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New Young Handlers Classes 2019

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Written by: Richard Walton

Exciting news for young hunting enthusiasts – New young handler classes to be introduced at The Harrogate Hound show and Lycetts Festival of Hunting, Peterborough. Building on the popularity of the now well established young handler’s class at the West of England hound show, Honiton. In response to the success and popularity of the young...

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Festival of Hunting 2019

Posted on Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Written by: The Editor

Tickets are now on sale for the East of England Showground in Peterborough for the annual Lycetts Festival of Hunting on Wednesday 17th July 2019. The event is one of the most anticipated days of the summer  calendar with the countryside community out in force. The day provides a glorious annual showcase for the world...

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Going Wonky Very Quickly — with the Royal Artillery Hunt

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Written by: Karen Krizanovich

How to win a sidesaddle race? Kelle King, winner of the Royal Artillery Hunt’s Sidesaddle Charity Dash 2019, has the answer: “Get a really fast horse!” Kelle’s mount, Time To Exceed, won by an impressive margin from a field of 13 on a good going at Larkhill on January 26th, 2019. Kelle regularly hunts sidesaddle...

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The Bedale Hunt Ladies Day

Posted on Monday, February 4, 2019
Written by: Mrs Jo Lambert MFH Images www.nephotography.co.uk

A beautiful frosty January morning at Langton Hall in North Yorkshire and over eighty very excited, beautifully turned out ladies and their horses set the scene for a magnificent days hunting with crack North Yorkshire pack, The Bedale Hunt. Kindly hosted by Mr and Mrs James Fife, the Langton Estate on the banks of the...

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Claro Beagles Trial Collapses

Posted on Friday, January 25, 2019
Written by: Peter Brook

On Monday 21st January, Stuart Harrison from the Claro Beagles was found not guilty of illegally hunting a hare by District Judge Fanning at York Magistrates’ Court. The allegation related to the Claro Beagles meet on 21st October 2017 yet contrary to good evidential practice the League Against Cruel Sports (LACS) waited until 20th March...

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Ri-Dry RoR Racing to Hunting Challenge 2019

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Written by: Peter Brook

Is your former racehorse thriving in a second career hunting? If so, entries are open for the Ri-Dry RoR Racing to Hunting Challenge. The Challenge is kindly supported by Ri-Dry, who will be making a generous donationin the latter stages of the challenge from a £3,500 Prize fund The winner will also be awarded the...

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Christmas Day Fire Causes Tragedy for Beagles

Posted on Thursday, January 3, 2019
Written by: Peter Brook

A fire late on Christmas Eve has caused devastation for the Maryland based Middletown Valley beagles. There were 18 couple of hounds in the kennel at the time of the fire, which has been ruled accidental. Fortunately many beagles were saved through the quick thinking and brave actions of neighbours and hunt staff. “The beagle...

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Buccleuch Hunt Staff Found Not Guilty

Posted on Friday, December 7, 2018
Written by: Peter Brook
Hunt:

Scotland’s pernicious, and politically driven, rather than animal welfare based,  fox hunting legislation has suffered another major setback after two Borders huntsmen were cleared following a five-day trial. Buccleuch Hunt members 41-year-old Timothy Allen and Shaun Anderson, who is 28, were charged but both were found not guilty at different stages of the trial for an offence...

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Exclusive Discount on New Book for Baily’s Subscribers

Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Written by: Peter Brook

We are delighted to be able to annouce that, thanks to the lovely  team at Quiller Publishing, we have negotiated a special price for Jamie Blacketts super new book  “Red Rag to a Bull” . As we said in our review “It is not difficult to review a work that acknowledges the efforts of people...

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Introducing the Border Beagles

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018
Written by: Peter Brook
Hunt:

Promoting the versatility of the beagle hounds from scent trail to clean boot and drag hunting on horseback. The beagle is a small hound they were primarily bred for hunting hare we felt that we wanted something different that interacted well with people and didn’t get through the country to quickly Having hunted with various...

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