There is a lot of misinformation about foxes, in all honesty they can make the difference between profit and loss on a small sheep farm by killing newborn lambs. But, and it is a huge but, hunting is an inefficient method of fox control and as bloody stupid as morris dancing. Worse, the hunting fraternity have been known to insist that no other form of control is allowed on their tenant farms. Nobody in the country wants to see every fox shot, but when it is your livelihood shooting becomes necessary. Blatting around on an expensive charger in ludicrous clothing is not fox control, it is barbarous idiocy.