Indoor Training Day
February 22, 2019
Training & Demo 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
12:00-1:00pm Pot luck lunch
Benalto Ag Society Arena
Benalto, Alberta (near Sylvan lake)
Signup Here on the website
Non-Member/Guest fee is $10.00 per person or $25.00 with dog
We suggest you bring the following items if you have them:
We will be having a Guest:
Delia Loomis Certified Therapist
From D’s Equine and Canine Therapy Doing talk and demo Chiropractic,acupressure,massage and stretches for hunting Dogs.
Treatments for your dogs available after the demo at a reduced price for Club members of $35 per dog (regular price is $50).
Limited number of pigeons will be available for order on registration page.
Please come with an open mind, a willingness to learn, and your questions about the training. Get your year started off right, work on Obedience, Steadiness, Trained Retrieve or another skill you might want to work on.
A little test information:
This test is for dogs under 16 Months of age.
The video gives an overview of the four areas of the test. It's a good watch.
Here is a great video from NAVHDA
We hope everyone had a successful hunting season. We look forward to our new 2020 membership year. You can begin signing up for your 2020 membership here.
We also want to announce our first indoor training session on January 25, 2020 at 9am. Following training we will have a potluck lunch and a guest speaker talking about "Hunting Dog First Aid". More details to come... (please sign up for the training day)
AGM - January 25, 2020 at 1:30 - 3:30pm
Please attend as your participation is important to the club operation. Each year we need volunteers.
The Jocelyn Maciborsky Memorial Fun Hunt 2019 was a great time for all participants. Ron with Sky and Sue with Harper were the winners this year with 9 birds and 11 shots. The runners up were Wayne with Teaka and Mary with Haven, 9 Birds and 16 shots. The most efficient team was Cal with Stitch and Wayne with Loki, 7 birds with 7 shots! WOW!
Thanks to everyone that came out to enjoy the day of fun and friendship. Looking forward to seeing everyone in the new year.
This is the wrap up event for the chapter before we all get busy with our hunting season!
September 14, 2019 - Featherquest
Each Handler and dog is a team. Each Team much register for the event. Each Team will be paired with another Team (Handler and dog) to form the Event Team. You will work as an Event Team to find, shoot and retrieve the greatest amount of birds with the least amount of shots to be the winner.
Each handler must supply their own break open shotgun, shells and dog.
Pot Luck Lunch (limited power supply)
Fee for each Team (Handler and Dog) $50 Guaranteed 1 pheasant and at least 5 chukar per team – so 2 pheasants and 10 chukar per event team.
PLEASE BE AWARE
Looking forward to seeing everyone there!
August 3 & 4, 2019 - 9:00 – 4:00 pm
Pot Luck Lunch Saturday & Sunday
Sign up for 1 or both days just indicate x 1 or x 2 on the sign up form. Let us know which day to expect you!
Chair for you
Crate or tie out for your Dog
Water for dogs and beverage for you
Whatever equipment you currently use
We will be simulating a real test so be prepared to go in the field with others to represent judges.
NA Mock Test Fee $70 included 3 chukar and a pheasant for track
UPT/UT Mock Test Fee $70 (with own dead duck brought for mark and drag) Included 3 chukar and 1 live duck
UPT/UT Mock Test Fee $95 3 chukar and 2 live ducks
This is just a training advisory. Just as a precaution. Blue green algae has shown back up at Bigelow Dam and we advise to avoid water training there until further notice.
July 20, 2019 open to all
July 21, 2019 UPT / UT only
time: 9:00 – 3:30 pm
UPT / UT Dogs (2 days available – note day(s) you are attending and remember to order birds accordingly
Registration closes at July 17th at 9pm
July 6, 2019
time: 9:00 – 3:30 pm
Registration closes on July 3rd at 9pm
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