Current information about the lifetime achievement title can be found in the September AKC board minutes (http://images.akc.org/pdf/board_minutes/0913.pdf). The specific portion of the minutes:
Retriever Hunting Test-Master Hunter Lifetime Achievement Title
The Board VOTED to add a new Section 7 to CHAPTER 2 of
Regulations and Guidelines forAKC Hunting Tests for Retrievers to create a new title in the Retriever Hunting Test programdownloaded at www.akc.org."
called a Master Hunter Lifetime Achievement title. The title will be designated by the letters MH followed by a number indicating the number of times the dog passed the MH test. MH12 will bethe minimum level MH Lifetime Achievement title. Owners may request the title at any time. This would most likely occur when the dog is retired or prior to breeding. The title may be updated atthe request of the owner. The request will be done on a form developed by the Performance Events Department. A nominal processing fee would be charged. Master level test passes back to January 1, 2000 will count toward the title. This change is effective January 1, 2014.
Section 7. Master Hunter Lifetime Achievement Title.
A dog that has passed the Master Hunter test twelve or more times is eligible to be awarded a Master Hunter Lifetime Achievement Title. The title is designated by the letters MH followed by a number indicating the number of times the dog has passed the MH test.The title is awarded at the request of the owner. A form provided by the Performance Events Department must be completed and submitted with a processing fee. The owner may request this title at any time and the title can be updated as often as requested. Upon verification, the title will be included on the dog’s records and a title certificate will be issued. The title will appear on the dog’s AKC pedigree. A MH# title will supersede a MH title or a lower numbered MH# title on the dog’s record. The MH# title will be in addition to the MNH title. A qualifying score at the Master National Hunting Test will count as one pass of the MH test.The Master Hunter Lifetime Achievement Title application form can be
The form to request the title does not appear to be yet available, but should appear at
http://www.akc.org/pdfs/masterform.cfm once it has been created. Presumably, the form
will contain the recording fee required.