News

Open Trial
Field Trials, Working
Entries close: 17 Dec
Entries needed

Our first Open HPR Field Trial is being held in Hawkhurst Kent on the 14th January 2022. We look forward to welcoming all entrants and thank everyone who supported and enabled us to gain Open status.

Entries for this trial are NOT on Fossedata, entries should be sent to the FT Secretary via email only. All Entries over email will be acknowledged via reply. Entries should be emailed to ft_secretary @hprga.co.uk

Payment will be requested via BACs after the draw has taken place with instructions on how to do so when the running list is emailed.

Please note that all entrants successful in the draw must provide a signed HPRGA Covid Confirmation Agreement Form sent directly to the FT Secretary.

Please can all entrants make themselves familiar with the HPRGA Conditions of entry and Risk Assessments in place for this Trial. They can be viewed by clicking the relevant download below.

Schedule Entry Form Conditions of entry Covid Confirmation Agreement Risk Assessment Covid Risk Assessment

 

Open show 2021
Show

Please note the following entry figures for our upcoming show on 21st November. Bracco 6, Brittany 16, GSP 29, GWP 3, Vizsla 18, WH Vizsla 18, Spinone 13, Munsterlander 17, Weimaraner 18, Import Register 8.

First in Ring 1 will be Vizsla followed by Weimaraners, Ring 2 Brittany followed by Munsterlanders, Ring 3 GSP followed by WH Vizsla. Other breeds will be allocated as & when rings become free. HPRGA regret that there will be no catering at the venue only drinks from a vending machine, this is beyond our control. We look forward to seeing you all and thank you for the splendid entry numbers.

There will also be a raffle, if you have anything you can kindly donate for the draw, Bring it along on the day.  

A date for your diary!  We’re thrilled to be holding our Open show this year despite the challenges. Fabulous judges, always a great atmosphere and prizes to boot.

The association would very much appreciate your support and we look forward to seeing you there!

Best in Show & Best Puppy in Show Judge: Mr David Bell (Balintyne)

Show Opens: 9.30am Judging commences: 10.00am

Venue, Hermitage Leisure Centre, Silver Street, Whitwick,
Leicestershire LE67 5EU

Entries Close 12 Noon 22nd October 2021.

Schedule and Entries

Novice Stake
Field Trials
Entries close: 4 Jan
Entries needed

Entries for this trial are NOT on Fossedata,

entries should be sent to the FT Secretary via email only.

All Entries over email will be acknowledged via reply.

Entries should be emailed to ft_secretary @hprga.co.uk

Payment will be requested via BACs after the draw has taken place with instructions on how to do so when the running list is emailed.

All Aged Trial
Field Trials, Working

We are holding an All Aged Trial at Wispington, Lincolnshire by kind permission of Rory and Jane Major on Tuesday 19th October. Entries can be made online via Fossedata with further information below and on our website. Looking forward to what is always a good day on this ground.

Schedule Condition of Entry Risk assessment Covid Risk Assessment

 

 

Show Ring Handling Workshop Saturday 16th October 2021
Education, Show

 

Presented by: Russell Mosedale of Knightsbay Dog Training

At Bagworth Community Centre, Station Rd, Bagworth, Coalville LE67 1BH

“Become a team to be reckoned with!”

Russell has over 40 years’ experience in showing dogs as owner, handler, and judge. He awards CC’s in 19 breeds, 18 being Gundogs and judges all over the UK, Ireland, Holland, and Finland. He judged at Crufts in 2018 and will again in 2022. Russell’s experience and skill have seen him achieve Show Champions/Champions in 3 breeds; Gordon Setters, Field Spaniels, Pointers and CC’s and Res CC’s in another 3 breeds Sussex Spaniels, Hungarian Vizsla and Rhodesian Ridgebacks. His success includes Best of Breed at Crufts in 1996 in Field Spaniels including an amazing sweep of Dog CC & BOB, Res Dog CC and Res Bitch CC in the same year as well as Group 2 and Group 3 places at Championship Shows. This record combined with Russell’s experience on Championship Show Committees as Group Steward, Chief Steward and Show Manager at various times over the last 30 years means he can provide all the knowledge and guidance needed.

Numbers will be limited. One handler one dog only. Preference will be given to members with HPR breeds. All spectators welcome.

Members £35   Non-members: £40   Spectators: £10  Cost includes lunch and refreshments

The day will commence with registration at 10.00am

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th September 2021

Download Booking Form

 

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2021 Annual General Meeting

 

6 vacant committee places up for grabs 
We, the Committee, are a friendly lot and we could do with some more input from members of the Association, every member joins for different reasons and will put a different spin on things and it is these things which help move the Association from strength to strength.

Details how to join the AGM will be updated shortly.

Download Calling Notice

 

RORY MAJOR-2021 WORKING GUNDOG TRAINING
Education, Working

DETAILS OF THE TRAINING DAYS

These days will be for a maximum of 6 dogs. The day will be most suitable for Novice dogs & handlers and those just starting out with their training regime and/or problem solving.    it will also be useful for more experienced people as all dogs will be given the opportunity to hunt, point and retrieve from land and water, on excellent ground under the supervision of an HPR handler with vast experience across the breeds.  For those people who don’t know Rory his website is here www.bryantscroftgundogs.co.uk and will give you an insight into his experience and success in field trials.

Government Covid protocols applicable to each date will apply.  This will be a very full and social day. You will be responsible for your own refreshments, food, water and towels for your dog. Please bring all relevant training aids, hand sanitizer, gloves and masks if pertinent.

In the case of over subscription priority will be given to members and then to novice handlers and young dogs.

  • Please email completed forms to the address below.
  • Upon notification of acceptance to the training day, successful candidates will pay the fee by bank transfer. HPRGA bank details will be forwarded.
  • In the event of an over subscription a draw will be held. All applicants will be notified by email. Any over subscription will form a reserve list. If the fee is not paid within 36 hours of notification, the next person on the reserve list will be offered the place.
  • If anyone has to pull out at short notice, for a genuine reason, I will do my best to fill the place, if I am successful your fee will be returned. If there is insufficient notice, or I am unable to fill the place for any other reason the fee will be forfeit.
Download Application

Please email your completed form to: chair@hprga.co.uk