Timetable

Timetable for both days

08.30 - 09.00 Registration
09.00 - 09.15 Introduction
09.15 - 09.30 Time to get to workshops
09.30 - 11.00 Workshop 1
11.00 - 11.30 Break
11.30 - 13.00 Workshop 1 repeat
13.00 - 13.45 Lunch break
13.45 - 15.15 Workshop 2
15.15 - 15.45 Break
15.45 - 17.15 Workshop 2 repeat

Saturday

Workshop 1

Natalie Cannon: - Introduction to hunting (Workshop)
Sally Richardson: - Stop and Redirect (PR) (Workshop)
Leanne Smith: - Troubleshooting Training Issues – how to work out where things are going wrong (Lecture only running once)

Workshop 2

Natalie Cannon: - Hunting for Trials and Tests (PR) (Workshop)
Sally Richardson: -Building straight line work for blinds (PR) (Workshop)
Leanne Smith: - Introducing ‘Dog Golf’ – a fun game using send out, stop and redirect (Lecture/demo only running once)

Sunday

Workshop 1

Helen Phillips: - Advanced water work (PR) (Workshop)
Collette May:- Creating a reliable hand delivery (Workshop)
Leanne Smith:- Rewards and Reinforcers (Lecture only running once)

Workshop 2

Helen Phillips: - Beginner water work (PR) (Workshop)
Collette May:- Steadiness – Drive to Stay and Go (PR) (Workshop)
Leanne Smith:- Training the Urban Gundog – Hints and Tips for when you don’t have ready access to ‘proper’ gundog training areas or game (Lecture only running once)

Saturday evening

‘Have a go scurries’ sponsored by Clicker Gundog

‘Have a go at Dog Golf’ run by Gundogs @ Dogs R Dogs

Meal from 6pm

6 Handler places are available on each of the workshops for each of the presenters, these are booked prior to the conference. Spectators can choose which sessions to attend on the day. The lectures are not booked in advanced as there are no Handler places available.

In order to be able to offer some workshops that look at more advanced training there will be prerequisites for the handler places on some of the workshops. These are indicated by having (PR) after the title. The prerequisite details for each workshop are specified on the booking form.