HWVA Working Test 8th September 2012
The HWVA Working Test took place at Margaret’s Lake, Widmerpool, Notts on Saturday 8th September 2012 by very kind permission of K Scattergood and Messrs Brooks
A total of 76 entries, a record breaking 28 of which were HWVs! The weather was glorious and the competitors and judges were in fine spirits alike.
1st Swifthouse Brocket (GSP d) Deb Bowns
2nd Creekvalley Belisiha von Vallota (HV b) Sylvia Cox
3rd Ribble Amber (HWV b)* Adrian Blackledge
4th Sirilita Solitaire (GSP b) Susan Davison
5th Kavacanne Twyce a Knight at Protanto (GWP d) R. Booth
6th Casapeludas King George (HWV d) Paul Bennett
1st Kerride Henry (HWV d)* Adrian Blackledge
2nd Kert Munkas (HWV d) Anthony Medcalf
3rd Grandahay Blue Topaz Tommy (WEI d) B Price
4th Cwsscwn Czardas (HWV d) John Isgrove
5th Casapeludas King George (HWV d) Paul Bennett
6th Questor Ivor (GLP d) Chris Hartnoll
1st Kenocto Bremen (GWP d) Ian Thorneycroft
2nd Seehof Englacey at Swifthouse (GSP b) Madge Simons
3rd Huwlindragon Fly (GSP b) Pauline Kirby
4th Swifthouse Crusader (GSP d) Jennifer Hurley
5th Moricroft My Choice (HWV b)* Michael Caine
6th Madcap Red Cardinal (GSP d) Fred Alcock
* denotes highest placed Wirehaired Viszla in class
Bardantop Award (highest scoring Wirehaired Vizsla): Adrian Blackledge’s Ribble Amber
Many thanks to the judges, stewards, catering corps and admin assistants who helped the day run very smoothly indeed.
HWVA Spring Pointing Test 1st April 2012
Held at Garendon Park Farm, Loughborough, LEICS by kind permission of the Garendon Estate
Crew’s Moricroft Moments (HWV D) – Good
Nixon’s Quintana Hollie Berry (GSP B) – Good
Hastwell’s Madcap Cactus Wren (GSP B) – Good
Nixon’s Quintana Quixotic (GSP B) – Good
Scattergood’s Greenwire Robi (HV D) – Good
Bowns’ Swifthouse Brocket (GSP D) – Excellent
HWVA Grouse Pointing Test Birchinlee Derbys 17th March 2012
The HWVA Grouse Pointing Test was held on Saturday 17th March 2012 on Birchinlee Moor, DERBYS by very kind permission of David Briggs and Alistair Lee. Judges were Eddie Kania and Paul MacDonald.
14 HWVs in total from a card of 18 dogs was truly amazing!
Weather: Overcast, Mild, 1 shower
Scenting conditions: Good
Report and grading:
Excellent – Seehof Emma GSP (B) Handler: Robert Irvine This 3 year old GSP hunted a cheek wind with great pace and width quickly came on point at distance on a pair of grouse that produced them self’s the dog was very steady hunting on ran into a ditch pushed her nose up the other side and went on point produced on command 2 pairs of grouse again the dog was very steady hunted on pulled in from distance on a pair of grouse that lifted as the dog was about to point again the dog was steady.
Excellent -Madcap Cactus Wren GSP (B) Handler: Sue Hastwell This 21 month GSP hunted a cheek wind with fast pace good distance always on wind taking scent without dwelling, at distance came on point and on command produced a pair of golden plover from about 40 yards off the dogs nose the dog was very steady hunted on again with fast pace pulled in from around 60 yards came on point and 2 pairs of grouse produced them self’s again the dog was very steady.
Very Good – Zoldmali Iram HWV (D) Handler: Jim Cooper 1st run- This 5 year old HWV hunted a head wind with a fast pace taking lots of ground always on wind came on to a grouse at distance but lifted before the dog could point it the dog was steady 2nd run-hunted a back wind very well with good pace flash pointing a grouse hunted on quickly came on point and produced a grouse the dog was very steady.
Very Good- Firefrost Enchantress HWV Handler Hazel Drew This 21 month old HWV hunted a cheek wind with good pace covering lots of ground always on wind The dog flash pointed a grouse at distance and was very steady hunted on again with good pace pulled in from distance on a grouse as the dog set itself a grouse lifted the dog remained steady hunted on quickly came on point produced on command a cock pheasant the dog was very steady.
Very Good – Moricroft My Choice HWV (B) Handler: Michael Caine This 30 month old HWV Hunted a cheek wind with a fast pace taking lots of ground came on point on command produced a pair of grouse the dog was steady hunted on and quickly came onto a grouse that lifted as the dog was about to point it hunted on and came on point on a pair of grouse that produced tham selfs the dog was steady
Good – Hejocsabai Taltos at Gonegos HWV (D) Handler: Roy Bebbington This 21 month old HWV hunted a head wind with good pace covering lots of ground the dog came on point and on command produced a hare the dog was very steady hunted on into a small gully and came on point on a single grouse the dog again was very steady.
We would like to thank the HWVA for Inviting us to judge we enjoyed the day very much, Also we would like to thank our host and everyone who made the day possible. Many thanks and good luck for the future
Paul MacDonald & Eddie Kania