An independent review of the RSPCA’s prosecutions policy has been launched after public backlash

If you’re feeling out of the loop on the equestrian sport front this week, take a look at our picture desk’s pick of photos across the disciplines to get you up to speed on what’s been going on

Essex Hunt 12 03 2014

Latest figures “further evidence that the Hunting Act is flawed”

Figures released by the Ministry of Justice have been labelled ‘misleading’ by countryside campaigners

VWH Hunt 18th November 2013

Farewell to former joint-master Christopher Hammond

Passionate hunt supporter retired from the mastership of the Surrey Union in 1998

VWH Hunt 18th November 2013

Hunts anticipate mastership changes for 2015-16 season

Looking for a new role? Several hunts are anticipating staff and mastership changes for next year.

Horse & Hound’s photographers were on hand to catch the thrills and spills of equestrianism across the disciplines this week — from lost bridles in Paris to torrential rain at South View EC

New guide from Countryside Alliance explains how hound showing works

VWH Hunt 18th November 2013

Masters of Foxhounds Association chairman steps down

Stephen Lambert is stepping down after 9 years in charge

South of England Hound Show 2014

Week in pictures: 20 June 2014

From showjumping and showing to hound shows and eventing, it’s been a busy week for the H&H photographers

VWH Hunt 18th November 2013

Masses turn out for new masters’ course

A hunting course designed to help prepare new masters for the new season is well received