Gundog News

The latest Gundog news from Drumlanrig Castle

To keep you up to speed with everything that’s going down – or being put up – we’ll post the latest Gundog news, articles and stories here.

Chapel Farm Sponsors Home Nations Team England

30th January, 2017

The Home Nations Team Trial for Retrievers, held as part of Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday celebration, was held on the 28th of November at Windsor Great Park. Buccleuch Chapel Farm was pleased to sponsor Team England which was made up of handlers from left to right: Claire Baker, John Halsted, Jennie Hankey and Mike Tallamy. […]

Success for Simon at Springer Spaniel Championship

20th January, 2017

This year’s English Springer Spaniel Championship was held at Byrds Retreat, Evesham by kind permission of Bob and Sandra Byrd with judges: John Dickson, Roy Ellershaw, Jack Iliffe and Dave Rayner. We are delighted to learn that first place was awarded to the Buccleuch Chapel Farm Sponsored team of Mr Simon Dixon and Rytex Reba. […]

Buccleuch Pepper Sires Danish Championship Winner

5th January, 2017

Over 4 years ago Henrik Hansen travelled to Chapel Farm Kennels from Denmark to have his bitch mated with Buccleuch Pepper, “Jet”, and from the resulting litter he retained a dog pup. This pup was named “Pepper” and Henrik enjoyed great success last year in making him up to Field Trial Champion in both Denmark […]

Championship Qualification for David and Tina

8th December, 2016

Fortune smiled upon David and Buccleuch Honey “Tina” at yesterday’s Welsh & English Counties Open Stake held at Downton Estate, Ludlow, Shropshire, by kind permission of Mr C Lyons with Head Keeper Mr Bob Bowyers and Judges Mr D J Sowerby and Mr D Bishop. They have hit the crossbar a few times this season […]

Looking for a gift idea this Christmas?

6th December, 2016

David’s DVD’s have proved extremely popular among gundog owners and as can be seen from these images are also very popular with the dogs themselves. In the photos shown here we have viewers from America, Australia and The UK all concentrating very hard on the particular technique being explained. There are 4 DVD’s in the […]