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The anti-hunt mob have reached a new low

Last Saturday, on 2 April, 9-year-old Bonnie Armitage was killed by a kick from a horse. This tragic accident could have happened anywhere – at the yard, at a pony club camp, on a fun ride – but as it happened, it was at the closing meet of the Cotswold Hunt. 

This last aspect of the accident is what so many people seem to have a problem with: people are now using her death as an excuse to reignite the hunting debate.

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