Hounds dogs at fox hunt meet in Pembrokeshire hunting

There are many types of hound bred to hunt the fox both here and across the world. Some breeding has followed fashion, while others stick to function and what is best for their particular hunt and country. Martin Scott offers his expert guide to modern foxhound breeding – advice we…

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…