The Water Picnic Tests – the experience of two handlers

It is always a pleasure to run in a Chiltern Working Test as the Club always puts on a very welcoming and fun day. It was a fantastic day with well thought out tests on some fabulous ground. Most importantly the atmosphere on the day was just wonderful and really nice to spend the day with a group of people …

Water picnic results

The Chiltern Gundog Society held a Special Puppy, Novice and Open Water Picnic Retriever Working Test on Sunday 18th August 2019 at Brook End Green Farm, Barton Le Clay by kind permission of Mr and Mrs Butterworth. Judges: Jim Gale A44, Doug Leake, Pete Mattock and Kathryn Gunter and sponsored by Sneyd’s Wonderfeeds. As ever thank you to the landowners, …

AV Retriever Field Trials 2019-20

Dear Members We are delighted to provide you with the field trial schedule for the first two trials to be held this season. Please click the links to download a copy of the schedule and entry form. For speed and efficiency, please enter online via FTMS More details to come for our other two novice trials. Retriever Field Trial Schedule …

A successful summer so far

We love to get feedback from our members and those who take part in our events. We thought we would share two messages that have been received recently following a working test: “Thank you for organising such an enjoyable day for us competitors yesterday. The tests had just the right variety of difficulty to make a day for the first …

Results of the Novice AV Retriever Working Test 29th July 2019

The Chiltern Gundog Society held a Novice AV Retriever Working Test on Saturday 20th July 2019 at Hall Barn Estate, Beaconsfield, Bucks by kind permission of The Hon Mrs Farncombe JL. Judges: John Stubbs A2681, Barbara Kuen A2579, Coin Pelham A2681, Diane Heywood and Charlotte Wilkinson and sponsored by Sneyd’s Wonderfeeds. As ever thank you to the landowner, all the …

Results of the Open AV Retriever Working Test – 30th March 2019

The Chiltern Gundog Society held an Open AV Retriever Working Test on Saturday 30th March 2019 at Munden House, Watford by kind permission of Henry and Kate Holland-Hibbert. Judges: Phil Allen A3, Andrew Wright A2617, John Keegan A2858 and Dave Barnes B3419 and generously sponsored by Sneyd’s Wonderfeeds As ever thank you to the landowners, all the helpers, competitors, stewards …

Retriever Working Tests 2019

Dear Members, We are delighted to bring you details of our AV Retriever working tests for 2019.  We are running the following competitions this year: Open AV Retriever Working Test – Saturday 30thMarch 2019, The Munden Estate, Watford Special Puppy, Novice Dog/Novice Handler and Veteran – Saturday 8thJune 2019, Little Marlow Novice AV Retriever Working Test – Saturday 20thJuly 2019, The Hall Barn Estate, Beaconsfield, …

AGM Notice – Sunday 10th March 2019

Dear Members NOTICE is hereby given that the 57th Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of the Chiltern Gundog Society will take place at 12.30pm on Sunday 10th March 2019 at: Lane End Youth & Community Centre Edmonds Road Lane End High Wycombe Bucks HP14 3EJ Please click this link for the Agenda: 57_AGM_Notice_2019.01. I would be grateful if you could let …

Novice ESS Trial 5th January 2019

Chiltern Gundog Society held a novice ESS Trial for 16 Dogs at Windsor Great Park by kind permission of Her Majesty the Queen on Saturday 5th January 2019. The trial was judged by Mr D Chudley and Mr G Meehan. Head Keeper Peter Clayton managed the trial taking in some of Windsor’s spectacular ground. Result of the trial: 1st: Nederscot …

Chiltern Gundog Society Year Book 2017-18

We are delighted to announce that our latest Chiltern Gundog Society Year Book is now available for you to download and view.  Just click on the image below to view.  This edition reports on our 2017/18 field trials and 2018 working tests, along with some great reports from those who took part in our events. Thank you to everyone who …