drag hunt


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drag hunt

n
1. (Hunting) a hunt in which hounds follow an artificial trail of scent
2. (Hunting) a club that organizes such hunts
vb
(Hunting) to follow draghounds, esp on horseback, or cause (draghounds) to follow an artificial trail of scent
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They say drag hunting is an alternative, but I sat next to the secretary of the Drag Hunt Association when he gave evidence to Lord Burns at Builth Wells, and he said there is no way that drag hunting will ever be an alternative to fox hunting.
DRAG HUNT A kennel worker retrieves the fox cubs' corpses
The only hunt I would go on is a drag hunt where dogs just trace an animal scent, which is a great alternative.
Fagan tried to drag Hunt away from the incident as players from both sides became embroiled in ugly scenes.
This hunt could Drag Hunt, which of course is not good enough for them.
But they may be legally taking part in a drag hunt and, for example, it is also legal to use two dogs to flush out a fox with the purpose of destroying it.
ONBH is a drag hunt, which means that the hounds are trained to follow an artificial scent rather than hunting live game.
In the event, the Beaufort staged a drag hunt, where foxes are flushed out of a wood and shot dead before their scent is left as a trail for the hounds.
Her husband died during a drag hunt in 1994 - just weeks after his younger brother, Andrew, was killed on safari.
It is still legal to drag hunt, where foxes are flushed out of a wood and shot dead, before their scent is left as a trail for the hounds.
Let the farmers who agree with the hunting give them their field and set up a drag hunt.
It's not as if the F&D intend a drag hunt as they are fiercely opposed to the hunting ban and want it repealed so they can carry on tormenting and killing foxes as before.