Border Collies and Golden Retriever Activities
DOG TRAINING IN HAMPSHIRE AND SURREY
PET TRAINING, FUN AGILITY, CLICKER TRAINING, 1-2-1 LESSONS
Junior Handling is a skill not dissimilar to dressage in horses, in Junior handling it is not the conformation working quality or sporting ability of the dogs that is assessed but the skill, refinement, harmony and precision with which the young people handling the dogs execute complex patterns whilst maintaining rapport and a sympathetic relationship with their canine partners. It is unquestionably a fact that these skills transfer seamlessly to the show ring often making the youngest handlers the most skilled and Proficient at the highest level of showing.
Jane Cryer and her Border Collies
I am endebted to Miss Jane Cryer
for the following information about Junior Handling.
Jane Cryer handling a Border
Many dog show societies schedule junior handling
classes at their shows. These classes are exclusively
Russell Henley and Molly (Mastamariner
The winners of the different groups
are invited to compete at the Pedigree Stakes Finals in January for
the title of 'Junior Handler of the Year'.
For more information: contact Shelly Parker (YKC)
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