The Section holds a Limited Agility Show annually. We also run an Agility League where ESSC members who subscribe to "Sheltie at Work" can submit their wins and places throughout the year and the six highest points in grades 1 - 7 get a rosette.
Lily Dakin with Wavesong Honky Tonk Blu won the Medium Agility ticket at The Agility Club Show in July 2021.
Sam Towe with Licosateria Shades Of Blue won the Medium Agility ticket at Dogs In Need Agility Society in August 2021.
Mark Wingate-Wynne with Ag Ch Obay Thatz Entertainment won their second Small Agility ticket at Bretford DTS in October 2021 and gained their third ticket at Wye Valley in April 2022.
Matthew Burdett and Licosateria Final Frontier (Bru) won their first Agility ticket in June 2022, at Axstane Ch Show.
Katrina Hands and Ag Ch Set The Pace of Summergarden (Imp Aut) won their third Small Agility ticket at Dundee in August 2022.
Bronagh Walsh and Fearnach God of Thunder (IKC) won their first Small Agility ticket at Lisburn in September 2022.
Ag Ch Get It With Eager To Work and Martin Reid became a Champion by winning their class at Crufts 2023.
In April 2023 Lian Knight and Licosateria Fightin Spirit won their second Small Agility ticket at the Scottish Border Collie Club show.
Matrin Reid and Ag Ch Get It With Eager To Work won a further two tickets at Vyne and Nottingham in May 2023.
In June 2023 at Hinckley, Martin Reid and Ag Ch Get It With Eager To Work won the Small ticket and Stephanie Best with Z-Atomic Spice Koryfej won their first Medium ticket.
Lily Dakin with Wavesong Honky Tonk Blu won their second Medium Agility ticket at Axtane in June 2023.
in July 2023 Rebecca Chuter Smith and Bramleycott Mis Moneypenny gained their first Small Agility ticket at the Agility Club.
In July 2023 Katrina Hands and Ag Ch Set The Pace of Summergarden won their fourth Small Agility ticket at East Lothian.
Apryl Britton and Never Let Go Of The Five Colors (Imp Bel) won their first Small Agility ticket in August 2023 at Dogs In Need show.
Stephanie Best with Z-Atomic Spice Koryfej (Imp Cze) won their second Medium Agility ticket in September 2023 at North Derbyshire.
Lian Knight with Ag.Ch. Licosateria Fightin Spirit won their third Small Agility ticket at Castlereagh in October 2023, making Sirius Lian's second Agility Champion.
Congratulations to them all!
'Sheltie at Work' Agility League
The 'Sheltie at Work' Agility League was set up in 2007 and is open to all Shetland Sheepdogs that compete in Agility and are subscribers to the ESSC Working Section 'Sheltie at Work' magazine.
Recent 'Sheltie at Work' Agility League results:
Previous years' results can be found in the Archives page
The Agility Show was held on Sunday 19th February 2023
Venue: The Dog Training Barn, Main Road, Middleton, Cheney, Banbury, Oxon OX17 2PW
You can see the results of recent shows below and previous results can be found in the Archives page.
The following Shelties have reached the accolade of becoming Agility Champions:
Ag. Ch. Myndoc Simply Teena - Mary Ray
Ag. Ch. Torriglen Taking Steps CDex - Louise Saunders
Ag. Ch. Obay Truly Balanced - Bernadette Bay
Ag. Ch. Obay Truly Driven - Nicola Garrett
Ag. Ch. Obay Truly Wicked - Bernadette Bay
Ag. Ch. Millie On To One - Amy Lawson
Ag. Ch. Obay Itz Got Pizzazz - Bernadette Bay
Ag. Ch. Japaro Cool Jazz at Craygill AWD - Jean Tuck
Ag. Ch. Obay Tiz Wild - Christine Wingate-Wynne
Ag. Ch. Mohnesee's Miss Chief - Clive Foden
Ag. Ch. Colroy Calling Holme - Curtis Mullan
Ag. Ch. New Illusions Bi Enchantment of the Five Colors - Hayley Telling
Ag. Ch. Licosateria Mai Rising Son - Lian Knight
Ag. Ch. Obay Thatz Entertainment - Mark Wingate-Wynne
Ag. Ch. Set the Pace of Summergarden - Katrina Hands
Ag. Ch. Get It With Eager To Work - Martin Reid
Ag. Ch. Licosateria Fightin Spirit - Lian Knight
In addition these Shelties have won a C.C.
Chandling Idiots Charger - Miranda Frankham
Peartbrook Dark Star - Glenys Phillips
Obay Tiz Zensational - Nancy Hudson
Clanavon Misty Shadow - Louise Eden
Saxa Vord Aileen - Marc Valk
Riverbend Mitzie - Karen Gibbons
Obay Boyz Toyz - Bernadette Bay
Obay One Crazy Dude - Nicola Garrett
Beag Air Bheag - Janet Downie
Obay The Boyz High Voltage - Louise Eden
Willowthorn's All That Jazz at Sabresnipe AWD - Karen Hugo
Cosmic Microflyology - Curtis Mullan
Licosateria Mai Sumbeam - Chloe Brown
Licosateria Sunshine - Roz Quail
Obay Letz Go Girlz - Bernadette Bay
Obay Thatz The Biz - Emma Fairweather
Sanscott Midnight Mist - Steven Richardson (owned by Mr & Mrs Graham)
Wavesong Honky Tonk Blu - Lily Dakin
Licosateria Shades Of Blue - Sam Towe
Licosateria Final Frontier - Matthew Burdett
Fearnach God Of Thunder - Bronagh Walsh
Z-Atomic Spice Koryfej - Stephanie Best
Bramleycott Mis Moneypenny - Rebecca Chuter Smith
Never Let Go Of The Five Colors (Imp Bel) - Apryl Britton