About Herding Trials

Action K9 Sports offers ten to twelve competitive herding trials yearly.  Our facility is licensed to host AKC, AHBA & USBCHA events.  Trialing is FUN and offers  dog/handler teams an opportunity  to showcase all the progress from their training.  AKC & AHBA issue titles and certificates and lovely awards are presented at the culmination of the trials.  

Looking for other events? Check out our Testing Page or Fun Trials Page for more 

American Kennel Club
The 11th Annual AKC Siesta Trial

Hosted: San Pasqual Valley Herding Club

Judging: TBD

DATE: July 2 - 4 2021

ENTRIES OPEN: May 28, 2021

ENTRIES CLOSE:

June 20, 2021

JUDGE:

Margie Clutter

The Siesta Trial will be offering handlers and their dogs the opportunity to compete in A-Course and B-Course.

 

Classes:

  • A - Course Sheep - Advanced | Intermediate | Started

  • A - Course Ducks - Advanced | Intermediate | Started

  • B - Course Sheep - Advanced | Intermediate | Started

 

We are also offering testing during this trial. Please head over to our "Testing " page for more information: LEARN MORE

Entries have Closed

AKC D-Course Trial

Hosted: San Pasqual Valley Herding Club

Judging: TBD

DATE: October 3, 2021

ENTRIES OPEN: TBD

D-Course is a ton of fun for you and your dog! It gives you both the chance to show off your ranch skills in a competitive environment. There will be sorting sheep, walking sheep over a bridge and putting your sheep through a foot bath, like real ranching. Advanced handlers will be in the field and arena. Intermediate and Started handlers will be using two arenas to complete their tasks. So come join the fun!

 

Classes:

  • D - Course Sheep - Advanced | Intermediate | Started

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AKC FOWL Wether Trial 

Hosted: San Pasqual Valley Herding Club

Judging: TBD

DATE: November 27 - 28, 2021

 

ENTRIES OPEN: TBD

Our FOWL Wether Trial is our biggest trial to close out our year!  We'll be doing both AKC and AHBA classes (check out the AHBA section for more information), Friday through Sunday. With chances to work your dog on sheep, cattle and ducks. Come spend the weekend with us testing you and your dogs skills! 

 

Classes:

  • A - Course Sheep: Advanced | Intermediate | Started

  • A - Course Cattle: Advanced | Intermediate | Started

  • A - Course Ducks: Advanced | Intermediate | Started

  • B - Course Sheep: Advanced | Intermediate | Started

*Remember we are offering both AKC and AHBA this weekend, please go to the AHBA section to get more information:

LEARN MORE

 

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American Herding Breed Association
AHBA Fowl Wether Trial 

Hosted: San Pasqual Valley Herding Club

Judging: TBD

DATE: November 27 - 28, 2021

 

ENTRIES OPEN: TBD

Our FOWL Wether Trial is our biggest trial to close out our year!  We'll be doing both AKC and AHBA classes (check out the AKC section to learn more), Friday through Sunday. With chances to work your dog on sheep, cattle and ducks. Come spend the weekend with us testing you and your dogs skills! 

 

Classes:

  • HRD Sheep: Advanced | Intermediate | Started

  • HRD Cattle: Advanced | Intermediate | Started

  • HTD Sheep: Advanced | Intermediate | Started

  • HTD Ducks: Advanced | Intermediate | Started

  • HTAD Sheep: Advanced | Intermediate | Started

*Remember we are offering both AKC and AHBA this weekend, please go to the AKC section to get more information:

LEARN MORE

 

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United States Border Collie Handlers Association
We are looking to host a USBCHA trial in October. 
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While you wait, please take a peek through USBCHA trials that are offered all over the country: Upcoming USBCHA Trials