Self-Inflicted Wounds

Kimblewick Hunt remorselessly pursue the fox.

This week hunting has once again made the national headlines. Two masters of the prestigious Quorn Hunt have been sacked following the HSA’s exposé that they organised a ‘birthday hunt’ for one of their masters back in March. Yes, while the rest of us were observing lockdown, multi-millionaire Joss Hanbury and his mates were out […]

Mink Hunt Sabbing Season is Go!

Sabs have launched their summer season in style with a rout of the Dove Valley Mink Hounds. Sabs from Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield, Manchester and Calder Valley converged on the hunt meet at the Carington Arms, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire and stopped the hunt before it had even started. A tip off from a pro hunt local […]

It’s a Dog’s Life (or Death)

Gary Thorpe, Huntsman of the East Essex Hunt

For decades the Countryside Alliance, Hunting Office, Masters of Foxhounds Association (MFHA) and various hunts have claimed that hunting hounds are rehomed when they start to slow down. They deny as nonsense that sick hounds are killed and claim to have very regular visits from the vet. Anti-hunt campaigners have long argued the opposite and […]

A Seedy Situation: Hunters Plot Police Power Grab

Huntsman Jonathon Seed is running for PCC

In recently leaked minutes from the Hunting Office, those running hunting in the UK detail money set aside specifically to gain power and influence over police forces. The Hunting Office are well connected and well funded, and are funnelling money into the campaigns of hunters and hunt supporters who want to become Police and Crime […]

The Hole Truth: The Scandal Of Artificial Earths

Fox cub held captive by the Pytchley Hunt.

As spring arrives and the foxhunting season comes to an end, we might hope for some reprieve for foxes. Unfortunately, it doesn’t happen. The ‘off’ season is, in fact, one of the busiest times for the hunt as they prepare a new set of victims for the autumn. Fox hunting has never been about the […]

Sins Of The Sinnington Hunt

That's the trouble with the OSB. You just can't move for antis

The HSA would like to thank the Sinnington Hunt For their full and frank admission that they have been illegally hunting and for dropping the Old Surrey, Burstow and West Kent foxhounds so deeply in the mire. Yet again, Hunting Leaks have obtained documentary evidence to support what we have known all along: hunts are […]

CPS To Bring Charges Against Hunting Webinar Participants

We’re delighted to hear that the Crown Prosecution Service will be pursuing charges against Mark Hankinson, Director of the Masters of Foxhounds Association (MFHA), who featured in the leaked Hunting Office webinars that the Hunt Saboteurs Association exposed in November last year. The webinars clearly show a concerted attempt to pervert the course of justice […]

Axa Insuring Hunts

As revealed by Hunting Leaks, AXA provide insurance for every hunts legal fees. This policy covers Hunting Act offences and violence towards sabs. The first year of cover actually saw them lose money due to the high number of Hunting Act cases and arrests for assaults and Public Order offences. Without legal insurance all legal […]

HSA Exclusive – Fox Hunters’ Own Footage Catches them Breaking Lockdown

quorn hunt illegally hunting during a pandemic

Videos and letters sent to the HSA show that on Thursday 18th March the Quorn Hunt travelled over 15 miles from their kennels to the home of Senior Joint Master Joss Hanbury at Burley on the Hill Leicestershire to celebrate his 70th birthday. Sources say that Joss used hounds formerly from the Atherstone hunt to […]

Mink Hunting: The Summer Bloodsport

As the days lengthen and Covid restrictions begin to lift, mink hunters are gearing up for a summer of cruelty on the riverbank. This post lifts the lid on this most secretive form of hunting. Origins in Otter Hunting Mink hunting has its roots in the old summer blood sport of otter hunting. This activity […]