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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.
     

    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.
       

      Steadiness Training Part 1- All Groups

      Date: 31/05/2018

      Time: 10:00 - 12:00

      Location: Oxfordshire

      Open

      Puppy colour

      This workshop is ideal for young dogs or dogs that have not yet got proofed behaviours when distractions are present (including dogs that participated in Steadiness Part 1 last year but are not ready to move on to part 2) 

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      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. 

      The training will take place at 10:00 to 12:00 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 2 will be held in the afternoon 1-3. Gunshot will be used. This 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)

      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 more advanced session held in the afternoon

        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

          Retriever Training with Lisa Harris

          Date: 26/05/2018

          Time: 10:00 - 12:00

          Location: Oxfordshire

          Retrievers

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          UPDATED: This event will be run as 2 sessions; Puppies/Novice dogs/handlers AM; Novice/Advanced dogs/handlers PM.
          Retriever group training with guest trainer Lisa Harris – KCAI accredited and a TCBTS Trainer Member. Lisa has been teaching for over 15 years and is also FT Secretary for Worcestershire Gun Dog Society. She has owned and trained (to field and/or trial standard) Flatcoats, Goldens, Labradors and Cockers
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          The session will cost £35 (for members) £40 (for non-members)
          Spaces are limited to 6 places
          The session is open to all novice dogs and handlers who have basic groundwork already in place and who wish to develop further in certain areas. Rather than having a pre-defined format or agenda, Lisa will be happy to focus on those skills that people want to work on.
          The ground has jumps and ditches which can be used along with two ponds.

          Use of Shot: TBC. Optional dependent on those dogs that are attending and if they have already had exposure to shot.

          AM 10:00-12:00 aimed more towards puppy/novice dog and handlers
          PM 13:00-15:00 aimed at novice/slightly more experienced dogs and handlers

          If you would like a place please email retrievers@valeandwestgundogclub.co.uk 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.

            KC Working Gundog Certificate on Game

            Date: 20/12/2017

            Time: 09:00 - 15:00

            Location: Worcestershire

            Kennel Club registered

            The Vale and West GC are holding an assessment for the KC Working Gundog Certificate on game on December 20th on the New Farm Shoot. The assessor will be Frank Geraghty. There are 6 handler places. Al these places are currently reserved.

            Working Gundog Certificate on Dummies

            Date: 22/10/2017

            Location: Worcestershire

            Kennel Club registered

            There will be the opportunity for 10 participants to have an assessment for the Working Gundog Certificate on dummies. A practice day for this has been arranged for Sept 2nd to allow handlers to decide if their dogs are ready for this. Members and non members are welcome to apply although priority will be given to members.

            All Breeds Steadiness Training

            Date: 19/09/2017

            Time: 10:00 - 15:00

            Location: Worcestershire

            Open

            STEADINESS TRAINING SEPT 19TH ALL BREEDS (HPR’S, SPANIELS AND RETREIVERS) with Jules Morgan
            Originally the steadiness session was for HPR’s but as there has been interest from non HPR’s to take part we have decided to run two groups of 6-8 participants and open it up to all other breeds in the club. There will now be two 2 hour sessions at £15.

            Practice for The Working Gundog Certificate on Dummies.

            Date: 02/09/2017

            Time: 09:00 - 15:00

            Location: Worcestershire

            Kennel Club registered | Open

            This is an opportunity to do some practice on the Working Gundog Certificate on Dummies before actually taking the assessment which will be held later in the year. This is not a training exercise so the elements required for the Certificate should already be in place. These can be found on the Kennel Club website

            Competitive Training Day 2017

            Date: 29/07/2017

            Time: 09:00 - 17:00

            Location: Worcestershire

            Open - Restricted

            This event is open to retrievers, spaniels and hprs and will be limited to a total 10 dogs in each group. Priority will be given to members of The Vale & West Gundog Club but non-members are welcome to apply.
            There will be 4 elements to the test and feedback will be given at the end of each.

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