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   A United Kennel Club/Hunting Retriever club title used as a prefix, before the name. This title is achieved upon attaining 40 Championship points. Ten Championship points are awarded per UKC Licensed Hunt test. This test is for a dog with a couple of seasons of hunting experience. The judges look for steadiness on line, delivery to hand, style, natural ability and a reasonable degree of control. Consists of five tests, a doubled-marked water retrieve; a double-marked land retrieve; a walk-up, tracking or quartering test; a blind land retrieve and a blind water retrieve. Distances rarely exceed 100 yards on land, 75 yards on water, and 50 yards on blinds. Steadiness at the point of origin and delivery to hand is required. Each pass earns 10 points towards the HR title.

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