Please note that on November 1st 2017 the membership fees will be subject to a small increase.

 

Joining Fee £10

Membership Annual Sub  £10

Family Membershipb £15 Two adults per Household

Junior Membership £2.50 per child

 

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE WILL ALL MEMBERS WHO PAY BY STANDING ORDER
ALTER THE PAYMENT TO BE MADE WITH THEIR BANK . This will hopefully save our hard working membership secretary's sanity.

 

 

The 2017 Trials Brochures have been posted so if you do not get yours and you know you have paid your memberdhip pleasr get in touch. If your membership fee needs to be paid then pop it in the post PDQ  and you will get your Brochure, Newsletter and entry forms.
 
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Rules and Conditions of Entry 
to Devon & Exmoor S.D.S. Trials
 
1. The judge’s decision is final.  No competitor shall approach the judge  during the progress of a trial.
2. The judge may stop any competitor at his/her discretion.
3. The committee reserve the right to alter the course if necessary and to refuse entries.
4. No dog competing to be used on the field prior to having it’s run.
5. No handler is allowed to touch the sheep whilst working.
6. If a dog injures a sheep, the owner shall pay the value thereof.
7. Whilst every care is taken, the committee does not hold itself responsible for any accident which may occur to Competitors, Spectators, Vehicles or Dogs.
8. DEFRA bio-security guidelines apply.
9. Do not approach tethered dogs in the absence of the handler. 
10. No prize will be awarded to a Novice dog or bitch gaining less than 50% of the winning score in the Open Class.
11. NOVICE QUALIFICATION - A DOG MUST NOT HAVE WON MORE THAN ONE NOVICE CLASS OR GAINED ANY PLACE IN AN OPEN 1ST - 6TH.
12. Dogs to be wormed every two months.
13. Please pick-up after your dogs.
14. Dogs placed in any class may have their microchip checked and owners asked to provide a copy of documents for confirmation.
 
 
NB It might be a good idea if members who hope to be placed keep photo copies of their dogs registrations and microchips in their vehicle so as to be able to easily comply with this new rule
 
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Devon & Exmoor Sheepdog Society

is holding a

 

SHEEPDOG HANDLING TRAINING DAY

for farmers who want to get the best out of their work-

ing dog. For young dogs just starting to older dogs.

Young handlers welcome.

 

3 experienced handlers to help and advise.

Working on Mule and Suffolk X sheep.

Informal atmosphere.

 

  

Date: Saturday, 6th May, from 9.00 a.m.

 

Place: Trewmans Farm, Cadeleigh, Tiverton EX16 8HP

 

Tea and coffee available but bring a packed lunch.

£5.00 per dog

 

To book tel: 01884 855232 Places limited

 

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Here are the results of the election of Officers and Committee from the AGM held on November 23rd

 

  Chair ...................   Tracey Peat

  Vice Chair............    Penny Roe

  Secretary............     Wendy Watson

  Membership Sec..    Aeron Jermyn

  Treasurer............     Chris Roe

  Trial Sec.............      Jane Harper

  Publicity .............     Jill Cobbledick

  Trophy Sec.........      Lynne Zorab

 

 Committee

  David Cole

  Roderick Hayes

  David Kennard

  Carol Worgan

  Hilary Jones ( Website ) co-opted.               

 

 

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Below is a letter concerning the excellent results from the Sanduck Charity Trial.

 

What a wonderful result with £1442 raised for the charity. Well done to Ian and all who

helped with the days trialling

 

 

 

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