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Animal Sports
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 &...
Recipe Ideas
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
  • ANNE THE MAN
    Re: Badger Baiting
    I have had people digging up badger sets on my farm.
    4 April 2015
  • MattyG14
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    Hunting is done for a reason, because foxes eat chickens and lambs which farmers need to produce things for the community. People say ban…
    2 April 2015
  • Gordon R
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    Good idea Steven Patrick! I have also tried and it was DASHING and FUN TIMES!! I hope you and your wife are well, hope to see you on (toy)…
    27 February 2015
  • Steven Patrick
    Re: Arguments For Hunting
    If one really wants to hunt but doesn't want to actually kill any animals one could just hunt a human instead. I mean a person that has…
    27 February 2015
  • RuralSports
    Re: Shooting Rules and Regulations
    @POT1. See Section 3 of the Countryside alliance code of good shooting practice
    11 February 2015
  • pot1
    Re: Shooting Rules and Regulations
    The Farmer next door holds annual shoots and while in the past have let us know in advance, this year, they shot right next to…
    8 February 2015
  • RuralSports
    Re: Shooting Rules and Regulations
    @Dom. The most sensible approach would be to try and work on desensitising your dog's fear of gun shots etc. Try the Shooting…
    6 January 2015
  • Dom
    Re: Shooting Rules and Regulations
    While walking on a public footpath recently pair of shooters discharged firearms at game birds very close to my dog. There is a…
    2 January 2015
  • Urbano
    Re: Motorbike Trials, Scrambling and Rallying
    Hello distinguished Sir/Madam; my name is Urbano and I work for TEC Company in Spain. We would appreciate to…
    8 September 2014
  • millerfish
    Re: Shooting Seasons
    I have permission from a farmer to shoot pigeon & crows on his land but one of the fields is close to a small village of about 25 houses.I set up…
    31 August 2014
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