Independent Trials 2018

 

Held in the DESDS area or in Somerset , Dorset and Wiltshire.

 

The Cornwall Sheepdog Society publishes a brochure of trials held in their area. Contact Trevor Hopper

Tel: 01872 501886 for information. Included on this page are the dates for the Devon V Cornwall Match and the Champion of Champions Trials.

Where refreshments are available or there is other information particular to the trial this is printed in RED

 

 

 

Sunday April 29th Somerset Sheepdog Trialling &

Training Club - Spring Trial

By kind permission of John & Bill Small

At Warren Farm, Charterhouse, Mendip. BS40 7XR

Light Refreshments
Classes: Maltese Cross

Driving

Start: 9.30am Entries on the field, in person

please before 12 noon Max 2 dogs per handler

Secretary: Tracey Stock
Tel: 01934 853688 email: tracey@conscious.co.uk             Places gained at this trial do not count for National points
www.somersetsheepdogs.co.uk                

 

 

Sunday May 6th Cheselbourne Sheepdog Trial

By kind permission of Mr T Besent

(In Aid of Somerset & Dorset Air Ambulance)

At Manor Farm, Cheselbourne, Dorset DT2 7NR

Classes: Novice/Open Driving
Start: 9.00am
Entries on field Tea and cakes available

Secretary: Tom Besent
Tel: 01258 837918 / 07766733515

 

 

Saturday June 2nd Sanduck Cross Farm Trial

By kind permission of Mr Ian Mackay

At Sanduck Cross Farm, Lustleigh, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 9SF

Classes: Novice/Open Maltese Cross

Novice/Open Driving

Start: 8.30am Entries close 19th May Refreshments Available

Secretary: Bob Watson, 1 Fulford Gardens, North Tawton. EX20 2FL Tel: 01837 82293

 

Sunday June 3rd Sanduck Cross Farm Charity Trial

By kind permission of Mr Ian Mackay

At Sanduck Cross Farm, Lustleigh, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 9SF

Classes: Novice/Open Maltese Cross

Novice/Open Driving

Open Brace

Start: 8.30am Entries close 19th May Refreshments Available
Secretary: Ian Mackay, Sanduck Cross Farm, Lustleigh,
Newton Abbot, Devon. TQ13 9SF Tel: 01647 440287

 

 

Saturday June 9th Somerset Sheepdog Trialling &

Training Club - Summer Trial

By kind permission of John & Alex Whiteley

At Honey Pot Lane (field by railway track) Lydford Cross, Somerset.

Light Refreshments
Classes: Maltese Cross

Driving

Start: 9.30am Entries on the field, in person

please before 12 noon

Secretary: Tracey Stock Max 2 dogs per handler
Tel: 01934 853688 email: tracey@conscious.co.uk
www.somersetsheepdogs.co.uk

 

 

 

Saturday June 10th Ashwater Trial

By kind permission of Mr Ian Mackay

At Sanduck Cross Farm, Lustleigh, Newton Abbot, Devon. TQ13 9SF

Classes: Novice Maltese Cross

Novice/Open Driving

Start: 8.30am Entries close 26th May
Secretary: Shirley Greenaway, Vogwell Farm, Manaton,
Newton Abbot, Devon. TQ13 9XB Tel: 01647 221543 

 

 

Sunday July 8th Kentisbury Down Trial

By kind permission of Mr D Pile

At Kentisbury Down (signed from Blackmoor Gate)
Grid Ref.SS646432 & further signs on A399

Classes: Open Driving

 

Start: 9.30am Entries on field

Secretary: David Kennard, Borough Farm, Mortehoe,
Woolacombe, Devon. EX34 7HE
Tel: 01271 870056 email: djkennards@aol.com

 

 

Saturday Aug 11th Somerset Sheepdog Trialling &

Training Club - Autumn Trial

By kind permission of Rich Withers

At Howgrove Farm, Nempnett Thrubwell, Blagdon, Bristol BS40 7UY
Classes: Maltese Cross                                                     

                                                                                                     Places gained at this trial do not count for Nationl points

Driving Entries on the field, in person

please before 12 noon

 

Start: 9.30am Max 2 dogs per handlers Refreshments Available

There will be a raffle so donations of prizes would be much appreciated

Secretary: Tracey Stock Tel: 01934 853688            

email: tracey@conscious.co.uk

 

 

 

Saturday Aug 25th Whitchurch & Sampford Spiney Trial
At The Sports Field of Plasterdown, Tavistock, Devon

Classes: Novice/Open Maltese Cross

Open Driving

Start: 9.00am Entries close 11th August Refreshments Available

 

Secretary: Wendy Watson, Middle Merripit Farm, Postbridge,
Devon. PL20 6SZ Tel: 01822 880215

 

 

Saturday Sept 1st Challacombe Trial

By kind permission of The Kingdom Family

At White Field, Challacombe

 

Classes: Open Maltese Cross

Open Driving

Start: 10.00am Entries close 18th August Refreshments Available

Secretary: Brian Duke, 3 West Cottages, Simonsbath TA24 7SL

Tel: 01643 831375

 

 

Sunday Sept 2nd Mendip Open Trial

By kind permission of John and Bill Small

At Warren Farm, Charterhouse, Mendip. BS40 7XR

Classes: Open Driving

Start: 9.00am

There will be a raffle so donations of prizes would be much appreciated

Entries on the field, in person before 12 noon Refreshments Available

Max 3 dogs per handler

 

Secretary: Tracey Stock Tel: 01934 853688                            Run by members of the Somerset Trialing  and Training Club    

                                                                                                     but this an OPEN trial with National Points to be gained.
email: tracey@conscious.co.uk www.somersetsheepdogs.co.uk    

 

 

 

Saturday September 15th          DEVON V CORNWALL MATCH

Venue to be confirmed.

 MX  and  Driving   Start 9.30am   Entry on the field with none accepted after 12 Noon

Secretary Matt Evans  ( as listed on DESDS Tials page )

 

 

 

Sunday Sept 16th Dorset County Show Sheepdog Trial

By kind permission of Mr T Besent

(In Aid of Somerset & Dorset Air Ambulance)

At Manor Farm, Cheselbourne, Dorset DT2 7NR

Class: Open Driving

Start: 9.00am Entries close 1st Sept Refreshments Available
Secretary: Tom Besent Tel: 01258 837918 / 07766733515

 

 

 

Saturday & Sunday Sept 29th & 30th Woolhanger Hill Trial

By kind permission of Mr & Mrs G Melstrom

At Parracombe, N. Devon EX31 4RF

(signed from A39 - Blackmoor Gate & Lynton)

 

Challenging course more suited to experienced dogs.

 

Classes: Open Driving

 

Start: 9.00am Entries close 15th Sept

Secretary: David Kennard, Borough Farm, Mortehoe,
Woolacombe, Devon. EX34 7HE
Tel: 01271 870056 email: djkennards@aol.com

 

 

 

Saturday & Sunday Oct 6th & 7th
Bishopstone Charity Sheepdog Trial

By kind permission of Mr & Mrs R Hawke
At Bishopstone, Salisbury

Classes: Sat 6th - Open Driving

Sun 7th - Double Fetch

Start: 8.00am Entries close 22nd September Refreshments Available

Secretary: Anna Hawke, 2 Throop Cottages, Bishopstone,
Salisbury, Wilts. SP5 4AY
Tel: 01722 718228 email: hawke@onetel.com

 

 

 

Sunday Nov 4th  Champion of Champions

Driving and MX     Start 12 Noon    Entry: Invitation only

Venue to be confirmed.

Secretary Trevor Hopper  Pennare Wartha, Veryan, Truro, Cornwall. TR2 5PH  Tel: 01872 501886

 

 

 

Saturday Dec 8th Somerset Sheepdog Trialling &

Training Club - Christmas Trial

By kind permission of Rich & Tracey Stock

At Bellvue Farm, Nempnett Thrubwell, North Somerset BS40 7XD

Classes: Maltese Cross

Driving

 

Start: 9.00am Entries on the field, in person

please before 12 noon Refreshments Available

There will be a raffle so donations of prizes would be much

appreciated

Max 2 dogs per handler

Secretary: Tracey Stock
Tel: 01934 853688 email: tracey@conscious.co.uk               Places gained at this trial do not count for National points

www.somersetsheepdogs.co.uk