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Lauren tracking with Aker

We run monthly working trial training days for members on the first Sunday of the month. Please contact

Mrs. Stephanie Allsopp,
Hye House Farm, 
Crowhurst, Battle,
East Sussex. 
Tel. 01424 830312

Email stephanieallsopp@hotmail.com

for further details.

Each training event is run by one of the SATS Committee members, which means the emphasis and training methods can be nicely varied. All members have successfully competed in Obedience, Working Trials or Agility and each brings with them their experience and ideas to share.


Trina tracking with Zuse

The training days are organised to provide an opportunity for members to:

  • meet up for a social day out

  • have access to the full range of equipment and facilities required to train (or test if needed) 

  • take full advantage of the support and help of friends

  • take the chance to train in a different location than their dog is accustomed

  • share ideas and training methods


Lin and Teddy doing heel work


Emma Tracking


Mark tracking with Chekka


Emma Doing The Clear Jump


Monty doing the 9ft long jump

Each day begins with tracking and searching, as the fields must be unspoiled for these exercises. Once they are finished then it doesn’t matter who wanders around which fields so then we are able to use the same land for training sendaways, jumps and the range of ‘control’ exercises.



Bill Hardaway with Brendon & Frances tracking Monty


Emma Doing The Long Jump


Emma Doing The Return Over The Scale


Mock trial sit stay

Members are asked to think about the things they need particular help with and bring a couple of ideas to help get focussed. We always seem to cover a bit of everything and make a point of helping individuals that bring particular problems that they need help with.

We have a very relaxed and friendly regular group of members that attend so the time flies  and we have a lot of fun.


Mock trial down stay


Codie waiting before returning over the scale


Bill teaching Brendon to wait


Bosun doing heel work with Steph