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   Skinners International Retriever Test at Hamstead Park
               Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May 2018










Kintbury Gundog Clubs very hard working helpers ensure this International event runs smoothly for Skinners.

This weekend May 12
th and 13th 2018 Kintbury Gundog Club helped at the 17th Skinners International Retriever World Cup held by kind permission of Mr Tim Gwyn-Jones at Hamstead Park. Hamstead Marshall. Nr Newbury.

On behalf of Kintbury Gundog Club and the committee and especially Peter Castleman and Jon Chamberlain we would like to thank everybody, club members, non members and friends for their time and efforts....from stewards, dummy throwers, shooters, dummy runners and refreshments helpers an enormous thank you.

The club have been involved in this event for more than 10 years and it is always a highlight in the clubs calender.
This location was amazing and Peter 10 very impressive tests over the two days. With 5 judges and 15 teams the two days went incredibly smoothly.

We would like to thank Skinners for their continued support at our trials and tests throughout the year.
Again many thanks to all involved in making this weekend such a success.

                                   Kintbury Gundog Club
        REPORT FROM THE WATER CLINIC AT STOKE CHARITY
                                  23rd JUNE 2018

Retriever and Spaniel members would like to give Peter an enormous thank you for holding a water training day at Stoke Charity. His time and patience was exemplary.
The weather was exceptional, perfect for water training.

The Labrador s took the morning slot. They started with a simple retrieve on the water. Then a retrieve on to the island finishing with two retrieves one on the water the other on land. After a lunch break it was the turn of the Spaniels. Again they started with a simple water retrieve. Then a retrieve with shot on the island with a distraction on the way back. This was followed by shot fired dummy on the lake but a blind to be retrieved first.
All dogs enjoyed the challenges and under Peters instruction every dog succeeded

Again many thanks to Peter for the day
A huge thank you also to June for organising such a wonderful day and we all wish her a speedy recovery
Katie Fraser












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TRAINING DAY AT FACCOMBE ESTATE 3rd JUNE 2018

We would like to say a massive thankyou to Faccombe Estate for allowing us to train in their woods today.
We had a wonderful training session (apologies to those who got lost) taken by Kevin and Jon.
Great ground for the spaniels to hunt up and lovely tracks for long retrieves for the labradors.













Thank you to everybody who took part today and look forward to seeing you all and more next month.

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                Special thanks to Jon Chamberlain for supplying these photographs                      of the event

THE TWO SMOKING BARRELS
CLAY PIGEON SHOOT 2019
on Sunday 14th April at Folly Farm, Pitt Hall, Kingsclere Road,
Ramsdell, Tadley RG26 5RJ
£250 for a team of 2 (Estate Challenge, High-Gun Team, Ladies Team, Adult/Junior* Team) which includes 50 bird clay shoot per person set over 6 or 7 stands, cartridges and lunch.
Re-entry on the day: £150 (£100 cost/£50 donation) – time permitting or pre-booked second entries.
Teams can choose to start from 9.30am, 11.30am or 1.30pm subject to availability – pre-registration preferred.
Coffee and bacon butties
from 8.30-12.30pm
Lunch from 12.30pm
, followed by Prize Giving at 3.30pm
Have a Go stand for all spectators and novices, with all equipment and instruction provided (£10 payable on the stand)
Pool flush competition: Team of 2 payable on the day
*under 18 on the day of the event
Kintbury Gun Dogs will be carrying out a training day which you are all welcome to view – call Katie on 07971 084204 to enter your gun dog. Cost £5 per dog.
THE HAMPSHIRE MEDICAL FUND raises funds for specialist medical equipment which Basingstoke, Winchester and Andover hospitals could not otherwise afford. Find out more about the charity at www.nhmedicalfund.org.
Please complete the booking form below or book your place and pay online at www.nhmedicalfund.org.


The entry form flyer explains full details

We organise demonstrations at local events/shows showing the importance of correct breeding and training of your dog from puppy through to its adult life.
            
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Hannington Country Fair
Held every 2 years the Hannington Country Fair takes place on the village green to raise funds for village activities, members of Kintbury Gundog Club man a stand and carried out training displays during the day, Informing and entertaining the public.

Newbury Show  
Each year we have a stand at the Royal County of Berkshire Show held at the Newbury Show Ground. The club provides demonstrations over the two days of the show. It gives the general public an opportunity to see what is involved in training a gundog, members of the club who are part of the demonstration team regularly attend our training sessions. On the stands we have many items for sale and we are there to answer any questions and give guidance and provide useful information.
   

    










 Royal County of Berkshire Show at the Newbury Showground
    (More photographs of the Newbury Show Demonstration in the Gallery album)
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