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Grade One Success in Leicestershire

by Jacky on August 29, 2014

grade 1 1708 008Our Leicestershire trainer, Steve Hare has sent us these great photographs of his students after they completed their Grade One assessments last week.

Our Cambridgeshire trainer, Tony Brazier travelled to Fleckney to carry out the tests.

Above – Paul Berrington with labrador BamBam and Steve Thatcher with labrador Magnum both gained a pass. Laura Westwood with spaniel Ruby and Carol Ridlington with spaniel Pepper both passed with distinction.

grade 1 14 aug 001Left – Sue Hardy with cocker spaniel Devon and John Robertson with his cocker spaniel Skye, both passed with merit.

Below – Ruth Wilkinson with her cocker spaniel Harvey who gained a pass.
grade 1 14 aug 007 Congratulations to you all and good luck with your future training.

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New Leicestershire Course Dates

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Readers Story: Sophia and Buddy

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Grade Four Success

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 Our Wakefield trainer, Stevie Allerton, has sent us these lovely photographs of Lee Birkitt and his fantastic cocker spaniel, Ellie who recently took their Grade Four test with our assessor, Tony Allerton ( below left). The Grade Four assessment seeks to demonstrate that a dog’s hunting, obedience and retrieving skills have come together to form the […]

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Another Successful Test Day in Evesham

July 3, 2014

Our Evesham trainer, Helen Phillips has sent us this lovely photograph of her students after they completed their assessment on Wednesday 25th June. Our assessor, Hilary Smith had a busy evening with eleven Grade One tests and one Grade Two test to carry out.  The group included retrievers, spaniels, vizslas and a munsterlander. The weather was […]

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Excellent Grade One Results

June 26, 2014

Great results from our Evesham students who took their Grade One test on 7th June. The students were trained by our Evesham trainer, Helen Phillips and assessed by our Gloucestershire trainer, Annie Wales. Unfortunately, we do not have a photograph as the heavens opened and everyone had to run for cover. Congratulations to the following: […]

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New Grade Two Course Dates

June 5, 2014

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