Cantref Gwaelod Agility GroupDog agility training in mid-Wales
Cantref Gwaelod are a dog agility club that train at the Celaeron Equestrian Centre near Aberaeron, Ceredigion. We run weekly training sessions and cater for absolute beginners to seasoned agility competitors.
Our methods are always positive and rewarding for your dog and if you are new to agility – be warned – you can get hooked very quickly!
Whether you want to explore another avenue for training whilst bonding and having fun with your dog, or you’re interested in competing and even going all the way to Crufts and Olympia, our friendly agility club in mid-Wales has a class for everyone.
[Agility is]…absolutely the most fun you can have in-between mealtimes! I’ve made loads of new friends and we all agree that even squirrels don’t get a look in once we’re running a course.Anon, Welsh Sheepdog
About our weekly training classesEvery Tuesday evening
Note: Every week except the first Tuesday of every month
6pm: Intermediate Class II
Starts at 6pm prompt – please arrive 15 minutes early to help set up equipment. This class is for those dogs and handlers that are familiar with agility equipment and are ready to start learning how to run a course.
7pm: Puppy/Beginner's Class
Starts at 7pm prompt – please arrive 15 minutes early, ready to start at 7pm. This class is suitable for new handlers, young dogs and also less confident dogs. The training sessions will introduce the agility equipment and agility handling at a pace suitable for each dog and handler. Note that any puppy under the age of 18 months will not be able to go over the jumps but will be able to run through the jump wings.
7pm: Intermediate Class I
Starts at 7pm prompt – please arrive 15 minutes early, ready to start at 7pm. This class is for those dogs and handlers that are familiar with agility equipment and basic handling techniques and are gaining confidence in handling courses up to 20 obstacles.
8pm: Advanced Class
Starts at 8pm prompt – please arrive 15 minutes early, ready to start at 8pm. This class is for those dogs that have good obstacle independence and for handlers keen to improve their handling skills. Most members of the advanced class are actively competing nationally in UKA or Kennel Club agility shows.
Monthly training classFirst Tuesday of every month
7pm – please arrive 15 minutes early to help set up the equipment, ready to start at 7pm. This is a two-hour session for dogs and handlers in the advanced class. Competition Night training focuses on sequences and allows more time to practice handling that might be encountered at a show.
The NumbersOur club at a glance
active agility dogs
Collective years of agility experience... how time flies when you are having fun!