We are extremely excited to announce that the first WuffitMix Working Test will be held on Sunday April 26th. So please save the date!
The test will be in aid of the Gamekeepers Welfare Trust and is to be held at the picturesque Upperwood Estate, by kind permission of the Crowther family.
We are delighted to have appointed the following judges:
Find out more about the judges...
Sponsored by WuffitMix and hailing from Cheshire, Andy has qualified for the IGL Retriever Championship on numerous occasions and was placed 2nd in 2015 and 4th in 2014 with FTCH Rimrock Hurricane (Bruce). He is also a Kennel Club 'B Panel' Field Trial Judge for Retrievers.
Andy has been a member of the England Gundog Team on numerous occasions. He was awarded Gundog Champion of the Year at the 2015 CLA Game Fair, with FTCH Rimrock Hurricane (Bruce) - having also won the title in 2000 with Bruce's grandfather, FTCH Endacott Shelf (Tosh).
Annette has been a member of the England Gundog Team for several years and is a Kennel Club ‘A Panel’ Field Trial Judge for Retrievers.
Annette has qualified for the IGL Retriever Championship on numerous occasions and was most recently placed 4th with FTCH Castleman’s Gobi of Garronpoint (Bertie).
Annette and Bertie ran for England at the prestigious Home International competition at the 2018 Game Fair and along with being on the winning team, they were awarded top retriever overall.
David is a Kennel Club ‘A Panel’ retriever judge and has been a member of the England Retriever Team since 2006, acting as Captain since 2014. He has made up 8 Field Trial Champions in his Gundog career so far.
David has qualified for the IGL Retriever Championship an incredible 20 times, winning it on 4 separate occasions - a feat only achieved twice before in the Championships long history.
David is regularly invited to judge events in the UK and Europe and also provides professional gundog training for groups, individuals and for corporate events.
Retired Veterinarian John is a Kennel Club ‘B Panel’ retriever judge and has qualified for the IGL Retriever Championship on five occasions.
John and FTCH Gosberry Governor achieved an impressive record, qualifying for the IGL Retriever Championship first time out for 4 consecutive years and quality five times in total. John was also a member of the England Gundog Team in 2015.
Based in Warwick, Steve Richardson and his wife Sally run Wedgnock Gundogs and have made up 5 Field Trial Champions. Their hobby and passion is working and competing with their dogs, whether it be picking up on local shoots or running in Field Trials and Working Tests successfully at the highest level.
Steve has been a member of the England Retriever Team for the past 2 years and was also selected to represent the UK in the 2019 Kennel Club International Retriever Team.
We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere thanks to the appointed judges for volunteering their time to judge our first working test.
We are sure you will join in with our excitement for this event. Full schedule and entry forms will be released very soon.
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