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- Another Fine Mess by Jim Barrington
- Sir John Scott's review of Bowman written by Ron Black
- Why I Have Respect For The Fox by Martin Scott
- The Hunting Act by Jim Barrington
- A Little Light Relief, Norman Fines from Foxhunting Life USA, has sent us this story to cheer one up on a dull grey day.
- Forty Years of Hunting, a moving piece of verse by Mark Bird
- Hounds Singing in Kennel, kindly sent to us by Karen Davison-White
- And So To Bed
- White Horses by Rudyard Kipling
- Where Now? James explains more about This is Hunting UK
- This is Hunting UK, a new group of hunting enthusiasts who aim to let the public know more about the sport.
- Farrier at work, more photos by James
- The Great Hound Match of 1905, sent to us by Norman Fine, Foxhunting Life USA
- The Dying Hunter to his dog kindly sent to us by Gary Thorpe and Alan Coe from the East Essex
- "For He Will Grow Into A Hound", James gives some tips on hound judging
- Drink Puppy Drink, a reminder of the Hunting Song
- A review of My Hunting England by Heather Tylor
- A Brief History of Hunting in Australia by John Masterton
- Martin Scott and the Modern English Foxhound
- A Happy End to an Unfortunate Incident, the story of a Suffolk Hound
- A Look Back at the Busy Summer of 2015
- The Future Generation
- Cooling Off, more of James' photos
- Patrick Martin, Huntsman to the Biscester and Game-Keeper retires.
- Hounds Jumping, photos by James
- A Trip North to the Zetland, James on his travels again.
- Roger Clark and the East Anglian Bloodhounds, James goes to Suffolk for their last ever day.
- A Smuggler's Song, by Rudyard Kippling
- A Trip to Little England beyond Wales, James visits the South Pembrokeshire
- The Ten Commandments of Fox-hunting by Mr Young
- Old Macdonald Had a Farm, photos by James
- The Cottesmore Ball, a poem by Alfred Munnings
- Hound Work, James' latest collection of photographs
- The Coyote: A living, breathing allegory of want by Mark Twain. Sent to us by Norman Fine
- Pythchley at Maidwell School
- Grove and Rufford Wentworth Hunt Day
- Cranwell Bloodhounds 2016
- Burton at Hackthorn 2016
- South Wold in Kennels
- ELBH in Kennels
- Grove and Rufford at Kelham
- South Wold at Brocklesby
- Christchurch Beagles
- South Durham
- Fitzwilliam at Apethorpe Palace
- Bicester and VWH Joint Meet
- Belvoir at Belvoir Castle
- Blankney at the Kennels
- Burton at Spridlington 2016
- Blankney at Wasps Nest
- Crawley and Horsham at Brocklesby
- South Notts at The Fountain Welbeck
- Cottesmore at Barholm Old Hall
- Cambridgeshire with Enfield Chase
- Burton at Fillingham Castle 2016
- Burton on Boxing Day
- South Wold at Hainton
- Blankney at Minting
- Cottesmore and Quorn Opening Meet
- Essex & Suffolk Opening Meet
- West Norfolk Opening Meet
- Cranwell Bloodhounds
- Burton Opening Meet
- Grove and Rufford at Caunton
- York and Ainsty South
- South Wold at Stixwould
- Belvoir at Brauncewell
- Cottesmore at Barholm
- North Warwickshire Beagles
- Grove & Rufford at Staythorpe
- Burton at East Torrington
- Burton at RAF Wickenby
- Essex & Suffolk at Overbury Hall
- Beaufort at Kennels
- Heythrop at Sezincote
- VWH at Dudgrove
- Atherstone Hounds
- Westerby Basset Hounds
- South Down and Eridge Puppy Show
- Many more being added all the time - please check back regularly for updated galleries!
Welcome to For the Love of Hunting England
Tim Rogers and the Per Ardua Beagles
Firstly may I offer you a very warm welcome to our website www.fortheloveofhuntingengland.com and I hope you much enjoy the content which we have taken great pleasure in putting together. Hunting is still very much an integral part of everyday life for many of us who live in Rural Britain, and whether you hunt with or follow Foxhounds, Harriers, Beagles or Bassets, it is our aim to bring you a good mix of news from the different types of hunting which we are fortunate enough to enjoy.
South Durham Hounds
Last season was remarkably open with very few days lost throughout and the hard frosts only arriving just about the time everything was coming to an end. Scent was very poor for a large part, however during the final couple of months things improved and many packs were soon away during the early part of the day. Long hunts were being achieved and hounds were hard to live with and much fun was then had by all.
The argument for hunting to return to its true and natural state becomes stronger and stronger as times go by with the quarry species being the one which is ultimately suffering. There has been some horrific behaviour from our opponents. Common sense must in the end prevail and it should be up to every single one of us who enjoy hunting to go out and be willing to put our case across. It will not be easy in these uncertain times but we must and we will win in the end.
I do hope you enjoy the many photographs that we have included within our website. It has been the greatest privilege to visit a very largenumber of packs during the 2015/16 season and to see their hounds at work. Hunting has always been an all inclusive activity and I have certainly witnessed this more than ever over the past season. It has been a pleasure to see a wide range of ages participating. The young seem to be enjoying themselves as much as ever and it is our duty to support and encourage them to take our sport into the future. ,
I very much hope we will see you out and about in the summer months and if not during the coming season.
With our Very Best Wishes
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