View a selection of images from the Mappowder shoot in Dorset


The team of local Guns on the shoot are old friends, which adds to the excellent atmosphere


James House, whose father Graham owns part of the shooting land, shot well with his 20-bore


Albert Courage, with his spaniels, helps to run the shoot and is in charge of the beaters


Hot-shot Chris Sprake takes aim with deadly precision in the early November sunshine


Mappowder beater Antony Neal takes a well-deserved break before another drive begins


The guns