Welcome to Riverlily Working Dogs

Gundog and Handler in Partnership


Run by Abbie Reid

Gundog Training is a wonderful and rewarding way to spend time with your dog. You can have a lifetime of enjoyment and teamwork by harnessing your dog’s natural instincts and getting your dog to work for you.  Here at Riverlily our teaching tagline is “Gundog and Handler in Partnership”. This is something we aim to achieve with all our clients and their dogs. Through positive training methods we  translate all your dog’s boundless energy and drive into a working relationship based on cooperation, mutual respect and of course fun.


Training your dog to a high standard is imperative if you want to take him out on a shoot day.  But even if you are not planning on taking your dog to a shoot, by training your dog to perform the task he was bred to do you will have a happy, contented and motivated dog who will be well mannered and obedient.



At Riverlily Working Dogs we run courses to suit all levels of dog and handler from Puppy to Novice through to Advanced. Individual lessons can also be booked.


We specialise in 

  • Training for novice gundogs and their owners.

  • Training for owners who want to take their dogs out into the shooting field  for picking up and beating

  • Training for owners who want to go down the competitive route and enter Gundog Working Tests.



Riverlily is based in stunning Hertfordshire countryside with good links to the A1M, M25 and M1.

Why Gundog Training?


Riverlily Working Dogs – Gundog and Handler in Partnership

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We are now approved stockists of Chapel Farm Working Dog Food. Click here to find out more or to place an order and we will bring it to your next lesson.


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Summer Term Dates

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Thursday Evening Dates

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Water Workshop

Tuesday 27th Aug

Tuesday 3rd Sept

Walked up Workshop

Tuesday 20th Aug

Friday 30th Aug

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Cold Game

Tuesday 10th Sept

Friday 27th Sept

General Training Workshop

Saturday 31st Aug

Friday 13th Sept

"Can you handle it?"

Monday 9th Sept

Recall and Delivery

Wednesday 25th Sept


Friday 27th Sept

Spaniel Workshop

Friday 6th Sept

Sunday 22nd Sept

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