Conservation conflict. hen harrier

Conservation conflict has always been a part of the conversation surrounding wildlife, but Rob Yorke is determined to advocate peace, not war. With brave leadership and a willingness to leave…

Holland and Holland Sporting Deluxe.

The Holland and Holland Sporting Deluxe proves itself a thoroughbred in every department. Michael Yardley’s first impressions are of a long, elegant gun but shooting it proves this stunning example…

Queen's gundogs

The Queen’s gundogs are respected throughout the shooting world and Her Majesty is their keenest supporter. Elizabeth Walton finds out about the dogs The Queen first learned to work in…

Ben Fogle

Ben Fogle is not alone in his love of labradors. Every year, they top the most popular breed polls around the world. So in recognition of the world’s favourite dog,…

Things named after Queen Elizabeth II

Things named after Queen Elizabeth II are not hard to come by. Crossrail has just been renamed the Elizabeth line (which serves Stratford, home to the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic…

Over and under or side by side

Using an over and under or side by side shotgun will always be open for debate. While tradition has seemingly favoured side by sides, an over and under no longer…

Anti-hunting social media

Anti-hunting sentiment is nothing new, but the medium of social media ramps up the vitriol to unscaled, and altogether unpleasant, new heights. Following the weekend where a tragic accident in…

Grand Nationals

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…