Fran Ardley

Fran Ardley

Fran Ardley owns Tarncrag Gundog Training in Cumbria and has over 15 years experience training Labradors, springer spaniels and cocker spaniels. 

She offers a variety of training courses for gundogs from beginner to advanced. Her approach is calm and gentle and designed to gain a dog’s trust.

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Training your gundog to enter cover

The one thing that your gundog will have to do at some point is to be willing and able to enter cover. Whether that be to find and retrieve shot…

gundog training for water work

Gundog training for water work needs to be done carefully and with thought; it is all too easy to end up with problems such as dropping retrieves, shaking and even…