercise Tues/Thurs. Visitors permitted to hunt—for details contact the Hon. Sec. Hounds went out 44 times last season.

Colors: Tan base, with violet overlay and ivory edging. Silver buttons can be awarded as additional honor after colors.

The Country is mostly open and rolling with numerous juniper and pinon pine. Some rocky areas, some sandy riverbed, some steep hills and occasional ravines. Some of the fixtures have coops over barbed-wire fence.

Liability release form. Please bring this form with you to your first hunt!


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Important News Updates

Nov. 10 will be our Opening Hunt for our 20th season! Join us as we ride out from the HIPICO Santa Fe Grand Prix field, and then we'll have an excellent breakfast afterward at the clubhouse, starting around 12.

Mark your calendars as well for our gala anniversary celebration weekend, Feb. 15-17, when we'll host multiple other hunts for hunting, trail riding and a hunt ball with banquet and silent auction.

Guests are always welcome, just let Phyllis Gonzales, honorary secretary, know, or reach Nancy Ambrosiano, board president. Fill out the liability release before you arrive, to save time, it's linked just below.

If you haven't signed on to this web site, you'll need to do so in order to download forms, see inside pages, etc. Just fill in the request and I'll get you approved ASAP! -- Nancy

2018-19 Fixture card.

Membership and Liability forms


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Latest Activity

Jeannette Falk is now a member of Caza Ladron Hunt
Shelly redder is now a member of Caza Ladron Hunt
Nov 2
Susan Powell is now a member of Caza Ladron Hunt
Oct 24
Dennis Brandon left a comment for Bruce Graham Johnson
"Hey Welcome Bruce.  I am a two months a year member and look forward to meeting  you in February when we return to SF"
Oct 20

Blog Posts

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This page is brought to you by the kind support of:

Richard Patton, Ph.D.
Animal Nutrition Consulting

867 Camino los Abuelos
Galisteo, NM 87540
Office: 505-466-4200
Mobile, US & Int'l: 505-660-4325


See Santa Fe New Mexican news story on Patton's new book.

Brian Gonzales
Northwestern Mutual
Financial Network
Office: 505-983-9587
1421 Luisa St Ste G
Santa Fe, NM 87505-4073

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