Hounds dogs at fox hunt meet in Pembrokeshire hunting

Foxhound breeding is an intricate process and those in the know possess an immense amount of knowledge. For those keen to hone their eye, our guide to hound judging can assist. The modern hound needs speed and stamina for todays’ hunting conditions. Martin Scott considers how this is done. FOXHOUND…

On the straightest of legs and the roundest of feet,/With ribs like a frigate his timbers to meet,/With a fashion and fling and a form so complete,/That to see him dance over the flags is a treat.” So wrote the famed sporting writer and poet George Whyte-Melville of the foxhound, and…