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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...
Case Studies
Case Studies: Cycling Through all Britain's Counties: A Case Study, How I Became a...
Equestrianism
Equestrianism: Point to Point, What is Hacking?, What is The Pony Club?, Top Tips...
Extreme & Unusual Sports
Extreme & Unusual Sports: What Are Grassboarding and Kite Buggying?,...
Fishing
Fishing: Fishing Safety Tips, Getting Started in Fishing, Fishing Equipment,...
General Country Sports
General Country Sports: The Countryside Code: How to Behave in Rural...
Hunting
Hunting: Wood Pigeon Shooting, Bird Hunting, The Hunting Bill, Traditional...
Mountain Biking
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...
Shooting
Shooting: How to Ensure Safety When Shooting, Game & Grouse Shooting,...
Latest Comments
  • diggy
    Re: Arguments Against Hunting
    it is fine to hunt because it is there choise and don't put your own opinion on other people when they have grown up with that and…
    26 March 2018
  • sylvester
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    Is it true that the hounds are horribly treated? There are a lot of reports that seem to indicate that the life of a foxhound is horrible.
    9 March 2018
  • AnthonyJ
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    Addressing the comment below..raising animals to be killed is far more disgusting that going out and hunting. Somethings whole existence,…
    13 February 2018
  • Not the Same
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    @Hepster. It's not quite the same though is it. Running after a terrified fox with hounds isn't the same as a humane rearing and killing of…
    2 January 2018
  • Hepster
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    Never been hunting and lived in city all mylife. Still it was a shameful day this ban was introduced. This is part of our culter, law…
    24 December 2017
  • RuralSports
    Re: Game & Grouse Shooting
    Keith48 - Your Question:A party of rough shooters entered the grounds of an equestrian centre and moved into fields with grazing…
    20 November 2017
  • Keith48
    Re: Game & Grouse Shooting
    A party of rough shooters entered the grounds of an equestrian centre and moved into fields with grazing horses. My Daughter had a…
    19 November 2017
  • Iknowmorethanyou
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    i disagree fully. the animal suffers. end of
    15 September 2017
  • T H
    Re: Shooting Seasons
    rita , if you don't agree with country life and its sport , then why move there in the first place , I f he didn't shout and control what is about…
    7 September 2017
  • mrschips
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    Why do you use 'bagged foxes' then? Why do some Hunts breed their own foxes in order to hunt them? Why do some Hunts breed foxes in order…
    20 July 2017
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