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Welcome to the Isle of Wight Gundog Club

The Club holds lots of events throughout the year. Whether it is Field Trials, Working Tests or Shows there is something for everyone. We also hold indoor show training and outdoor field training sessions for those wishing to work and show their dogs. The Club holds a monthly match at their usual training venue and a match of the year at the beginning of the year.

News, results, reports & events

Events - AV Retriever Working Test - Puppy, Novice and Open

Sunday, 8 September 2024

The club will be hosting their final tests of the working test season on Sunday 8th September, at Barton Manor Estate, East Cowes, courtesy of Mr & Mrs A Haig-Thomas Puppy, Novice and working tests 9am for a 9.30 start Judges: Chris Marshall, Neil Varney, David Breach, Mike Crutchley and Sue Hempstead The schedule can be downloaded here The entry form can be downloaded here. ...

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Working results - Results of the AV Retriever Working Test on 25th February 2024

Sunday, 25 February 2024

IWGDC held their first working tests of the 2024 season on 25th February at Lessland Farm, Godshill. Despite a promising start to the day weather-wise my early afternoon the rain had arrived and had set in for the remainder of the day. There were some very wet handlers, dogs, helpers and judges at the end of the day. The ground was already wet and the rain made conditions worse. The four tests......

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Working results - AV Retriever Field Trial - 12 Dog Open Stake

Monday, 8 January 2024

The Isle of Wight Gundog Club held its final trial of the 2023/24 season in 8 January 2024 at Newbarn Farm, Calbourne.  A 12 dog open driven trial on what was a chilly day with some good dog work. Grateful thanks to the landowners, keeper and the beaters, the team of guns organised by Tim Pressey, who shot for the trial, stewards and all helpers. After the first drive which saw birds fall......

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Working results - AV Retriever Field Trial - 16 Dog Novice Stake

Saturday, 25 November 2023

The IWGDC held its Novice trial today, Saturday 25th November, at Hill Farm, Brading, Isle of Wight, courtesy of the Lovegrove Family. Judges were Robert Worrall, Mell Brooks, Paula Graystone and Marian Morris-Worrall. It was a lovely day, dry and cold, and the birds flew despite the lack of breeze.  Huge thanks to the landowners, judges and the team of guns that shot for the day who......

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Show results - AGM Awards

Wednesday, 1 May 2024

At the 2024 AGM the following results were announced: ISLE OF WIGHT GUN DOG CLUB ANNUAL AGM THROPHIES MAY 202 THE GUNVALE TROPHY ~ Top working dog ~ No recipient MAYDENE MAX TROPHY ~ To the top Island Show Dog ~ Hungarian Vizla Roughshoot Heaven Sent of Solencia owned by Laura Wilcox Ben & Martin Rackett THE HULVERSTONE TROPHY ~ Is awarded by the Show Committee to the Best......

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Show results - Autumn Public Open Show on Saturday, 16th September 2023

Sunday, 24 September 2023

Autumn Public Open Show on Saturday, 24th September 2022 The Isle of Wight Gundog club held on Saturday, 16th September 2023 at Porchfield Cricket Club. Best In Show Judge Mr David Pike (Redclyst) More details to follow. ...

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Show results - Dog of the Year 2023

Sunday, 28 January 2024

The Dog of the Year for 2023 and the January match will be held on Sunday 28th January 2024 at East Cowes Town Hall. The Judge for the Dog of the Year was Mr Chris Campbell. A list WSS Dog of the Year Winners Best Promising Puppy was won by Rackett and Wilcox's Oakswarren Luminous Flame of Solencia AI Best Puppy was won by Miller and Millichamps Foxriever Solent Solstice Best Veteran......

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Newsletter - Chairman Reports

Added: Tuesday, 28 May 2024

Each year the Chairman presents their report to the AGM.  Recent ones are listed below: Chairman Report for 2023/2024 click here Chairman Report for 2021/2022 click here. Chairman Report for 2019/2020 click here. ...

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The Isle of Wight Gundog Club is registered with the Kennel Club: ID 422
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