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

League Against Cruel Sports and Countryside Alliance comment on court case

7th February 2020 Animal welfare campaigners have described a not guilty verdict as a hollow victory for hunting after two men associated with the Quantock Staghounds deer hunt avoided a criminal conviction at Taunton Magistrates’ Court on February 4. Richard Down, former Huntsman, and Martin Watts, former Whipper-in and current Huntsman of the Quantock Staghounds, …

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. …

Men deny illegal hunting at Trendle Ring, Bicknoller

27th October 2019 TWO men have appeared in court jointly charged with illegally hunting. Richard Down, 56, of Kittisford Farm, Bathealton, and Martin John Watts, also 56, of Kennel Lane, West Bagborough, both deny committing the offence. Both are members of the Quantock Staghounds. They are charged with hunting a wild animal with a dog …