Game shooting

Loading your own

Home loading your own shotgun cartridges is not as difficult as you may think, provided you follow tried and tested procedures.

A game shooter with gundogs

The art of picking up

The value of a well-oiled picking-up team can’t really be overstated. After all, accounting for every bird shot should always be the end goal.

A spaniel walking down a country lane

Hard-earned rewards

Rough shooting can mean different things to different people. But what qualities define an exemplary rough shooter?

50 not out

50 not out

Sparsholt’s history stretches back 125 years. Fifty years ago, the college pioneered the country’s first dedicated gamekeeping course.