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Seasoned Hunt Test This hunt test is for Seasoned Hunting Retrievers and Handlers. It duplicates actual hunting conditions throughout your area. Judges will look for style and natural ability and evidence that the Seasoned Hunting Retriever exhibits a reasonable degree of control. These hunting tests have longer retrieves on both water and land than Started […]


Future Hunter

Any child up through 12 years old may run a dog of any level and can be assisted by Mom, Dad, or any adult. No guns will be used however a hunting bucket, duck call and dead birds will be used (Mom or Dad may blow the call if need be); a dog can be […]



    Often at lunch or before the Saturday social of a back-to-back hunt (two separate tests– one Saturday and one Sunday) a fun puppy test is held for dogs big enough to leave mom, up to 6 months. It is fun. The judges are looking for spark and instinct, not a trained pup. It […]


Hunt Tests

PVHRC members work hard to train their dogs. HRC defines three levels of capability — started, seasoned, and finished hunting retrievers. Members participate in hunt tests against standards of performance for their and their dog’s abilities. A hunt test is a big event. Started, seasoned, and finished hunt tests are performed through out the day. Children are […]



PHVRC Events and Regional Hunt Tests 2020   2021 Calendar will be available in January after the annual meeting. January 13, 2021     Platte Valley’s Annual Meeting at 6:30pm.  Location TBD   OTHER RESOURCES Colorado Parks and Wildlife Small Game Dates and Fees                  

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