(NEESC Tests are not Kennel Club Tests)

Test Dates & Locations

We have been given access to some fantastic ground for this test, we also have some generous sponsors and an excellent photographer now on board so please request your form as soon as possible to ensure a run.

 Winners Trophy very kindly sponsored by PFC

(Trophy will be engraved for the winner)


This marvellous trophy is one of the many prizes kindly sponsored by companies (large and small) and private individuals, a great big thank you to all of the sponsors.

Novice Spaniel Test (Any Variety)
Sunday 3rd June 2012

Location Ellingham (near Alnwick), Northumberland.

If you would like to enter or register an interest to enter, please contact me as soon as possible so numbers can be confirmed.  Exact location will be confirmed when you enter.

Information on Test

Various dummies will be used for this test.  No cold game for this novice test will be used. Starting pistols and launchers may be used. Please ensure your dog is comfortable with loud bangs before entering your dog. You may enter and request the starting pistol and/or launcher is not used, however, please be aware that those with the same marks and also had the pistol and launcher in their test will receive a higher placing.

There may be a water retrieve.  Dogs will be asked to do hunt their ground and do various retrieves and be steady.  Basically, what you would expect of them out shooting.

Any variety of Spaniel welcome including Sprokers.  Dogs do not need to be Kennel Club registered.  NEESC test are open to all Spaniels.  NEESC is the only club offering this kind of test for both KC registered and non KC registered Spaniels.

NEESC tests are designed not only to be a stepping stone onto the KC world of tests and trials but it also gives you a chance to see a) how you perform under judging conditions, b) how your dog performs under judging conditions, c) to meet, have a chat and enjoy the company of like-minded people, d) a great day out with your dog and having a chance to go home with either a trophy or other prize and e) to also help teach you where your dogs training may need some work.

Contact kay@nespanielclub.co.uk for an entry form.

To enter, you need to join the North East England Spaniel Club which you can do by clicking the Paypal link on www.nespanielclub.co.uk/3.html and sending an email with your dogs details to kay@nespanielclub.co.uk. If you wish to enter the test, please enter 'Test Entry' in the subject box of your email. Membership is £7.00.

If you would like to come along to help in any way, big or small, please let me know as soon as possible.  All help will be gratefully received and very welcome.

Good luck to everyone!


Entering this test does not qualify you to enter a Kennel Club Working Test. Entry and/or placement in this test does not award any points relevant to any Kennel Club Spaniel Test



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