Welcome to the English Setter Association Website


This is the national breed club for the English Setter in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1951 and has around 700 members worldwide. The English Setter Association aims to support those who own the breed as companions as well as those who wish to show their dogs. These pages will provide information on all aspects of owning an English Setter as well as all activities of the Association.

Welcome to the new responsive website. We do hope that you be able to navigate easily with changes made to the site but do apologise in advance should you encounter any problems. It is advisable to use the latest version of your web browser, updates are available and will ensure that your viewing experience is enhanced. The website has been redesigned for all types of media device with all sized screens. Although not yet fully completed the new website will be updated with information as soon as possible.

  •                LATEST NEWS:-
  • ESA Open Show now with Rebecca Goutorbe & Hannah Osborne's critiques, See Show Scene, Show Results, ESA Open
  • National Gundog & Paignton Ch Sh results, see Show Scene - Show Results 2018
  • Inportant information regarding the Judges Competency Framework is available, see Notice Board
  • Updated Judging Lists July 2018, see Judging Lists
  • Puppies now listed on Puppy Register, See About Breed - Puppy Register
  • Details of the ESA AGM on Sunday 24th June including photo, See Notice Board
  • English Setter Breed Appreciation Day, see Notice Board
  • ESA Ch Show results now with dog critique, see Show Scene - Show Results 2018 - ESA
  • Members Year Book Pages now online, see About Club - Members Page
  • The 2018 Show Diary is now available, click Show Scene, Show Diary (for those wanting 2017 Diary just click Show Scene)
  • New Nina Green book, for details see About Breed - Books
  • New limited edition Bournehouse Prints by Stuart Mallard for sale, see Notice Board

If the information you require is unavailable or if you have any suggestions regarding editorial you wish to see included on this site, please use the Contact Us link on menu.