It takes determination, effort and talent to make it to the pinnacle of any sport – something clay pigeon shooter Aaron Heading knows only too well after climbing to the top of the rankings in the Olympic trap discipline.
Lydia Abdelaoui recently caught up with Sophie Coups of Grimsthorpe Estate Shooting Ground, to find out more about the venue and how it is encouraging newcomers, and women in particular, to take up the sport of clay shooting.
Growing up in the Lincolnshire countryside with a gamekeeper and farmer father, much of young Diane Ablett’s time was spent with a shotgun in hand. For her, shooting was simply a way of life…
A unique opportunity to see more than 20 gundog breeds under one roof will be made available to visitors this summer, when the ever popular Sporting Dog Pavilion returns to The Game Fair.
It was already the most comprehensive of its kind anywhere in Europe, but The Game Fair has announced that its offering for shooters will be even bigger and better this year, when the festival of the great British countryside celebrates its 60th anniversary.