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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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February 2018
 
 

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



Measuring Session at Bitz 'n Bobz (Warks)
Donna Lewis and Wendy Gilpin measuring at Bitz N Bobz. Some books available. Dogs should be chipped and registered with the KC.
Venue: Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, Warkshire ,CV8 3EQ
Contact:
EMail: donnajohnson1@btopenworld.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




3  March


Measuring Session at Stamford Vet Centre (Lincs)
Measuring at Stamford with Mike Stallard, Julia Durrant, Wendy Gilpin and Donna Lewis. From 3pm.
Venue: Stamford Veterinary Centre . 32 Main Street , Great Casterton, Stamford, Lincolnshire,PE9 4AA
Contact: Donna Lewis
EMail: donnajohnson1@btopenworld.com



Dog Vegas Measuring at Solihull Riding Centre (W. Mids)
See DOg Vegas Agility facebook page for details
Venue: Solihull Riding Centre, Four Ashes Road, Bentley Heath, Solihull,B93 8QE
Contact:
Website: www.dogvegas.co.uk
EMail: info@dogvegas.co.uk




4  March


Measuring at Nedlo (Hants)
Measuring from 13:00. You will need an Agility Record Book. Books will be available for sale on the day @ £1.50 each. Cost: £4.00 per dog. Venue is off the A27 between Romsey and Salisbury
Venue: Lesley Olden’s Indoor School, Birchwood House Farm, Salisbury Road, Sherfield English, Nr. Romsey, Hants ,SO51 6FF
Contact: To book a place, email Marie Hembrow.
Contact No.: 023 9234 1124
EMail: marie.hembrow@ntlworld.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



Distance Handling Workshop (Shropshire TF11)
Would you like your dog to work at a distance with drive and enthusiasm? Stop running every meter of the course with your dog and teach them to go on by themselves. In a three hour workshop learn the secrets of handling from a distance and build the strong foundations for unleashing your Velcro dog. We are just off J3 of M54 between Wolverhampton /Cannock and Telford / Shrewsbury Presented by Sharleen Toller in groups of no more than 8, this course is aimed at slow dogs, Velcro dogs, starter dogs and any handler moving up through the grades that wants to add some distance to their handling to achieve their agility goals. Saturday 10 Marc
Venue: Indoor Venue, Tong Park Farm, Tong, Shropshire ,TF11 8PN
Contact: Sarah Bridgman Brown
Contact No.: 07969 015234
EMail: Tongparkfarm@outlook.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



Measuring session at SWAT (Somerset)
Measuring session with Ellen Moore and Tracy Sowden.
Venue: SWAT, Coppice Gate Farm, Shapwick, Somerset,TA7 9NT
Contact:
Website: swat-dogs.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



Shaun Hunt Course Analysis & Decision Making Workshop
Agility Course Analysis and Decision Making Workshop With Shaun Hunt 9am – 12pm – Course Analysis 1pm – 4pm – Decision Making Max 9 dogs in the group (7 Spaces left) EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT price if paid by Monday 5th Feb £65 From 6th Feb onwards price is £73 Dogs need to be able to complete all agility equipment as part of a course - this is not a training session for weaves or contacts.
Venue: Private grass field between Farnham, Surrey and Aldershot, Hampshire,GU9 9HR
Contact: Alex Collins @ Flexidog Therapy & Dog Training workshops. Contact through FB messages on @flexidogtherapy FB page
Website: FB page @flexidogtherapy
EMail: alex.collins321@hotmail.co.uk



April 2018
 
 

4  April

YKC Agility Training Day with Lee Gibson (Shrops)
Spring into step with the Young Kennel Club Agility training day with Lee Gibson in the Easter Holidays. Held at Lucozade Powerleague in Shrewsbury, it’s ideal practice for those competing at all levels.The Agility training day will take place on Wednesday 04th April 2018 and is open to all members aged 6-24 years. Any member wishing to attend should be able to complete every Agility obstacle.There are 2 sessions available.The first session (am) is for grade 1-4 dogs. The second session (pm) is grade 5-7 dogs. A session will cost £35. There are 8 spaces available per session. (16 total).
Venue: Lucozade Powerleague Shrewsbury, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire ,SY2 6ST
Contact: Young Kennel Club, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, london W1J 8AB
Contact No.: 020 7518 1030
Website: http://www.ykc.org.uk/content/get-involved/events-calendar/04-apr-2018-agility-lee-gibson/
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.uk




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



YKC Agility Training with Neil Ellis (Oxon)
New to agility or already competing? Then make sure you come along to the YKC Neil Ellis Agility Training Day. It is ideal practice for those competing at all levels, be prepared for lots of fun, music and a great atmosphere!The Agility training day is open to all members aged 6-24 years. There are two sessions available. The first session (am) is for starters in agility or improvers who want more guidance (Grade 1-4 dogs). The second session (pm) is for established agility handlers (Grade 5-7 dogs). Each session will cost £30 per dog. There are seven spaces available per session. (14 total)
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Main Road, Middleton Cheney, Banbury, Oxon,OX17 2PW
Contact: YKC, The Kennel Club, Clarges Street, London W1J 8AB
Contact No.: 020 7518 1030
Website: http://www.ykc.org.uk/content/get-involved/events-calendar/14-apr-2018-agility-neil-ellis/
EMail: ykc@thekennelclub.org.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