Isle of Wight Gundog Club

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Show Training



Ring Craft/ Show training classes are held at Rys Dog Training Centre ( Unit 4B, 3 The Riverbank, Newport PO30 5UU) on Wednesday evenings at 1930 hrs start and 2030 finish. Entry into the hall is from 1915 and we are cleared by 2045

September 2023 Training Dates
6th September - Ben Racket
13th September - Jan Andrews
20th September - Lynda Smith
27th September - Match

October 2023 Training Dates
11th October - Pete Miller
18th October - Laura Wilcox
25th October - Match

November 2023 Training Dates
1st November - Shirley Stables
15th November - Janet Drake
22nd November - Match

December 2023 Training Dates
6th December - Christmas Fun Night (Please bring something for the buffet for everyone to share)
13th December -Match

We are then closed for Christmas and the 2024 dates will be posted soon

Training cost is £3.00p per person.
Match fees are £5.00p per dog entered starting from the beginning of July. There is no charge for spectators at match evenings

Shirley Stables
Show Secretary

Working Training

You will need to be dedicated to develop your dog as a working dog.

Our training is for those who are interested in working their dogs, and also for those who have a pet gundog and want to enjoy having an obedient and well behaved dog. Our training concentrates on basic training and retrieving.

Any dog has natural instincts and gundogs are no exception, training is about harnessing and controlling those instincts. Equally important is that both your dog and you as a handler enjoy and have fun learning and training together.

Group gundog training takes place throughout the year at a variety of grounds. Socialisation is important for any dog, but for a dog that you want to work in the field with others it is critical. Group training is a great opportunity for you to socialise your dog in a controlled and structured environment.

The training we provide is for:

For full details of the Summer training rota please click here.

Cost per Class: £5.00/1 dog per handler

Use of the land is by kind permission of the landowners. We ask all owners to exercise their dogs before the class and arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before the start. Also:


The Isle of Wight Gundog Club is registered with the Kennel Club: ID 422
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