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.

Laura Collett riding Mr Bass at Luhmühlen CCI4*

The cross-country has been very influential in the CCI4* at Luhmühlen and, while the USA is in the lead, British riders are in third, fourth, fifth and sixth places