Sheepdog Trials

News and Results

 

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ISDS (International Sheep Dog Society)Affiliated and Other Local and Major Trials for 2012 - click here for a comprehensive trials list for the UK

NEWS 2017

Nij Vyas is to judge the Englsih National Sheepdog trials in 2017 along with John Palmer from twiston in Lancashire.

Trial Results 2017

MAY

Jake 1st Harringworth

JUNE

Todd 2nd

JULY

Todd 3rd Belgian Open

Todd 3rd World Trial Qualifier and Semi-finalist

Todd - Winner of the team event World Trial (Members - Nij Vyas - Ricky Huchinson - Jed Watson - Emma Gray - Tim Foster)

OCTOBER 2016

Todd 2nd Mac Double Gather 5TH - Boshopstone

SEPTEMBER 2016

Mist 2nd Skye 3rd Todd 4th - Scalford

Mist 5th North Berks

Jake 19th/60 International

Todd 6th Jake 4th Shabden

AUGUST 2016

Jake 2nd day 1 Englsih national

Jake 4th /16 Overall Englsih National

Mac 3rd Vivod Field one 8th Double Gather

Mac 3rd Betws Garmon

Mist 5th Nant Peris Open

Todd 1st Dovedale - 3rd Double Gathe

Todd 6th Longshaw

JULY 2016

Todd 2nd Retford Open - 3rd Retford Double Gather

Jake 3rd Slindon Open

Skye 2ND FIELD 1 Dutch Open

Mac Field 1 day 2 5th Dutch Open

Skye 8th/20 Double Gather Final

JUNE 2016

Skye 2nd Harringworth

Mist 4th Snettisham

MAY 16

Skye 1st Betchworth Surrey 97/100

Mac 2nd and Todd 5th CropredyOpen

Skye 2nd Jake 5th Glynllyfon Am and Pm Opens

Jake 2nd - Skye 3rd and Mac 4th Bletchingly Surrey Open

Todd 2nd Ickowrth Open

2015 Achievements

Midshires Championship Winner 2015 Skye
Dovedale Championship Mac Reserve Champion
Methwold Championship Winner 2015 Skye
Dovedale Championship Jake 3rd

Jake 5th Hardon Moss Champ

Mac finalist at Deeplay Double Gather Champ

Mac Fulwood Booth Championship Reserve Champion

Skye 4th Fulwood Booth Championship

Isle of Man results 2014
1 Ian Brownlie 302 Scotland
2 Mosse Magnusson 295 Scotland
3 James McGee 285 Ireland
4 Nigel Watkins 278 Wales
5 Mosse Magnusson Scotland
6 Kevin Evans 273 Wales
7 Nij Vyas 268 England
8 Jim Cropper 268 England
9 Kevin Evans 260 Wales
10 Aled Owen 251 Wales
11 Ben Smith 215 England
12 D Henderson 193 Scotland
Retired: Jock Welsh-Paul Tompkins -Richard Hutchinson -Arwyn Davies

 

Isle of Man Saturday qualifier -
1st James MCGee 85
2nd Nij Vyas 84
3rd Mosse Magnusson 82
4th Ian Brownlie 80
5th Ben Smith 80
6th Paul Tompkins 80

Nij Vyas anad Mac - 1st Harringworth MAY 2014

Nij Vyas anad Skye - 4th Harringworth MAY 2014

Nij vyas and Mac - 1st Rowland Gill Mem June 2014

6th October Bishopstone Double gather Mac 2nd Video Mac

5th October Bishopstone Open - Mac 1st and Skye 6th Video Mac

15th Sept Foston Open - Mac 1st

5th Sept - Longshaw Open - Jake 1st

22nd October Broad Campden International fund raiser- Mac 2nd

2nd August 2013 North Wales Open Qualifier - Skye 4th qualified for double gather championship

6th August 2013 Euchaled at Defaidty - North Wales - Jake 4th in qualifier 6th in Double Gather final (video)

June - Methwold, Norfolk Skye 1st & Mac 2nd.

May Slindon Open Mac 1st - Skye 3rd

 

 

Championships 2012 / 2013

Mac 2014 Isle of Man 7th/20

Mac 2013 Midshires Champion

Skye 2013 Retford Champion

Jake 2013 2nd Dovedale Championship

Jake 6th North Wales Defaidty Championship

Skye Fulwood Booth champion 2012

Skye 2nd Ringinglow Championship

 

METHWOLD CHAMPION 2015 -WITH SKYE

MIDSHIRES CHAMPION 2015

Skye 2015

Well Deserved Drink after winning Methwold Championship

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Isle of Man 2014 Finalists

  • Mac being gentle with a herdwick cross hebridean lamb Mac being gentle with a herdwick cross hebridean lamb Sheepdog training with Nij Vyas
  • Nij and Skye about to run at Boxhill English National 2011 Nij and Skye about to run at Boxhill English National 2011
  • Nij and Skye with a successful pen at Boxhill English National 2011 Nij and Skye with a successful pen at Boxhill English National 2011
  • Bloody cold winter we have had! Bloody cold winter we have had! Sheepdog training with Nij Vyas
  • Jake looking out over the Caudal Hills Jake looking out over the Caudal Hills Sheepdog training with Nij Vyas
  • Devon Clinic 2011 Devon Clinic 2011 Sheepdog training with Nij Vyas
  • Some of my hebridean ewes Some of my hebridean ewes Sheepdog training with Nij Vyas
  • Mac - wish I had 6 more like him Mac - wish I had 6 more like him Sheepdog training with Nij Vyas
  • Skye x James Gilmans Bob pups Skye x James Gilmans Bob pups Nij vyas Sheepdog training
  • Skye x James Gilmans Bob pups Skye x James Gilmans Bob pups Nij vyas Sheepdog training
  • Gathering for shearing Gathering for shearing Gathering for sheering Nij Vyas and mac
  • Gathering for shearing Gathering for shearing
  • Sheepdog Puppies out of my Skye Sheepdog Puppies out of my Skye
  • Sheepdog Training in Belgium 2013 Sheepdog Training in Belgium 2013
  • Henk and Martine - My hosts in Belgium and organisers of the clinic Henk and Martine - My hosts in Belgium and organisers of the clinic
  • Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland Beatutiful setting with rolling hills, perfect place to stretch a dogs experience.
  • Lambs in for the winter at Launde Lambs in for the winter at Launde
  • Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland
  • Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland
  • Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland
  • Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland
  • Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland Sheepdog training at Launde, Rutland
  • Accomodation on site at Launde Accomodation on site at Launde Beautifuly and lovingly restored barn
  • Accomodation on site at Launde Accomodation on site at Launde Beautifuly and lovingly restored barn
  • Accomodation on site at Launde Accomodation on site at Launde Beautifuly and lovingly restored barn
  • Husbands Bosworth Winner of Local Class with Skye 2014, also twice open class winner Husbands Bosworth Winner of Local Class with Skye 2014, also twice open class winner
  • Team Building Day at Launde - Staff from EDF Energy 2014 Team Building Day at Launde - Staff from EDF Energy 2014
  • Isle of Man 2014 Finalist presentation Isle of Man 2014 Finalist presentation
  • Isle of Man Finalists 2014 -Nij and Mac finished 7th of 20 Isle of Man Finalists 2014 -Nij and Mac finished 7th of 20
  • Belgium Clinic 2013 Belgium Clinic 2013
  • ICELAND CLINIC 2014 ICELAND CLINIC 2014
  • ICELAND CLINIC 2014 ICELAND CLINIC 2014
  • ICELAND CLINIC 2014 ICELAND CLINIC 2014