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Look for The Dixie Tradition by Barbara Teare with photos by Chris Mathan in the winter issue of Covey Rise magazine. We’ll let you know where single issues will be available. We’ll also have a new gallery “2015 Continental All-Age Championship” of many many more photos taken last winter at the 2015 Continental Championship as […]

In celebration of 20 years of field trials in Broomhill, Manitoba, Strideaway designed a T-shirt in commemoration of the event. The t-shirts were given to the handlers, scouts and judges at the 2015 Manitoba Championship.

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We’re busy working on several new products for Strideaway including this poster of Jake, shot this winter at Smith Setter Plantation in Waynesboro, Georgia. Thanks to Harold Ray and Aimee Atkins!!! “Last Covey” will soon be available in the Strideaway Store.

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Ads announcing the retirement, offering stud service of all-age field trial bird dog LJ Confidential.

Winter 2013 Cover of Quail Forever

Visit Chris Mathan Photo Galleries > Florida Championship for the photos I took recently at Chinquapin Farm in Florida.

Congratulations to our client Bruce Hawkins of Hawk Shaw Kennels in Morrilton, Arkansas and his partner, Mike Stephens on their dog, LJ Confidential’s continued success. This year alone, “Doc” placed in the Hawthorne Open All-Age in North Dakota, won the prestigious Southern Championship, Fitch Farms-Galena Plantation Open All-Age and most recently, the Mississippi Open All-Age […]

We continue to enjoy working with Media Day at the Range whose website we developed last year. We’ve added significant features to the site. Good luck to Media Day at the Range at this year’s SHOT Show!  

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Bruce Hawkins, proud owner (along with partner Mike Stephens) contacted TSC last fall to help promote his 4 x All-Age Champion L.J. Confidential. Hawk Shaw Kennels has a page on the American Field website which we were contracted to update as “Doc’s” career progressed! Here’s the graphic we created as well as the ad that […]

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TSC designed this ad for friend Frank LaNasa, breeder, trainer and handler of some very fine pointers and setters too! The ad appeared in the 2012 American Field Christmas Edition.

TSC continues to work with our good friends Jerry and Betsy from Northwoods Bird Dogs creating their Christmas cards and Note cards for their correspondence. The photos were taken in October 2011 in Minnesota.

We are pleased to announce the launching of the new Strideaway website after a year of redesign and redevelopment! The new custom WordPress site offers the most comprehensive archive of information, stories, articles, podcast interviews and rich imagery specifically about American Field/AFTCA field trials for pointers and setters. We moved over 200 articles from the […]

I manage several of my clients website news and facebook pages, keeping them up-to-date. It’s called “taking care of business” in the digital age. Alas, I have been negligent doing the same for The Sportsman’s Cabinet. So it’s time to get my own News page caught up. The summer has kept us busy, primarily with […]

While in Tennessee last month, I had the opportunity of visiting my good friends and clients, Jerry Kolter and Betsy Danielson of Northwoods Bird Dogs. Jerry and Betsy spend part of the winter training dogs far from the frozen midwest in Atwood, about an hour and a half east of Grand Junction. I was at […]

Judges, Gallery, 113th running of the National Field Trial Championship A recent business trip to Tennessee allowed for a few days visit to Grand Junction, TN, home of the Ames Plantation where the National Field Trial Championship is held. I had not been there since the 2007 running. The weather was obliging during my stay […]

  New Strideaway Homepage Design Developed in 2008, Strideaway was ahead of the game using a custom Content Management System for a complete website. Four years later, Strideaway has presented over 200 articles, stories, graphics, and podcast interviews as well as photo galleries about the sport of pointing dog field trials —specifically FDSB (Field Dog […]

The month of January of the Quail Forever 2012 Calendar features a photo I took in 2008 at Erin Kennels in Illinois. The setter, Dee, pointed a huge covey of quail that exploded as Sean Derrig approached to flush. Though she can barely be seen in the tall grass, there’s just enough of her showing […]

Birds are flighty at this, the end of grouse season in Maine. Kit’s bird did not try to outrun her but shot up like a canon out of a rocket and was gone so fast I barely caught a glimpse of it. We had three solid months of grouse hunting this past fall…among the best […]

Grouse Fans available in “The Grouse Woods” We’ve updated our Online Store at Chris Mathan Photo with 2 New Galleries in Autumn 2011-New Photos (“The Grouse Woods” and “Autumn 2011”) and Bird Dogs (“Puppies!!!”) A great selection of many new photographs! Prints are the highest professional quality from Millers Labs and are available in a […]