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AFTCA Standards to Field Trial Procedure, Judicial Practice, Handler and Bird Dog Performance

The long awaited for reissue of this set of standards and ageless advice compiled and written by stalwarts of the sport of pointing dog field trials first published in 1948, then the previous edition in 1988. Very little has changed in our sport to do with the high caliber of bird dog performance sought in field trials. This first digital edition contains modest changes and additions primarily to do with the introduction of receiving devices — dog recovery units and cellular communication. The AFTCA’s Running Rules have been amended to cover these changes over the years; now they have been included in the 2019 edition of these Standards.

Every field trialer — handler, scout, judge, reporter and enthusiast, whether amateur or professional, should read and keep this handbook closeby as a reference.

Price includes shipping and handling. If you would like more than 5 copies, please contact Strideaway for correct shipping prices.

$15.00 (includes shipping)

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