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  • Grouse day gathering
  • Group on grouse day
  • April 2018

The field trial subcommittee held a MockTraining Gundog Working Test weekend at Fletching Sussex. The event was sponsored by Mike Ede Working HPR Dog food

 The first day was devoted to Puppy and Open classes The trainers for Puppy were Rita Dockwray and Lester Anderson. Suzi Burton & Chris Marshall put the Open dogs through their paces

Open line

The undulating ground proved challenging for the retrieves and the open fields ideal for hunting

The most improved puppy on the day was Vivien  Ryan's HWV Starshot into the Storm

Most improved pup


and the most improved Open dog was Chrissie Sterritt's  Weimaraner Cheyenn Nandito 

Chrissie most improved


The second day saw a gathering of 20 novice dogs which were divided into two groups Novice Dogs Novice Handlers and Novice for the more experienced dogs. The trainers were Suzi Burton, Steve Chant. Dave Pilkington  and 

Chris Marshall

The judges 2nd day


The most improved Novice Dog Novice Handler was Lee St. Romain's HV Nymeria Rafferty's Revenge

Most improved dog in NDNH


and the most improved Novice dog was Tamara Byrne's Braque du Bourbonnais Echo du Peche du Cayprol.

Improved NOvice

A big thank you to our trainers and to the dummy throwers Steph, David, Wendy & Adele



 Chrissie water 2