Rydal Sheepdog Trials & Hound Show

Rydal Park, Ambleside
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The 119th Rydal Sheepdog Trials and Hound Show will take place on Thursday 17 August 2023.

The Show is held in the beautiful Rydal Park, just outside Ambleside, in the heart of the Lake District, With the kind permission of Mr Richard Le Fleming and Chris Hodgson. The show is steeped in tradition, with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

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8-6pm – Sheepdog trials – The Rydal Class and Le Fleming stakes

10.30am-3pm – Beagle Show

10.45-11.45am – Show of Coniston Foxhounds

11am-2pm – Harrier Show

11am – Sheep Shearing Demonstration

12-2.30pm– Fell Foxhound Show

12pm – Open Hound Trail

12.30-1.30pm – Shepherds Crooks & Sticks Show

1pm – Sheep Shearing Demonstration

1.30pm – Puppy Hound Trail

2pm – Open restricted Hound Trail

2.30pm – Young Dog Handlers & Novelty Dog Show

2.30pm – Terrier Show

3.30pm – Gun Dog Demonstration with Steve Burns – incs. commentary (on the Hill behind the Foxhound ring)

4pm – Gun Dog Scurry – Open to all dogs – entries in the Gun Dog Demo area

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Rydal Park, Ambleside

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