It had been a while so we thought we would pay a visit to the West Somerset Vale Hunt. Special thanks goes to the “gentleman” who allowed us to park at Triscombe Stone in the public car park and due to his generosity we are all allowed to enjoy the freedom to walk on the […]

It’s been a busy year, again. Sett-surveying  – Outside of the hunting season we are active across West Somerset sett-surveying, monitoring old setts and logging new ones. It’s something we do all year round now, sadly, with 2018 being no exception. Two weeks ago we placed a trail camera at a sett that had been […]

In the last couple of weeks we have had the pleasure of welcoming new sabs into our group, a great way to start a new calendar year. So we thought we would introduce them to the Minehead Harriers, who appear to be teetering on the brink of hunting oblivion with percievably fewer riders and followers […]

Boxing Day 2016 and rather than do what we would have preferred (stay home with our families and friends enjoying festivities) we couldn’t, knowing that 250 + hunts across the country would be out looking for foxes and other animals to kill. So we went to see the Minehead Harriers who were found at the […]

On Saturday some of our crew joined Devon County Hunt Sabs to sab the Eggesford Hunt at North Tawton. Here is the report from DCHS – photos also courtesy  of DCHS (visit their facebook page here): We had unfinished business with the Eggesford and hear that huntsman Gary Boon is leaving soon, so we took […]

On Saturday 3rd December we joined our friends at Devon County Hunt Sabs to visit the Lamerton Hunt, who were meeting at Burnville near Lydford. Upon arrival, the landowner who was hosting the meet informed us that their day was going to be much like a “treasure hunt” (seemingly the type of treasure hunt which […]

An interesting day out in West Somerset on the Holnicote Estate to visit the Minehead Harriers, just to see if they were abiding by their code of conduct. The evidence suggests not quite, as we were heading towards the sound of the hounds in cry above Hawkcombe Ridge, a fox broke heading straight for us….worst […]