Bespoke hunting boots

Bespoke hunting boots to last a lifetime

Bespoke hunting boots will not only last a lifetime, but also offer protection, comfort and style in the field, says Eve Jones. For more on bespoke field kit, read handmade…

Hound puppy walking

Hound puppy walking: the next generation

Hound puppy walking is not for the faint-hearted. A foxhound puppy is a born mischief-maker. But puppy walkers are absolutely essential, both for bringing on the next generation and for…

Hunting with falcons

Hunting with falcons: in full flight on Dartmoor

Neil Cross headed to Dartmoor to experience hunting with falcons on horseback. It proved a thrilling sport set against a dramatic backdrop. For more on different days out hunting, we…

Harrier breed

The not-so-rare harrier breed

The harrier breed has not been registered with the Kennel Club for over 100 years, but interest has never faded in hunt country. England has 18 harrier packs, Ireland has…

Foxhunting interiors

Creating foxhunting interiors: 1750-1930

Carefully appointed hunters’ lodges, clubs and interiors have become an extension of foxhunting in the field. Dr Hannah Clark explains the four distinct phases of foxhunting interiors. Appearances for the…

Point-to-Point fixtures in March 2016 will show some great sport.

Point to point fixtures: March 2020

Point to point fixtures for March 2020 are brought together in one place so you can plan your sporting weekends. If you are missing your hunting in the off season…

Weser Vale

Weser Vale: joining an Anglo-German jubilee

Founded by three British Army officiers 50 years ago, it is no coincidence that Germany’s Weser Vale Hunt has a distinctly English feel. William Cursham joins the jubilee celebrations. To…

Meltonian Dandy

Meltonian Dandy: by his clothes you shall know him

The Meltonian Dandy transformed hunting dress between 1780 and 1840, creating much of the distinctive costume associated with the sport today. Dr Hannah Clark explains how appearances were as important…

Foot followers

Foot followers: by foot or by crook…

Hunting is not just for the mounted. Foot followers are also at the heart of the action, an impressive collective who bring knowledge, dedication and essential snacks with them, says…