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Club Membership Renewal

Forward Reminder : Club Membership Renewal Club Membership is due for renewal on 1st March 2020 – please don’t forget to adjust your Standing Order payment to £10. Payment method and contact details are detailed on our CLUB MEMBERSHIP page on the Membership Application Form. Thank you all in advance Caroline Rawlings Membership Secretary

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Open Stake for AV Retrievers

Open Stake for AV Retrievers (held on 18th December 2019) Open Retriever at Castle Hill The competitors were welcomed to the Castle Hill Shoot by Headkeeper, Brian Mitchell who went on to organise a first class day for our Open Retriever Stake. The beat keepers and friends shot for the trial and joined in the spirit

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Open AV Spaniel Trial

Open AV Spaniel Trial, except Cockers (held on 11th December 2019) An excellent all-round trialing day Our Open Spaniel stake was held at the Maristowe Shoot by kind invitation of the owner Mr Laws and Headkeeper Gary Liddle. An excellent trial with the Open standard dogs truly tested in Westcountry bramble; there were a few scratched noses

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Novice AV Spaniel Trial

Novice AV Spaniel Trial (held on 21st November 2019) A very good entry The Club’s Novice AV Spaniel (except Cockers) stake received a very good entry from members and was held at the Temple Shoot, Filleigh by kind invitation of Shoot Manager Jeremy Boyd and Keeper Will Neate.  Judges for the day were Dave Rayner and

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Novice AV Retriever Trial

Novice AV Retriever Trial (held on 14th November 2019) A Day to remember In spite of some very testing conditions, with rain and sleet all day, spirits stayed high among the guns, competitors and estate staff at the Club’s Novice Retriever Stake on the Hall Estate, North Tawton.  We were welcomed by Shoot manager Jeremy Boyd and

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NOVICE (COCKER SPANIEL) STAKE TRIAL

NOVICE (COCKER SPANIEL) STAKE TRIAL Held on  Wednesday 23rd October at Castle Hill Estate, with thanks to Brian Mitchell and his team. We were blessed with lovely weather and the trial being held in a large field of cover crop. Undergrowth was hard going for all the dogs but with the final winner, Lindsay Corbett,

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Open (Cocker Spaniel) Stake Trial

Open (Cocker Spaniel) Stake Trial We held our first trial of the season on 4th October at Maristow, Devon by kind permission of the Maristow Shoot and Head-keeper Mr Gary Liddle. On a day when we were expecting to ride the tail end of hurricane Lorenzo the competitors were treated to a clear, dry, blustery

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Simulated Shoot Training Day

Sunday 22nd September 2019 – Simulated Shoot Day Venue – Abbotsham by kind invitation of Mr & Mrs Lomas. We held our simulated shoot day, again this year we had a good number of members taking part in both the beating line and in the picking up team. We did 3 drives in cover crops

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