Drive School with Ann and Stuart Harmes - unlock the magic box

Trainer: Ann Harmes
Duration: 6 weeks between 30-11-2021 and 11-01-2022
Launch: Currently Running

Course Details

Stuart and Ann Harmes have been invoived in the sport for over 30 years. With a reputation for producing dogs who are 'driven, Motivated and Strong- '  their dogs have ranged from Rescue dogs, farm and herding dogs to Agility lines and  include breeds  from Border Collies. poodles and Mini American Shepherds. Without exception, all  their dogs have excelled, and have all been produced with a strong relationship and noticeable drive and motivation. 

Driving School is suitable for all ages and stages from 6 months onwards.

We will show you how we start our young dogs onto toy work, add  somebasic foundation straight line obstacle training and create excitement, enthusiasm, connection, will to work and more! 

We will cover the basis of  the  all important 'Play relationship'   - and the importance of unlocking your dog

We will cover habituation, how to work at home and managing your environment

we will cover the balance between developing motivation and introducing skills  - thinking V doing and how to keep it in balance

We will cover the value of toys and food and how to make both work for you 

We will cover how your reward and why- levels of reward and what they mean to your dog

We will cover how to read and assess your dog for signs of stress (good and not so good) and how to adjust your plan

we will cover how to develop resilliance and confidence  through shaping and other games

we will cover how to begin Drive work with obstacles and the part independence plays in developing this





About Ann Harmes

My name is Ann Harmes and I am a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer/ and Master Trainer and also the Managing Director of Camdwr Canine Ltd

Here at Camddwr,We host and run many events here at our home in North Wales situated in a beautiful setting with some amazing  training facilities. 

I am very fortunate to have worked with some of the very best practitioners in the world whilst hosting Canine Conditioning Seminars here in the UK including the FitPaWS Master Trainer Live Lab. 

Together with my experience as an agility handler for some 25 years, I am grateful to be able to encompass those skills and knowledge to support canine athletes in their quest for Fitness and injury prevention. 

I hope you can join us!


Batman is my Soulmate and has helped me learn a great deal about training and Conditioning!


Tinkabelle (or fairy) is a mini American Shepherd - and is quite a charachter! Fairy is only 2 years old so just begining her agility journey with me:) a different breed and a new challenge, she makes my heart melt and we laugh alot!

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