How To’s

The Breeding of Modern Outcrosses

Posted on Sunday, December 4, 2016
Written by: Peter Brook

The  majority  of  successful  hound  breeders  over  the  years  have  adopted  a  form  of  hound  breeding  known  as  ‘line  breeding’  so  that  they  can  make  and  retain  a  level  pack  of  hounds  that  can  hunt  and run up together. Line breeding is a form of inbreeding, as the method is to multiply the names of...

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How to Judge Foxhounds

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2016
Written by: Peter Brook

In this article by Martin Scott taken from Baily’s Hunting Companion he gives some thought as to what judges look for when judging ‘on the flags’.  One of the aims of holding a puppy show is to thank those stalwarts of the hunt, the puppy walkers, for their valuable contribution to the hunt. Hound shows,...

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Hunting Kit -How to Buy it and How to Clean it

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Written by: Peter Brook

In selecting hunting kit I would never economise on a coat. A second­hand or off the peg coat can be altered but a tailor-made coat is best. Box calf boots that last two seasons or nylon breeches are good economies but a good coat has great advantages. Having a coat made The two buttons at...

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