Labrador as a gun dog
The Labrador is an excellent retriever. Although the breed has been bred for hunting purposes, it takes training to make a puppy develop into a superb gundog.
The field trial committee aims at preserving the typical hunting abilities high-quality and developping the standard of Finnish Labradors and their handlers.
The committee organizes national and international field trials, working tests, cold game tests and training courses and weekends. The yearly main event is the Labrador Derby and Championship which assembles the top of the Finnish Labradors to compete with each other. Derby is for Labradors under two years of age and who have not competed before in Derby. Championship is open for all Labradors.