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Water Training Day

Date: 18/05/2019

Open

Group training day for water retrieving. Details to be confirmed

AGM 2019

Date: 20/01/2019

Time: 13:00

Location: THE HUNTSMAN INN FALFIELD GL12 8DF

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The Vale and West Gundog Club AGM

THE HUNTSMAN INN

FALFIELD

GL12 8DF

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of The Vale and West Gundog Club will be held on Sunday 20th January at 1pm at The Huntsman Inn, GL12 8DF.

All items for the Agenda must be received by the Secretary no later than one week prior to the AGM.

Following the formal part of the AGM, there will be an open meeting in order to set dates for events and activities, assign co-ordinators and discuss any other aspects of Club activities. Light refreshments will also be served and there is a pay bar.

To assist the smooth running of the meeting, please would you confirm your attendance as soon as possible either through the Members Facebook page or directly to Jules Morgan, Secretary. (jules@dogtrainingnaturally.co.uk)

HPR Shoot Over

Date: 02/11/2018

Time: 09:00 - 12:00

Location: Ryden Farm, Charlton, Worcestershire

HPRS

Pointer

We have booked HPR specialist Helen Phillips for a 3 hour Shoot Over specifically tailored to HPR’s and rough shooting.

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The cost for the morning to club members is £40

Spaces are limited 6 handlers and dogs.

If you would like a place please email hprs@valeandwestgundogclub.co.uk for a booking form or by completing the the form below 



Please note: Details submitted via this form are not stored in any databases. Details are emailed directly to the event organizer and used in conjunction with your query only.

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Working Gundog Certificate on Dummies

Date: 06/10/2018

Time: All Day

Location: Worcestershire

Kennel Club registered

Bye dummy

A chance for members to complete the Kennel Club Working Gundog Certificate on Dummies

More details to come

Water Training – AM

Date: 08/09/2018

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Location: Worcestershire

The Lakes

A fantastic opportunity for group water training with instruction from Helen Phillips in the grounds of The Lenches Lakes, Worcs.

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The session will cost £5 and you can do both sessions if you would like to.

Spaces are limited to 10 handlers per session

If you would like a place please contact Lynsey Moss via email Spaniels@valeandwestgundogclub.co.uk or by completing the the form below 



Please note: Details submitted via this form is not stored in any databases. Details are emailed directly to the event organizer and used in conjunction with your query only.

There will also be an afternoon session held on the same day.
 

Water Training – PM

Date: 08/09/2018

Time: 13:00 - 15:00

Location: Worcestershire

Open

The Lakes

A fantastic opportunity for group water training with instruction from Helen Phillips in the grounds of The Lenches Lakes, Worcs.

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The session will cost £5 and you can do both sessions if you would like to.

Spaces are limited to 10 handlers per session

If you would like a place please contact Lynsey Moss via email Spaniels@valeandwestgundogclub.co.uk or by completing the the form below 



Please note: Details submitted via this form is not stored in any databases. Details are emailed directly to the event organizer and used in conjunction with your query only.

There will also be a morning session held on the same day.
 

Competitive Training Day 2018

Date: 21/07/2018

Time: To be confirmed

Location: Worcestershire

Open

competive day

Open to Retrievers, Spaniels and HPRs – Tests will consist of 4 elements and will be judged and run under KC J regulations.  

UPDATED (26/03/2018) . . . 

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Entry Fees: Members: £10.00 per dog, Non-members: £12.00 per dog.

Spaces are limited to a total of 10 dogs in each group. Priority will be be given to Vale & West Gundog Club members but non-members are also welcome to take part. This event is aimed at Novice dogs and Novice handlers.

There will be a judge for each breed category and prizes will be awarded in each of the three groups.

The event is still in the planning stages and further details, including the judges, will be announced shortly.

UPDATE (26/03/2018): All three group judges have been announced

  • HPR’s – Derek Whitfield
  • Retrievers –  Tony Orchard
  • Spaniels – Geoff Shore

If you wish to enter or register interest then please email Sue Watkins sue@connectedcanines.co.uk for an entry form.

Club Practice – PM

Date: 07/07/2018

Time: 13:00 - 15:00

Location: Worcestershire

Open

swimming

An opportunity for practice including waterwork as part of an informal group within the grounds of the Lenches Lake, Worcs.

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The session will cost £5 and you can do both sessions if you would like to.

Spaces are limited to 10 handlers per session

These sessions will be supervised by Kerry and Richard Gourlay.

If you would like a place please contact Lynsey Moss via email Spaniels@valeandwestgundogclub.co.uk or by completing the the form below 



Please note: Details submitted via this form is not stored in any databases. Details are emailed directly to the event organizer and used in conjunction with your query only.

There will also be a morning session held on the same day.
 

Club Practice – AM

Date: 07/07/2018

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Location: Worcestershire

Open

swimming

An opportunity for practice including waterwork as part of an informal group within the grounds of the Lenches Lake, Worcs.

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The session will cost £5 and you can do both sessions if you would like to.

Spaces are limited to 10 handlers per session

These sessions will be supervised by Kerry and Richard Gourlay.
*Please note this session will include the use of shot. If you are interested but have a dog not yet used to shot, please consider the afternoon session where shot will not be used.

If you would like a place please contact Lynsey Moss via email Spaniels@valeandwestgundogclub.co.uk or by completing the the form below 



Please note: Details submitted via this form is not stored in any databases. Details are emailed directly to the event organizer and used in conjunction with your query only.

There will also be an afternoon session held on the same day.
 

Steadiness Training Part 2- All Groups

Date: 31/05/2018

Time: 13:00 - 15:00

Location: Oxfordshire

Open

All yellow

This workshop will be for dogs that have that already have at least a moderate degree of steadiness and wish to progress to more challenging distractions (including those participated in Part 2 last year but are not ready to move on)

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Gunshot will be used in this session. Jules will help you work out your hierarchy of distractions and what your hierarchy of reinforcers are. You will work through distractions in a variety of scenario’s as you continue proofing your dog’s behaviour. 

The training will take place at 13:00 to 15:00 Standlake, Oxfordshire

We are holding 2 steadiness training workshops for all breeds with Professional Gundog trainer Jules Morgan.
For Jules ‘steadiness is the ability to respond appropriately to cues from the handler or the environment in any given situation or with any given distraction’ 

Steadiness Part 1 will be held in the morning 10- 12. There will be no gunshot used in this session. Jules will help you work out your hierarchy of distractions and what your hierarchy of reinforcers are. You will work through distractions in a variety of scenario’s as you start proofing your dog’s behaviour.

There will be a maximum of 8 handlers per session and the cost is £20 per handler. If you would like to book a place please email hprs@valeandwestgundogclub.co.uk or by completing the form below 



Please note: Details submitted via this form are not stored in any databases. Details are emailed directly to the event organizer and used in conjunction with your query only.

There will also be a less advanced session held in the morning

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