Field trials and working gundogs

Field trials were developed to test the working ability of gundogs in competitive conditions.
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New to field trials?

If you love the countryside and seeing dogs working as they were intended to, field trials may be perfect for you.

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Already competing in field trials?

Learn more about the gundog working tests, plus The Kennel Club's field trials and training days.

For competitors
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Judging field trials

If you're a judge, or perhaps you're a competitor who feels ready to start judging, these resources are for you.

For judges
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Field trial secretary information

If you're a secretary, this section has everything you need to know about running a show or a club.

For secretaries