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Trials

Trials are listed by date, location and type of trial (Open, Nursery/Novice, Young Handler, New Handler etc) along with contact information.

Trials occasionally have to be cancelled or postponed, so please check before setting off for a trial, especially if travelling a long distance.


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December 2018

Sat 15th

EASS

Location: Worlington, IP28 8SG

Cradle Full details...

 

Sat 15th

Trawden SDS - Nursery

Location: M Thornber, Barkerfield, Worston, BB7 1QB

9.30 am start. Young Handlers and Newcomers are all welcome. Enter on field, those with two dogs to be booked in by 12 noon. Full details...

 

Sat 15th

North Lancs SDS

Location: M Glasgow, Meadow Court, Tarn Water Lane, Stodday, LA2 0AH

9.30 am Start, Nursery & New handler classes throughout the day, enter on field, those with two dogs to be booked in by 12 noon. Full details...

 

Sat 15th

Come Bye & Away Club - Nursery

Location: Middle East Street Farm, Near Corner Garage , West Pennard, Glastonbury, BA6 8NN

9.30 am Start, Entries on field, Driving & Maltese Cross Full details...

 

Sat 15th

Northumberland League - Nursery

Location: Debdon Farm, Rothbury, NE65 7QA

11.00 am start, enter on field. Full details...

 

Sat 15th

Ryedale - Nursery

Location: South House Farm, Bransdale, YO62 7JW

10.30 am start, enter on field by 1.00 pm, more than one dog first by 12 noon. Full details...

 

Sun 16th

EASS

Location: Worlington, IP28 8SG

Open/Nursery/Novice. Open dogs to run first, up to 10.30am - no exception Full details...

 

Sun 16th

ASSEEDS (Sussex) Nursery & Novice Trial

Location: Deanland Farm, Golden Cross, East Sussex, BN27 3RJ

10.00am Start Full details...

 

Sun 16th

Morton SDS Nursery/Novice Trial

Location: Station Farm, Cottage Lane, Broughton Astley, Leics, LE9 6PD

9.30 am start, entry on field. Full details...

 

Sun 16th

Come Bye & Away Club Trial

Location: Corner Garage, entrance to Middle East Street Farm,West Pennard, Glastonbury BA6 8NN

Entries on field. Maltese Cross, Driving and Beginners classes. Full details...

 

Sun 16th

Holmrook Opens

Location: Two Fields, off A595 at Holmrook, Cumbria

9.00 am start, enter on field. Full details...

 

Sun 16th

Higher Whitley - Nursery, Novice & Beginner with aggregate

Location: School Lane, Higher Whitley, Cheshire, WA4 4QB

9.00 am start, enter on field by 1.00 pm. Full details...

 

Sun 16th

Northern - Nursery, Committee Novice & New Handler

Location: Pool Tree, Hamsterley, Co Durham, DL13 3QW about 1 mile east of Woodland

10.00 am start, enter on field by 2.00 pm, only one dog after 1.00 pm. Full details...

 

Sun 16th

West Country - Nursery

Location: Mill Hill, Tavistock, PL19 8NP

Driving then Maltese cross. 10.00 am start, enter on field. Full details...

 

Wed 26th

Holme Sheepdog Society Charity Open Trial - Boxing Day Trial

Location: S Duckworth, Clough Head, Grane Road, Haslingden, BB4 4AT

Boxing Day 26 December, 9.00 am start, entry on field. Catering & toilets. Usual proceedings. Full details...

 

Fri 28th

Nursery Final Fundraising Trial

Location: Worlington, IP28 8SG

Open Sheep Dog Trial to raise money for English Nursery Final (to be held in Feb 2019). 9.00 am start, entry £5 per dog, pre-entry. Full details...

 

Sat 29th

Come Bye & Away Club - Nursery

Location: The Wool Field, Well House Lane, Glastonbury, BA6 8BL

9.30am Start, Entries on field, Driving & Maltese Cross Full details...

 

Sun 30th

Barford Meadows Christmas Charity Open Trial

Location: off the A43 near Kettering, Northants - nearest postcode NN14 1UD

Pre-entry, max 3 dogs per handler, £10 per run including lunch & refreshments. Full details...

 
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January 2019

Sat 5th

Trawden SDS

Location: C Taylor, Wickworth Cottage, Keasden, Clapham, LA2 8ET

Full details...

 

Sat 5th

Fylde Sheep Dog Society - Nursery Trial

Location: Merscough College, Lee Farm, Moss Lane, Bilsborrow, PR3 0RU

9.30 am Start, Enter on field, new and young handlers welcome Full details...

 

Sat 5th

North Westmorland SDS

Location: Tailbert Farm, Shap, Penrith

Full details...

 

Sun 6th

EASS

Location: Euston Park, IP24 2QH

Open/Nursery/Novice. Open dogs to run first, up to 10.30am - no exception Full details...

 

Sun 6th

ASSEESDS (Romney Marsh & District) Cradle, Novice Handler, Novice & Nursery Trial

Location: Whitehall, Ludgate Lane, Lynsted, Nr Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 0RF

10.00 am Start Full details...

 

Sun 6th

Mid Shires - Nursery/Novice

Location: Eastington, Northleach, GL54 3PN

Full details...

 

Sun 6th

Ryedale Open

Location: The Menagerie, Skipwith Road, Escrick, York

Pre-entry, first 35 dogs Full details...

 

Sat 12th

Yorkshire SDT

Location: Timble, LS21 2NN

9.30am Start, Enter on field, Nursery/Young and New Handlers welcome Full details...

 

Sat 12th

North Lancs SDS

Location: T Smith, Pilling

9.30 am Start, Nursery & New handler classes throughout the day Full details...

 

Sat 12th

Come Bye & Away Club - Nursery

Location: Hay Shed Field, West Pennard, Glastonbury, BA6 8NN

9.30am Start, Entries on field, Driving & Maltese Cross Full details...

 

Sun 13th

ASSEESDS (Surrey) Novice & Nursery Trial

Location: Shabden Park Farm, Chipstead, Surrey, CR5 3SF

10.00 am Start Full details...

 

Sun 13th

Morton SDS Nursery/Novice Trial

Location: Station Farm, Cottage Lane, Broughton Astley, Leics, LE9 6PD

9.30 am start, entry on field Full details...

 

Sat 19th

EASS

Location: Worlington, IP28 8SG

Cradle/Novice Handler Trial. Novice Handler - not have been placed in an Open Trial or have won 2 Open/Novice Trials Full details...

 

Sat 19th

Holme Sheepdog Society - Nursery Trial

Location: S Duckworth, Clough Head, Grane Rd, Haslingden BB4 4AT

9.30 am start, enter on field, young and new handlers welcome. Those with two dogs to be booked in by 12 noon. Catering available. Full details...

 

Sat 19th

Fylde Sheep Dog Society - Nursery Trial

Location: J Hey, Hollingshead Farm, Caton, LA2 9NA

9.30 am Start, Enter on field, new and young handlers welcome Full details...

 

Sat 19th

Windermere Nursery Society - Whitbeck Nursery

Location: Next to A595, 1 mile north of Silecroft

9.30 am start, last booking in time 2.00 pm (sooner if there is an obvious shortage of dogs running) Full details...

 

Sun 20th

EASS

Location: Worlington, IP28 8SG

Open/Nursery/Novice. Open dogs to run first, up to 10.30am - no exception Full details...

 

Sun 20th

ASSEEDS (Wessex) Nursery & Novice Trial

Location: Shabden Park Farm, High Road, Chipstead, Surrey, CR5 3SF

10.00am Start Full details...

 

Sun 20th

Mid Shires Sheepdog Society - Nursery/Novice Trial

Location: Barford Meadows, Nr Kettering, nearest postcode NN14 1UD

Full details...

 

Sat 26th

Yorkshire SDT

Location: West Hall Farm, Nesfield, Ilkley, LS29 0BX

9.30am Start, Enter on field, Nursery/Young and New Handlers welcome Full details...

 

Sat 26th

Trawden SDS

Location: Signposted from Austwick village

Full details...

 

Sat 26th

Come Bye & Away Club - Nursery

Location: The Wool Field, Well House Lane, Glastonbury, BA6 8BL

9.30 am Start, Entries on field, Driving & Maltese Cross Full details...

 

Sat 26th

Windermere Nursery Society - Shap Nursery

Location: CA10 3QG - signposted from A6 south of village centre.

9.30 am start, last booking in time 2.00 pm Full details...

 

Sun 27th

ASSEESDS (Romney Marsh & District) Cradle, Novice Handler, Novice & Nursery Trial

Location: Whitehall, Ludgate Lane, Lynsted, Nr Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 0RF

10.00 am Start Full details...

 

Sun 27th

Mid Shires - Nursery/Novice

Location: Melton Mowbray, Leics

Full details...

 
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February 2019

Sat 2nd

Priory Farm Open Sheepdog Trial

Location: Priory Farm, Wormegay, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 0RP

2nd & 3rd Feb Full details...

 

Sat 2nd

Windermere Nursery Society - Whitbeck Nursery

Location: Next to A595, 1 mile north of Silecroft

9.30 am start, last booking in time 2.00 pm (Sooner if there is an obvious shortage of dogs running) Full details...

 

Sun 3rd

Holme Sheepdog Society - Nursery Trial

Location: J Cropper, Deerplay, Bacup OL13 8RD

9.30 am start, enter on field, young and new handlers welcome. Those with two dogs to be booked in by 12 noon. Full details...

 

Sun 3rd

North Lancs SDS

Location: T W Longton, Lee End Farm, Quernmore, Lancaster, LA2 9EE

9.30 am Start, Nursery & New handler classes throughout the day Full details...

 

Sun 3rd

ASSEESDS (Surrey) Nursery & Novice Trial

Location: Shabden Park Farm, Chipstead, Surrey, CR5 3SF

10.00 am Start Full details...

 

Sun 3rd

Priory Farm Open Sheepdog Trial

Location: Priory Farm, Wormegay, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE33 0RP

Full details...

 

Sat 9th

EASS

Location: Little Blakenham, IP8 4LX

Cradle/Novice Handler Trial. Novice Handler - not have been placed in an Open Trial or have won 2 Open/Novice Trials Full details...

 

Sat 9th

Fylde Sheep Dog Society - Championship

Location: Merscough College, Lee Farm, Moss Lane, Bilsborrow, PR3 0RU

9.30 am Start Full details...

 

Sat 9th

Morton SDS Nursery/Novice

Location: CH at Station Farm, Cottage Lane, Broughton Astley, Leics, LE9 6PD

9.30 am start, entry on field Full details...

 

Sun 10th

EASS

Location: Little Blakenham, IP8 4LX

Open/Nursery/Novice. Open dogs to run first, up to 10.30am - no exception Full details...

 

Sun 10th

ASSEEDS (Wessex) Nursery & Novice Trial

Location: Shabden Park Farm, High Road, Chipstead, Surrey, CR5 3SF

10.00 am Start Full details...

 

Sat 16th

EASS

Location: Castle Rising, PE31 6AN

Open Trial (pre-entry) Full details...

 

Sat 16th

Trawden SDS

Location: M Thornber, Barkerfield, Worston, BB7 1QB

Full details...

 

Sat 16th

 

Sat 16th

Whitbeck Opens

Location: Town End Hall Farm, Whitbeck, Cumbria

Feb 16 & 17, AM & PM trials, pre-entry, first 25 dogs per trial. Full details...

 

Sun 17th

ASSEEDS Nursery & Novice Championship

Location: Chadhurst Farm, Coldharbour Lane, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 3JH

TBA Full details...

 

Sun 17th

Whitbeck Opens

Location: Town End Hall Farm, Whitbeck, Cumbria

AM & PM trials, pre-entry, first 25 dogs per trial Full details...

 

Sat 23rd

Yorkshire Nursery Trial with Championship

Location: On the B6165 between Summerbridge and Ripley, 100yds east of Birchfield Ice Cream Farm HG3 4JS.

9.00am Start, Enter on field, Young and New Handlers welcome, Refreshments on field. Full details...

 

Sun 24th

English Nursery Final

Location: Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9TH

7.30 am start Full details...

 
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March 2019

Sat 2nd

North Lancs SDS - Championship

Location: T W Longton, Lee End Farm, Quernmore, Lancaster, LA2 9EE

9.30am Start Full details...

 

Sat 9th

Holme Sheepdog Society - Nursery Trial Championship

Location: S Duckworth, Clough Head, Grane Rd, Haslingden BB4 4AT

9.30 am start, enter on field, young & new handlers welcome. Those with two dogs to be booked in by 12 noon. Championship to start 2.00 pm. Catering. Full details...

 

Sat 16th

Pennine Interclub Championship

Location: Venue TBA

10.00am Start, ENTRY CLOSED Full details...

 
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May 2019

Sat 4th

Trawden SDS - Open

Location: Austwick

9.30 am Start. Young Handlers and Newcomers are all welcome Full details...

 

Sat 25th

Trawden SDS - Open

Location: Higher Twiston, BB7 4BY

9.30 am Start. Young Handlers and Newcomers are all welcome Full details...

 
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June 2019

Fri 28th

Shabden Park Continental Open

Location: Located in the stunning Surrey Hills area of outstanding natural beauty, approximately 1 hour from Dover.

28, 29 & 30 June 2019 Full details...

 

Sat 29th

Shabden Park Continental Open

Location: located in the stunning Surrey Hills area of outstanding natural beauty, approximately 1 hour from Dover.

28, 29 & 30 June 2019 Full details...

 

Sun 30th

Shabden Park Continental Open

Location: Located in the stunning Surrey Hills area of outstanding natural beauty, approximately 1 hour from Dover.

28, 29 & 30 June 2019 Full details...

 
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August 2019

Fri 9th

ENGLISH NATIONAL 2019

Location: MYERSCOUGH COLLEGE, ST MICHAELS ROAD, PRESTON, LANCS, PR3 0RY

9-11 August 2019 Full details...

 

Sat 10th

ENGLISH NATIONAL 2019

Location: MYERSCOUGH COLLEGE, ST MICHAELS ROAD, PRESTON, LANCS, PR3 0RY

9-11 August 2019 Full details...

 

Sun 11th

Trawden SDS - Nursery

Location: Clapham

9.30 am Start. Young Handlers and Newcomers are all welcome Full details...

 

Sun 11th

ENGLISH NATIONAL 2019

Location: MYERSCOUGH COLLEGE, ST MICHAELS ROAD, PRESTON, LANCS, PR3 0RY

9-11 August 2019 Full details...