Nick Ridley

Norman and Sandra Onens of Kestrelway Gundogs are experienced gundog trainers and handlers and at their training ground, based near Evesham in Gloucestershire, they have developed a superb area for…

Which dog for rough shooting? For many gundog owners there can be nothing more exciting and rewarding than shooting over their own dog. However, it takes hours and hours of…

Darren Golden

I am a chap of simple pleasures: give me a gun, a spaniel, and some scrubby ground on which to hunt and I promise I will walk around all day…

gundog abroad

Nick Ridley looks at how the same gundogs are used abroad and asks why we use two breeds in the UK when we could just use one

Nick Ridley sees what a pack of Sealyhams can do when he joins them in action on a chicken farm, hunting down that most persistent of foes – the common…

Nick Ridley joins some friends for a days rough pheasant shooting in Buckinghamshire with his Circle of Trust Roughshooting Syndicate

Gundog training Video: Nick Ridley joins a rabbit training day where gundogs are taught the vital skills for flushing and retrieving bolting bunnies

Ratting dogs at work are an awesome sight to behold. Nick Ridley watches a dedicated team help a local farm with this destructive and abundant pest