What Are They Hunting?

I indulged myself with a subscription to Horse & Hound last year, and have just renewed it as I’ve become dependent on my weekly fix of fantasy horse shopping and articles on fathomless equine diseases and complicated cross-country riding techniques. One of my favourite features is the hunt report. The magazine still hosts real, old-fashioned […]

We Followed Hounds

Last Valentine’s Day, my mum and I had a day out with the East Anglian Bloodhounds. I was hoping to return in the autumn and pitch a bit of journalism on the hunt, but was caught up in other work and didn’t have the time. I did “write up” the experience though, in a light-hearted […]

The English Country House

Simsar, a poster on the Horse and Hound forum, loaded up her great-grandfather’s  photos of his time as head groom at Cragside, a stately home in Northumberland now owned by the National Trust. Click here to find the album of 49 photos like this beautiful shot of one of the ladies of the household (I’m […]