2022 BMDCGTC 1-Day Draft Clinic

Event Date: April 30, 2022

Washington County Fairgrounds

Join us Saturday, April 30th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a 1-day draft clinic with BMDCA Draft Judge Nancy Van Horne. **Registration required, see below**

All non-aggressive dogs are welcome to join. Fee is $10 for BMDCGTC members, $20 for people that are not BMDCGTC members. This event is designed as an introduction to drafting. However, we will cover specifics about draft tests and provide an opportunity for more experienced draft teams to work together in a group.

We will cover:

  • Equipment needed for drafting
  • Different types of harnesses and carts
  • Properly adjusting/fitting  equipment for your dog
  • Training building blocks to get started drafting with your dog
  • BMDCA Draft Tests and what they’re all about

 

Registration

To register for this event, please send an email to jlatterell2@gmail.com with the following information:

  1. Your name
  2. Contact information (email and phone)
  3. Breed of dog you are bringing
  4. Any experience drafting
  5. Draft equipment you will be bringing to the clinic

Note: Registration deadline is Wednesday, April 27.

 

Additional Details:  

  • This event will be held outdoors, rain or shine. We will have a covered outdoor space to work in, but plan accordingly for the weather.
  • This is an all-day event, but we will plan on taking a short break for lunch. Please plan on bringing your own lunch. The club will provide water and snacks for participants.
  • Please plan on bringing water for your dog and poop bags.
  • If you have your own harness or cart, please bring them. We will have limited equipment available.
  • Dogs younger than 2 years of age should not pull weight and cannot be entered into a draft test. However, owners with younger dogs can still work on the training building blocks for drafting.

Last Updated March 21, 2022