WORLD TRIAL TEAM 2017

The selection of the 2017 World Trial team has been completed after the 1st qualifying round of the 2016 SA Championship Nationals. The selection was based on positions 1 - 10 being awarded to competing dogs in Top Dogs. There are 5 places awarded to South Africa with one reserve. 

Team members and their dogs are: 

Pippa Philip and Elfa Zan

Andrew Philip and Elfa Flint

Henry van der Merwe and Elfa Lass

Andrew Philip and Elfa Kenn

Henry van der Merwe and Thomas

First Reserve: Ragni Pretorius and Shepherd's Own Jack; Second Reserve: Mark Trollip and Shepherd's own Jade

The World Trial will be held in the Netherlands in July 2017. Our team members will be practising hard before then. We wish them the best of luck and success.

Headlines

2016/2017 ELECTED SASDA PRESIDENT ANDREW PHILIP -

2016 SA NATIONAL CHAMPION ELFA FLINT AND ANDREW PHILIP - A worthy winner. Congratulations to the team

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 THE MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION ARE:

  1. To promote and foster within and throughout South Africa and such other countries as may seem desirable or necessary, the breeding, training and improvement in the interests of the breeds of sheepdogs; to secure the better management of stock by improving the stockman’s dog, for the welfare and benefit of the community.
  2. To stimulate interest in sheepdog handling as a sport within and throughout South Africa and such other countries as may seem desirable or necessary and to promote the sport by improving the skills of the handler and the quality of his dog.

Trial photos

PROUD MARK TROLLIP WITH KATIE AND GUS - DOUBLE CHAMPS 2016

2016 SA CHAMP elfa flint and ANDREW PHILIP

2016 reserve sa champ Henry van der Merwe's Elfa Lass

 

2016 3rd SA Champ & 2016 dog of year Pippa Philip's elfa ZAN

2016 NOVICE champion Mark Trollip's Sheepmaster Katie

 

2016 junior champion Mark Trollip's Sheepmaster Gus