Judges confirmed for Competitive Training Day 2018

We are pleased to be able to announce our judges for the competitive training day which will be held on the 21st July.

Tony Orchard

Retriever Group Judge – Tony Orchard

Tony has been an instructor in the Oxfordshire area for over 30 years, helping families overcome dog owning problems. A qualified instructor of The Association of Pet Dog Trainers, an Association of Pet Dog Trainers
Trainers Accredited Instructor, he has instructor qualifications with the Institute of Professional Dog Trainers. Tony has working gundogs and competes in Gundog Working Tests, Judges and competes in Working Trials.

Spaniel Group Judge – Geoff Shore
Geoff Shore
Geoff is a professional gundog trainer in the Bristol area, teaching owners to train since 1996. He has had a very active life in the gundog scene, making his trialling debut in 1996 at a Novice spaniel stake in Gloucester where he was awarded a Certificate of Merit. Until 2013 Geoff was the Chairman of the Bristol and West Working Gundog Society and has had the honour of judging trials and working test on several occasions.

Derek Whitfield

HPR Group Judge – Derek Whitfield

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 on the Competitive Training Day 2018 and our other upcoming events please go to events page

To read about what happened on our last competitive training day click here