Speaking to Hounds

Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2020
In: Articles
Written by: Ralph Greaves witing in Baily's Hunting Direcxtory

“Foxhounds.” wrote Lord Willoughby de Broke, “can be taught to do almost anything if spoken to civilly, cheerfully, and firmly.” It is, in fact, with his voice that a huntsman hunts his hounds or, rather, one should say persuades them to hunt for him. Not only must he have a command of hound language, but...
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