We have received footage of terrier men Peter Wardley and Christopher Godber from the infamous Barlow hunt blocking an active badger sett during a cubbing meet at Butts Quarry in Ashover on the 27th October 2020. Interfering with an active badger sett is illegal and certainly has no place in a supposed ‘trail hunt’. Sett […]

Forestry England Confirm Hunting Ban to Remain

Weymouth Animal Rights have forwarded us the following email confirming that Forestry England won’t lift their ban on hunting until after Mark Hankinson’s trial and any possible appeal. Dear #### Thank you for your email. Trail hunting is not currently permitted within the nation’s forests managed by Forestry England and our suspension remains in place. […]

The Criminal and Horsham, The UK’s Most Violent Hunt, On Its Knees

Crawley and Horsham

The Crawley and Horsham Hunt, long known as one of the most violent in the UK, have been forced to give up their kennels and beg for shelter with the South Down and Eridge Hunt. They will only be keeping a small number of hounds and will hunt for one day a week. Outrageously the […]

2020 Badger Cull Figures Released

2020’s badger cull killing figures have finally been announced, over a month later than usual. The final kill figure was a truly horrifying 38,642, the highest figure to date as was to be expected with 55 cull zones. The total figure in the 7 years of culling now stands at 140,991. In the ten new […]

Grove and Rufford Soft Underbelly Exposed Covert footage obtained by the Hunt Saboteurs Association shows two men from the Grove and Rufford hunt in Nottinghamshire, attempting to bolt a fox for hounds to chase. The men are seen attempting to put terriers into an artificial earth and drainage rods are then used in an attempt to force a fox into […]


The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that positive news was in short supply this year. Despite all the misery, the Hunt Saboteurs Association has continued to protect our wildlife and inflict damage on the hunters. The biggest anti-hunt story of the year was undoubtedly our exposé of Hunting Office webinars which fatally damaged the ‘smokescreen’ of […]

Kimblewick On National News deliberately chasing and killing a fox

The Kimblewick, the self-styled super hunt held up by the Countryside Alliance as an example of best practice, have once again made national media for flouting the Hunting Act. The latest footage, filmed earlier in December, shows the Kimblewick hounds chasing a fox through an industrial estate, encouraged on by the huntsman. The footage, filmed […]

158 Hunts Hit by Covid Restrictions

Update 30th December 2020: Following the latest announcement by the Government that large parts of the country are moving into tier 4 there are now even more hunts confined to kennels. As of midnight tonight 158 hunts across England, Wales and Scotland are unable to go out and terrorise wildlife. Only 79 packs of hounds […]

Owner of H&M bans Hunt from 19,000 acre Estate

Hunt Saboteurs Association News Release 14th December 2020 Stefan Perrson, the Billionaire owner of H&M, has banned hunting on his 19,000 acre English estate with immediate effect following an expose by Reading Hunt Saboteurs. The group filmed the Vine and Craven Hunt illegally hunting foxes on Saturday 5th December and posted on their Facebook page […]

Peterborough City Council Ban Hunting on their Land

Hunt Saboteurs Association News Release 10th December 2020 Last night, at a full council meeting, Peterborough City Council voted to ban hunting on their land.  The final count was 30 in favour of the resolution, 26 against and 4 abstentions.  The resolution stated: “This Council resolves to do everything within its legal powers to prevent […]