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Announcement, Youth Field Trial Alliance

Tips from the Pros ~ For Youth Handlers

Starting in September, Youth Field Trial Alliance via Strideaway will be sending by-monthly emails to our list with short training and handling tips from pro and long-time amateur trainer/handlers geared specifically to youth field trailers. If you have or know of a youth handler who would like to receive these emails, please have them sign up.

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We respect your privacy and never, ever sell or give your email address to anyone for any reason. 

If you’d like to help in our efforts to get kids involved in our great sport, you can make a financial donation of any amount here



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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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