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Agilitynet's e-vents diary is a practical guide to events of interest to agility people including workshops, seminars and training days, charity demonstrations, practice shows and important meetings such as those for the KC Agility Liaison Council.

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January 2018
 
 

20  January

Canine First Aid - An Overview (Hants)
An Animal Aiders First Aid Course offers you:- Up-to-date techniques taught by a Veterinary Professional or Animal Aiders Trainer High quality replica dogs to practice bandaging on A ‘resusci-dog’ to practice canine CPR Samples of first aid equipment to practice with Comprehensive course booklet to take home Certificate of Attendance AND this course aims to support the Kennel Club Accreditation Scheme for Instructors in Dog Training and Canine Behaviour (Module A2 element vi). An Animal Aiders Dog First Aid Course and Booklet covers: Basic Health Signs Wounds, Burns, Bleeding, Shock Limb problems Skin Conditions Choking Resuscitation Stomach Conditions Epilepsy Eye Injuries First Aid Situations Road Traffic Accident Electrocution Chemical Poisoning Ingested Poisoning Animal Fight Anima
Venue: Fleet, Hampshire,GU526DJ
Contact: Lucy King
Contact No.: 07809 375885
Website: http://www.pawsforsuccess.co.uk/dog-first-aid-course-with-animal-aiders/
EMail: Lucy@pawsforsuccess.co.uk



Measuring at Half Moon Show (Dorset)
Measuring session at the Half Moon Agility Show. Measuring will take place around lunchtime with possible slots available during the morning. Measurers will be myself and Julia Sutton-Vane. You do not have to be competing at the show to book your dog in for measuring.
Venue: Half Moon Stud, Motcombe, Shaftesbury, Dorset,SP7 9PL
Contact: Please contact Tracy Sowden to book a slot. If ringing please ring before 8.30pm. There is an answering machine.
Contact No.: 01963 34198
EMail: tms.kc.measuring@gmail.com




21  January


Measuring at Bitz n Bobz (Warks)
Measuring at lunch time with Sam Bowman and Sue Hyland
Venue: Bitz and Bobz show, The Sports Horse Centre, Ryton on Dunsmore. Stretton-on-Dunsmore, Warks/ ,CV8 3EQ
Contact: Sam Bowman
EMail: bowman_samantha@hotmail.com




27  January


Agility Training Weekender with Shaun Hunt and Amy Lawson (Derbys)
Shaun Hunt and Amy Lawson are holding a weekend of Agility Training in Derbyshire. Saturday 27th (pm and evening) and Sunday 28th (am and pm finishing at 4pm). The weekends sessions will include British handling skills training and full course analysis / timing and decision making. The weekend is open to handlers and dogs who are able to perform full courses including weaves and contacts. The fee for the four sessions is £180 with a £40 non-refundable deposit required to secure a place. Hosted by Derbyshire Agility Centre at our fabulous indoor facility.
Venue: Derby College, Broomfield Hall Campus, Equestrian Centre, Morley, Derbyshire ,DE7 6DN
Contact: Kim Hunt, Derbyshire Agility Centre
Contact No.: 07870 575328
EMail: kim@kimhunt.co.uk



Sunwood Grid Work Training (Surrey)
Aims to help your dog think about their stride pattern and learn to lengthen and shorten their stride and improve confidence, balance and jumping performance. And have fun! How: use & discussion of about Balanced grids, Progressive grids, Scope grids and Bend grids. Large well drained and sheltered sand school. Maximum of 6 handlers. 10am -12md Small / Medium dogs and 1:30 - 2:30pm Large dogs. Cost £25 which includes refreshments.
Venue: Sunnyside, Sachel Court Drive, Alfold, Surrey,GU6 8HR
Contact: Sue Dennison
Contact No.: 07973 713368
EMail: sueanddogs@btinternet.com



Measuring at Stonebridge KC show (Essex)
Measurers are Maureen Goodchild and Heather Galliford.
Venue: Stonebridge Agility KC show, Barleylands Farm, Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex,CM11 2UD
Contact: Email for further information or to express interest in having your dog measured at this show.
EMail: sarah.stonebridge.agility@gmail.com



February 2018
 
 

3  February

Measuring Session (Wiltshire)
KC Measuring from 12 noon with Ellen Moore and Julia Sutton Vane.
Venue: Breach Lane Equine Centre, Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, ,SN4 7QR
Contact: contact jillian@thedoghouse.me.uk for an appointment.
Contact No.: 07771 647050
EMail: jillian@thedoghouse.me.uk




4  February


UKDDA Disc Dog Monthly Training Group with Ruby Welsford (Tamworth)
Ruby Welsford of ClickerTastic and the UKDDA (Disc Dog Association) will be leading this fun workshop for up to 10 canine participants and their human team mates. No experience necessary. Cost: £35 per participating canine.
Venue: Cliff Lakes, Tamworth Road, Tamworth,B78 2DL
Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/127683347908648/
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/127683347908648/




11  February


YKC Agility Training Day with Deena Freeman (Morthants)
Offering YKC members the chance to be taught by Deena Freeman at her indoor training school on astroturf. There are two sessions available: The first session 9.30am - 12.30pm is for grade 1-4 dogs The second session 1.30pm-4.30pm is grade 5-7 dogs. One session will cost £30 per member. There are 8 spaces available per session. Tea and Coffee facilities are available on the day but you will need to bring your own packed lunch and soft drinks.
Venue: Chance Agility Training Club, 28 High March, Daventry, Northants ,NN11 4HB
Contact: Young Kennel Club
Contact No.: 020 7518 1030
Website: http://www.ykc.org.uk/content/get-involved/events-calendar/11-Feb-2018-Agility-Deena-Freeman/
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk



Measuring at DBDT KC show (Norfolk)
Measurers are Karen Lawlor and Heather Galliford.
Venue: Anvil Park Stud, Sallow Lane, Larling, Thetford, Norfolk,NR16 2QU
Contact: Email for further information or to express interest in having your dog measured at this show.
EMail: k.h.measuring@gmail.com



Measuring at Smart Paws (Warks)
Measuring will be taking place at SmartPaws DTC from 11am. Measurers- Jackie Gardner & Sam Bowman. An agility course will also be set up if anyone would like to book to use our fantastic facility while your there.
Venue: SmartPaws DTC, Highfield Lane, Corley, Warks,CV7 8BJ
Contact: Please pm Jackie Gardner to book a place
Contact No.: 07787 686806
EMail: jackiegagility@hotmail.com




18  February


Alan Bray Winter Indoor Workshop (E. Sussex)
Another great chance to be taught by one of the UK's top handlers! Alan is motivated to both dog and handler, treating each participant as an individual, picking up on their strengths and weaknesses and passing on his expertise in running all sizes of dogs. Focus on work and drive, flat work, games, recalls, send aways and transferring value for an obstacle. Four classes per day: Young Dogs, G3-5, G5-7 and Pups (6+ months.) Max 7 dogs/handlers per class. Cost: £35 per dog/handler per 2 hours. Discount available for multiple classes.
Venue: Willow Farm, Beckley,TN31 6SA
Contact: Private Message or email Carolyn Bartelous
EMail: carolynbartelous@gmail.com




24  February


Sunwood Course Walking & Timed Sequences (Surrey)
Aims: To develop your course walking skills and seeing the various options for you and your individual dog and to help you better understand you and your dog’s strengths and areas needing development. And have fun! How: Walking a course, running it your chosen way. Then discussion of this and breaking it down into sections. Timing certain sections to find quickest route for you and your dog. Re-running course. A large, well sheltered sand school. 10am -12md & 1:30 - 3:30. Max 6 participants. Cost: £25 which includes refreshments.
Venue: Sunnyside, Sachel Court Drive, Alfold, Surrey,GU6 8HR
Contact: Sue Dennison
Contact No.: 07973 713368
EMail: sueanddogs@btinternet.com




25  February


Measuring at Northern Agility Winter Series (Harrogate)
Measuring with Maureen Reynolds and Wendy Withington
Venue: Harrogate Riding Centre, Brackenwaite Lane, Harrogate ,HG3 1PW
Contact: Wendy Withington
EMail: wendywithington@btinternet.com



March 2018
 
 

2  March

KC measuring in Halesowen
By appointment only. Jackie Allbut and Dawn Price measuring
Venue: St. Kenelms Road, Romsley, Halesowen, Worcs. ,B62 0NU
Contact: Jackie Allbut
Contact No.: 07808 041607
EMail: jackieallbut@aol.com




10  March


Sunwood Spatial Awareness Development (Surrey)
If you tend to get in the wrong place when running your dog around an agility course, this one is for you! AIMS • Develop & improve your spatial awareness skills when running a course • Improve confidence in running your dog and have fun! How: • Walking an agility course, running it your chosen way • Discussion & assessment of your run • Offer you proven tips to improve your specific issues • Working on specific spatial awareness exercises which will help you to improve these skills • Re run of course A large, well-sheltered sand school. Max 6 participants. Cost £25, which includes refreshments. 10am - 12md & 1:30- 3:30pm
Venue: Sunnyside, Sachel Court Drive, Alfold, Surrey.,GU6 8HR
Contact: Sue Dennison
Contact No.: 07973 713368
EMail: sueanddogs@btinternet.com




18  March


Alan Bray Winter Indoor Workshop (E. Sussex)
Another great chance to be taught by one of the UK's top handlers! Alan is motivated to both dog and handler, treating each participant as an individual, picking up on their strengths and weaknesses and passing on his expertise in running all sizes of dogs. Focus on work and drive, flat work, games, recalls, send aways and transferring value for an obstacle. Four classes per day: Young Dogs, G3-5, G5-7 and Pups (6+ months.) Max 7 dogs/handlers per class. Cost: £35 per dog/handler per 2 hours. Discount available for multiple classes.
Venue: Willow Farm, Beckley,TN31 6SA
Contact: Private Message or email Carolyn Bartelous
EMail: carolynbartelous@gmail.com




24  March


UK Disc Dog Association Spring Comp (Oxon)
First ever show! We welcome you to the UK Disc Dog Association Spring Show! Find out more On our web site or FaceBook. https://www.facebook.com/ukdda/. Rules here: http://betsyboowelsford.wixsite.com/ukdiscdogassociation/theroolz
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Main Road, Middleton Cheney, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Enter here: http://betsyboowelsford.wixsite.com/ukdiscdogassociation/events/2bd50a0e-8097-40bd-84ed-396b94bc4552 http://betsyboowelsford.wixsite.com/ukdiscdogassociation
Contact No.: 07379 582540
Website: http://betsyboowelsford.wixsite.com/ukdiscdogassociation
EMail: betsyboowelsford@gmail.com



Dr Nick Thompson Seminar - Raw Feeding, Natural Immunity & Auto-Immune Disease (N. Yorks)
Nick Thompson, Holistic vet, lecturer, UK raw food campaigner and pioneer is coming to North Yorkshire and giving a full day seminar. In his lectures, designed to inform and educate the beginner as much as the veteran raw feeder, Nick aims to engage with everyone to share his enthusiasm for canine health and well-being. Nick will introduce the concept of raw, with a few new ideas thrown in. He will discuss the use of raw food to help treat skin, behavioural and gut issues. He’ll introduc
Venue: Eggborough Village Hall, Selby Road, Eggbrough, North Yorkshire ,DN14 0US
Contact: For further information and a booking form, please ring Steph on m. 07946 758 534 or Lydia on m. 07599 595 917 (mob) 01757 700493 ( landline, I have call guardian so you may need to 'announce' yourself.
Contact No.: 07946 758 534
Website: Facebook: 'Dr Nick Thompson Seminar, Selby, North Yorkshire
EMail: chc.northyorkshire@gmail.com




25  March


Measuring at Northern Agility Winter Series (Harrogate)
Measuring by Maureen Reynolds and Wendy Withington
Venue: Harrogate Riding Centre, Brackenthwaite Lane, Harrogate,HG3 1PW
Contact: Wendy Withington
EMail: wendywithington@btinternet.com



April 2018
 
 

14  April

Agility Instructors Course (N. Soms)
A two day course for people with some experience of dog training who would like to teach agility. Day 1 - Starting agility training and teaching equipment. Day 2 -Teaching agility handling.
Venue: Orchard Farm, Kenn Road, Clevedon, North Somerset,BS216TT
Contact: Email preferred or phone evenings
Contact No.: 01934 833525
Website: www.diamond-dog-training.co.uk
EMail: mike_of_diamonds@yahoo.co.uk




27  April


WAG Spring Camp (Wigtownshire)
Enjoy three days of agility training in beautiful South West Scotland. You will be able to follow a training thread featuring Joanne Orrell on distance handling, Sandra Lima De Silva on continental handling and Anni Telford on working with special needs dogs in agility. As well as your main training thread, there will also be workshops on wild weaves, drive, target setting and consistent contacts. The venue Dunroamin Caravan Park has 45 pitches all with electric hook-up, not showers, a club room and barbecue area. It is set in the edge of Wigtown Bay with easy access to miles of dog friendly beaches, forest walks and cycle paths.
Venue: Drumroamin Caravan Park, 1 South Balfern, Nr Kirkinner, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire ,DG8 9DB
Contact: Anni Telford
Contact No.: 07942 999742
Website: WAY Spring Camp Fb page
EMail: Annihendry@gmail.com



May 2018
 
 

10  May

Susan Koldenhof Scottish Training Weekend (Kinross)
Susan is coming to Scotland for the first time in May 2018 for a three days from 10th -13th May 2018. She is known worldwide for her unique handling style, foundation secrets and, of course, her world famous running contacts. Also handling, puppy and young dogs. We are catering for all. See FB link for more info or message me. £80 for three hours in a group of 5. Cost: £50 puppies, 3 hours, group of 5. Camping £10 per night, spectators £15 per session. 50% non refundable deposit due at time of booking. Balance due 1st March 2018. Watch some videos of Susan and her dogs https://www.youtube.com/user/lisachappel
Venue: Glenlomond Farm, Glenlomond, Kinross,KY13 9HF
Contact: Charlotte-Louise Yeaman, Facebook
Contact No.: 07904 107951
Website: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1887791431534845&set=pcb.1887791518201503&type=3&theater
EMail: cyeaman@live.co.uk




14  May


Breerock Dog Agility Summer Training Camp (Co Durham)
Training Camp with Toni Dawkins, Naarah Cuddy and Martin Reid. Three hour sessions on the morning and afternoon. Lunch is included on Tues, Wed and Thurs. Refreshments also included. BBQ on Thursday evening. Camping from lunchtime Monday to lunchtime Friday.
Venue: Wolsingahm Showground, Scotch Isle Park, Wolsingham Co. Durham ,DL13 3JG
Contact: Hazel Barker
Contact No.: 07740 725156
EMail: hazel.barker@live.co.uk




19  May


Muddy Dog Charity Challenge for Battersea (Berks)
Whether you’re a fitness fanatic or just looking for a fun day out, we’re welcoming all dog lovers and their canine chums to take part in the Muddy Dog Challenge and raise money to help care for the animals at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Entry fees vary based on the ticket type and all human participants pledge to raise a minimum of £100 in sponsorship.
Venue: Windsor Great Park, Windsor ,SL4 2BA
Contact: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
Contact No.: See web site
Website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/muddy-dog-challenge-windsor-saturday-19-may-2018-registration-3927973



June 2018
 
 

25  June

June Agility Camp at Daybreak Dogs (N. Soms)
This camp is designed for agility competitors who are looking to move to the next level in their training. It’s for people who are constantly striving to shave down their dogs’ times, who want to bring out the best in their individual partnership and who are willing to go that extra mile to accomplish their goals. When you sign up for this camp we’ll be in touch to find out what skill level you and your dog are currently working around. Obviously for early bird tickets this could change, so we’ll keep in contact between now and then.
Venue: Pool Farm, Ham Lane, Kingston Seymour, Clevedon, North Somerset ,BS21 6XJ
Contact: Milly Fisher, Customer Happiness Officer
Contact No.: 07968 350468
Website: www.daybreakdogs.co.uk
EMail: enquiries@daybreakdogs.co.uk



August 2018
 
 

20  August

August Agility Camp at Daybreak Dogs (N. Soms)
are looking to move to the next level in their training. It’s for people who are constantly striving to shave down their dogs’ times, who want to bring out the best in their individual partnership and who are willing to go that extra mile to accomplish their goals. When you sign up for this camp we’ll be in touch to find out what skill level you and your dog are currently working around. Obviously for early bird tickets this could change, so we’ll keep in contact between now and then.
Venue: Pool Farm, Ham Lane, Kingston Seymour, Clevedon, North Somerset ,BS21 6XJ
Contact: Milly Fisher, Customer Happiness Officer
Contact No.: 07968 350468
Website: www.daybreakdogs.co.uk
EMail: enquiries@daybreakdogs.co.uk