becoming a loader

I want to become a loader. Should I do a course?

I have loaded for some years, and although competent, I decided it was time to get a qualification in the subject. Why  
is a loading course a good idea? One of the significant reasons for picking up a loading qualification is for health and safety purposes. Shoots and estates have…

Shotgun loaders on shoot

Shotgun loaders – why they are the hidden experts of game shooting

There are two basic ways in which loaders offer their services: either they become involved with a game shooter wherever they travel to shoot, or they contact local shoots and shooting estates to offer their services as a loader to Guns visiting that particular estate. Credibility – particularly in safety…

loaders on a shoot

What is expected of a loader on a shoot?

The loader standing by his master, deftly handing him a loaded gun while swiftly reloading the empty one, as the birds pour over in a never-ending stream, is probably the picture that will come to mind when talking of loaders on a shoot day. What is the role of the loader in…