(Photograph: Heidrun Humphries)
A three-year-old Clumber spaniel has made history after becoming the first of the breed to win an AV (Any Variety) Spaniel Novice Stake since 1899 – a feat only previously achieved by the bitch Beechgrove Bee over a century ago.
Is 2017 your year of trying something different? Or are you simply searching for new and exciting adventures with rod, rifle or gun in hand?
Well, here are 10 ideas – five from the UK, five from further afield – to help you start planning a memorable sporting year...
Technology for gamekeeping is rapidly improving. Matt Kidd joined our resident gamekeeper to put his latest gadget to the test.
Whether neat, on ice or with prosecco (in fact the possibilities are endless), sloe gin is a delicious tipple to enjoy whilst in the field. But why not make the festive period even more exciting and give these simple but palate-pleasing Christmas cocktails a try that we have whipped up with our friends at Raisthorpe Manor.