Young Dog Clinic (IL)

Puppy & Young Dog clinics
This clinic is designed for puppies 8 months and over. We will take dogs up to the age of 4 years.

Sunday, July 5th and Monday, July 6th
$250 per dog (2 days)
$125 per dog (1 day)

Entries accepted with postmark of June 1, 2020 or later. No early postmarked entries will be accepted. If more than 12 entries received, there will be a waiting list.

Cancellation date for refund, Jun 17th.

Entries:  Word Format, PDF.

 

Lessons (IL)

All level lessons at Irish Woods Farm, Harvard, IL.

Lessons July 24, 25, and 26.
Entry forms: Word format, PDF

Entry postmark for all days is June 24th. No entries accepted with postmarks prior to this date.

For Questions, contact Kerry at:  bre.2002@yahoo.co.uk.

Lessons

All level lessons (handler clinic replaced with more lesson days)

Lessons: August 6 – 9
Entry forms: Word Format, PDF

Entry postmark for these days is July 1st. No entries accepted with postmarks prior to this date.

Lessons: August 12 – 14
Entry forms: WORD Format, PDF

Entry postmark for these days is July 16th. No entries accepted with postmarks prior to this date.

For Questions, contact Kerry at:  bre.2002@yahoo.co.uk.

Shearing & Shedding

Gordon Watt Sheepdogs will be hosting shearing & shedding days.

Schedule is as follows:
Thursday, May 21st: Shearing & Sheep management. 8-12noon, Fee $50
Thursday, May 21st: Lessons, 1-5pm, $80 per lesson

Friday, Lessons, 9-5, $80 per lesson

Saturday, Sunday, Monday, May 23-25: All levels Shedding clinic, $125.00 per day, per dog. Can enter all 3 days or just 1 day.

Opening postmark is April 13th. No entries accepted prior to that postmark.

Entry form for Thursday, May 21st: Word Format, PDF
Entry form for Shedding Clinic, Word format, PDF

All held at Irish Woods Farm, Harvard, IL

For Friday lessons or Questions, contact Kerry at:  bre.2002@yahoo.co.uk.

December – March Clinics at Irish Woods

Gordon giving us his instructions. Follow these instructions or else –  ha, ha.

Below are the entry forms for the clinics held at Irish Woods Farm for December 2019 – March 2020. Please pay particular attention to the Postmark date as entries will NOT be accepted if the postmark is earlier than stated for each event.

Young Dog/Puppy Clinic
December 28-29, 2019
Entries postmarked on or after December 16, 2019
Entry form: Word Format or PDF

Young Dog/Puppy Clinic
January 11-12, 2010
Entries postmarked on or after December 23, 2019
Entry form: Word format or PDF.

All levels clinic
January 18-19, 2020
Entries postmarked on or after January 7, 2020
Entry form: Word format or PDF.

Young Dog/Puppy Clinic
January 25-26, 2020
Entries postmarked on or after January 13, 2020
Entry form: Word format or PDF.

All levels clinic
February 29-March 1, 2020
Entries postmarked on or after February 18, 2020
Entry form: Word format or PDF.

Young Dog/Puppy Clinic
March 14-15, 2020
Entries postmarked on or after February 27, 2020
Entry form: Word format and PDF.

All levels clinic
March 21-22, 2020
Entries postmarked on or after March 9, 2020
Entry form: Word format and PDF.

Young Dog/Puppy Clinic
March 28-29, 2020
Entries postmarked on or after March 12, 2020
Entry form: Word format or PDF.

Entry guidelines:
Young Dog/Puppy clinic.  Clinic will on center young dogs up to the age of 4 and introduction to sheep for puppies.  Puppies must be at least 10 months of age.

All level clinic is a handling clinic open to all levels of handler and dog. Dogs must be at least 2 years old or older.

November & December Clinics

November & December Clinic Information

Vicki and Gus

Saturday November 23rd and Sunday November 24th
This is a Novice Clinic for novice dogs and novice handlers.  Clinic will center around handlers and dogs that have run in novice/novice and/or open ranch classes (one-legged drive).  Entries accepted with November 6th or later postmark.

Click ➜ HERE for the entry form in PDF and click ➜ HERE for the entry form in Word.

Saturday December 14th and Sunday December 15th
This is a Young Dog/Puppy clinic.  Clinic will center young dogs up to the age of 4 and introduction to sheep for puppies.  Puppies must be at least 10 months of age. Entries accepted with December 2nd or later postmark.

Click ➜ HERE for the entry form in PDF and click ➜ HERE for the entry form in Word.

Fall Lesson Dates can be found here ➜  http://www.gordonwattsheepdogs.com/fall-lesson-dates/

Please contact Kerry Watt (bre.2002@yahoo.co.uk) with any question.

Shedding Clinics

Beginner and Advanced shedding clinics: 
October 25 (beginners) and October 26-27 (advanced)

Friday: October 25th – This is a one-day beginner shedding clinic to teach dogs the basics of shedding.  A great opportunity to teach your pro-novice dog the basic principles of setting up and executing a shed.  Dogs that are entered in this clinic are not suited for the more advance clinic being offeredClinic will be limited to 12 dogs per day. Cost is: $125.00

Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th
This is an Advanced Shedding Clinic for dogs that are currently shedding.  We will be working on the correct techniques of shedding and an International shedding.  Clinic will be limited to 12 dogs per day. Clinic Cost: $250.00, Limited to 2 dogs per handler.

Audit Cost: $40 per day

Entries will be accepted with postmark starting on August 16th. No early postmark entries accepted. The entry form (found below) is two pages. Please read both pages carefully.

Clinic will start at 8am with a 30-minute lunch break

Clinic spots will be filled with entries postmarked on September 23rd or later.  No early postmarked entries will be excepted.  If more than 12 entries are received, we will have a waiting list.  You will be notified by email as to your status in the  clinic. Cancellation date: October 16th. Checks cashed Oct 17th.

Click ➜ HERE for the entry form in PDF and click ➜ HERE for the entry form in Word.

Please contact Kerry Watt (bre.2002@yahoo.co.uk) with any question.

Fall Lesson Dates

Gordon will be offering lessons at his farm in Alden/Harvard, Illinois.
Fall 2019 Lesson dates are:

October:  2, 8, 28 & 29
November: 20, 21, 22 and 25-27
December: 12, 13, 16-20

Gordon works with dogs and handlers at all stages from totally new to advanced skills. Private lessons are one-on-one sessions with Gordon where he helps guide you and your dog to the next steps.

As we get into the winter months, lessons are weather permitting.

Contact Kerry to set up your private lesson.
email: bre.2002@yahoo.co.uk
phone/text: 573-619-2393

Address and directions provided once lesson time confirmed.

Advanced Handler Clinic

We have a date for the first fall clinic:  September 20-21 2019.  This is an Advanced Handler Clinic designed only for dogs currently running in pro-novice and open classes.

You will be working on course work and situations that may occur at trials.

Cost of 2 day clinic is $250.00 which will include lunch.

Limited to 12 working spots. Spots will only be guaranteed when payment has been received. Last day to pull to receive full refund is September 13th.

Entries will be accepted with postmark starting on August 16th. No early postmark entries accepted. The entry form (found below) is two pages. Please read both pages carefully.

Clinic spots will be filled with entries postmarked on August 16th or later.  No early postmarked entries will be excepted.  If more than 12 entries are received, we will have a waiting list.  You will be notified by email as to your status in the  clinic.

Click ➜ HERE for the entry form in PDF and click ➜ HERE for the entry form in Word.

Lessons will be available on Thursday & Friday, September 19-20th for dogs that ARE NOT in clinic. Lesson payment may be made on the day of your lesson. Please contact Kerry Watt (bre.2002@yahoo.co.uk) with lesson times available. Cost of lessons are $75.00.

 

Clinic & Lessons (IL)

Clinic in Harvard Illinois: Irish Woods Farm

Clinic: August 3-4, 2019
Private lessons: Friday, August 2 and Monday August 5th

This clinic and the lesson days will be open to all levels of handlers and their Border Collies. Clinic will be limited to 12 dogs per day and Lessons 12 dogs per day.

Limited to 2 dogs per handler, you are welcome to switch dogs around.

Clinic Cost: $120 per dog per day
Lesson Cost: $80

Clinic spots will be filled as entries are received with full payment. No entries will be accepted without full payment.

Click below for entry form and additional information.

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