A bright future for hunting

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Countryside Alliance Chief Executive Tim Bonner writes: The hound show season is drawing to a close as hunts start to prepare for the new season. There has been a clear trend of strong entries and good crowds from the South of England Hound Show at Ardingly through to The West of England at Honiton yesterday….

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Speak up for Foxhounds

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The Scottish Government’s review of the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002 has now drawn to a close. We now have a Code of Practice for Mounted Foxhounds and the analysis of the consultation – Improving the Protection of Wild Mammals – which could have far reaching consequences for all those working foxhound packs for pest control….

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Huge crowds attend the Festival of Hunting

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Thousands of hunt supporters made their annual trip to Peterborough for the Lycetts Festival of Hunting at the East of England Showground earlier this week (18th July). The Countryside Alliance stand was busy throughout the day, offering the perfect opportunity for members and supporters to discuss any hunting issues face-to-face with CA staff while meeting friends…

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Veterinary symposium promotes improvement in hound health

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Over 60 representatives from veterinary practices and hunts throughout England and Wales congregated at The Old Hall, Badminton on Tuesday 26th June to share information regarding improvements in the veterinary and kennel management of hounds. Organised by the Hunting Office, the meeting was opened by Benjamin Mancroft, chairman of the Masters of Foxhounds Association (MFHA)….

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Representatives of the Kimblewick Hunt were invited to visit The Ebony Horse Club, the inner-city riding school in Brixton

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Representatives of the Kimblewick Hunt were invited to visit The Ebony Horse Club, the inner-city riding school in Brixton on Thursday, 3rd May. Invited by patron Charlotte Steele, over 100 guests were present to hear joint-master Andrew Sallis introduce three couple of hounds and give a great insight into hunting life. The guests including patrons,…

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Hunting’s rural spring clean

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The Countryside Alliance (CA) is joining forces with hunts across the country to clean up rural areas over a weekend dedicated to picking up litter in and around the countryside on 2nd & 3rd June. Just last week the Environment Minister, Dr Therese Coffey MP, announced that the Government will review sentencing for those found…

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