Cranes

Cranes have returned to England, despite centuries of decline. David Tomlinson looks at this remarkable conservation success. For more on inspiring conservation projects and the unsung heroes behind them, read…

Susan Oakes

Having inherited a love for horses from both of her parents, Susan Oakes has been riding side-saddle since she was four – and now holds the side-saddle puissance record as…

Michael Demain

A boyhood spent in the Lancashire countryside made birds of prey and grouse a natural subject for Michael Demain, as he explains to Janet Menzies. For more sporting artists, Caroline…

Curlew

Though the curlew is much-loved by the masses, there are now just 66,000 breeding pairs in the UK and it is on the Red List of Conservation Concern. What must…

Mhairi Morriss

Mhairi Morriss had no idea that inviting a few friends to go clay shooting would grow into a ladies’ shooting club. Now she is passionate about encouraging women to try…

Caroline Cook

Caroline Cook explains to Janet Menzies how her art has adapted through multiple crises, and how it is commissioned directly by her public audience via social media. For more sporting…

Subaru XV

The Subaru XV has always suffered from an identity crisis, says Charlie Flindt, who finds the latest model nicely old fashioned and even prompting a grin on Hampshire clay. For…

Dee Taylor

Having discovered racing as an ideal subject for pop art, Dee Taylor tells Janet Menzies how Roy Lichtenstein and comic books have inspired him. For more sporting artists, Oliver Akers…

Callie Coles

Though hunting skipped a generation, Callie Coles is now delighting in passing her love for hunting to the next generation, as well as following them over hedges. For more sporting…