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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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September 2019

Wed 18th

Pittsworthy Farm

Location: TRIAL NOW CANCELLED Pittsworthy Farm, Thorndon Cross, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 4NG

TRIAL NOW CANCELLED Full details...

 

Sat 21st

Cornwall SDS - Tremeer Trial

Location: Trewinnow Farm, Davidstow, PL32 9YA (off the old aerodrome)

Classes: Open Driving Novice MX, Open MX. Start 9.30 am - Entries on field. Full details...

 

Sat 21st

Northumberland League - Slaggyford Open

Location: Slaggyford, Brampton, CA8 7PB

Open. To guarantee a run please be present on field by 3.30 pm. Full details...

 

Sat 21st

Brampton Sheepdog Trial

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4 9RR - on B6413 road between Newbiggin and Croglin, then follow signs

Open & Local Combined trial, 8.00 am start, enter on field. Full details...

 

Sat 21st

Helsfell (Kendal) Open

Location: off A5284 between Kendal and Plumgarths roundabout, Cumbria

8.30 am start, enter on the field, £6 per dog. Full details...

 

Sun 22nd

Mid Shires Charity Open/Novice SDT

Location: Brington Road, East Haddon, Northants, NN6 8DS

Full details...

 

Sun 22nd

ASSEESDS Open/Novice Trial

Location: Buckhurst Park, TN6 1UY

Full details...

 

Sun 22nd

Cornwall SDS - Trewiggetts Trial

Location: Trewinnow Farm, Davidstow, PL32 9YA (off the old aerodrome)

Classes: Open Driving Novice Mx, Open Mx. Start 9.30 am - Entries on field. Full details...

 

Sun 22nd

Northumberland League - Dunterley Open

Location: Dunterley Farm, NE48 2JZ

Open. If 3 dogs, enter by 11.00 am. Catering available. Full details...

 

Sun 22nd

Ettrick & Yarrow SDT

Location: Carter Haugh Farm, Bowhill, Selkirk, TD7 5HE

Entry on the field, catering available. Full details...

 

Sun 22nd

Come Bye & Away Club

Location: Fernhill Farm, Cheddar Road, Compton Martin, Somerset, BS40 6LD

9.30 am start, entries on the field. Beginners, Novice Maltese Cross, Novice Driving. Full details...

 

Mon 23rd

Nidderdale Show

Location: Bewerley Park, Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire

Open, Young Handler (aged 17 and under) and Brace. 9.00 am start, max 2 dogs per handler, if running 2 dogs 1 to be booked in before 12 noon. Full details...

 

Thu 26th

Windermere Nursery Society - Totterbank Nursery

Location: Crosthwaite. On the main road through Crosthwaite.

Start 9:30am. Last book in 2pm unless dogs are still running. Full details...

 

Sat 28th

Woolhanger Hill Trial

Location: Parracombe, N Devon, EX31 4RF signed from A39 - Blackmoor Gate & Lynton

Sat 28 & Sun 29 Sept. Open Driving. Challenging course more suited to experienced dogs. 9.00 am start, entries close 14 Sept. Full details...

 

Sat 28th

Surrey SDS (ASSEESDS) Open/Novice Trial

Location: Feltons Farm, RH3 7AU

28th & 29th September Full details...

 

Sat 28th

Northumberland League - Rochester Open

Location: Rochester, NE19 1RB

Open. Pre-entry to J Fyall or on day. Full details...

 

Sat 28th

Rainow Charity Hill Trial

Location: Summerclose Farm, Saltersford, Rainow, Macclesfield, SK10 5XL

28 & 29 Sept. Full details...

 

Sat 28th

Holme Sheepdog Society - 60th Anniversary Open Trial

Location: Stephen Duckworth's, Clough Head, Grane Road, Haslingden, BB4 4AT

8.00 am start, enter on the field, if running two dogs one to be booked in by 12 noon. Full details...

 

Sat 28th

Rainow Charity Hill Trial

Location:

28-29 September, 1000 yard gather. Full details...

 

Sun 29th

Woolhanger Hill Trial

Location: Parracombe, N Devon, EX31 4RF (signed from A39 - Blackmoor Gate & Lynton)

Open Driving, challenging course more suited to experienced dogs, 9.00 am start, entries close 14 Sept. Full details...

 

Sun 29th

Mid Shires Open/Novice Sheep Dog Trial

Location: Ashurst Farm, Coalpit Lane, Wolvey, Hinckley, Leics, LE10 3HD

Full details...

 

Sun 29th

Surrey SDS (ASSEESDS) Open/Novice Trial

Location: Feltons Farm, RH3 7AU

28th & 29th September Full details...

 

Sun 29th

Rainow Charity Hill Trial

Location: Summerclose Farm, Saltersford, Rainow, Macclesfield, SK10 5XL

28 & 29 Sept. Full details...

 

Sun 29th

Northumberland League - Open

Location: Glanton, NE66 4AG

Full details...

 

Sun 29th

Rainow Charity Hill Trial

Location:

28-29 September, 1000 yard gather. Full details...

 
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October 2019

Sat 5th

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Ickworth, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5QE

Open/Novice - Pre-entry Full details...

 

Sat 5th

Bishopstone Charity Sheepdog Trial

Location: Bishopstone, Salisbury

Sat 5 & Sun 6 Oct. Sat 5 - Open Driving; Sun 6th - Double Fetch. 8.00 am start., entries close 21 September. Refreshments. Full details...

 

Sun 6th

EASS - Open/Novice

Location: Ickworth, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP29 5QE

Open/Novice - Pre-entry Full details...

 

Sun 6th

Bishopstone Charity Sheepdog Trial

Location: Bishopstone, Salisbury

Sat 5th - Open Driving, Sun 6th Double Fetch. 8.00 am start, entries close 21 September. Refreshments. Full details...

 

Sun 6th

Northumberland League - Otterburn Open

Location: Otterburn, NE19 1JX

Open, 8.00 am start, catering available. Full details...

 

Sun 6th

Abington Sheepdog Trial

Location: ML12 6SE

8.00 am start, entry on the field, double dogs before 1.00 pm. Full details...

 

Sat 12th

ASSEESDS Open/Novice Trial

Location: TRIAL CANCELLED Olantigh Park (TBC) TN25 5DH

Full details...

 

Sat 12th

Cornwall SDS - Blisland Trial

Location: Hamatethy, St. Breward, Bodmin, PL30 4PN (off the B3266 near St. Breward)

Classes: Open Driving, Novice Mx, Open Mx. Start 9.30 am - Entries on field. Full details...

 

Sat 12th

Northumberland League - Alwinton Open

Location: Alwinton, NE65 7BQ

Open, pre-entry required. Full details...

 

Sun 13th

 

Sun 13th

Romney Marsh & District SDS (ASSEESDS) Novice/Open Trial

Location: Scotney Castle, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells TN3 8JN

Full details...

 

Sun 13th

Cornwall SDS - Hamatethy Trial - Incorporating the Cornish Novice Run-off

Location: Hamatethy, St. Breward, Bodmin, PL30 4PN (off the B3266 near St. Breward)

Classes: Open Driving, Novice Mx, Open Mx. Start 9.30 am - Entries on field. Full details...

 

Sun 13th

 

Sun 13th

Auld Hemp Open and Novice Trial

Location: West Woodburn, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 2RX

8.30 am start, first 40 dogs only. Hot food on the field - don't bring sandwiches! Full details...

 

Sun 13th

Come Bye & Away Club - Charity Trial

Location: Home Farm, Butleigh Wooton, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8TX

10.00 am start, Beginners, Novice Maltese Cross, Novice Driving. Entries on the field. Full details...

 

Wed 16th

Windermere Nursery Society - Totterbank Nursery

Location: On the main road through Crosthwaite.

Start 9.30 am, last book in time 2.00 pm unless dogs are still running. Full details...

 

Sat 19th

The South East Championship

Location: Snargate, Kent, TN29 0EW

Full details...

 

Sat 19th

Cornwall SDS - Pennare Trial

Location: Pennare Farm, Veryan, TR2 5PH (off the A3078 nr Veryan)

Classes: Open Driving Novice Mx, Open Mx. Start 9.30 am - Entries close 13th October. Full details...

 

Sun 20th

Mid Shires Championship

Location: Bondon Farm, Bourton Road, Birdingbury, Nr Rugby, CV23 8ET

Full details...

 

Sun 20th

Cornwall SDS - Veryan Trial

Location: Pennare Farm, Veryan, TR2 5PH (off the A3078 nr Veryan)

Classes: Double Fetch, start 9.00 am, entries close 13th October. Full details...

 

Sun 20th

Bradleyfield Open (Kendal) (Fell Trial)

Location: Underbarrow Road, West of Kendal, nearest postcode LA8 8HA

8.30 am start, enter on the field, £6 per dog. Full details...

 

Sat 26th

Inter-Society Team Trial - Mid Shires to host

Location: Ashurst Farm, Coalpit Lane, Wolvey, Hinckley, Leics, LE10 3HP

Full details...

 

Sun 27th

Cornwall SDS - Champions of Champions

Location: Ashridge Court, North Tawton, EX20 2DH

Classes: Driving & Maltese. Start 12 noon - Entries by invitation only. Full details...

 
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December 2019

Mon 30th

Barford Meadows Christmas Open Trial

Location: off A43 between Kettering and Corby

8.00 am start, 40 dogs max, £10 per run including lunch and refreshments. Two dogs max per handler. Full details...

 
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April 2020

Sat 18th

Barford Meadows Spring Opens

Location: Off A43 between Kettering and Corby, Northants

2 days, 4 trials. 18-19 April 2020. Entry will open 1st March 2020. Full details...

 

Sun 19th

Barford Meadows Spring Opens

Location: Off A43 between Kettering and Corby, Northants

2 days, 4 trials. 18-19 April 2020. Entry will open 1st March 2020. Full details...