Foreign foxhounds

Foreign foxhounds: the English hound abroad

Foreign foxhounds still hunting live quarry across the world have more in common with our own hounds than we may think. The introduction of blood from English foxhounds has made…

Older horse riders

Badminton: older horse riders at the top

Older horse riders are set to dominate this year’s Badminton, as eventing continues to enjoy a trend strange in the sporting world: the competitiors are only getting better with age.…

Hunt visits

Hunt visits: packing in the visitors

Hunt visits are becoming ever more popular, and not just to provide sport when the hounds start coughing. With the challenge of different country, the opportunity to show off your…

Grand Nationals

Grand Nationals across the nations

Grand Nationals have swept across the nations since the first at Aintree in 1839. And all sporting eyes will turn towards Aintree this weekend as the oldest and most challenging…

Tumblers club

Tumblers club: falling, with grace

The tumblers club is an exclusive society, reserved only for those who have hit the ground in pursuit. Sarah Fitzpatrick investigates the sweeping popularity of the tumblers club, and wonders…

Bitch or dog

Bitch or dog: which is best?

Bitch or dog is a question all dog owners must face. David Tomlinson considers whether one really is better than the other, or if it’s just down to personal preference.…

Be sure the 7 deadly hunting sins don't find you out.

7 deadly hunting sins. Are you guilty?

The 7 deadly hunting sins. Spend more than a day in the field and you are sure to spot someone committing one of the 7 deadly hunting sins. Make sure…

Hunting etiquette. Manners maketh the man, and huntsman.

Hunting etiquette and manners in the field

Hunting etiquette allows the old hunting hands and those new to the hunting field to enjoy the best of the day, while operating within a code of good manners which…