Sponsors & Patrons


We would like to thank all of our sponsors and fundraisers, without them it would be extremely difficult for us to run the International trial.



Principal Sponsors


Gilbertson and Page - ISDS Principal Sponsors




Main Sponsors








Nutt Travel has been in the travel trade for over 22 years offering an array of products to their clients including ferry crossings, accommodation, touring and a range of packages to sporting events. Nutt Travel pride themselves on providing a fast and friendly service at very competitive prices. Not only do they provide an online booking service, they also provide a personal service where clients can talk to friendly and experienced staff who will tailor their package to best meet their requirements.



Happy Dogs Boarding Kennels offer home from home accommodation providing personal individual attention and care in a safe caring happy environment. They are a family run business situated in an ideal location surrounded by beautiful countryside. Owned and managed by John and Wendy Mccullough and their two daughters. There’s always a great welcome waiting in store for your pet, as well as genuine love and care.



Gerald Hamill & Sons is a family-run scrap metal business that has been established since 1949. They buy in all ferrous and non-ferrous metals at the best prices available. They pride themselves in providing all their customers with a warm and friendly service. They are a fully licensed waste management site and aim to ensure all legislation is adhered to.




Lurgan Veterinary Surgeons are dedicated to helping your animals in their hour of need. They can help your pet with a range of emergency treatments, routine health checks, vaccinations, microchipping or other assistance.

Your farm animals can be as important to you as any other part of your farm. They often represent a significant part of your livelihood. When your animals become ill, or need expert health care, Lurgan Veterinary Clinic are there to help you. Their expert medical team can assist with all kinds of treatments.



Sheriff Homes pride themselves on providing quality homes that stand the test of time.

Their attention to detail, creative edge and customer focused approach has helped successfully establish their name to the fore of the Northern Ireland housing market.

They combine skilled local craftsmanship and the highest quality construction materials to create more than just a home. Creating desirable living spaces in desirable locations.






CCS Ltd is a long established chemical manufacturing and distribution company based in Co. Armagh, with over 20 year's experience in providing a wide range of services to all facets of industry. They are committed to maintaining their proven reputation for rapid, efficient and comprehensive service to all thier customers, whatever their requirements.





Attractively situated in generous grounds with secure parking for 140 cars, the luxuriously appointed Seagoe Hotel is the Orchard County of Armagh’s best kept secret. Spectacularly reincarnated by its new owners, this innovative and contemporary designed 34 bedroom hotel, conference, leisure and entertainment complex combines style and sophistication with a casual elegance.




Their design and engineering teams continue to build on more than 50 years of expertise while maintaining the fundamental PRECIA-MOLEN philosophy of development and stability, innovation and reliability. From design to after sales service, PRECIA-MOLEN is able to provide total weighing solutions for all industry sectors.



Supplying the farming community with Agricultural supplies including Fertilisers, Lime, Animal Feeds, Grass & Cereal Seeds and Agro-Chemicals.






Provita Eurotech Ltd is a privately owned company engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of natural animal health products.  Their 15,000 square feet factory was purpose-built for the manufacture of animal health products and is the only GMP licensed facility for the production of veterinary probiotic products in Europe.




CCM Auctions is the trading name of Craven Cattle Marts Ltd based in Skipton in North Yorkshire. Craven Cattle Marts Ltd has a long trading history dating back 130 years to the days when the Skipton Auction Mart Company formalised the marketing of livestock in Craven.

Skipton lies at the foot of the Yorkshire Dales, at the gateway to the major stock producing area of Craven and in the midst of the Pennines. The mart is renowned for large seasonal sales of store lambs, gimmer lambs and breeding sheep alternating with sales of between 500 and 900 high quality store cattle.

Since 1996 Skipton has become one of the leading centres for the sale of Working Sheepdogs with sales regularly attracting 100+ entries and buyers from throughout the British Isles and Europe.


Logan Whistles is a family business that has been designing and making sheepdog whistles in the UK for decades.

The designs have been perfected by them to help working dogs hear commands at a distance, often out of sight, putting the dogs at ease and helping them get on with the task in hand.  Logan Whistles are sold all over the world through their web-site and through local trade partners and they also supply the International Sheepdog Society.





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