Working Tests

Working Tests

 -Number 1363-

  1. All judges, officials and competitors should be fully conversant with Annex G to the J Regulations. The tests will be conducted in accordance with these regulations.
  2. No handler will be allowed to handle more than 2 dogs in any test.
  3. Entries should be in block capitals and be accompanied by the correct fee.
  4. The events will be run, where appropriate, as close as possible to a field trial.
  5. There is also a great need for assistance on the day. Come along and join in. It can be great fun and very educational.
  6. There will be a raffle for club funds. All prizes greatly appreciated.
  7. All cheques to be made payable to “The Three Ridings Labrador Club”. Please send separate cheque for each dog entered

Please click here for the club’s Guidance Notes for Field Trials & Working Tests

General information on how the club works.

All training and working tests events are open to non-members who may join any one event to gain experience the club. Members will be given priority in the draws for Field Trials.

A copy of the clubs health a safety statement is included here. This must be read by all. Anyone entering any of the clubs events shall be deemed to have read and accepted the responsibility and conditions stated. Please sign the attendance register, required at all events, and ensure dog poo bags are used and removed. Mobile phones must be switched off at all Field Trials.

 The club expects all members to act in the best traditions of sportsmanship and with due courtesy to our hosts and judges.

Entry forms for all Tests and Trials can be downloaded from the club website. Anyone without internet access should telephone Alan Lord 01765 620 421 who will post out to you.

 Raffle Prizes are always appreciated at Working Tests and Field Trials.

The club will use Social Media where appropriate. The Field Trial Secretary welcomes comment, both good or otherwise about any of our events. Please contact him direct, and accept the Kennel Club advice about not making comments on Social Media. Any comments received will be reviewed in committee and may well help us to continue our improvements. 

Please make full use of the club website to keep up to date with events and results.

March 24th Rosedale Open/ experienced Novice Working Test. Depart for the ground at 09.00hrs
Held under KC Rules. The 1
st Placed dog will receive the John Jewitt Trophy to be held for one year.
Judges- Godfrey Lowe. Paul Hasney. Shamanthi Shankar and Sinead Wilkinson, will be invited to set static tests on this attractive and demanding ground. The estate kindly makes the shoot lunch hut available to us after which the huge acreages available will allow us to conduct a walked up test.

Meet at the Lion Inn, Blakey Ridge, Kirkbymoorside. YO62 7LQ 

From the A170 at Kirkbymoorside take the unnamed road to Hutton Le Hole and keep on over the moor for 15 minutes to find The Lion Inn on your left. Please exercise dogs away from the pub, and ensure bags are used and removed.  We will depart in convoy at 09.00hrs to travel on the moorland estate road to the test area.
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Saturday April 6th. Studley Royal. 09.00hrs
Training Day for Novice and Puppy.

Meet at the Pheasantries, Studley Royal. Ripon. HG4 3DY.  From the B6265 between Ripon and Pateley Bridge take the turn to Fountains Abbey visitors centre. Pass the Obilisque and park gates The Pheasantries is immediately on the left.  We meet in the Gamekeepers yard then travel into Spa Gill. Dependant on recent weather the estate road may only be suitable for 4 x 4s but we can accommodate those in cars or vans. This is a very pretty area to train in with the little River Skell providing interesting areas and experienced trainers to give friendly advice. A popular event best restricted to 30 dogs so we can give lots of retrieves and have time to help puppies or those new to the club. First entries accepted, and if you miss out you will be advised and put on the reserve list. Cost £15 per dog
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Saturday May 25th. Skipster Hagg. YO62 6SP. 09.30hrs Novice and Puppy Working Test. Held under KC Rules

On the A170 just east of Kirkbymoorside take the exit for Appleton le Moor and Spaunton. Skipster Hagg Farm provides interesting, but easier ground on which to compete in both static and walk up. A great opportunity for members who attend our summer training evenings to be introduced to competition. Formal Kennel Club rules but a relaxed and friendly day.  Cost £8 per dog
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Sunday June 16. Aske Hall.  DL10 5HJ.    09.30 Novice Dog/Novice Handler, and Novice.  13.00hrs Open.
Held under KC Rules, with small trophy’s to be kept in perpetuity 
Judges. John Lees, Bob Bowes, Eden Parish and Margaret Pearce
This is an exciting new venue for 3Rs and will include water tests.
Leave the A1 at J55 Scotch Corner and take A6108 to Richmond. Approx 3.5M. mini roundabout take the 3rd exit B6274 towards Gilling with a brown sign for Aske Hall.
Travel 2.5M and the main entrance to the Hall is on the left
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Sunday July 7th Allerton Park.   HG5 0SD. 09.00hrs. Please note this is the same estate as our training evenings but a different site.
Informal. Not held under KC Rules. This will allow Puppy & Novice to enter and meet at 09.00hrs and Experienced and Open Dogs to meet at 12.30. A great new venue that will be run as a competition but members should not be afraid of joining in. Informal is the key.
Judges to be advised
Leave the A1 at J47 and join the A168 traveling north. It’s impossible to miss the Incineration plant on the right, take this exit- then immediate left (Follow 3Rs sign ) to the keepers house. We will travel in convoy to a large gravel pit so the static tests will include water work. Cost £8 per dog
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Sunday August 18th Gill Rudding Park. Escrick.   09.30hrs YO19 4RP.  Training for Field Trials

Meet in the Farmyard of our retired President Mr John Jewitt and travel on to Escrick.

Phillipa Williams and Jim Murphy have a wealth of experience running in both novice and open Field trials and an ability to share their knowledge in a way our members will enjoy. Formal enough to include J Regs and Kennel club requirements they will also set up a mock field trial. If you run at this event I would like to hear from you. Who got the most from the day – You or your dog? Limited to 25 dogs, cost £15 only one dog per handler. Entries close 6th August. You will be advised if you are on the waiting list.
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