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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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August 2019
 
 

3  August

Measuring Hickstead showground
SKS Agility Show on 3rd and 4th August will be holding measuring sessions on both days. Book in at the show
Venue: Hickstead showground ,RH17 5NU
Contact: Via the show secretary tent direct at the show
EMail: chappellcol@yahoo.co.uk




7  August


YKC Agility Training Day with Lee Gibson and Jen Slade
The YKC will be hosting a training day at the Kennel Club International Agility Festival to get YKC members ready for the Agility Festival competitions. It’s ideal practice for those competing but any member is welcome to apply for training even if your not even competing. There are two sessions available: Morning – Grade 1-4 Dogs and Afternoon - Grade 5-7 Dogs. Each session will cost £30 per member. If the member is under 18 years of age, then one accompanying parent/guardian must also attend at no charge.
Venue: Rockingham Castle, Rockingham Castle Estate, Market Harborough, Leics. ,LE16 8TH
Contact: YKC TEAM, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB
Contact No.: 0207 518 1030
Website: https://www.ykc.org.uk/content/for-members/ykc-training-events/07-aug-2019-iaf-agility/
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk




10  August


The Dog's Weekend at Glamis Castle (Angus)
Glamis Castle is hosting a two day fun dog show that aims to showcase the best of dog friendly Angus and Scotland. We are looking for an agility team or group of individuals to set up a 'have a go' demonstration area. Previously the event was known as Dogs Day Out and attracted a large number of visitors.  
Venue: Glamis Castle, Angus, Scotland,DD8 1RJ
Contact: If you would like more information or wish to apply please email Chimene on the Events Team.
Contact No.: 01307 840393
Website: www.glamis-castle.co.uk
EMail: events@glamis-castle.co.uk




17  August


Play Workshop
The AMAZING Jo Hill has taught dogs and handlers to play for a couple of decades but she still stays on the cutting edge of training, behaviour and play. She'll share fascinating insights into why dogs play as they do. Did you know that dogs take it in turns to play and they expect us to do the same? Do you know how to make a tuggy look like a small, escaping rabbit (no animals will be harmed in this workshop!) and it matters how and where food then fits into the equation? Max 12 handlers, full day £45
Venue: Event Dogs, Rayleigh, Essex,SS6 8BB
Contact: For details please see the event dogs website and any further questions feel free to e-mail.
Website: http://eventdogs.co.uk/events/
EMail: bookings@eventdogs.co.uk




24  August


Agility Senior Open (Hungary)
Classes for Seniors: SENIOR 1 – 45 to 54 years (born between 1965-1974) SENIOR 2 – 55 years and old (1964 - ) No enrollment, and payment can be made on site! Entry fee: 13 EU / 4000 HUF if paid by 10 July 16 EU / 5000 HUF if paid by 10 August 26 EU / 8000 HUF if paid by 20 August This event is not an official Hungarian agility competition. However FCI Agility Rules are applicable, as published by MEOESZ Agility (the Hungarian Agility organization).
Venue: 2200 Monor, Hungary,2200
Contact: Entry can be submitted at www.dogresult.com http://dogresult.com/en/help/dogresult#apply
Contact No.: .
Website: https://goo.gl/maps/CjJCHenJKi23oGfV7
EMail: .




25  August


Wiccaweys Annual Big Summer Fun Dog Show & Collie Celebration (Lincs)
The 2019 show will be bigger and better than ever with 20 dog show classes. There will be prizes awarded for 1st - 6th place in each class, a fun obedience competition, KC Good Citizen test plus games including Musical Mats, Best Sausage Easter and Best Tennis Ball Rescuer/thief. Attracting hundreds of people, this event raises much-needed funds for rescued, abandoned and neglected dogs.
Venue: Brackenmoor Lodge, East Ferry Road, Laughton, Lincs,DN21 3QB
Contact: Sarah or Paul
Contact No.: 07905 203254
Website: www.wiccaweys.com
EMail: wiccaweys@aol.com




29  August


YKC Agility Training Day with Dave Munnings (Berks)
YKC members new to agility or already competing? Then make sure you come along to the YKC Agility Training Day with Dave Munnings. It is ideal practice for those competing at all levels and Grades of Dogs. There are 2 sessions available – Morning and Afternoon. Each session will cost £30 per dog. This is a training event will take place on grass. Please make sure you’re comfortable and wear appropriate footwear and clothing. You will also need to bring crates, toys and treats for your dog. If the member is under 18 years of age then one accompanying parent/guardian mus
Venue: Snelsmore farm, Newbury , Chieveley, Berkshire,RG14 3BU
Contact: YKC, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB
Contact No.: 020 7518 1030
Website: https://www.thekennelclubshop.org.uk/collections/events/products/dave-munnings-agility-training-day
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk




31  August


Dog Activity Weekend
Fun tasters of lots of different dog activities including agility, rally, freestyle, scent work, mantrailing, parkour and games. For full details please see the website. Max 6 handlers per group.
Venue: Lincs Dog Training Centre near Grantham, Lincs,NG32 2AG
Contact:
Website: http://eventdogs.co.uk/events/
EMail: bookings@eventdogs.co.uk



September 2019
 
 

8  September

The Dog Olympix (North London)
A fundraising canine agility event for an outdoor drinking water fountain for people and dogs This is the 4th year and we wish to raise funds for our council London BOrough of Islington to get the project started. There are Four games to enjoy and take part in if you can work your dog off lead and have some agility basics. Game 1: Gundog Game 2: Agility Circuit, Game 3: Catch the Ball, Game 4: The Relay. The event runs from 12noon- 3.30pm
Venue: Whittington Park, Upper Holloway, London ,N19 4RS
Contact: Sunnie De Pass. Visit our Facebook page and Like us to keep up to date with training, registration, and the progression of learners.
Contact No.: 07932 828497
Website: https://www.facebook.com/TheDogOlympix/
EMail: dogolympix@gmail.com




12  September


Click to Calm with Emma Parsons (Beds)
Emma explains through PowerPoint presentation and videos, how to work with reactive dogs. This will cover: how to check them for medical issues, how to implement Effective Home Management, how to teach them a set of Default Behaviors and finally how to shape the dog's emotions through the Click To Calm technique.
Venue: Haynes Village Hall, 25 Northwood End Road, Haynes, Bedford ,MK45 3QB
Contact: Sally
Contact No.: 0800 882 4015
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




13  September


How to teach a reactive dog class with Emma Parsons (Beds)
Attendees will walk away with a 6-week Click To Calm curriculum on what to teach in the class. Also discussed will be how to make this decision, what to look for in assistants, what the physical space/equipment should be and how to break up the information so that students of any level will be successful.
Venue: Haynes Village Hall, 25 Northwood End Rd, Haynes, Bedford ,MK45 3QB
Contact: Sally
Contact No.: 0800 882 4015
Website: https://www.dog-and-bone.co.uk/seminars
EMail: info@dog-and-bone.co.uk




14  September


Agility Instructors Course Part 1 (N. Soms)
A two day course for people who are interested in teaching agility. It covers - Setting up Agility Training. Starting Equipment Training. Teaching Handling Skills. More details can be found on the website. There is a follow up course Part 2, covering Getting ready to Compete, Competition Coaching and Dealing with Problems.
Venue: Orchard Farm, Kenn Road, Clevedon, North Somerset, A couple of miles from M5 J20,BS21 6TT
Contact: Email Sara at bsara56@icloud.com preferred
Contact No.: 01934 833525
Website: www.diamond-dog-training.co.uk
EMail: bsara56@icloud.com




28  September


KC Judges' Training Weekend (Staffs)
You must have passed the online judge's exam on the Kennel Club's Academy and provide evidence of this. Incl. all course materials, tea/coffee & lunch each day. Cost: £140 (£50 non-refundable deposit secures place) (just off the M6 & indoor facilities so no need to worry about the weather!)
Venue: Butterton Grange K9 Centre, Trentham Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ,ST5 4DY
Contact: PM Nic Jones on FB to book.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/nic.jones.56
EMail: nhjones08@gmail.com



October 2019
 
 

19  October

Beginners Guide to K9 Massage (Hants)
Beginners Guide to Canine Massage is the perfect introduction into how dog massage can help your best friend at home! By the end of this 1 Day Workshop you will be able to give your dog a Full Body 40 Minute Swedish Massage to help loosen stiff, sore, tight muscles, improve their comfort levels and improve their sense of wellbeing. Cost £90
Venue: Rookesbury Village Hall, Newtown, Fareham, Hampshire,PO17 6LE
Contact: Hampshire K9 Massage Therapy
Contact No.: 79099 02244
Website: www.k9-massagetherapy.com
EMail: info@k9-massagetherapy.co.uk



November 2019
 
 

2  November

Xcel Judging Seminar (Oxon)
Open to all KC qualified agility judges. Seminar includes appropriate skill setting, understanding dogs' lines, safety considerations, event preparation, improving judging confidence, safetyand course design and judges path consideration. Cost: £65 for full day seminar
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Neil Ellis & Martin Cavill by email or Facebook
Website: https://www.facebook.com/neil.ellis
EMail: neilellisagility@hotmail.com



HTM Choreography Day
Wanting to branch out from agility? Multiple (about 10) times Crufts HTM, Freestyle and International Champion Lucy Creek is joining fellow previous British Freestyle Team member, Crufts finalist and advanced level judge Christina Oxtoby in this day that is suitable for complete beginners to advanced competitors. This will show you how to put all the moves together into a routine that works, whatever your style.
Venue: Church Hall of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Arbury, Cambridge.,CB4 2ET
Contact:
Website: http://eventdogs.co.uk/events/
EMail: bookings@eventdogs.co.uk




16  November


Beginners Guide to K9 Massage Therapy (Hants)
Beginners Guide to Canine Massage is the perfect introduction into how dog massage can help your best friend at home! By the end of this 1 Day Workshop you will be able to give your dog a Full Body 40 Minute Swedish Massage to help loosen stiff, sore, tight muscles, improve their comfort levels and improve their sense of wellbeing. Cost £90
Venue: Rookesbury Village Hall, Newtown, Fareham, Hampshire ,PO17 6LE
Contact: Darren Worsfold at Hampshire K9 Massage Therapy
Contact No.: 07909 902244
Website: www.k9-massagetherapy.com
EMail: info@k9-massagetherapy.co.uk



December 2019
 
 

1  December

Xcel Judging Seminar (Oxon)
Open to all KC qualified agility judges. Seminar includes appropriate skill setting, understanding dogs' lines, safety considerations, event preparation, improving judging confidence, safetyand course design and judges path consideration. Cost: £65 for full day seminar
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Neil Ellis & Martin Cavill by email or Facebook
Website: https://www.facebook.com/neil.ellis
EMail: neilellisagility@hotmail.com



January 2020
 
 

12  January

Xcel Judging Seminar (Oxon)
Open to all KC qualified agility judges. Seminar includes appropriate skill setting, understanding dogs' lines, safety considerations, event preparation, improving judging confidence, safetyand course design and judges path consideration. Cost: £65 for full day seminar
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: Neil Ellis & Martin Cavill by email or Facebook
Website: https://www.facebook.com/neil.ellis
EMail: neilellisagility@hotmail.com