Gundog Working Tests are competitions which simulate shoot days and asses the working abilities of the different breeds of Gundog using dummies; Retrievers, Spaniels and Hunt, Point and Retrieve (HPR’s) compete in their own groups.
Classes run on Kennel Club regulations include Puppy, Novice and Open. Unclassified classes include Special puppy, intermediate and veteran.
Live game include both picking up, beating and rough shooting and competitive Field Trials.
Field Trials resemble a day’s shooting in the field and dogs are expected to work with all variety’s of game including rabbits, hares, wildfowl, partridges and pheasants.
Retrievers retrieve, Spaniels flush and retrieve game and HPR’s and Pointers range seeking out game to both point and flush.