Middleton Place Hounds social side is traditionally active, with breakfasts or tailgate parties after many of the hunts and sometimes a stirrup cup beforehand. The social committee arranges parties and events during the hunt season. Hunter Trials, Hunter Pace events, shows and various other competitions are held throughout the season. MPH travels to other plantations throughout South Carolina and has joint meets with other regional hunts. Foxhunting is a traditional activity and a colorful pageant enjoyed by participants and spectators alike. Middleton Place Hounds strives to maintain the traditions of foxhunting by providing good sport and companionship.