Hunt apologises to mourners after hounds interrupt woodland funeral and ‘leap over open grave’

29 DECEMBER 2019 The Prince of Wales’s former hunt has apologised to mourners after its hounds interrupted a woodland funeral and reportedly leapt over an open grave. Mourners watched in horror as a fox chased by dogs from the Quorn Hunt bolted into proceedings at the Prestwold Natural Burial Ground, near Loughborough. The hunt said …

TRADITIONAL BOXING DAY HUNT RUINED

Message from Cheshire Monitors We are delighted to report that after many, many years, the Cheshire Hunt has been unable to host their traditional Boxing Day hunt meet on Tarporley High Street. This follows a Freedom Of Information request submitted to West Cheshire & Chester Council which revealed that the hunt had none of the …

Foxhunting carries on with impunity, says former police chief

Campaigners say police and courts failing to hold hunts accountable 25th December 2019 Foxhunting is continuing with impunity across the UK, with police and courts failing to hold those organising and taking part in them accountable, a former senior police officer has said, as the hunting season gears up towards its Boxing Day ceremonial climax. …

Hunt hounds run amok in Idlicote graveyard

Warwickshire Hunt hounds rampaged through the village of Idilicote, near Shipston, this past Saturday hunting through a graveyard in St James Church where one hound was seen fouling. 23rd December 2019 WARNING: Video contains mild bad language not suitable for young children. A spokesperson for West Midlands Hunt Sabobteurs, who witnessed the incident, said: "This is extremely …

Mourner says pack of hounds chasing fox jumped over open grave during burial

20th December 2019 A mourner claims they watched in horror as a large pack of hounds chasing a fox jumped over an open grave during a burial. A woman who was at a funeral at the Prestwold Natural Burial Ground , near Loughborough, said the dogs, belonging to the Quorn Hunt, raced through the service …

The New Tradition of Foxing Day – the antidote to the Boxing Day Foxhunt

Rebecca Hosking Tuesday, 17th December 2019 Rebecca Hosking explains her relationship with the local foxhunt and how through decades of battle, a new tradition has been born. To come up with an antidote to the Boxing Day Foxhunt, even a cultural antidote, you must first understand what it is you are counter-acting. Within the UK …

Fox ripped apart by hounds after activist lies on animal in effort to protect it

A fox was savaged and ripped apart by a pack of hounds from Prince Charles’s former hunt, despite an activist’s efforts to protect it against the illegal killing. Watch the video here - http://www.facebook.com/nottssabs/videos/1033436773676050/ Footage shows a hunt saboteur lying over the wounded fox in effort to save the animal as the dogs are set …

Message from Cheshire Monitors

https://www.facebook.com/cheshiremonitors/ COUNCIL ADMITS THAT CHESHIRE HUNTS HAVE NO PERMISSION FOR BOXING DAY MEETS - PUBLIC AT RISK OF INJURY? TAKE ACTION BELOW, PLEASE READ THE WHOLE POST AND PLEASE SHARE Following a recent Freedom of Information request to Cheshire West and Chester Council, Cheshire Monitors have learned that neither the Cheshire Hounds or Wynnstay hunts …

Clampdown on Isle of Wight Hunt after terrier attack

A TERRIER that savagely bit a woman while exercising with the Isle of Wight Hunt hounds is reportedly still causing trouble in the Gatcombe area. Following the incident, which the County Press reported in July, an agreement was made between the IW Council, Chillerton and Gatcombe Parish Council, police and the hunt master Rupert Inglesant, …