Working Tests

Twenty-two competitors eventually came before the judges, Alan Buckland and Peter Buckle, at Knaphill Manor today. The weather was sunny and the grounds were perfectly suited to the tests. There were four tests in all at the end of which there was an outright winner....
Guildford WGC was represented at this year’s Edenbridge & Oxted Show Retriever Challenge, hosted by SEGS, by Sophie Mills with Turnerbrook Oak, commonly known as Nell, and Jean Baveystock with Lakesfarm Martini, commonly known as Marti.   The object of the...
COMPETITIVE TRAINING DAY SUNDAY 18TH AUGUST 2013 AT DEERBRIDGE HOUSE BY KIND PERMISSION OF JOHN AND LIZ BARNES This day is designed primarily for novice members who wished to learn the rudiments of working tests and run through test scenarios without the pressure of...
  An enormous thank you to my helpers who have supported me throughout my first test season.   I hope that we can find more volunteers next season.   1st        Norlands Pintail          D Buckland 2nd        Tuscanni Viking          R Smallman 3rd       ...
We were fortunate to have Parklands for our venue. There was plenty of shade and only two tests were in the open. A good day was had by all. The contestants were nurtured by the judges, who really went out of their way to help the novice handlers with their dogs. The...
Guildford were the winners of the Southern Interclub match hosted by URC Hants & South West at Mount Farm near Romsey.  Guildford’s score was 340. Gerry Price with Loveridge Wigeoncame top dog/top novice handler with 108 points. Rob Smallman was top Open,...
The grounds were ideal and the weather held. We had a very good group of six tests that were designed to encourage dog and handler to show their skills. It is always enjoyable to compete at Hartley Mauditt Shoot. I would like to thank Mike Rollinson  for inviting us...
What a beautiful day we had for our Special Puppy Working Test. It was a day for first time winners. Congratulations to our young handler, outright winner, to the Special, under18months on the day, joint winners and to our overseas contestant I hope that the distance...
What a wonderful start to our Working Test season. 51 dogs eventually came before the judges for the Novice Test, that we held today, at Merrist Wood College. The grounds are ideal and we are grateful to the college for allowing us to use the land. Although the...
GWGC Open Test –  19th August Venue: The Elvetham Estate, Near Hartley Witney By kind invitation of Sir Euan Calthorpe Judges: Clare Wood,  Alan Buckland , Gilly Nickols, John Stubbs, Barry Tayllor Trophies: 1st The Challenge Cup 2nd The Rollin Shield 1st Karen...
Intermediate 27th May 2012 at Hartley Mauditt Judges: Barbara Kuen Sue Berman 1st  Longcopse Ripple Susan Wood Awarded the Gunner Cup  2nd  Barnesbrook Horus Mike Fleming  3rd  Judiths Dark Fancy Judith Curtis  COM  Longchamp Jasper Sandy Rolfe...
NOVICE 18th March,  Knaphill Manor, Chobham Judges:   Roger Wade,  Robert Worrall,  Mary-Jane Opie,   Dan Higgs 1st  Fyrlewalk Winston,  Stirling Davis Awarded the Entonlee Trophy  2nd  Longcopse Ripple,    Susan Wood Awarded the Hoopwick Trophy  3rd  Lakesfarm...
WORKING TEST RESULTS 2011,  NOVICE 20th March The Elvetham Estate Judges: Ron Jeffery, Brian Kent, Dave England, Barry Taylor & Jo Hawksworth 1st: Countryways Shooting Star,  Jessica Webster, Awarded the Entonlee Trophy 2nd:  Faircotelabs Gorse of Lawnhills,...
NOVICE,  21st March,  The Elvetham Estate,  Nr Hartley Witney Judges: Toni Sanders,  Steve King,  Martin Bagg,  Ron Sills 1st:  Deerbridge Faro,  John Barnes, Awarded the Entonlee Trophy 2nd:  Tayfoldwoods Balalaika,  Pete Smith, Awarded the Hoopwick Trophy 3rd:...
OPEN, 14th MARCH 2009, The Elvetham Estate, Nr Hartley Witney Judges: Tony Casserly, Ron Jeffrey, Chris Marshall & Liz Barnes 1st: Kirbyhall Wagtail, Hilly Hoar, Awarded the Challenge Cup 2nd: Miss Summer Breeze, Rob Smallman, Awarded the Rollins Shield 3rd:...
OPEN 16th MARCH,  Holywell Estate, Swanmore 1st:  Suthcharic Inti,  Sue Berman, Awarded the Challenge Cup 2nd:  Swinbrook Jewel,  Gillian Yates, Awarded the Rollins Shield 3rd:  Jinkster Kobanga,  Kim Jinks 4th:  Holway Vincent of Chapletown,  Bob Marcham C.O.M:...