With centuries of experience and literally dozens of Field Trial Champions between them, these are undoubtedly six of the best gundog trainers of our era. Will Pocklington spoke to them about their glittering careers so far.
We ask six more of the UK’s top gundog trainers and handlers the questions everyone wants the answers to.
The difference between silverware and an early finish in a field trial can be in the detail, says Ben Randall, who highlights some of the key things field trial judges look for.
Jon Kean looks at the history of the prestigious Pointer and Setter Champion Stake.
Ian Openshaw has reached a truly unique milestone. Jon Kean reflects on the incredible achievements of the 2013/14 Cocker Championship winner.
The IGL's annual Retriever Championship tests competitors’ abilities to perform under immense pressure. So it takes a great deal more than just good handling to go all the way, as Marcus Janssen discovered.
Competitive field trialling is not for the faint hearted. Dealing with the ups and downs requires great determination and commitment as Laura Stimson discovered.
A dog is for life, not just for Christmas. But Howard Kirby couldn't have known the black Labrador puppy he got for Christmas in 1987 would totally change his life. By Richard Rawlingson.
With a place at the IGL Retriever Championship up for grabs, the stakes were high at Dukeries Gundog Club's two-day open at Osberton Estate. By Marcus Janssen.