The True Face of Hunting


Hunt Saboteurs Association News Release 30th December 2013   On Saturday December 28th hunt saboteurs from Yorkshire attended a Pony Club meet of the York & Ainsty South Foxhounds at Escrick Park. Three foxes that were deliberately hunted were aided in their escape by the sabs through the course of the day and, as the […]

Vicious Assault on Hunt saboteur by Huntsman and chum of Nigel Farage


Hunt Saboteurs Association Press Release December 27th 2013   During a meet of the Old Surrey Burstow & West Kent fox hunt at Fordcombe, Kent on the 14th December, huntsman mark Bycroft launched an unprovoked assault on a hunt saboteur. Despite calling 999 Kent police failed to take any action on the day. Following complaints […]

Are the Crawley and Horsham the Guiltiest Hunt?


Hunt saboteurs association Press Release September 17th 2013 Nick Bycroft, professional huntsman with the financially troubled Crawley and Horsham Hunt appeared today before Worthing magistrates court charged with a Hunting Act offence dating from January 2013. The crime occurred during a meet at Angmering Park, near Arundel, West Sussex on land owned by the trustees […]

Aftermath of the Cotswold Vale’s Vicious Attack on a Pensioner

Victim of Hunt Trespass and Violence

This photograph shows the aftermath of a viscious attack by members of the Cotswold Vale Hunt on a woman in her 60’s. As we reported back in March, the attack took place when the Woman and her Son took issue with the Hunt tresspassing on their land. A group of twelve men responded by attacking […]

And they call us Violent!

HSA News Release 15th November 2009       On Saturday 14th November, members of Yorkshire Hunt Saboteurs were monitoring the opening meet of the Rockwood Harriers Hunt, just South of Emley, Huddersfield. Most of the group were following the hunt to ensure they weren’t illegally hunting.  The driver and a passenger were in the […]

Another HSA video camera bites the dust

HSA news release 18th March 2006 A 999 call had to be made for emergency medical help today after hunt saboteurs were viciously attacked by both hunt staff and supporters of the Cotswold Vale Farmers hunt. Two saboteurs were taken to hospital, one with suspected broken ribs and severe concussion, the other with a suspected […]

Huntsmen prove “ready to fight” in attacks on hunt saboteurs

HSA news release 19th October 2002 Today hunt saboteurs were the victims of 3 serious violent attacks: A Hampshire hunt saboteur was almost crushed under the wheels of a Land Rover as he fell while being chased around a field at the Hampshire Hunt. Long Sutton, Hampshire, 8.45 a.m. A Sheffield hunt saboteurs’ windscreen was […]

Anti Hunt Protester’s Leg Broken by Hunt Thugs

HSA news release 23rd February 2002 Another hunt saboteur (this time in Cheshire) has been seriously injured by hunt supporters in an atmosphere of increasing violence from beleagured hunters. On Saturday 23rd February 20 members of The North West hunt Saboteurs Association (NWHSA) attended a meet of The Cheshire Forest Hunt which was being held […]


Broise begins assault on Simon Wild

HSA news release 22nd January 2002 “Let’s sort this out once and for all” A hunt saboteur could easily have been killed today by the actions of an irate huntsman. Hunt saboteur Simon Wild was grabbed by the huntsman of the Chiddingfold Leconfield and Cowdray Hunt in Sussex and dragged along by his jacket. The […]

Animal Welfare campaigner beaten with baseball bats by thugs.

HSA news release 21st September 2001 Animal Welfare campaigner beaten with baseball bats by thugs John Gill, an animal welfare and anti-snare campaigner from Castleside near Consett in Co Durham was yesterday viciously and cowardly attacked by 3 armed ‘men’ in his own home. He spent the day and night in the University Hospital, Durham […]