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HPR Results for All Age Trial 18th November 2016

Thanks to Norman & Sandra Ones with judges Alan Hender & Larry Wilks (Full report to follow)

A great days was had with super weather and company, hunting over root crops on grey leg partridges with great shooting by the guns, with 3 awards at end of the day.

                          1st…No award..

                          2nd.. Hawkwise Iduna Brittany Fiona Wensely.

                          3rd.. Ekkolander Tullibardine   Large Munsterlander Karen Saynor.

                          4th…No award.

                          C.of.M. Zelendvour Geln Esk.  German Shorthaired Pointer  Paul Whitaker.

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A.V. HPR ‘All Aged’ Field Trial 1st November 2014 Results

HPR section held their last field trial in November on the 1st under blue skies and sunshine so able to enjoy the fantastic scenery of Shropshire.
With judges of Jennifer Hurley and Mark Spearing plus guns of Steve Smith,John Parkes, Richard Price and Ray Davies plus the picking up team of Sue parkes, we had 6 awards on the day so a great result for the hpr’s and the society.
1st    Peersofdale Highlander gsp Jayne Herbert.
2nd  Sigourney Zammer Moos gsp  Ivan Martin.
3rd   Quintana Quixotic       gsp   Maureen Nixon.
4th   Sanjon Chico               gsp   Jon Roberts.
C.of. M Huwlindragon Fly     gsp.  Simon Kirby & Sanjon Crystal   gsp   Tim Bennett.
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A.V Novice HPR Field Trial 20th October 2014 Results

The Worcestershire gun dog society novice field trial at flitwick shoot 20,10,14
by kind permission of mr kevin harradin & mr mark gittins,

Weather conditions-12 degrees, light cloud,good breeze.
Scent-Good
Game-Pheasant,Partridge
Type of ground-Hedge lines,ditches, woodland,white grass.
Water- Running river.

Awards.

1st place, Sanjon crystal , GSP , T Bennett
This dogs 1st run was on open ground in white grass with low dock leaf cover into a head wind,
The dog hunted with a fast pace flat to the wind covering all of its beat, to the left of the dogs beat was a hedge line with a deep water filled ditch brambles and bracken the dog entered the covers and quickly indicated game then coming onto a staunch point, the dog on command and from distance produced a hen pheasant and was very steady to flush and shot, The dog was cast off again and quickly took scent pulling in towards a pile of fallen branches and was very steady to a Chinese water dear that jumped in front of the dog.

2nd run was in a large white grass plantation on a back wind,
The dog again worked with a fast pace and style covering the ground on a back wind with ease , Indicated and worked a moving bird to the edge of a maize cover crop where the dog held the bird on point but lifted as we moved forward again steady to flush, The dog then hunted on through a young plantation on a cheek wind and at pace quickly came onto a very stylish point and from distance and on command produced a cock bird was very steady to flush and shot unfortunately the bird was missed but the shot produced a hen bird some 40 yards up the plantation which was shot and fell over a deep water filled ditch into woodland, The dog had to swim across and handled well to the bird which was around 30 yards into the woodland the bird came back to hand making it a very nice retrieve , Water was good.

2nd place Firefront enchantress , HWV, H drew,
This dogs first run was along a double hedge line ditch with a white grass field to the left on a cheek wind, The dog hunted with a good pace quartering the open ground flat to the wind entering the bramble ditch line freely , With a change of direction the dog was cast off and quickly came onto a very staunch point in the white grass and on command with 2 prompts produced a hen pheasant from under its nose and was steady to flush shot and fall the dog was sent got to the point of fall and took a line for 10 yards pushed under the white grass and picked the live hen and retrieved to hand.

2nd run
This dogs 2nd run was in long white and marsh grass again the dog hunted a head wind with good pace covering all of its given beat quickly taking scent and coming onto point along the side of a fenced pond as the gun moved in the bird moved the dog quickly relocated the bird and came on point on a large bramble hedge on moving forward the bird produced itself the dog was steady.
Water was good.

3rd place Sanjon chico , GSP, J Roberts
This dogs 1st run was at the end of a dense bramble and bracken woodland on a cheek wind,
The dog hunted the brambles with a fast pace pushing through the brambles wherever it took scent and was very steady to a Chinese water dear that jumped in front of the dog , A pheasant produced itself out side of the wood and the dog sat to shot, On leaving the wood the dog hunted a double hedge line ditch on a cheek wind the dog quickly came onto point and produced on command a hen pheasant that ran down the ditch the dog was steady in the brambles and quickly indicated more game was asked to push the dog forward through the brambles and produced 2 hen and 1 cock pheasant again steady to flush and shot.

2nd run
This dogs 2nd run was in a marshland plantation into the wind again hunted with good pace quickly coming onto point in marsh grass along side a water filled ditch produced on command a pair of cock birds and was steady to flush shot and fall the dog marked the 30 yard retrieve and came to hand, This dog also gained the guns award,
Water was good

4th place Fechlindream don, KG, J Hudson
1st run
This dogs first run was down a hedge line on a back wind the dog ran with pace checking all available covers turning right along a white grass ditch still with good pace checking for game,
2nd run

This dogs 2nd run was up the side of a double bramble hedge ditch on a cheek wind , The dog was cast of and immediately from 60 yards up the hedge line a hen pheasant produced itself and was shot around 60 yards out into a grass field the dog sat to shot and fall and marked the bird well which came to hand, The dog cast off again quickly came onto point and on command produced from brambles a hen pheasant the dog was steady to flush shot and fall again falling into the grass field the dog made a 20 yard retrieve to hand.
Water was good.

Fiona and I would like to thank the society for the invitation to judge we enjoyed judging together very much , We would also like to say a big thank you kevin and mark our hosts who stayed with us all day, And to the guns for sponsoring the day and shooting so well “Well done Allan” Also to ray davis our steward for keeping the day running smoothly , We wish you all the very best of luck for future trials,
Very kind regards Fiona Wensley & Paul Macdonald