I really don't know a lot about hunting. I never followed on a fast horse, just a slow borrowed one, and I did follow a couple times on a bike when I couldn't beg a ride, and once even in a jeep.
I just LOVE watching a pack of hounds work.
It is unbelievable how well trained they are:
My mother had these incredibly romantic visions about me toodling around on a horse at a sedate pace, in fashionable clothing at a fancy eastern girl's school like Sweet Briar.
HOWEVER, when she found out what sort of derring-do was involved, I was ABSOLUTELY forbidden to go!