Re: is this a new trend in field trials
This is a question and I am curious about opinions:
Is it a trend or has this always gone on: A pro uses a person with amateur standing to run other individuals dogs to put AFCs on the dogs and also qualify them for the National Amateur Retriever Championship so that the owners can run the National. And at the same time this Amateur Individual has his own dog but does not run it in the Amateur but runs it in the open when he is running the other dogs in the Amateur?
Is this acceptable?
He is an Amateur first impression.
Is this good sportsmanship?