Congratulations Christine and Dilly!


Another success!

On the 14th July, Christine Gregory and Dilly braved the heat to take part in The Golden Retriever Club of Wales Working Test and came away with a First in Novice after a tense run off between 4 dogs. Huge congratulations from us all at The Vale and West GC!

Competitive Training Day 2018 – a scorcher of a day!

Sonnenaufgang Quest at the competitive training day

Vale and West held it’s third successful Competitive Training Day 2018 on the 21st July at Ryden Farm in Worcestershire with the kind permission of Helen and Chris Phillips.

As usual the weather played it’s part in the proceedings, although unlike in previous years, it was clear skies and full sunshine to be dealt with, with temperatures in the high 20’s. Hat’s, sunscreen and plenty on water at the ready!

22nd July 2018
Write up by Rebecca Bye

We ran all three breed categories with their own breed specific tests, simultaneously in different locations of the farm. There were 4 tests each carrying 20 points so a maximum of 80 in order that we could also have an overall winner between breed categories.

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HPR Judge Confirmed

It is with great pleasure that we can announce the first of our judges for this years Competitive Training Day. 

Derek Whitfield has owned HPR’s for 40 years, competing in Gundog Working Tests / Field Trials as well judging HPR’s at Gundog Working Tests. Until last year Derek was the Field Trial Secretary for the Hungarian Vizsla Club.  

For more information about the Competitive training day 2018 can be found  on Events Page