Police ‘furious’ that a member of the House of Lords was not prosecuted over fox hunting video

20th October 2021 Police officers behind the conviction of a leading figure in the fox hunting lobby have told i they are “furious” that a member of the House of Lords was not prosecuted. Lord Mancroft, one of 92 hereditary peers who remain in the upper house, was one of six leading hunting figures who …

Mark Hankinson: Top huntsman guilty of encouraging illegal fox hunting

15th October 2021 A senior fox hunter has been found guilty of encouraging and assisting people to evade the ban on fox hunting. Recordings of Mark Hankinson, a director of the Master of Foxhounds Association, speaking to around 100 senior hunters in two private webinars in August 2020 were leaked online. The prosecution argued he …

F***ing great news

15th October 2021 FOUND GUILTY! Mark Hankinson has been found guilty of encouraging or assisting others to commit offences under the hunting act following his trial at Westminster magistrates court. The trial came about after the HSA exposed leaked hunting office webinars in 2020.

Sherborne hunting chief denies giving webinar tips for illegal fox hunting

11th March 2021 A Sherborne man has appeared in court to deny a Hunting Act offence in relation to the content of a webinar. Mark Hankinson, of Sherborne, is accused of intentionally encouraging or assisting others to commit an offence under the Hunting Act 2004. Hankinson, 60, is accused of advising huntsman on circumventing the …

All hunts and shoots shut down in England

Following Boris Johnson’s announcement this evening (4th January 2021), hunts and shoots across Britain will not be permitted to take place, with the English lockdown expected to last until towards the end of the fox hunting season.

Karma part 465

Cork club 'devastated' after father of three killed by pet stag 30th December 2020 Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are investigating an accident in north Cork in which a professional huntsman – who was the father of a young family – was killed by a stag yesterday. The accident took place at the …

Stag hunt handed taxpayer-backed £50,000 coronavirus loan and £10,000 grant

3rd September 2020 A stag hunt has been handed a £10,000 grant and a £50,000 loan from taxpayer-backed schemes that help struggling businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic. The Devon and Somerset Staghounds is understood to be one of a number of hunts that have won grants or taken out loans through government programmes during the …

Hunt Saboteurs Association

We're very pleased to announce that we gave out £62,300 in grants to our local groups in 2019! As the UK's premiere anti-hunting organisation, donations to the Hunt Saboteurs Association go exactly where they’re needed - to directly save wildlife. Help us take action against bloodsports by becoming a member of the HSA: huntsabs.org.uk/index.php/join-the-hsa