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Cold Game Tests 2022 Results

Novice Cold Game Test – Sunday 4th Sept 2022

Hursley Park

Judges: Mr. Martin Ashman (A2193) & Mr. Ray Titchener (B3672)

by kind permission of Mr. Finian O`Sullivan

ResultsNameDog/Bitch
1stCapt Simon HudsonShillingains Wilfred CD
2ndRoger WooldridgeNatcarw Lets Dance ESS B
3rdDel BowerThistlecrack Diamond CB
4thJulie EtheringtonWiltonsprings Penmarick ESS D
COMKaren FleetHigherend Secret CD
COMRob FrancisSomerstreet Bee CB
COMClaire BithreyCorbinsbere Brigadier for Soulsmoor ESS D
BEST HUNTING SPANIELRoger WooldridgeNatcarw Lets Dance ESS B
   

Many thanks to the Judges ,Committee, Stewards & Helpers who gave up their time and expertise to ensure the Day ran smoothly.

Well done to all the competitors who took part, for some their first time in a Working Test. A great way to finish off the Summer Training Season.

Spaniels showed off their hunting paces through woodland and hedgerows with bracken, fern and woodpiles with a seen and a blind retrieve from each Judge.

Hopefully we will see a few members go on to compete in Field Trials, and others do well in the Shooting Field.

Thank you to Gamekeeper Goods for donating  prizes.  Also to Skinners for their sponsorship.

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Cold Game Test 2022

President: The Countess of Shaftesbury

Chairman: Michael Lydford

Cold Game Test 2022 – Sunday 4th September

HURSLEY PARK – ROMSEY – HAMPSHIRE
by kind permission of Mr. Finian O`Sullivan

NOVICE  CLASS

Judges: Mr Martin Ashman (A2193 ) & Mr. Ray Titchener (B3672)

Electronic Test Entry Forms can be completed online, sending BACS payment to: D.W.S.C. with your surname as reference. Go to Menu, Tests, Electronic Working Test Entry

Test Entry Forms can be downloaded for printing from www.dorsetworkingspaniel.net

Email Entries to Lara Sorisi or Ian Stevens: test_secretary@dorsetworkingspanielclub.net

£11 per dog Members – £16 per dog Non members

Novice – Spaniels not to have placed 1st in a working test or not to have won an award in a Field Trial inc C.O.M.

All tests are held under Kennel Club and Dorset Working Spaniel Club  rules and regulations for Gundog Working Tests.  The Society accepts no responsibility for injury, loss or damage to persons or property however occasioned.  Dogs should be exercised in designated areas only.  No bitches in season. In case of hot weather, no dogs left unattended in cars. Please clear up after your dogs.

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Spring Test Results 2022

Spring Test – Sunday 22nd May 2022

At Ashmore, Dorset

Puppy – Judge: Lara Sorisi

ResultNameDog
1stAnthony BrownPen Wills Yama ESS B
2ndAnthony BrownBucklawren Bandit ESS D
3rdMichael SmithSpringmore Symphony ESS B
4thDel BowerThistlecrack Diamond CS B
COMClare OldhamCindersash Joker ESS
COMCharlotte BallardKentwone Troposphere CS B
COMKim BarnesMooncourt Black Jack CS D






Anthony Brown 1st & 2nd Puppy Test

Novice – Judges: Dave Templar & Steve Brankin

ResultNameDog/Bitch
1stNicola HunterChurail Charisma ESS
2ndJulie EtheringtonWiltonsprings Penmarick ESS D
3rdKaren FleetMisselchalke Speyburn CS D
COMLynda LevittPitrock Lancelot CS D
COMGraham HallidayPenny Gate Apache ESS B
COMNicola HunterChurail Challenge ESS
BEST HUNTING SPANIELJulie EtheringtonWiltonsprings Penmarick
BEST COCKERKaren FleetMisselchalke Speyburn






Nicola Hunter 1st Novice Test

Open – Judges: Dave Templar & Steve Brankin

ResultNameDog/Bitch
1stMark BurrNewttlebridge Black Pearl CS B
2ndRyan BishopWessexmac Fabulous Flo ESS B
BEST HUNTING SPANIELMartin AshmanRiver Ash ESS D










Mark Burr 1st Open Test  

Great  K.C. Working Tests set for the spaniels in cool woodland with bracken, ferns, lots of cover and plenty of scent. The Judges ensured each spaniel was put through their paces on fresh ground. New Trophies were given to Winners donated from the Club,  also gifts donated from Gamekeeper Goods were handed out to members in the awards. Thank you to Skinners Working Gundog Food for their sponsorship.

Many thanks to Keeper Geoff Spencer for allowing DWSC to use his ground.  Much appreciation  to all the helpers, especially the Judges who gave up their time to ensure the day ran smoothly.

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DWSC – AGM

Dear Member,

Below are details for the Clubs Annual General Meeting: 

Tuesday 10th May 2022 – 7pm

Divelish Room, The Exchange, Sturminster Newton DT10 1FH

Please advise if you would like to attend via email: secretary@dorsetworkingspanielclub.net

AGENDA

  1. Apologies for Absence
  2. Minutes from last A.G.M & Audited Accounts
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Chairmans Report
  5. Treasurers Report
  6. Field Trial Secretary Report
  7. Test Secretary Report
  8. Re-election of Committee Members.
  9. Any other Business (to be submitted to the Secretary at least 7 days before the AGM)

SUBSCRIPTIONS

Annual subscriptions were due on 1 March 2022. Please note, only subscribed members have priority to enter club events. 

  • Single Membership: £10
  • Joint Membership: £15
  • Joining fee for new or lapsed members: £5.00  

Please contact the Membership Secretary Lynne Bramwell

Please go to our website to view club events and details of Tests and Field Trials: www.dorsetworkingspanielclub.net or join our Facebook group page. 

RETURNING TROPHIES – SPRING WORKING TEST 2021  

Please contact Ian to arrange return of trophies prior to this years’ Working Test. Don`t forget to get your Trophy engraved!

SPRING WORKING TEST 

22ND MAY 2022 – ASHMORE NR SHAFTESBURY  SP5 5AF

  • Puppy, Novice and Open Classes 
  • Judges Dave Templar, Steve Brankin, and Lara Sorisi

This is a great opportunity for novice handlers and / or spaniels to test their hunting and obedience under the watchful eye of experienced judges who shall offer advice. Any questions, email Lara Sorisi and Ian Stevens: test_secretary@dorsetworkingspanielclub.net

TRAINING CLASSES – PUPPY, NOVICE, ADVANCED

  • Wednesdays at 6.30 pm, Ashmore, near Shaftesbury SP5 5AF from the 13th April – fortnightly until the 6th July 
  • Sundays at 10.00 am, Gurston Down, near Salisbury SP5 5HR from the 24th April – fortnightly until 3rd July 

If you would like to attend training there are a few spaces left, please book in with Lynne beforehand

TRAINING DAYS

We hope to organise a couple of Training Days with a guest Trainer in the Summer, details to follow.

SPANIEL TEAM CHALLENGE – SHERBORNE CASTLE COUNTRY FAIR – SUNDAY 29TH MAY 

Please come along and support our Team who are competing in the Challenge, starting at 9.30am – this is a great, fun day out for family and friends.

Karen Anderson

Secretary 

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Spring Working Test – 22nd May 2022

DORSET WORKING SPANIEL CLUB

SPRING TEST 22nd MAY 2022

ASHMORE NR SHAFTESBURY,DORSET

START 9.30AM – COLLECT NUMBERS 9.AM

By Kind Invitation of Mr. Geoff Spencer

Judges: Dave Templar (B2588) & Steve Brankin (B3758 Puppies: Lara Sorisi (NP)

To be held under Kennel Club Rules I.D. No 350 

Puppies:  Spaniels under 18 months old on date of test

Novice:    Spaniels not to have been placed 1st in a Working Test or not to have won an award in a Field Trial inc C.O.M.

Open:      Will not start before 1p.m.

Test Secretaries: Lara Sorisi & Ian Stevens:  Any Questions email:  test_secretary@dorsetworkingspanielclub.net

Entry Forms can be completed online, sending BACS payment (please remember to put your surname) or downloaded & sent with cheque to the Test Secretarys.

Fees:  £11 per dog (members) £16 per dog (non members)

All details on: www.dorsetworkingspanielclub.net

All tests are held under Kennel Club and Dorset Working Spaniel Club  rules and regulations for Gundog Working Tests.  The Society accepts no responsibility for injury, loss or damage to persons or property however occasioned.  Dogs should be exercised in designated areas only.  No bitches in season. In case of hot weather, no dogs left unattended in cars. Please clear up after your dogs.

Karen Anderson

Secretary 

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Training 2022

Spaniel Gundog Training 2022

Wednesdays @ 6.30pm Fortnightly

&

Sundays @ 10am Fortnightly

throughout the Spring and early Summer.

We are fortunate to have experienced Trainers on our Committee and can offer the following:
Puppy/Novice/Advanced Classes


if you would like to attend please fill in details of your Spaniels age and experience on the form in training.


Fees £7.50 Members-  £10.00 Non Members (may attend twice before joining)payable in advance for 4 lessons.


Details of dates and Venue will be emailed out to Trainees before Classes.


Hope to see you at Training Classes.

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Field Trial Schedule 2021 / 2022

FIELD TRIAL SCHEDULE 2021/22

Stake 1 – 16 Dog Novice E.S.S – Wednesday 6th October 2021

Venue: Honiton Devon -bkpo Gareth Stevens

Judges: Wesley Thomas A28890 & Tommy Giles N/P

Closing Date for Entries: Friday 24th Sept 202

Prize: The Horseshoe Plantation Cup


Stake 2 – 16 Dog Open Cocker Spaniel – Monday 6th December 2021

Venue: Dorset bkpo Mr S Harrison & The Shooting Syndicate

Judges: Steve Bolton A2025 & David Templar B2588

Closing Date for Entries: Friday 19th November 2021

Prize: Open Cocker Shield & Guns Choice `The Nunney Salver`


Stake 3 – 16 Dog Open A/V (ex Cocker) Spaniel- Monday 13th December 2021

Venue: Dorset bkpo Lord Henry Digby

Judges: Lee Cooper A3417 & Steve Brankin B3758

Closing Date for Entries: Friday 26th November 2021

Prize: The Sunstar Perpetual Trophy 


Stake 4 – 16 Dog Novice Cocker Spaniel – Tuesday 28th December 2021

Venue: Honiton Devon – bkpo Gareth Stevens

Judges : TBC

Prize : Novice Cocker Shield & Guns Choice `Wood Boy`s Salver`

Entry Fees:  Novice £35.00  Opens £40.00 Non Members £50.00


Covid-19 Regulations will apply 
Full directions will be sent out with the running order


Schedules have already been sent out to members, please check your Spam Boxes,if you have not received a schedule or would like one please email: secretary@dorsetworkingspanielclub.net


Field Trial Secretary:  Martin Ashman


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SAVE THE DATE

DWSC

President: The Countess of Shaftesbury

Chairman: Michael Lydford 

**SAVE THE DATE**

COLD GAME TEST – SUNDAY 5TH SEPT 2021

HURSLEY PARK – ROMSEY – HAMPSHIRE

by the kind permission of Mr Finian O’Sullivan

NOVICE & OPEN CLASSES 

Judges: Mr A. Faulkner (B3747) & Mr P Williams (B3707)

(limited to 20 dogs per class)

Test Entry Forms can be downloaded from

https://www.dorsetworkingspanielclub.net

Email Entries to Lara Sorisi:

test_secretary@dorsetworkingspanielclub.net

£11 per dog Members – £16 per dog Non Members

Please pay by BACS – details on Entry Form

Please note membership subscriptions should have been paid by 1st July 2021 – Members will be given priority in the case of a draw.

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AGM 2021

A.G.M.  2020 & 2021

The Annual A.G.M. is to be held at 5pm. on Wednesday 28thJuly 

Nr Shaftesbury, Dorset.

Please note the 2020 A.G.M was postponed & unable to take place due to Covid restrictions.

Therefore the 2020 & 2021 A.G.M.s will be held concurrently following K.C. Guidelines.

If you wish to attend please email the Secretary:

secretary@dorsetworkingspanielclub.net

Due to Covid restrictions spaces will be limited.

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Summer Spaniel Training Sessions

Summer Spaniel Training Sessions


Every Wednesday starting at 6.30pm throughout July.
We have 5 Experienced Trainers on our Committee and we normally run 3 or 4 Spaniel Groups depending on numbers.Puppy – Novice – Advanced

If you would like to attend please send details of your dogs age and experience
Please book in beforehand and inform us if you cannot attend.£7.50  members , non members may attend twice before joining £10.00.
Dorset Working Spaniel Club will also be holding an InterClub Challenge with Wiltshire Gundog Society, later in the Summer.
Details of date, venue and time will follow shortly:
Hope to see you there.

Please use the form on the training page

https://www.dorsetworkingspanielclub.net/index.php/training/