Training -
Agility Winter Practice

Unsupervised Agility Practice

at Silver Dawn, 2020

What - Space is available at Silver Dawn for Paws4Fun members who wish to work with their dogs over the winter.

The arena is used to store hay and exercise the horses with a space about 55’ x 110' which may be used to set up agility equipment. Equipment consists of a dog walk, tire and teeter from Paws4Fun. Jan and Lorna have an A- frame, weaves, 4 tunnels and jumps as well as various training materials. This year broad and panel jumps have been added. The jumps have been changed to the new 2018 heights. This equipment is intended for practice and is not AAC approved. Equipment must be set up and put away after each practice session.

Where - Silver Dawn is a stable for retired horses located at 971 Sanderson Road.

HowBookings are made through Jan at

The cost is $10 cash per person. This covers arena rental. You may have more than one dog and there is no time limit. Users must sign a liability waiver. All dogs must be up to date on vaccinations including Bordetella.

When - Practice times may be booked by Paws4Fun members every evening from 7:00 - 9:00 and Saturday and Sunday mornings from 9 - 12. The arena is used to exercise the horses in the afternoons and by Jan and Lorna weekday mornings.


  • To get to the arena, you must cross the paddock, which may be muddy or icy, while the horses are in the stable.
  • One person can move the jumps and tunnels. If you want to move the larger equipment, bring a friend.
  • There are two dogs on the property, Aussie who does agility and Tam a very old Border Collie who is is deaf and has poor vision. Drive with care.
  • There are no bathroom facilities. There is a small Canadian Tire potty for emergencies. 

Supervised Agility Practice

in Spencerville, 2020

What - 1 hour periods from 7:15 pm to 8:15pm Wednesdays with a full multiple level of difficulty agility course.  You practice this course or any part of it with your dog(s). You get as many turns as possible given the time and number of attendees. The practice is supervised by Sheila Smail.

Where - the Drummond Building arena at the Spencerville Fair grounds, at 2 Ryan St. in Spencerville.  It is spacious and there is an area for crating your dog outside of the fenced ring area. We run on a dirt floor where the dogs have excellent footing.  Temperature is cool but never freezing and ideal for running a dog.  There is lots of free parking space.  There is a portable toilet in the arena.

How - send email to to register.

The cost is $30 for Paws4Fun members, $34 for non-members, for 2 weeks.

Payment Methods:

  •  Preferred: e-transfer to, use security question "Who runs supervised practice", answer "paws4fun"
  • Use the PayPal button below (coming soon)
  • Bring  a cheque, made out to "Paws4Fun Agility", to your first session.


When - unless cancelled due to lack of committed participants or weather, the practice sessions will be held:

  • 7:15pm, Wednesday, January 29, 2020
  • 7:15pm, Wednesday, February 5, 2020

If there is sufficient interest another session will be added at 4pm on Wednesdays.
Supervised Agility Practice (2 weeks)