Caesar Guerini Forum

The Caesar Guerini Forum is a roaring success in the US, but how will the shotgun fare in British hands?

Disease in game birds

By now, those of us who are keepers of game have our birds and await (or have already experienced) the inevitable onset of disease; a good year on the rearing…

The healing power of dogs

By Graham Cox There are countless reasons why we so readily speak of dogs and humans in the same breath. Their special genius at reading our gestures and understanding our…

Tina Hayes and Bramble

I collected Bramble on July 9, 2011, with every intention of bringing her on as another beating dog. I let her be a puppy for the first six months, doing…

White Swan Pickering

As an enthusiastic Yorkshire-phile, I was really looking forward to seeing Pickering, a small market town I regularly pass through but have only once had the opportunity to spend longer…

Henry Blofeld

So Henry Blofeld, tell me a little about the tour and your shows? “Peter Baxter and I have been doing shows together, Blofeld & Baxter if you like. We’ve put…

September 1 is a red-letter day for many a fieldsportsman. The start of the partridge and wildfowling seasons add to the fun others have already been having on grouse, and…

September 1 is a red-letter day for many a fieldsportsman. The start of the partridge and wildfowling seasons add to the fun others have already been having on grouse, and…

Do electric fences hurt gundogs

Shocks from electric fences can be painful but your dog shouldn't experience lasting trauma. If your dog still seems affected after the shock, you should see your vet

Llansantffraed Court

A visit to Monmouthshire is almost a visit home for me and it always shows. Whenever I come this way my accent spills forth the moment the first aitch is…

Game shooting services

Felin Newydd House Probably the most sought-after of all game shooting services, there’s nothing like time away with friends, especially when they’re shooting friends, at a private residence. No sportsman…

Wood fired pigeon

A lot of people think pigeon recipe and they think of the cliched ‘flying rats’ which cause mess and clutter in our urban areas. If only they knew how good…

David Latham England gundog team captain

As a professional handler, trainer, tutor, judge, selector and breeder, David Latham doesn’t have time for those who say the gundog world is a closed shop. The three-time IGL Retriever…

It’s August, and you know what that means. After what seems an eternity, the Glorious Twelfth, the start of the grouse shooting season, edges ever closer. Excited? You should be,…