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Pine Shadows News
October 1, 2015
Morgan’s fall schedule includes three more trials. This weekend the crew is off to the Minnesota Heartland trial at 138th St SE & 14th Av SE, Owatonna, MN. On the following week they head to Nebraska for the Eastern Nebraska club event on Thursday and Friday followed by the Platte River ESS trial on Saturday and Sunday. Good luck and safe travels to all!
September 18, 2015
Morgan has been training at Daybreak this week. He and JP have headed up to the North Dakota fall trials for the weekend. Morgan will be running seven dogs in the open stakes.
September 14, 2015
NMESSC Field Trial Results:
Open 1st Trakker-Joe Coady, 2nd Dude-Dan Murray, 3rd Tre’-Paul McGagh, 4th Teal- Dan Murray.
Amateur 1st Chetty- Steve Beyer, 2nd RJ-Joe Coady, 3rd Murphy-Joe Stallman, 4th Trakker-Joe Coady.
Puppy 1st Tempest-Peyton Loss, 2nd Penny-Dan Murray, 3rd Chief-Kevin Rutherford, 4th Toby-Dan Murray.
Youth 1st Susie-Kate Haglin, 2nd Briar-Reece Stallman, 3rd Mozart-Peyton Loss, 4th Apples-Kate Haglin.
September 9, 2015
Want to watch some good hunting dog action? The NMESSC Fall Field Trial is this weekend. Nearly sixty English Springer Spaniels will be competing in this AKC licensed trial at Pine Shadows Daybreak, our hunting lodge located at 111th St. Frederick, South Dakota. This will be the first licensed springer trial in South Dakota. Events on Saturday from 8 to 4, Sunday, 9 to 11. You are most welcome.
August 31, 2015
There will be no training this Wednesday at Pine Shadows. Two open training sessions remain this season, Saturday Sept. 5th and Labor Day Monday, Sept. 7th. The fall trialing and hunting seasons begin soon.
Looking for a sportsman’s banquet? Here’s one of the best! Join us near Hackensack next Thursday evening for the 26th annual Deep Portage Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society annual event. See you there!
August 17, 2015
Support the fine conservation organizations who are working to preserve our Hunting Traditions. In the next four weeks there are some couple of local banquets you might fit into your calendar.
The Drumming Log Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society has its banquet on Tuesday, August 18th at the Woods event center north of Brainerd. Tickets call Matt 218.232.6227. And the Deep Portage Chapter of the RGS is having its 26th anniversary banquet on Thursday, September 3rd, near Hackensack, tickets Jerry 218.947.3870.
Meanwhile, the North Country Pheasants Forever Chapter is holding their annual membership banquet on Thursday, August 20th, at the Nisswa American Legion. Tickets call Travis Raske, 507.351.5790.
We look forward to seeing you.
July 22, 2015
July 12, 2015
From the NMESSC Fun Trial on Saturday, July 11th.
July 8, 2015
The NMESSC will be conducting a fun trial at Pine Shadows this Saturday, the 11th. Eight stakes plus activities for youth will be available. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
June 30, 2015
June 22, 2015
We enjoyed a very good NMESSC Fun Trial last Saturday. Fifty dogs competed in the stakes plus a dozen youth were involved in their activities.
June 15, 2015
NMESSC Fun Trial this Saturday at Pine Shadows starting at 8:30 am. Eight stakes plus activities for kids, lunch, and good times.
June 5, 2015
Joannie, Rachel, and Mark took the traveling show to Garrison the other day. With a truckload of pups they demonstrated the puppy imprinting process to Knowledge Bites, an enthusiastic group of folks who meet monthly at the Light of the Cross Lutheran Church. A wonderful afternoon.
May 24, 2015
This season is upon us. Be prepared by have the ingredients in your canine first aid kit.
Captain Morgan’s Best De-Skunking Formula
1 quart 3% Hydrogen Peroxide, 1/3 Cup baking soda, 1 teaspoon liquid soap, laundry detergent is best.
DO NOT shampoo or otherwise clean dog prior to use of this recipe. Other methods of cleaning will only push the odor causing oils to go further into the coat and skin. Wet the dog thoroughly before applying, then rub vigorously into coat and skin. Rinse with water. It may be necessary to repeat process a few times.
May 18, 2015
Thanks to all the participants at Saturday’s NMESSC Fun Trial. The threatened rain stayed away while fifty-one dogs competed; fourteen kids enjoyed the youth activities that included running dogs with flyers and a gun team! All were treated to a fine lunch of shared dishes, Rachel’s BBQ pork loin, and Tony’s grilled fowl! The next fun trial will be on Saturday, June 20th.
We will be training Wednesday evening and next Saturday morning May 23rd. On Saturday, May 30th there will be no training. Morgan is also available throughout the week by appointment, call him 218 820 8815.
May 12, 2015
NMESSC Fun Trial this Saturday. Starts at 8:30 am.
May 6, 2015
We will be training each Wednesday evening and Saturday morning May through August. On 3 Saturdays we host NMESSC fun trials: May 16, June 20, and July 11. On May 30th there will be no training. Any other changes will be posted on Facebook and on the Current News page of the Pine Shadows website. Morgan is also available throughout the week by appointment, call him 218 820 8815.
May 1, 2015
April 23, 2015
I will be in Arizona for the next couple of days attending the annual meeting of our ESS parent club, essfta.org. Morgan and crew are traveling to the Iowa Sporting Spaniel Club inaugural field trial this weekend at Big Springs Range near Searsboro, Iowa.
Saturday training will resume on May 2nd. Meanwhile, we have begun Wednesday evening training. Morgan is also available throughout the week by appointment, call him 218 820 8815.
April 20, 2015
What a wonderful weekend the NMESSC had at the spring field trial held this past weekend at Major Avenue Hunt Club. Thanks to all of you who entered your springers in the competition. Results are posted soon on www.essft.com and some pictures have surfaced on Facebook.
This is also a good opportunity to say Thank You to all who made it a wonderful weekend. We have a tremendous group of club members who go above and beyond in making this a great event. Thanks to the bird planters, bird steward, shaggers, treat makers, marshals, judge stewards, catalog folks, gunning team, mule drivers, judges, steward of the beat, bird cleaners and the land owner Jerry Martin.
April 10, 2015
March 31, 2015
March 23, 2015
A few jottings: Morgan is back from the southern trials. He reports all dogs had good experiences, a couple receiving placements. John Miettunen’s Sammy earned an all-age open second place and Dave Adams’ Bolt took fourth in a puppy trial. We head to Owatonna on Friday for the Heartland Trial. On the following Saturday, April 4th, day before Easter, the NMESSC holds its first Fun Trial of the season here at Pine Shadows.
There will be no Saturday training on the 28th; however, we will begin Wednesday evening sessions on April 1st.
The NMESSC spring field trial will be held on April 18-19 at the Major Avenue Hunt Club near Hutchinson. Entry deadline is Wednesday, April 8th.
March 12, 2015
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January 19, 2015
January 1, 2015