SAB RIDDEN DOWN, CONCUSSED BY NORTH SHROPSHIRE HUNT

Post from Staffordshire Hunt Sabs 16th January 2022 Yesterday one of our field sabs was hospitalised by John Phillip Webb of the North Shropshire Hunt, who rode into the sab deliberately at speed before fleeing the scene, laughing. The sab has since been released following a CT scan, with severe neck and upper back pain …

The bastards

Horse put down after bolting from fox hunt hounds 14th January 2022 A HUNT has “offered its condolences” after its hounds raced on to private land and scared a horse which subsequently had to be put down. Lisa Line’s horse, Barney, who lived in the Grove Estate, Wormingford, was panicked when about 40 dogs gained …

Poaching equipment seized in Hexham by Northumbria Police and RSPCA

12th January 2022 A HAUL of poaching and hunting equipment has been seized as part of a joint day of action between Northumbria Police and the RSPCA. Officers from the rural crime team and Alnwick and Hexham NPT, alongside partners from the RSPCA and National Wildlife Crime Unit, executed warrants at two addresses - one …

James Gray MP denies witnessing Avon Vale Boxing Day hunt violence he was stood metres away from

10th January 2022 North Wiltshire MP James Gray seen near where punches were thrown at a Boxing Day hunt A Conservative MP has denied he was at the scene of a public disorder, even though footage obtained by ITV News puts him metres away from it. James Gray, MP for North Wiltshire, is seen in …

Hunters banned from owning dogs after sick video surfaces of hare being mauled to death

Peter Anderson, Philip Starr and Phillip Wilson, from Macduff, Aberdeenshire, all admitted being involved in hare coursing after a damning video was found on one of their mobile phones. 6th January 2022 Shocking footage has been released showing a dog clutching the lifeless body of a wild hare in its mouth during an illegal hunting …

Trial of gamekeeper accused of killing buzzards

A Nottinghamshire gamekeeper is set to appear in court this week after being accused of killing buzzards. After being arrested on suspicion of killing the birds of prey in the Kneeton area in January last year, his trial will begin tomorrow (Thursday, January 6).

New legislation to crack down on cruel illegal hare coursing

Government to introduce tougher sentencing and improved police powers to tackle cruel practice of chasing hares with dogs Plans to strengthen the powers and penalties available to tackle the barbaric practice of hare coursing were set out by the Government today (Tuesday 4 January 2022). Brown hares are widespread across the UK but numbers are …

WTF?????????????

Law change allows wild birds to be killed to protect game birds in England Certain species such as carrion crows and jackdaws can be shot after government updates guidelines. 3rd January 2022 Some wild birds can now be killed in order to protect game birds bred for shooting in England, after the government updated guidelines …

New Years Day protest

From Manchester Hunt Sabs Fox killing, hound abusing, scumbags the Meynell & South Staffs Hunt are having their New Year's Day meet at Lower Loxley Farm, near Uttoxeter. We will be attending and a little birdy told us there will be another peaceful protest outside. If you'd like bring the new year in by showing …