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New Book on Hound Intelligence

Posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Written by: Peter Brook

We were delighted to be able to review Deidre Hanna’s new book collating stories from around the world relating to hound intelligence. Our review can be found here in our review section https://www.bailyshuntingdirectory.com/reviews/the-hound-intelligence-series-book-review/ We are also delighted to hear that ‘The Hound Intelligence Series’  is now available for purchase It can be purchased here  https://t4s.site/the-hound-intelligence-series/buy/...

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Festival of Hunting 2021

Posted on Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Written by: The Editor

The Festival of Hunting and the Peterborough Royal Foxhound Show have confirmed they will proceed with planning for the event on Wednesday 21st July 2021. This will be regularly reviewed as the country continues to progress through the pathway out of lockdown and to ensure safety for all concerned. Further information including any adaptation to...

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New President at the MFHA

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021
Written by: Peter Brook
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 We hear that Leslie R. Crosby MFH at the Mooreland in Alabama has taken over from Tony Leahy as MFHA President and we would like to take this opportunity to wish hime every success in this new role. In his introductory letter Leslie states “My relationship with foxhunting is lifelong; I grew up foxhunting in...

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Reorganisation at the Crawley and Horsham

Posted on Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Written by: The Editor
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With increasing urbanisation as well as changes in farming arrangements and land ownership patterns within their country, the Crawley & Horsham Hunt has made some immediate changes to their infrastructure in order to safeguard the hunt’s future. The current Joint Mastership have therefore instigated a plan to ensure its continued future The pack will be...

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New Book on the Hunting Horn

Posted on Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Written by: Peter Brook

 The Hunting Horn ‘What to Know and How to Know it” is a new work  by Grosvenor Merle-Smith. The Author is an ex-MFH and huntsman of numerous packs and a lover of all field sports. With page after page of photographs, interesting period graphics and historical descriptions of the huntsmen that used them from America’s...

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Winners of Baily’s Hunting Image Competition

Posted on Monday, December 7, 2020
Written by: Peter Brook

We were astounded and delighted with the number of entries and the breadth of subjects of Baily’s first International Hunting Art Competition. Entries came from as far as Australia. Unavoidable Delays caused by issues related to the pandemic were overcome by our panel of judges putting in considerable effort and we are incredibly grateful to...

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Latest Guidance for Hunting in Tiered Restrictions in England

Posted on Thursday, December 3, 2020
Written by: Peter Brook

The latest guidance from the Hunting Office is that in T1 and T2 areas, trail hunting can take place providing it is conducted in a Covid-secure manner. T3 residents should not travel into or out of a Tier 3 area to participate in hunting activities (other than those who are employed by the hunt and...

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Hunting Suspended During November Lockdown

Posted on Monday, November 2, 2020
Written by: Polly Portwin

Further to the Prime Minister’s announcement on Saturday, the hunting authorities have advised hunts that all hunting activities in England are to be suspended in line with the lockdown from Thursday 5th November until the restrictions are due to be lifted on Wednesday 2nd December. While many will be taking the opportunity to enjoy a...

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Hunting Background Behind Side Saddle World Record

Posted on Friday, October 30, 2020
Written by: Peter Brook
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We were delighted to hear that Navan based Side Saddle supremo Susan Oakes MH is now a Guinness World Record Holder. Susan is the Master of the Fingal harriers. She grew up hunting with the Meath Foxhounds, Tara Harriers, and the Ward Union Staghounds along with the  Fingal Harriers. Here in her own words is...

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Update to Hunting Office Pandemic Guidelines

Posted on Thursday, October 22, 2020
Written by: The Editor

The Hunting Office has updated the guidelines concerning the resumption of hunting activities and has researched and prepared plans for the safe and responsible operations of hunting activities. A summary is available below. The activities within the hunting community are at a significantly lower risk due to the nature of the activities themselves and the...

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