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This figurine of a pikeman in a traditional frock coat is accompanied by his 3 dogs. The colors of the crew are those of Futaie des Amis but remain customizable on request.

La Futaie des Amis, Les Échos de la Futaie, Les Échos du Chien rouge, and L’Abbaye des Vaux de Cernay represent emblematic hunting crews. Founded in 1961 by Mrs. Monique de Rothschild, the crew succeeded that created by Baron James de Rothschild, her father, who had been hunting in the Compiègne forest since 1926. Since its creation, the crew has perpetuated the tradition of hunting. deer in this ancestral forest

Hunting with hounds in Compiègne embodies a centuries-old tradition, combining the elegance of horseback hunting with the majesty of the surrounding forest. This practice, steeped in history and customs, celebrates the alliance between man, horses and dogs in the pursuit of game through the wooded expanses of the region.

At the heart of this hunt are the stakers, dressed in the crew's colours, true guides in the heart of nature. They play an essential role in managing dog packs and tracking game. The stakers guide the pack through the winding paths of the forest, using their know-how to anticipate the movements of the game.

The dogs, the real players in this hunt, are hounds and bloodhounds, trained to track game with discipline. Their barks echo through the forest, creating a symphony of sound that links them to the sound of their masters' trumpets and horns.

However, hunting with hounds also sparks debate, with divergent voices regarding the ethics of the practice.

Some consider it an invaluable tradition, while others highlight animal welfare concerns.

Despite these controversies, hunting with hounds in Compiègne remains an immutable tradition, a cultural heritage that endures through the generations.

Piqueux & pack

65,00 €Price
  • Hand-painted pewter figurine measuring approximately 60mm. It is delivered in its protected box and with tissue paper.

    Height: 65mm

    Weight ~60g

    Non-contractual photo.

    This product is not a toy and is not suitable for children under 14!

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