If Wishes Were Horses: Pursuit

I’ve never been fox, stag or hare hunting, but here’s an account of my day following a bloodhound hunt “on foot”. This post relates to a chapter of the book If Wishes Were Horses: A Memoir of an Equine Obsession. If you have any questions to ask about the content, please fire away in the …

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 …