Berkshire Downs and Chilterns Golden Retriever Club

 

 

 



Sunday 22nd April 2018 - GOLDEN RETRIEVER BREED WORKING TEST DAY


To be held at Rickneys Dog Training Ground, Chapmore End, Hertford, Hertfordshire SG12 0HD by kind permission of Andrew and Julie Wright 

Judges: Andrew Wright, Sue Hutton, Sue Searle and Chris Hutton 

CLASSIFICATION
In the morning we will be running the following tests starting at 9.30am:
Puppy
Novice 
Veteran


In the afternoon not before 1.30pm 
Open


Click here for Full Details and Entry Form


Entry Fee : £8.50 for members - £12.50 for non-members. Closing date 8th April 2018. Entries should be sent with Cheque payable to: BDCGRC to be sent to Chief Steward Dawn Rose, 47 South View, Kislingbury, Northampton. NN7 4AR. All entry fees MUST be prepaid. Directions to the ground will be included in the running orders which will be e-mailed or posted after the closing date of entries so please include an e-mail address or SAE for the draw result. My email is gaytonwood@hotmail.co.uk for any enquiries. 

DEFINITIONS
PUPPY - Any dog which is not older than 18 months on the day of the test 
NOVICE - Any dog which has not won a first, second or third in any Open Test or a first in Novice or any Field Trial award including a CoM, Puppy Test excluded. 
OPEN – Open to any dog. 
VETERAN – Open to any dog aged 7 or over. 




GENERAL : To enter the KC Gundog Working Test, all dogs must be registered with The Kennel Club. Bitches in season will not be allowed on the ground. Anyone knowing their dogs have been in contact with any infectious disease should not attend the Test. Please clear up after your dog and take all of your waste home with you. We are fortunate to be able to use this ground and so please respect it. 

Lunch will not be provided for the competitors who should make their own arrangements but tea and cakes will be available for all in the afternoon after the completion of the tests.

A raffle will be held on the day – prizes would be appreciated. We would also welcome any offers of help on the day. 

N.B. BDCGRC MAY RESERVE TO ITSELF THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ENTRY. NEITHER THE SOCIETY NOR THE LANDOWNERS ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY, HOWEVER OCCASIONED.

Rickneys Dog Training Ground is available for hire to individuals and groups. See the website www.rickneys.com or contact Julie@rickneys.com




Sunday 25th March 2018 - AV GUNDOG BEGINNERS WORKING TEST DAY

At Gaytonwood Training Field, Blisworth Road, Gayton, Northampton 
By kind permission of Mr J and Mrs R Huckerby

Judges Laura Marsh, Chris Marchant, Pam Marchant, Sarah Flemming


Click here for Full Details and Entry Form


MORNING SESSION for Special Beginner AV Gundog 9.30 start.

Definition: This is to give those new to Gundog training the opportunity to ‘Have a Go’ at a simulated test in order to give them confidence and to test out their training. There will be four tests and the handlers will be given details of the individual tests on receipt of their entry to allow them to practice the skills prior to the day. This will make it fair for all competitors and is meant to build confidence and be an enjoyable morning out. The judges will be supportive and give encouragement and advice to anyone totally new to Working tests. There may be a further test if there is time or to decide the final placing.

Definition: The dog or handler to never have been placed or gained any award in a KC Gundog Working Test or Field Trial. This is not held under KC rules and regulations and so dogs do not need to be registered with the Kennel Club but we need the form filled in with the dogs pet name and the handlers details. Details of the tests and directions will be sent on receipt of the entry.


AFTERNOON SESSION – starting not before 12.30 will be an AV Retriever Novice Dog/Novice Handler Gundog Working Test run under Kennel Club Rules and Regulations.

Definition: A Novice Dog/Novice Handler is defined as neither the dog or handler to have won any award or a COM at an Open KC Gundog Working Test or Field Trial or a 1st in any other working test.

Entry Fee : £8.00 for members - £12.50 for non-members. Closing date 12th March 2018. Entries should be sent with Cheque payable to: BDCGRC to be sent to Chief Steward Dawn Rose, 47 South View, Kislingbury, Northampton. NN7 4AR. All entry fees MUST be prepaid. Directions to the ground will be included in the running orders which will be e-mailed or posted after the closing date of entries so please include an e-mail address or SAE for the draw result.


GENERAL : To enter the KC Gundog Working Test, all dogs must be registered with The Kennel Club. Bitches in season will not be allowed on the ground. Anyone knowing their dogs have been in contact with any infectious disease should not attend the Test.

Lunch will not be provided for the competitors who should make their own arrangements but tea and cakes will be available for all in the afternoon after the completion of the tests.

A raffle will be held on the day – prizes would be appreciated. We would welcome any offers of help on the day

N.B. BDCGRC MAY RESERVE TO ITSELF THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ENTRY. IT ACCEPTS NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY, HOWEVER OCCASIONED

Members will receive details next week but anyone else can contact me by email gaytonwood@hotmail.co.uk

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