Schedule of Upcoming Workshops and Seminars

April 26 – 28, 2019

The Master Class – 3 Day Workshop

Camden, South Carolina

The Master Class is back!  This year we will be on the lovely grounds at Canvasback Kennels in Camden, South Carolina.  Three days, three judges and a full mock Master Test.  The perfect thing to get you and your dog out of the cold weather and ready for test season.  And even better, if you come to the seminar – STAY FOR THE TESTS! 

There will be at least three AKC Master tests in the area immediately following the seminar.  Palmetto Retriever Club is planning a mid-week DOUBLE Master in Camden, SC on April 30 – May 2, 2019 and the Labrador Retriever Club of the Piedmont will have a full AKC Hunt Test in Cheraw, SC.  Full details will be on Entry Express as these tests are approved. 

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May 11 – 16, 2019

6 Days of Retriever Training Workshops

Swamp Dog Farm, Black Creek, Vancouver Island BC CANADA

Join us for 6 full days of retriever training!

Saturday May 11th – Training Day with Mitch
Sunday May 12th – Monday May 13th – Transition Workshop
Tuesday May 14th – Wednesday May 15th – Advanced Workshop
Thursday May 16th – Mastering Handler Skills Workshop

May 18 – 21, 2019

4 Days of Retriever Training Workshops

WRHRC Training Grounds in Kathryn, Alberta, CANADA – hosted by Wild Rose Hunting Retriever Club

Join us for 4 full days of retriever training!

May 18th – 19th – Transition Training
May 20th – May 21st – Blind Workshop

May 25 – 26, 2019

From Started to Seasoned – 2 Day Workshop

Conowingo HRC, Port Deposit, Maryland

Do you have a young dog or a new puppy you want to start in the field?  Are you currently working a dog through the basics?  Have you been at it for while, but need help diagnosing possible holes in your foundation?  Would you like help improving your basic training skills?  Have you passed a few Started tests and want to make the jump to Seasoned?  Are you looking for drills for your Seasoned dog to insure success and set you up to move on to Finished in the future? If any of these apply to you, then this workshop is a must attend for you and your dog.

Entries are limited so please sign up early.  Full details can be found on the premium list.

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July 5 – 7, 2019

The Blind Workshop – 3 Day Workshop

At Carol Young’s Property, Medina, OH

Our popular July seminar is on!  This year we will be presenting a 3 Day Blind Workshop at Carol Young’s training grounds in Medina, OH.  

This seminar is perfect for anyone who: wants to run better blinds with their dog; wants to learn how to design blinds; wishes to learn how factors affect blinds; desires to understand how elements influence dogs; needs to train for advanced AKC/UKC tests; enjoys field training on a regular basis.

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July 27 – 28, 2019

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE!

The Blind Workshop – 2 Day Workshop

Hosted by the Mile Hi Golden Retriever Club at Wayne and Deb Dorband’s property in Berthoud, CO

This workshop will help handlers succeed in the training and running of better land and water blinds.  The focus of this workshop is solely on blinds and will only utilize marks as they influence blinds.  Throughout each day, working teams will perform various drills to improve lining, casting and handling on blinds.  In addition, multiple types of blinds will be run each day.  Blinds will be run that represent different levels of difficulty.  See Premium below for complete details.

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August 31 – September 1, 2019

Progressing Your Dog – 2 Day Workshop

Hosted by the Kansas City Golden Retriever Club at The Retriever Academy, Miami, OK

This workshop is designed to help handlers succeed in progressing their dog to the next training level.  The focus of this workshop will be in analyzing each individual dog’s performance, determining it’s weaknesses and developing a plan to move the dog forward in its training.  Participants will work on problem solving skills, drills and set ups tailored to each dog’s needs.  Mitch will instruct each handler on how to identify their dog’s areas of weakness and will coach them on developing a plan to address these areas.  See Premium for full details and registration information.

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September 7 – 8, 2019

Progressing Your Dog – 2 Day Workshop

Hosted by the Dardenne Retriever Club at August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area, St. Charles, MO

This workshop is designed to help handlers succeed in progressing their dog to the next training level.  The focus of this workshop will be in analyzing each individual dog’s performance, determining it’s weaknesses and developing a plan to move the dog forward in its training.  Participants will work on problem solving skills, drills and set ups tailored to each dog’s needs.  Mitch will instruct each handler on how to identify their dog’s areas of weakness and will coach them on developing a plan to address these areas.  See Premium for full details and registration information.

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