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Fall 2022 Barn Hunt trials are Open for Entries!

We have TWO Barn Hunt trials available for your pleasure this fall.

October 21-23 is hosted north of Baltimore at Branchwater Farms with classes in 3 rings judged by Art Olson and Dana Robbins. The theme of course is “Halloween Spirit”. This trial closes on Oct 10.

November 5-6 is hosted south of Baltimore at Splashdown Farms with classes in 2 rings judged by Shannon Floyd and Alicia Fencer. This trial closes on Oct 23.

Both trials are currently open and can be entered ‘snail-mail’ or online at www.midatlanticbarnhunt.com

See our Barn Hunt Trial Information page for more information.

Premium is Available for Our October 1-2, 2022 USDAA Agility Trial

The premium is now posted for our fall Artful Dodgers USDAA agility trial with judge Lois Mark, The trial is indoors, climate controlled on Sprinturf.

This trial features titling classes (Intro through Masters), double Gamblers, a Grand Prix and a Steeplechase for those still needing to qualify for the 2023 Cynosport Games held in Murfreesboro, Tenneesee.

Please see our USDAA Trial Information page for details.

New AKC S.T.A.R Puppy Class Added for Fall 2022 semester


An additional Obedience class has been added to the 2022 Fall Catalog. The class information is posted below. Please share with anyone that owns a puppy in this age group.
 
[OB102] AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Class.  
Instructor: Susan von Suhrke. 8 weeks.  For puppies 14 weeks to 6 months old. S.T.A.R. stands for Socialization, Training, Activity and a Responsible owner. This class will focus on communicating with your puppy and teaching them foundation obedience, such as, walking on a loose leash, learning to come while in a socialized environment. Discussion topics will include housebreaking, chewing, and effective ways of teaching your pup to focus on you.  You and your puppy must attend a minimum of six weeks.  At the end of this class, handler and pup must pass all of the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy® test and Responsible Owner Pledge® requirements in order to enroll in the AKC® Program. More information at www.akc.org.  This is a “food” reward-based class.  Note:  **Puppies DO NOT attend the first night of class (Owners only).  Bring current rabies certificate for puppies over 4 months to the first night of class. Aggressive or reactive puppies may not enroll. Front Training Room.Class limit:  5            Start:  09/19            Day/Time: Mon., 6:30p.m.           Fee: $120NM/$90TM/$60CM

Premium is Available for Our May 14-15, 2022 USDAA Agility Trial

The premium is now posted for our spring Artful Dodgers USDAA agility trial with Jelinda Pepper from College Station, TX judging. The trial is indoors, climate controlled on Sprinturf.

This trial features titling classes (Intro through Masters), a Masters Challenge Biathlon and a Steeplechase for those still needing to qualify for the 2022 Chesapeake Regional Championships the following weekend at nearby Hog Dog Productions.

Sorry – no after trial Preakness Party this year as the Preakness did not fall on our trial weekend as usual 😉

Please see our USDAA Trial Information page for details.