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Animal Sports: All About Pigeon Racing, Field Sport: Ferreting, An Introduction to...
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Ask Our Experts: Can a Neighbour Shoot Birds That Fall Into My Garden?, How Close Can...
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Case Studies: Cycling Through all Britain's Counties: A Case Study, How I Became a...
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Extreme & Unusual Sports: What Are Grassboarding and Kite Buggying?,...
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Fishing: Fishing Safety Tips, Getting Started in Fishing, Fishing Equipment,...
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General Country Sports: The Countryside Code: How to Behave in Rural...
Hunting
Hunting: Wood Pigeon Shooting, Bird Hunting, The Hunting Bill, Traditional...
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Mountain Biking: Clothing For Mountain Biking, Mountain Biking Equipment, Mountain...
Rambling
Rambling: All About Joining A Rambling Group, Basic Rambling Knowledge &...
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Recipe Ideas: Cooking With Rabbit, Three Ways to Cook With Venison, Wines to Pair...
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Shooting: How to Ensure Safety When Shooting, Game & Grouse Shooting,...
Latest Comments
  • Bags
    Re: Shooting Seasons
    We live next to a farm where they have a shoot, the last two weekends we have had birds crashing into our windows, one survived but this morning…
    23 January 2016
  • RuralSports
    Re: Shooting Rules and Regulations
    Pebbles - Your Question:If a farmer chooses to ignore the code regarding shooting around horse, allowing a gun to shoot in the…
    6 January 2016
  • Pebbles
    Re: Shooting Rules and Regulations
    If a farmer chooses to ignore the code regarding shooting around horse, allowing a gun to shoot in the same field as a horse,…
    6 January 2016
  • Peter
    Re: Arguments Against Hunting
    The hounds are trained to kill the fox in a matter of seconds with a swift bite to the neck. It's only ripped up as a reward for the…
    22 December 2015
  • jess is for fox hunt
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    I want fox hunting to stay because it is fun and its also traditional.its also good for young horses to gain confidence. it helped my young…
    2 December 2015
  • thebaldavenger
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    I'm a rider myself but would never participate in a fox hunt. I might consdier hunting some overweight, unfit "red coats" though...from…
    4 November 2015
  • dave
    Re: Arguments Against Hunting
    And this is why stereo types should be left out of it. I live in sleepy ol Devon sat behind a coputer sat looking over the feilds. And…
    23 October 2015
  • dave
    Re: Arguments Against Hunting
    How can you possibly say that "only the slow and old are killed" pretty much anything hunted by a pack of these dogs will die a…
    23 October 2015
  • dawson
    Re: Motorbike Trials, Scrambling and Rallying
    Hi there I'd like ta do a motor cross day for my self I have good experience on big off road bikes its all am in…
    12 October 2015
  • top gun
    Re: Clay Pigeon Shooting
    can you pleas explain the regulations regarding the 28 day rule many thanks regards frank
    12 September 2015
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