The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised proceedings against Libby Gilbert, former huntswoman and joint master of the Royal Agricultural College Beagles, for allegedly hunting a hare with dogs on the 20th February 2013, contrary to Section 1 of the Hunting Act 2004. The case is based on evidence gathered by the League Against Cruel Sports which was passed to Wiltshire police. The case against Gilbert is listed for hearing by Swindon Magistrates’ Court on the 16th October 2013.
Stuart HARRISON, huntsman of the Claro Beagles, appeared before Harrogate Magistrates’ Court on 3rd May 2018, charged with S.1 hunting of a hare. Full story
The use of spades, metal bars or even adapted walking sticks to dig down into a tunnel system to find a fox. Terriers were used to locate the fox before it was killed.Full Glossary