Get out and about with Country Life as we celebrate the best in field sports and country lifestyle. Join us as we report on the wonderful worlds of horses, dogs, shooting and fishing.

memorable ski runs

White knuckle rides: 8 memorable ski runs

Some like to hurtle, screaming, down a black mogul field; others prefer skidding down a frozen waterfall into a deserted powder bowl. Kate Green asks dedicated skiers about their most…

rough shooting tips

Top tips for a great day rough shooting

The camaraderie, unpredictability and relaxed atmosphere of a day’s rough (or walked-up) shooting can make a refreshing change. Here are our tips for a great day.

how to be a better shot

How to be a better shot

Many people in the shooting field this season will close one eye as they take aim. This is madness, says a man on a crusade to change the habit of…

stile guide

Country crossings: a stile guide

Steven Desmond climbs back through history to uncover the origins of the stile and understand why these charming country crossings are no longer such a common feature of our landscape.

collies

Crazy about collies

Intelligent and affectionate, collies are as at home on the sofa as they are in the field. Matthew Dennison rounds up devotees of these wonderful working dogs.