Directions to the groundFrom the A10 take the Ware exit. Head towards Stevenage on the A602. Take the first exit at the roundabout towards Hertford on the B158. The entrance is after 0.5 mile on your left, directly after the ‘Crouchfield’ sign. From the A414 take the B158 at Hertford towards Bengeo. Over a small roundabout and entrance is after 0.5 mile on the right, 50 yards before the ‘Couchfields’ sign. There is no Postcode for the ground. Rickneys Farmhouse Postcode is SG12 0HD which is the nearest house to the ground, using this will get you to the area. Please refer to the location map below showing the Rickneys Farmhouse in relation to Rickneys Dog Training Ground.
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We have listed bed and breakfast's and hotels close to Rickneys that people who have use our dog training ground have stayed in and have been happy with. There are many more hotels in the area which can be googled, however there is a shortage of bed and breakfast facilities near the ground. You will also need to check if dogs are allowed in the rooms should you require this option.
Sherry of Woodlands & her sister, Kim.
The Wadesmill Line was started in 1968 by Max and Dorothy Wright with their first working bitch, Sherry of Woodlands (foundation bitch), who won the Northern Golden Retriever Novice Field Trial in Spalding Lincolnshire in 1970.
Field Trial Champion Wadesmill Caesar.
Max and Dorothy were bitten by the field trial bug and bought in Wadesmill Caesar (the first dog to have the Wadesmill Affix) and went on to make him up into a Field Trial Champion in 1974. Sherry of Woodlands and FTch Wadesmill Caesar were mated in 1971 (foundation litter). From this litter Wadesmill Jane went on to compete in field trials gaining 8 second places in Open Stakes.
Max and Dorothy carried on the Wadesmill line up to 2010 when Andrew and Julie took over the Wadesmill Affix , breeding their first litter from their bitch Hoghedens Susa from Sweden and Wadesmill.
Marcus May Be of Wadesmill with Andrew Wright.
Marcus May Be of Wadesmill, IGL Retriever Champion in 2006.
In 1996 Andrew had two brothers, Wadesmill Ben and Wadesmill Glen from a litter by Wadesmill Katie. Andrew made Wadesmill Ben into the second Wadesmill Field Trial Champion by winning the Herts, Beds, Bucks Open in 1999 and the Northern Golden Retriever Association Open in 2000. Wadesmill Glen went on to sire Marcus Maybe of Wadesmill who Andrew also made into a Field Trial Champion and winning the IGL Retriever Championship in 2006 and becoming only the 4th Golden Retriever ever to win the Retriever Championship.
FTch Marcus Maybe of Wadesmill won the 2005 Golden Retriever Club 2 day Open stake and the 2006 Leicestershire Gundog Society 2 day Open Stake to become the third Wadesmill Field Trial Champion.
FTch Archie Charlie of Wadesmill.
FTch Wadesmill Ben, FTch Marcus May Be of Wadesmill, FTch Archie Charlie of Wadesmill.
Andrew then went on to make up the fourth Wadesmill Field trial Champion with Archie Charlie of Wadesmill from the litter by Wadesmill Sherry (litter sister of Wadesmill Ben and Glen) who won the 2006 Chiltern Gundog Open Stake and 2008 Golden Retriever Club 2 day Open Stake.
Wadesmill Kite win at Golden Retriever Club Novice at Black Notley.
Wadesmill Kite and Wadesmill Goldfinch..
The Wadesmill Line now goes back nine generations and is still going strong.
The Overthwarths line was started by Andrew and Julie Wright from their first working Labrador bitch, Birdbrook Opel.
The lines prefix name of Overthwarts is from Julie's Grandparents farm near Alnwick in Northumberland where Julie spent much of her childhood at weekends and school holidays.
The first dog to have the Overthwarts prefix was Overthwarts Olive who has gone on to produce FTch Overthwarts Berwick our most successful Overthwarts dog has won both Novice and Open Working Tests, a Novice Field Trial and Open Field Trials.
Overthwarts Tweed by Birdbrook Opel has also had numerous working test awards and has won a novice field trial, so is qualified to run in open stake field trials.
FTch Overthwarts Berwick win at the Arun & Downland 2 Day Open held at Windor Great Park.
FTch Overthwarts Berwick win at the Southern & Western GRC Open held at Holway Dorset.
More in 2019
At Rickneys, we often have gundog and labrador puppies for sale, to find out more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll put pictures up in this gallery to show you the adorable puppies.
Overthwarts Swarland with her puppies born on the 13 July 2016
Meet the father of our latest puppies, Ferbury Lancelot of Smithstead
Another picture of our one week old puppies 20 July 2016 - more pictures coming soon!
These are the parents of our puppies born in 2015, Wadesmill Daffodil and Wadesmill Sacome
Wadesmill Daffodil Puppies 1 week old (2015)
Wadesmill Daffodil Puppies 3 weeks old (2015)