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Archive: Holiday

Merry Christmas from Strideaway!

  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all our field trial and bird dog friends! Thanks to the continued support of our contributors, advertisers, and readers. 2012 brings our new website…design to be unveiled… Read article

Strideaway 2008 – 2011

  Strideaway first went live on July 8, 2008. Since that time we have published well over 150 articles. A year and a half ago, we registered the name “Strideaway” and became a registered not-for-profit… Read article

Happy Holidays!

A special thanks to everyone who contributed articles, stories and photos to Strideaway since late July when the site went live. Your time, expertise and generosity are greatly appreciated. The site has been viewed by… Read article


Running Dog


Strideaway is an online publication founded in 2008. We are dedicated to promoting the great sport of American pointing dog field trials, in particular American Field sanctioned trials for pointers and setters. Our objective is to present the voices and ideas of experienced trainers, handlers, breeders and other knowledgeable participants and enthusiasts from the past to the present — amateurs and professionals alike. Whether All-Age or Shooting Dog, Horseback or Walking Trials, we place particular emphasis on wild bird field trials and the dogs that compete in them. We present richly illustrated articles and stories, podcast interviews and other types of media on a regular basis with the hope of providing an ever expanding, searchable archive of information relevant to pointing dog field trials.Read article

This website is dedicated to our ever faithful friend, Bill Allen who passed away peacefully and surrounded by his loving family on January 25, 2022 at the age of 96. We will miss him but he left us the greatest of gifts, his wonderful writings in a book we published for the 3rd time in 2021: The Unforgettables and Other True Fables.

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