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HPR Spring Pointing Tests

HPR Spring Pointing Test Guidelines The emphasis of these tests is to be on the natural working ability of the dog on open ground assessing ground treatment, hunting and pointing with an element of steadiness. Spring Pointing Tests are an evaluation of potential in a pointing dog. Dogs to be run and graded as individuals […]

Weimaraner Field Trial Firsts:

Kimm Bakker & Tara

Weimaraner Field Trial Firsts: HPR Field Trials: Along with the German Short Haired Pointer, the Weimaraner has a long history in trialling in the UK. When the first Weimaraners were imported into the United Kingdom in 1952, there was no such thing as Field Trials for dogs which Hunt, Point and Retrieve. Weimaraners ran in […]

Water Proficiency Testing for HPRs

Kassie Boreham FT

HPRFTA Conference 2015 (08/02/2015) WATER PROFICIENCY TESTING FOR THE HPR I want to state my position on the question of the water test applicable for field trials. I think we are all agreed that the HPR of whatever breed should be proficient to retrieve from and over water. It is written as a basic requirement […]