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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 Date Changed to August 15th and 16th from June 20 and 21, 2020   Hidden Pines  Back-to-back Regular hunt in Cheyenne, WY.   June 27 and 28, 2020     Salt Valley HRC Back-to-back Regular hunt in Syracuse, NE. July 11, 2020  Training Day coordinated by Dan Feighert and David Heldt July […]

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