The Field

point to point fixture May 2015

Point to point fixtures for May 2018 are listed below. For other fixture dates see our racing page. A sunny day at the races calls for a seasonal picnic, how…

Emma Ford

From nursing sick birds as a child to opening the first dedicated falconry school in the world, Emma Ford’s childhood enthusiasms have developed into a love for many fieldsports. For…

Homemade lard and pork scratchings

This simple homemade lard and pork scratchings recipe comes from Lidgates: The Meat Cookbook by Danny Lidgate and Hattie Ellis. This filling, but incredibly moreish, snack is surprisingly simple to…

Terriers

What they lack in size, they make up in character. Terriers are loyal, loving and bounding with character and sporting instinct. And they have been the favoured companion of Britain’s…

Spring turn out

Our winter-housed cows’ delight is evident at spring turn out, as they are returned to pasture. But this isn’t the only benefit, as Tim Field explains. For more on farming,…

Why not leave the gardening to the robotic iMow this year?

We may look forward to the warm lushness of a proper English spring, but the horticultural workload is never welcomed as effusively. From clearing winter debris, trimming hedges, tackling weeds…