SFHRC Training Weekend - HRC Upland and Retriever Training Event
April 16 - 17, 2016
Southern Flight HRC is pleased to bring club members and retriever friends a great training opportunity at Coolwater Farm!
Day 1, Saturday, April 16th, will be an Upland trainnig and demonstration event. All members and friends of the club are welcome to attend to learn more. If you didn't get registered as a participating dog/handler team and would like to be on a waiting list, please email me at Stephanie.Crosslin@crye-leike.com.
Day 2, Sunday, April 17th, will be retriever training.
Please RSVP by Friday, April 15th, through Facebook or email Stephanie.Crosslin@crye-leike.com if you are planning to attend either or both days so that we can plan for food.
HRC Upland training - Saturday, April 16th (Rain Date April 17th) Check-in from 7:30 - 8:00 am with a start time of 8:00 am. We will start with classroom type instruction then will move to the field for demonstrations and training.
All club members, friends and guests are welcomed and invited to join us to learn more about an HRC Upland test. Even if you didn’t sign up to participate, you will learn more about what it is.
Important Notes for the Upland Day: • All Participating dog & handler teams, instructors, gunners and helpers at the line must wear an orange hat and orange vest while at the line or working it.
• Property gun safety is a MUST at all times.
• Anyone can attend the upland event or training Sunday. Only those pre-registered will participate in the actual Upland Hunt part, unless someone backs out but there will be a section for the gallery to watch. If you would like to be on a waiting list to participate, please email me at Stephanie.Crosslin@crye-leike.com. If you are registered to participate and find that you are unable to make it, please email me by April 15th.
Sunday, April 17th – Retriever Training
On Sunday, we will focus on retriever training including marking concepts, fighting factors, and water work.
Sunday start time at 8:30.
Location: The location for both events will be beautiful Coolwater Farms. If you have not been to these training grounds, you are in for a treat!
Coolwater Farms 1139 Hwy 9 North Bruce MS 38915 34°05'34.6"N 89°20'11.1"W NOTE: GPS and mobile mapping devices do not always take to the correct location. Please see the maps below for directions.
Consideration of Grounds:
Do not let dogs out at the barn/shed for safety. Let them out in the front field or go past the paddock areas.
Stay off the low lying areas if the ground is wet
Don’t drive across the areas that have uncut cover.
Stay on the roads, mowed areas, and high ground
Do not shoot anything near the shed or horses.
The gates will be opened by 7:30 am during the day and closed at night.
There is another small training group that will be on the grounds both days. Some of them will join us for our Upland event.
Let’s be sure to keep the grounds clean by taking any trash with us or disposing it in the club trash bags.
Cost: There is no charge to observe the Upland event. If you are signed up to participate, the cost is $30. There is no charge for Sunday. Soft drinks and lunch will be provided Saturday and Sunday.