Catherine Austen

Hunting editor

Catherine Austen

A St Andrews’ graduate, Catherine joined Horse & Hound in 2002 and stayed for 11 years in a variety of roles until she went freelance in June 2013. She rejoined the team part-time in November 2016 as hunting editor. She pretty much lives on the hunting field or at the racecourse, but also loves eventing, as a journalist, press officer and competitor. She was H&H’s sole accredited journalist at the London Olympic Games and has reported from major race meetings and eventing, showjumping and dressage championships and shows round the world, and has hunted all over Britain and Ireland.

Take a look at this collection of adorable pictures of hounds of all breeds taken by Sarah Farnsworth at the Wales and Border Counties Hound Show at Builth Wells last…

Now we’re in the thick of the puppy show season, here’s how to look as though you know what you are talking about (and learn something at the same time)…

Rarer than rubies, more valuable per ounce than gold, as sought after as truffles, the Pony Club gem is top of every mother’s wish list. But how do you go…