Fox hunting: Ex-master of Jedforest Hunt cleared in court

3rd May 2021 A FORMER master of the Jedforest Hunt in the Borders has been cleared of breaking Scotland's fox-hunting law. Countryside campaigners welcomed the verdict while there have been fresh calls for a strengthening of the legislation after yet another case was thrown out of court. Police Scotland and the Crown felt there was …

Hunt master loses his position after celebration birthday hunt during lockdown

25th April 2021 A leading British huntsman has lost his position as Master of one of the nation’s most prestigious hunts following an investigation into a 70th Birthday celebration hunt during lockdown. Joss Hanbury was found to have “seriously damaged the reputation of hunting” after a birthday gathering of hounds and fellow Quorn Hunt members …

Hunt masters suspended after riding out with hounds during lockdown for ’70th birthday surprise’

29th March 2021 One of the country’s most prestigious hunts has suspended two of their hunt masters after a 70th “birthday surprise” during national lockdown in which they dressed up in full hunting attire and rode out with their hounds. The Quorn Hunt in Leicestershire suspended the senior members following “hunting activity” on land at …

Two great short films to watch about who hunt sabs are and what they do

The first video 'I am a hunt saboteus' - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elbO-lIr0yI In this first of four hard hitting episodes we sit down with a hunt saboteur. We put to him some common misconceptions and frequently asked questions to explore what it means to be a saboteur. It is important to note that the views of this …