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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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The 22-year-old confirmed to the Daily Post she had been drag hunting when she was 18.
Also known as drag hunting, the cruelty-free sport sees a human "runner" laid with a scent who is then tracked down by blood hounds.
Hunts can go drag hunting where dogs follow a scent, during which foxes have sometimes been accidentally killed.
Conservative Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP for Berwick, said: "As a rural MP I continue to support drag hunting as a country sport, and I continue to support that foxes are shot as part of farmers' vermin management controls.
It has made the controlled path of drag hunting all the more important.
Hunts continue to operate by using the drag hunting method, using the scent of a fox to lay a trail for the hounds to overcome the outlawing of the traditional chase and kill.
The Croome hunt, which uses drag hunting on Boxing Day, saw about 30 riders setting out from the rural town of Pershore in Worcestershire.
In an ideal world hunts would be preparing for a season of trail and drag hunting - but we know the reality is very different.
What made me suspicious was how stationary they were because if they were drag hunting, where an artificial scent is laid, then they would be constantly on the move as there's no need to stop.
THE hunting season has just begun and while in an ideal world this would mean hunts are preparing for a season of trail and drag hunting we know that in many cases the reality is very different.
A SPELL of drag hunting has been included in the preparation of Halcon Genelardais as he attempts to win his second Coral Welsh National at Chepstow a week tomorrow.
Hunts can also use techniques such as drag hunting, where dogs follow a trail laid in advance by a runner or rider dragging a lure.