Results 2023

2023 Results

The full show results available via the link below.

Results 2022

2022: A Bakingly Hot Day for 118th Rydal Sheepdog Trials and Hound Show

Thursday 11th August and one of the hottest days of the year. All hands on deck the day before getting extra water stations set up and shaded areas which the committee achieved very well.

A great day had by all, fantastic winners, stalls and catering and lots of young people who should hopefully keep our show going for another 118 years.

The full show results available via the link below.

Results 2021

2021: The 12th - A Glorious Day for 117th Rydal Sheepdog Trials and Hound Show

Music to the ear – and to the heart.

It has been said that the best tunes have all been written – what a strange statement, but the day of the show proved that perhaps the best titles have already been taken. The overwhelming feeling of the day could best be expressed as ‘Ode to Joy’, so with due acknowledgement to Beethoven, let us set the scene.

The road from the South through Kendal and Ambleside was blocked solid with holidaymakers staycationing due to the present situation and the road from the North saw Blencathra shrouded in heavy mist which turned to rain at Thirlmere: That’s the old saying about Rydal – it’s usually either bakingly hot or really wet; which was it to be, we wondered? The proof came – every cloud does have a silver lining ...

The full show report is available via the link below.