Monday, September 2, 2019

Wherstead Open/Novice Qualifying Trial - 7th & 8th September - Sponsored by Christchurch Veterinary Referrals

Introducing our sponsor for this weekend’s Open/Novice Qualifying Trial at Wherstead:

~ Christchurch Veterinary Referrals ~

“Christchurch Veterinary Referrals is a family run small animal referral centre based in Ipswich.

Shane and Charlotte Morrison established the practice in 2001. It has grown significantly since its early days and is now one of only three referrals centres across the whole of East Anglia to boast both MRI and CT scanning facilities on-site. A full range of specialised procedures are carried out including spinal surgery, hip replacement, Slocum TPLO, arthroscopy and complicated fracture repair. As the only independent (not corporate) referral centre in the region, we pride ourselves on our level of customer care and the quality of work we deliver”

Monday, August 26, 2019

Methwold Open Qualifying Trial & Championship Double Gather - 31st August & 1st September - Sponsored by Clarkes of Walsham

Introducing our sponsor for this weekend’s Open Qualifying Trial and Championship Double Gather at Methwold:

~ Clarkes of Walsham ~

“Since it was established in 1908, family run Clarkes of Walsham Limited has been serving the building & agricultural trades as well as the general public.

Clarkes is one of the largest independent suppliers of farming and building supplies delivering throughout East Anglia. Our Country Stores stock everything from country clothing to shooting cartridges & accessories, equestrian equipment, rider apparel, bedding and a wide range of horse, livestock and dog feeds.
We are delighted to be sponsoring the EASS’s Open Qualifying Trial and Championship Double Gather. Our Country Stores Manager Sophie is passionate about working sheepdogs, aspires to trial her own collies one day and looks forward to meeting you at trials throughout the season.

We are especially pleased to be able to offer all EASS members a ‘pay as you go’ Trade Cash Account with us, so that you can benefit from discounts on a wide variety of products.”

Monday, August 12, 2019

English National Sheepdog Trial 2019 - Results

Congratulations to Ricky Hutchinson for winning this year's English National Sheepdog Trial in both the single and the brace.

Good Luck to Team England in both this year's International in Scotland in September and next year's World Trial to be held at Castle Howard in September 2020. A special mention to local handler Ed Hawkins on qualifying for both!

Results from the three days are below:

Friday, July 19, 2019


Date for 2019 EASS AGM:

Wednesday 20th November

Stowmarket Rugby Club, IP14 1SZ


EASS Winter Trial Dates 2019/2020


Saturday 9th November 2019 - Worlington, IP28 8SG - Cradle
Sunday 10th November 2019 - Worlington, IP28 8SG - Open/Nursery/Novice
Sunday 24th November 2019 - Castle Rising, PE31 6AN - Open/Nursery/Novice


Sunday 1st December 2019 - Kate's Hill - Open/Nursery/Novice
Saturday 14th December 2019 - Worlington, IP28 8SG - Cradle
Sunday 15th December 2019 - Worlington, IP28 8SG - Open/Nursery/Novice


Saturday 4th January 2020 - Euston Park, IP24 2QH - Cradle
Sunday 5th January 2020 - Euston Park, IP24 2QH - Open/Nursery/Novice
Saturday 18th January 2020 - Worlington, IP28 8SG - Cradle & Novice Handler
Sunday 19th January 2020 - Worlington, IP28 8SG - Open/Nursery/Novice


Saturday 15th February 2020 - Little Blakenham, IP8 4LX - Nursery/Novice Championship


Entry on the field for Cradle & Open/Nursery/Novice trials - entrants must be a Member of the EASS

£5 per dog entry fee

Membership forms will available at trial, but should you wish to become a member prior to event, please contact:

Kath Perry (07786 605419 / eassmembership@btinternet.com)

Membership Sec., Kath Perry - 01362-860616


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