Army polo: quick thinking and nerves of steel

Army polo flourished in the early 20th century and was exported across the Empire, including Egypt, where large numbers of troops were needed to protect our imperial artery – the…

Sporting Diana: polo player Tamara Fox

The polo player Tamara Fox shares her childhood memories of ponies and rising through the ranks on the polo field. There is more than one way to shoot a deer,…


The joy and exhilaration of a point-to-point

Rory Knight Bruce celebrates the joy of a point-to-point, with its amateur spirit and ability to pull together all parts of rural life. (Find point-to-point fixtures for 2023 here.) Be…

The biggest priced Cheltenham Gold Cup winner

Rory Fairfax recounts the historic 1990 Cheltenham Gold Cup, when the Sirrell Griffiths-trained Norton's Coin become the biggest priced winner of the race in its history

Meet Sporting Diana Rose Cameron

The Blackmore & Sparkford Vale secretary and riding expedition leader Rose Cameron on nights under the stars and the (equine) wedding present of dreams

The hunting horn: a comprehensive guide

Passionate American hunter Grosvenor Merle-smith has compiled a comprehensive reference on the instrument that punctuates a day’s hunting