My seasons August 2020 – January 2021

As always we were keen to get started, the dogs were raring to go after spending the summer in training and keeping them fit. But unfortunately, our regular moor had some bad news, we couldn’t start until September due to some late hatchers which mean there were young grouse which needed a little more time! With this information I then contacted a friend who keepers the neighboring estate and asked if I could tag along Read more…

Grouse Counting

Every year me and my team join local game keepers, the third week in April for the spring pair counts, and again in July for brood counts! Me and the team are preparing for some early mornings out in the field next month and we can’t wait. We plan to meet on the moor at 6am, from there we travel to one of the first counting blocks. Seeing the sunrise as we set off with Read more…

My Team

This is the story of my kennels from the very beginning‚Ķ Elley was my first ever gundog (Springer spaniel) who got me out on the moors at the age of 17 beating. From the very beginning she taught me so much, we grew together. Eventually she gave me another Springer spaniel, Forest, again teaching me how to handle that drive and turning it into positive training, keeping them active and focused on you at the Read more…