Hunting And Me

I absolutely love hunting. Not for the hunting of the fox but for everything else that comes along with it. I have been horse riding for as long as I can remember. My dad is a show jumper and horse dealer and my grandad trained the Irish pony games team. So i come from a…

Getting Prepared

Going hunting is not just about the day of the hunt. There is a lot of preparation that goes in beforehand. Hunting starts around the end of October, but the preparation starts well before then. The majority of hunting horses are put out to grass for the summer months. These horses are then taken back…

Fox Hunting is Expensive!

Fox hunting is a very expensive sport. Most people who take part have their own horse. The price of a hunting horse varies it depends on the age of the horse, its temperament and the amount of experience it has. From my experience I’d estimate that the average price of a hunting horse is around…

Fox Hunting Around The World

The tradition of fox hunting is alive and well in Ireland with many different hunts around the country. For example, I live in an area where I could choose from 3 hunts to be a member of. There are 41 registered packs in Ireland. Fox Hunting is also legal in Australia, France, Italy, Holland, Portugal…

What is Fox Hunting ?

Welcome to my blog! I am going to write a series of entries about fox hunting. Fox hunting is a huge part of my life and I’m going to go into as much detail about what fox hunting is and my experiences with it. Fox hunting is defined as the activity of tracking chasing and…