Fox hunting

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A hunter with a killed fox

Fox hunting is an activity involving the tracking, chase and, if caught, the killing of a fox, traditionally a red fox, by trained foxhounds or other scent hounds. A group of unarmed followers, led by a "master of foxhounds" ("master of hounds"), follow the hounds on foot or on horseback.[1]

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  1. Lord Burns, Dr Victoria Edwards, Professor Sir Jon Marsh, Lord Soulsby of Swaffham Prior; Professor Michael Winter (9 June 2000). "The Final Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Hunting with Dogs in England and Wales". Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Archived from the original on 10 April 2009. Retrieved 10 February 2008.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)