Welsh Springer Spaniel-only Hunt Test!
Date/Time: Wednesday, May 1, 2019, beginning at noon
Location: Milford Hills Hunt Club, W5670 French Road, Johnson Creek, WI 53038.
Judges: Vickie Dahlk and Dawn Schuster
Premium/Entry information: Here
Closing Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
See Entries: Here
Come watch our beautiful dogs doing what they were bred to do. If you have a dog to enter or just want to watch them in action, do come. A dog washing station is available for our use in the club house. Please remember to bring either approved blaze orange or neon pink attire to wear in the field. Learn more about Welsh Springer Spaniel hunting style here and more about hunting tests here.
Just for Fun…
After the Hunt Test on Wednesday, May 1, Hunt and Tracking test participants – whether entered, observing, or laying track – are invited to meet at the Milford Hills Hunt Club Restaurant for dinner. This will be a casual event at your own expense. Please see the map above for directions.
Welsh Springer Spaniel-only Tracking Test!
The Tracking Test will be held at the Ottawa Field Trial Grounds in the Southern Unit of the beautiful Kettle Moraine State Forest. Learn more about tracking here.
The test is scheduled for 6 TDs and 2 TDXs.
Date/Time: Thursday, May 2, 6:00 am-5:00 pm
Entry Deadline: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 5:00 pm CST
Judges: Becky Johnson and Nan Cochrane
Cost: TD $65, TDX $125
The tracking site is southeast of the intersection of Highway 67 and Highways CI and C in Dousman, WI and is approximately 23 miles from the show site in Jefferson Fair Park. Allow extra time to drive through the park. For detailed park information including required entry fees, camping, activities and a park map click here.
Please Lend a Hand!
If you are able and willing, please volunteer to help with laying track, hospitality and/or driving for the Tracking Test. Training is available. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help.
DON’T MISS OUR TRACKING SEMINAR ON FRIDAY, MAY 3! More information here.
Iron Welsh Challenge!
In order to participate, you and your dog(s) must be entered in at least three events (Conformation, Hunting, Tracking, Obedience or Rally). If you pass/qualify/place in at least two of these events you will earn points toward a Bronze, Silver or Gold award. The point schedule and entry information is HERE. Entries close on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
Start working with your dog now and help us support the versatility of our breed by entering the Iron Welsh Challenge!
Welsh Springer Spaniel-only Trick Dog Test!
Enter your dog in this fun and entertaining event. Learn more about Trick Dog here. Entry is first come, first served and you may enter more than one dog. Please register below to help us plan accordingly.
Location: Jefferson County Fair Park
Draft Horse Barn
503 North Jackson Avenue, Jefferson, WI 53549
Date: Friday, May 3, 6:00-8:00 pm
Evaluator: Emily Nie
Cost: $10 (pay ringside)
For more information about the 2019 WSSCA National Specialty please contact Heartland Welsh Springer Spaniel Club here.