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Connor Wharton earned the 2012 National Amateur High Point award with AFC Pinecroft Princess Peyton (FC OGallaher’s Taylor x FC AFC Expressway’s Princess Polly). Connor is just 17, and Peyton just turned 3 in August. Connor and Peyton competed often …

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Congratulations to the 2012 National Amateur Field Trial Champion, Pete!

Congratulations to Mike & April Leonetti and NAFC FC AFC Braveheart’s Repeat The Streak!  Mike handled Pete to the win in Ogden, Utah.  Full listing of placements here, thanks as always to our friends at essft.com: http://www.essft.com/2012nac/callbacks.html

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Congratulations to the 2013 Field Trial Hall of Fame Inductees!

The 2013 induction ceremony will be held at the Bird Dog Museum on Saturday, February 9.  The following two individuals will be recognized for their contributions to the field trial sport: Dean Reinke Jack Williams These two dogs will join …

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Tracking Test

A tracking test will be held Sunday, September 23rd, prior to the National Specialty in Gray Summit, MO.  The test will be held at the Sullivan airport, and begins at 8 a.m.  Eleven dogs are entered, nine of them Springers.  …

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A true Springer hero

Theo, an English Springer serving in Afghanistan, died with his handler last year: http://www.itv.com/news/2012-09-06/explosives-sniffer-dog-to-be-given-the-victoria-cross-for-animals/ Rest in peace, Theo, and Lance Corporal Liam Tasker. Thanks to the Facebook Military Working Dogs page for the link. The article states that Theo is …

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