NEFRA’s Autumn Test Haddon Hall 2023

This autumn NEFRA were delighted to have been offered the prestigious venue of Haddon Hall (near Bakewell) for our working test on the 1st October 2023. This was with kind permission of our Patron Lord Edward Manners.

A big thank you also goes out to groundskeeper Gareth for accommodating us. 

We would like to express another thank you to the 4 judges for for the event, Sue Hales-Lowe, Steve Burns, Guy Radford and Pat Bell. Finally, to the army of people that helped organize the day, catering staff in the restaurant, car park attendants, dummy throwers and committee members.



1st – Swantonwood Black Bramble – Handled by Reece Merry
2nd – Ollerset Duchess – Handled by Gary Ellison

Novice Dog / Novice Handler

A well done to all entired in this class, but unfortunately no dogs earned a placement in this class.


1st – Selloana Callisto Nymph – Handled by Anne Kitching
(Awarded Judges Choice – Best Novice)
2nd – Casblaidd Cuchulain at Sallymount – Handled by Alan Brighton
3rd – Kenynten Styx – Handled by David Foster


1st – Maddistream Black Powder Of Wolfthistle – Handled by Andrew Sweeney
(Awarded Judges Choice – Best Open Dog)
2nd – Maddistream Raj Red – Handled by Malcolm Awty
3rd – Wolfthistle Mr Miracle – Handled by Andrew Sweeney