05/11/2006: The Irish Red & White Setter Society Spring TrialThe 2006 version of the annual Irish Red & Setter Nationals was an outstanding event. I had the privilege of attending for United Kennel Club and it was, as always, the perfect blend of quality dog work and the camaraderie of quality dog folks. The event kicked off with a new start this year, a UKC licensed specialty show for Irish Red & White Setters which replaced the non-licensed version of such from years past. The show was well attended.
05/10/2006: UKC Crowns its First Champion of the Field in the UKC Pointing Dog Program And Other Open Dogs Begin to Make Their MarkVernon de L’Escarbot and handler Mark Dinsmore were in the final minute of their heat in the Open Class of the third annual Big Sky Epagneul Breton Gun Dog Field Trials, when the two year old orange roan male Epagneul Breton smelled a pheasant and whirled around, establishing a solid point. Vernon stood like a rock, as the pheasant was flushed, and the gun fired.
01/11/2006: SO YOU WANT TO HAVE A UKC SANCTIONED FIELD TRIAL??? By: Wallace A. HueyIf you are a new club or a person who wants to have a Field Trial, here are some thoughts which might help make this seemingly high mountain into just a rise in the road.
12/11/2005: Tips For The Amateur Gun Dog Handler Field Trialing Under The Ukc Rules by Fred Overby and Butch NelsonThese tips proved a valuable contribution to helping someone who was not familiar with the trialing process. Every participant was given a copy of these tips as a way of increasing understanding.