Minnesota Grouse Dog Association Youth Trial

Jul 8th, 2021 | Trial Results, Youth Trials

Milaca, Minnesota — On June 19th, 2021, The Minnesota Grouse Dog Association, formed in 1979, gathered for the 4th annual summer field trial at Four Brooks WMA. Historically, all other MGDA events are conducted as coverdog trials on wild birds, however the club utilizes a 640 acre trial area in the WMA to hold a planted bird stake in June. Included in this summer event is the popular Youth Stake, which drew six girls and four boys […]

2021 Black Belt FTA Youth Field Trial

Winners: 1st. Hammering Hank, Noah Tomlinson, handler, 2nd. Ellie, Flint Hendley, handler, 3rd. Goldie, Daley Dalton, handler Held on what became a bright, sunny and warm March day, the Black Belt Field Trial Association’s first youth trial was a huge success with a good entry and a slew of gallery well-wishers. Hopefully this will become an annual event. The drawing and stake took place after the conclusion of the amateur shooting dog stake on the beautiful Burnt […]

2021 GA/FL Invitational FTC’s Youth Trial

The second annual youth field trial hosted by the GA/FL Invitational Field Trial Club was again held on the beautiful Hale’s Place Plantation in the Red Hills area north of Tallahassee, Florida. The first event was held in the spring of 2019, last year’s cancelled due to Covid. The club and those who participated are grateful for the generosity of landowners, the Chuck Roberts family to allow the youngsters to handle their charges over their […]

2021 Shenandoah Youth Trial

Report by Lisa Littell 1st: Rook, Braden Renfroe, handler, 2nd: Bell, Ella Grace Montgomery, handler, 3rd: Red, Addison McDuffie, handler The Shenandoah Youth Trial, historically one of the largest in Alabama, drew 20 entries for the one-day continuous course trial held on March 13, 2021. The Shenandoah trial is the most recent iteration of the longest consecutively run youth trial in the United States. Previously known as the Fitzpatrick and Cross-Keys Youth trial, the trial began […]

Quail Hollow Youth Trial

Unfortunately due to the deluge of rain Southwest Georgia has received in recent weeks, the grounds are not suitable to conduct the trial. Stay tuned to find out if the trial can be rescheduled. Thanks to everyone who worked hard to organize the upcoming event…all are sorry it can not proceed but safety comes first!

2021 Sedgefields Youth Field Trial Results

Feb 15th, 2021 | Trial Winners, Youth Trials

1st – Bud Braden Renfroe 2nd – Rex Katie Belle Varner 3rd – Jane Claire Street Thanks to Mike and Jan Green for hosting the trial at Greenway Sportsman Club again this year…it was wonderful! Thank you Tony Gibson and Chris Sellers for judging and to everyone else who helped make this cold dreary day a success! Thank you to our sponsors Purina Pro Plan, Patty’s Custom Leather, SportDog, Jack and Fran Miller, Plantation Supply […]

Winners of the 2020 Lee County Youth Field Trial

Dec 19th, 2020 | Trial Winners, Youth Trials

1st: Dot, handled by Addison Mcduffie 2nd: John handled by Dalton Drew 3rd: Rose handled by Ella Grace Montgomery Much thanks to the judges Gary Lester and Shawn Kinkelaar!

Winners of the Bama Quail Trial!

Dec 7th, 2020 | Trial Winners, Youth Trials

Congrats to all the winners and all the kids who ran their dogs in the Bama Quail Youth Stake held on Sunday December 6, 2020. Seven braces were run… see Events for the drawing. 1st place: Rook handled by Braden Renfroe 2nd place: Jane handled by Claire Street 3rd place: Dot handled by Addison McDuffie

Down Memory Lane

Sep 16th, 2020 | Memory Lane, Youth Trials

Recently I came across some photos I had long been looking for and which I thought I had as digital files. Low and behold, the other day, while going through a box of old snapshots, I found them. I believe they were taken in the fall of 2002 or 2003. The pictures were taken in Penobsquis, New Brunswick, Canada at since retired field trailer, Paul Devereaux’s camp. The Black Brook Hunt Club hosted the trial […]

Emily Deasy

Sep 14th, 2020 | Junior Handlers, Youth Trials

Emily Deasy is a 14-year old city kid with a giant rural heart! She’s been involved with horses for the past couple years as my working/riding student, leading eventually to her helping me with the training and trialing of my field trial pointers. Through the mentorship of several individuals in our Oregon field trial community, Emily has proven to be an excellent pupil, displaying much potential working with both dogs and horses. She’s got good work […]