Does a Ferrari suit a learner?

Does a Ferrari suit a learner?

Sometimes the wrong dog ends up with the wrong owner and Field Editor Ben Randall has some words of wisdom on how to avoid this happening.

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Ben Randall
Are You Competition Ready?

Are You Competition Ready?

Field Editor Ben Randall offers advice on how to know if you and your dog are ready to enter a Field Trial, and how to prepare.

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Ben Randall
Patience on the Peg

Patience on the Peg

How to make sure your dog stays on the right path during its first season on the peg, by Field Editor Ben Randall.

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Ben Randall
The R Word

The R Word

If obedience and respect begin to slip in the home environment, cracks will soon begin to show in the training field, says Field Editor Ben Randall.

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Ben Randall
An Unhealthy Obsession?

An Unhealthy Obsession?

Are health tests jeopardising the future efficacy of our gundog breeds?

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Ben Randall
Gundog Breed Evolution

Gundog Breed Evolution

How gundog training and breeding has changed in the last 30 years.

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Ben Randall
Introducing your dog to water

Introducing your dog to water

The summer months offer the perfect opportunity to introduce a dog to water, but it’s not something to be rushed into…

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Ben Randall
Start as you mean to go on

Start as you mean to go on

Successful puppy training from day dot.

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Ben Randall
Time to Make a Plan

Time to Make a Plan

At the end of the shooting season, you might be forgiven for thinking that the busiest time of your gundog’s year has passed, says Field Editor Ben Randall, but in reality some of the most important ‘work’ happens during the spring and summer months

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Ben Randall
The perfect kennel

The perfect kennel

There are a number of things to consider when investing in a kennel for your gundog, says Field Editor Ben Randall.

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Ben Randall
Training a gundog to walk to heel

Training a gundog to walk to heel

Field Editor Ben Randall offers his advice on how to train your dog to walk to heel.

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Ben Randall
A peg dog to be proud of

A peg dog to be proud of

Field Editor Ben Randall advises on how best to shape a companion that will enhance rather than hamper a day’s shooting.

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Ben Randall
The rough shooter's dog

The rough shooter's dog

The sight of dog and Gun working together to put game in the bag is a joy to behold, but how does one achieve such a partnership?

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Ben Randall
Five common gundog training mistakes – Part 2

Five common gundog training mistakes – Part 2

Five more common gundog training mistakes and how we should aim to avoid them.

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Ben Randall
Five common gundog training mistakes – Part 1

Five common gundog training mistakes – Part 1

Highlighting the five most common gundog training mistakes and how to avoid them.

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Ben Randall
Finding the perfect pup

Finding the perfect pup

Advice on choosing the right gundog puppy for you.

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Ben Randall