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Friday & Saturday

September 22nd & 23rd, 2023

Draft Tests
Nashotah Park
W33N5113 County Road C

Nashotah, WI 53058

Draft Test Chair

Carri Lindblom-Borisch

E-mail: tdbmds@comcast.net

Draft Test Secretary

Peggy Granger

E-mail: stormbmd@gmail.com

 

Judges

Ruth Nielsen from Washington

Steve Likevich from Ohio

 

 

 

 

Friday, July 28th, 2023

Waukesha Kennel Club Dog Show
Waukesha County Expo 

1000 Northview Road

Waukesha, WI 53188

Open to all Breeds with BMD's given preference

Judges - TBD

 

Draft Test Co-Chairs

Mary Alice Eschweiler & Karen Borre

Draft Test Secretary

Paige Hess   

E-mail: phhessco@aol.com

 

Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America Draft Test Purpose
The Bernese Mountain Dog Club of America Draft Tests are a series of exercises designed to develop and demonstrate the natural abilities of purebred Bernese Mountain Dogs in a working capacity involving hauling. The Bernese Mountain Dog has historically functioned as a draft dog in various capacities, and performance of these exercises is intended to demonstrate skills resulting from both inherent ability and training which are applicable to realistic work situations. Efficiency in accomplishment of tasks is essential. It is also desirable that the dog evidence willingness and enjoyment of his work in a combination of controlled teamwork with his handler and natural independence.

Tandum Draft Dogs ready to work
Draft Dogs and Handlers

Draft Tests

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