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Due to adding an additional night Derbyshire Dog Agility Club has some training places available on Tuesday and Wednesday nights at Hargate Equestrian Centre, Derbys DE65 5FJ. Just off the A38/A50.

 There have two spaces with Nic Jones on the 1st Wednesday of the each month, and several available on 2nd Tuesday on each month. Tuesdays start from Feb 2014. There are also places available with Sandra Adams on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of each month. Georgina Baker has spaces on the 4th Tuesday of each month from February 2014.

Please contact Rae Blythe on m. 07701 027 240 after 8pm or send a text or email rae.blythe@sky.com for further details and a list of actual dates. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis, please feel free to visits the venue on Wednesday evenings from January and discuss in person, just ask for myself or Richard.

If you are new to agility and would like to start lessons, please go to the DDAC website: www.derbyshireagility.co.uk  and contact Richard for details of our Starter classes which will also begin in February 2014.(20/12/13)

Laura Chudleigh is offering Beginners Agility Classes starting 4 January 2014 on Saturday afternoons at Chadwick End, Solihull (outside venue). Dogs must be 12 months and over, any breed of dog welcome. Cost: 50 for a six week course.

For more information or to book a place, please email Martin Reid at: martin246@sky.com (16/12/13)

Essentially Paws (Plumpton, East Sussex) has a small number of spaces on the 9-10pm class, which is aimed at beginners or those who are relatively new to agility. It is a fun and friendly class using competition standard equipment in a large indoor arena. There is plenty of parking. Ring m. 07713 243524 or info@essentiallypaws.co.uk. (02/12/13)

CKT Agility have a few places available on a Sunday evening. Training is at our indoor venue, Liscombe Park Equestrian Centre. (Beds)

  • Puppy class - 2 x places
  • Grade 1/2 - 2 x places
  • Grade 3/4 - 1 x place

Lessons are 10 per class, payable monthly in advance.

For more details, please pm Kate Truluck at https://www.facebook.com/kate.truluck  (01/12/13)


Due to work commitments someone has had to drop out of the Alan and Selina Bray Training Day on Sunday, 17 November and we have a space for a G1/2 dog of any size You do not yet need to be fully weaving but should be doing all obstacles. The session is at the Milton Keynes Equestrian Centre in Hanslope which is an indoor venue and will be from 1pm to 4pm. You will get 1.5hrs tuition with each trainer. Cost: 35

Contact: Nicole on nicole@k9kneads.co.uk or ring m. 07971965238 if interested.

A new course for Beginners is starting at Warehill Agility Group on Monday, 11 November at 7pm. in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. There are also have spaces for competing dogs of all levels.

Anyone interested in booking a place should either email Hilary Crew on colliecrew@hotmail.com  or ring tel. 01582 721765


 Phoenix Agility Club (Leics/Notts border) has spaces for winter training/practice.  They are a small group of agility enthusiasts who meet for extra practice.  They work on whole courses and small training exercises, and support is always available if you ask.  All grades/interests catered for from fun agility to Grade 7.  They meet outside at Normanton (nr Loughborough) on Saturdays 2.30 pm.  Also indoors at Bunny Equestrian Centre Monday evenings 7.00 pm.  There is also have a beginners Flyball group on Saturday mornings 10.00 am at Normanton.  Membership 10.00 per year. Sessions 4.00 each.

Please contact June Agar on tel. 01509 236420  or email june_agar@uk2.net  (n.b. underscore between the june and the agar)


Chipping Norton DTC have recently changed venue and have moved to The Dog Training Barn at Middleton Cheney (Oxon). We currently have four spaces available in our 1-3 class at 6.00 pm on Wednesday nights.

Please email Moira Bowden on inthedoghouse55@hotmail.com if you are interested in joining us. (27/09/13)

Bridge House Agility Club, Horsham, West Sussex has some spaces available to train Grade 3-7 dogs. Tuesday evenings 9-10pm. Guest trainers in attendance most weeks include Simon Chandler and Helen Saunders.

Please email Jenny Hastie at kitfunny@aol.com (26/09/13)

Nicola Garrett Training Day at Chapel End Farm, Houghton Conquest, Beds. Two spaces have become available for Grades 5-7 handlers. All weather shredded rubber arena. 2 hours from 2:30 - 4:30. Tea / coffee and biscuits. Cost 30.00.

For more information ring Debbie and Lee Broadhurst on m. 07792 191081 or email: 802139908@btconnect.com  (25/09/13)

Diamond Dog Training Agility Instructors Course - Spaces available due to a cancellation on our agility instructors course Saturday,  28th and Sunday, 29th September at Orchard Farm, Clevedon BS21 6TT, a couple of miles from M5 J20.

The course covers starting up agility training, teaching agility foundation exercises and equipment and teaching handling skills.

Contact Mike Bacon for more information or to book a place. Email:  mike_of_diamonds@yahoo.co.uk. Tel 01934 833525. Web site:  http://www.diamond-dog-training.co.uk/   (19/09/13)

Dig It Dogs has spaces in their current agility classes, specifically:-

  • Tuesday 5pm  - Grade 1-3
  • Tuesday 7pm - Grade 3-5
  • Wednesday 10.15 - Grade 1-4
  • Wednesday 11.30am - Complete beginners
  • Wednesday 6pm - Complete beginners
  • Wednesday 7pm - Grade 1-3
  • Wednesday 9pm - Grade 3-5
  • Thursday 6pm - Grade 3-5

All held in our indoor arena at Dig It DTC (in Sandbach, Cheshire CW11 4TA) but there is the option of training on the training field in the Summer. Classes are for 1 hour. No setting up equipment or packing away. Cost is 22 per month.  (13/09/13)

Long Eaton Agility Dog Society will have another Beginner Agility class starting on 22nd September (if enough people enrol) at Shardlow Village Hall (football field) in Derbyshire

Please contact Rae on m. 07701 027 240 or email: rae.blythe@sky.com for further details. (12/09/13)

Barking Needs DT has a few training spaces available in Agility classes, outdoors at their Penkridge venue (Staffs) on Sundays from October 2013 as well as Puppy Obedience and Rally classes in Clayhanger, Walsall (W. Mids) on Monday evenings. Groups are small and all breeds are welcome.  1-2-1 available.

For more information, please contact Suzanne Hale or Simon Thurlbeck at mail@barkingneeds.co.uk or visit www.barkingneeds.co.uk . (11/09/13)

Training available from beginners to Champ classes at Whirlwind Agility (postcode SL2 4EL) Positive and fun filled agility training. New courses starting on Sunday 13th October. Lovely 5 acre venue, flat and well drained, hardcore parking in shade, lots of dog walking area available. Rubberised contact equipment. (Bucks)

Contact: Sue White on Whirlwindagility@gmail.com (10/09/13)

Ain't Misbehavin' Agility is holding an open day on Saturday 12th October from 2pm at their training venue near Colchester, Essex. The club is run by a small group of enthusiasts with a passion for dogs and Agility, based in the village of Great Bentley which is approximately five miles east of Colchester, Essex.

We specialise only in agility, the fastest growing sport in the dog world. We hold a number of weekly classes designed to cover all levels of training, from complete beginners to experienced competitors, and also regular workshops to focus on specific aspects of agility. We're happy to welcome all ages and types of dogs (and handlers!), whether you've trained agility before or not, with our help you will build your knowledge and ability, and strengthen the relationship between you and dog. (08/09/13)

Visit our website for more information - www.aintmisbehavinagility.co.uk


Arun Valley Agility Club are shortly opening up another ring for tuition classes in their great, spacious indoor venue near Henfield, Sussex. are shortly opening up another ring for tuition classes in their great, spacious indoor venue near Henfield, Sussex.  We have places available now in our Beginners 2 group that is particularly suitable for dogs 12+ months that maybe have had a small amount of training but really want to achieve a strong foundation of training techniques suitable for entry and progression in future competitive shows.

Places are also available in our new Puppy foundation group and our Beginners 1 group for dogs with no previous agility instruction. Classes will be commencing within the next few weeks and run on Wednesday evenings. All new equipment, experienced and A.C.A.I instruction, great guidance and support, regular fun social events.

Ring Lynn Parker tel. 01903 739711 or m. 07885 155656 or email lynn@downsviewpark.net for further details. (02/08/13)

JUNE 2013

Celfee Agility, a fun, friendly club providing training from Beginners up to Competition level, has spaces available on a Thursday evening, meeting at Thurlaston, Leicestershire (LE9) and a new venue on Monday evenings in Fleckney, Leicestershire (LE8) - both starting at 7.15pm.  We offer small class sizes, 1-2-1 training, two experienced instructors, club competitions, social evenings etc. 

For more information, ring Jo on m. 07816 460861 or email patsyaquila@btinternet.com (28/06/13)

MAY 2013

Hayley Bray with the famous Miss Bling is now doing agility training in Milton Keynes area including 1-2-1 and group sessions. She can also go to clubs! For more information, please contact ring m. 07703 298517 or email hbray@live.co.uk (20/05/2013)

Patchwork Training is offering a Beginners Agility Taster course on 18 May, 25 May and 1 June 2013. The course will look at the agility equipment, teach you how to train your dog to do the obstacles after you have learnt the necessary exercises to help you and your dog begin a lifetime of agility and fun. No experience is necessary as we will begin with the Foundation course and follow through to Beginners. All breeds welcome. The sessions are from 2.00pm to 4pm. The cost is 20 per Session or 50 if all 3 sessions paid for by 18 May. The course will be held at: Patchwork Training Field, Castle Road, Lavendon, Milton Keynes MK46 4JG.

To reserve a place on this course please download the reservation sheet - click here. For more details visit the website www.patchworktraining.com/Events/. If you need any further information then please contact Marianne on: tel. 01933 316446 / 07949 786255  or by email: Marianne@patchworktraining.com (13/05/13)

Arun Valley Agility Club, a brand new Club opening on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 has a selection of group training places available with our resident Grade 7 instructor weekly from 710pm. Additionally we have our 'Time To Train' (TTT) sessions on Wednesdays from 7.30 - 10pm, consisting of varied and interesting competition courses with three agility and two jumping runs per handler/dog.

Our fabulous, spacious indoor venue with two rings of the latest new equipment is located near Henfield, West Sussex and boasts many other benefits including a new Olympic sand and fibre floor. For further details, ring Lynn on m. 07885 155656 or Denise on m. 07543 522002 or find us on Facebook. (07/05/13)

Deena Freeman at Chance Agility is offering a Beginners Agility Course starting Tuesday , 7 May at 1.15 pm. The venue is situated near Long Buckby, Northamptonshire. Please contact Deena Freeman for further information by email: deenafreeman@btinternet.com or ring m. 07835 923632.  (04/05/13)

Bankhouse Barkers, an Independent agility club, has spaces in a class on a Thursday at 7.30pm-8.30pm for competing dogs Grade 1-3. Training will be outdoors in Pudsey, West Yorkshire. For more info, email: bankhousebarkers@icloud.com or visit www.bankhousebarkers.webs.com or ring Sam on m. 07811 799905.  (04/05/13)

Bretford DTS is able to offer a limited number of bi-weekly training places with Dave Jolly and Dave Hutchinson through the next few months. Small group sessions  of two hours are on a Wednesday night at a cost of 10. The next session is Wednesday, 8 May  Classes are held at 2 Medley Grove, Leamington Spa, Warks. CV31 2GA. Tel: 01926 315335  Please make enquiries through the Bretford DTS website at: www.bretforddts.co.uk(01/05/13)

APRIL 2013

Now that they have moved from Sundays to Wednesday and Thursday evenings, Barking Needs has a few training spaces available in the following classes:- 

  • Pre-Agility & Beginners - Wednesdays at 7pm

  • Beginners - Thursdays at 6pm

  • Competing Dogs - Thursdays at 7.15pm.

The venue is outdoors in Penkridge, Staffordshire.  Groups are small and all breeds are welcome.  For more information on class structure and content please contact Suzanne Hale & Simon Thurlbeck at mail@barkingneeds.co.uk or visit www.barkingneeds.co.uk (04/04/13)

A space has become available in the new Grade 1-2 class at Jump 'n' Touch Agility Club (Horsham), starting in April at 9.15pm. If anyone is interested, please email Iain MacDonald at jumpntouchagility@yahoo.com or ring on m. 07810 353544 for more information. (02/04/13)

MARCH 2013

Essex Flyers have places available for Beginners & Advanced dogs, classes both weekends and weekdays as well as weds/thurs evenings. Based around Chelmsford Essex, contact email essexflyers@googlemail.com or see our website essexflyers.com

Lewes & District DTS is starting a new beginner course at the beginning of April and have a space available.  The training will be held on Monday evenings, 8.30pm in Lewes.  If anyone is interested they should contact Joy Costello either by email:  jeancostello@btinternet.com or by telephone: 01273 686931.  (14/03/13)

KATS has a few beginners and intermediate spaces available at KATS for their summer term which begins on the week commencing 8 April. Beginners class is Wednesday 7.30-8.30pm. Intermediate is Wednesday 8.30-9.30pm. Classes are held at Albany Livery Stables, Fleet, Hampshire. For more details look at www.katsdogagility.co.uk or contact Lucy King on m. 07809 375885 or email  members@katsdogagility.co.uk


Top Dogs Agility (Clevedon, N.Somerset) has ongoing weekly classes with Wendy Page on Tuesday evenings from 7 - 8.30pm, aimed at handlers and their dogs who are competing in UKA or KC competitions. These classes will teach handlers the necessary skills to confidently cope with situations they will find on courses. Learn new skills each week, practice and then use them on a course. Block of six weeks classes cost: 50.00.

Contact Jill Ray by tel. 01934 876747 or m. 07786 434460 or email: jill@topdogsagility.co.uk  Web site: www.topdogsagility.co.uk (27/02/13)

Jump 'n' Touch Agility Club near Horsham, West Sussex has spaces for complete beginners and novice G1, starting Thursday, 18 April 2013. Classes are from 7.45pm on Thursdays at Bridge House Equestrian Centre. Please contact jumpntoughagility@yahoo.com  for more details or find us on Facebook


Bridge House Agility Club, Horsham (West Sussex) has spaces available in a beginners class commencing in March. Monday evenings 7.30- 8.45 Also there are spaces available for Grade 1-3 on Tuesday evenings 7.45- 9.00. Contact details kitfunny@o2.co.uk  (25/01/13)

South Cotswold Dog Training Club has two or three spaces available in its improvers classes on at Monday at 8pm. We train at Cross Farm Haresfield (between Stonehouse and Gloucester) Gl10 3EW. This is a large indoor school. Please visit our website www.southcotswolddtc.org.uk  (24/01/13)

Angela's Canine Academy has spaces for beginners and for those looking for an extra agility session. Beginners are welcome. Agility classes are run outdoors on Sunday afternoons at Eastbourne and Wednesday evenings at an indoor riding school in Uckfield . All breeds welcome and all handler abilities helped. Angela is winner at PAWC (para-gility) 2012. Contact Angela Lucas via FB (Angela's Canine Academy) or ring m. 07415 859360 or email lucas.a3@sky.com (20/01/13)

Long Eaton Agility Dogs Society will be starting a new beginners course in March 2013, outdoors at Shardlow, Derbyshire DE72 2G.  Please ring Rae on m. 07701 027 240 or email rae.blythe@sky.com for further details. (19/01/13)

Patanden Agility have a absolute beginners class commencing on Tuesday, 5 February and we have room for three more dogs/handlers. Class commences at 7.15pm - 8.15pm and our venue is an indoor riding establishment based in Patching West Sussex. If you are interested or require any further information, please ring Denise on tel. 01243 551773 or m. 07543 522002.(16/01/13)

Scallywags has vacancies in their competition agility classes, all levels and all heights catered for at our superb indoor venue, Crofton Manor Equestrian Centre Stubbington Hants PO14 3EW. Tuesday evenings. Ring Sally on tel. 01329 833813 or email: sally@scallywagsdogs.com. Website:  www.scallywagsdogs.com (16/01/13)

Mis-Fits DTC has places available in agility classes for competition or just for fun at Poplar Farm Riding Stables, Hundon, Nr. Haverhill, Suffolk on Monday evenings and Wednesday evenings, starting 7.45pm. Indoor venue. Beginners most welcome. Ring Angela on m. 07860 181709  (10/01/13)

Sturminster Newton Agility Club (SNAC) has a new indoor venue at Borough Holwell (Dorset) and we have vacancies on Wednesday evenings from 5-30pm to 6-45pm and every second Sunday during the summer months at 10am. These are small, friendly classes and all dogs welcome. Ring Maureen on m. 07891 435540 (08/01/13)

Pads Agility currently has spaces in their Foundation & Life Skills and Beginners' classes as well as expansion room in their Improvers and Competition Agility classes. Training takes place at 'Heart of England Equestrian Centre, Spot Acre, Stone, Staffordshire ST15 8RN between 7:30-8:30 or 8:30-9:30 on Tuesdays and Wednesday evenings. in our enclosed, indoor training arena. Ring: Celine Ellis and Anna Cope on M.: 07595 445 111 or email: ac@padsagility.com . Website: www.padsagility.com  (02/01/13)