Supporting the Hunt

HUNTING–Gentlemen suffering from weakness and strain in the thigh, &c, should wear COL LOWTHER’S HUNTING BAND, the only article that keeps its position during the most violent exertion. Descriptive circulars of many articles suited for persons who follows field sports and require support, post free. SPARKS and SON, Patent Truss and Surgical Bandage Maker,28 Conduit-street, […]

Hunting Spirit

WHEN Caroline Smail heads off to take part in the Boxing Day meet of the Heythrop Hunt in the Cotswolds today, she’ll be hoping that Jigsaw, her cheeky gelding, just over 14 hands high, doesn’t play up too much. Earlier this summer, in a tussle with that much loved pony, who was trying to munch […]

Mourning His Lost Stones

“The wind breathed up the long hillside; remote clouds passed evenly across the sky. Now and then Jack’s big hunter brought his ears to bear; this was a recent purchase, a strongly-built bay, quite up to Jack’s sixteen stone. But it did not much care for hunting, and then like so many geldings it spent […]