May 13-15 Addington E C plays host to the World Dog Agility Championships


Pet friendly Linford Stables B & B will be accommodating a lot of four-legged guests in May 2016 with many coming from half-way around the world to attend the annual WAC World Dog Agility Championships. If you haven’t yet booked you own accommodation for this event, we recommend you do so ASAP, especially if you are travelling with a dog, as this is expected to be a very busy event and not many B&B’s accept dogs in their rooms.

WHEN: The 2016 World Agility Championships will be held on 13-15 May. The official team practice day is 12 May.

WHERE: Addington Manor Equestrian Centre in England. There will be 2 indoor rings and 1 outdoor ring.

SCHEDULE: A provisional schedule for the event can be viewed hereWorld-dog-agility-championships-2016-Schedule.

LOCATION: Addington Manor, Addington, Buckingham MK18 2JR.

ABOUT THE VENUE: Addington Manor is best kown as a major horse show venue putting on dozens of high profile equestrian events on a regular basis including show-jumping, dressage, showing and more.

Established some 20 years ago it has become one of the finest equestrian centres in the UK with an unrivalled range of facilities. The centre stages an array of events including Affiliated and Non Affiliated Dressage, Affiliated and Non Affiliated Show Jumping both indoors and outdoors. We also hire out the arenas for private use to clubs, schools and individuals.

The Equestrian Team GBR chose Addington as one of their Training venues for the final build up to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Will Connell, Equestrian’s Performance Director said: “We were extremely lucky to have had access to some world class standard training venues of which Addington is one. The facilities are outstanding and allow multiple training sessions to go on concurrently. The Team is extremely grateful to Addington for offering their facilities free of charge for the final build up to the Games”.

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LOCAL AREA: Addington is a small village and civil parish within Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England. The Aylesbury Vale (or Vale of Aylesbury) is a large area of gently rolling agricultural landscape located in the northern half of Buckinghamshire, England. Its boundary is marked by Milton Keynes to the north, Leighton Buzzard and the Chiltern Hills to the east and south, Thame to the south and Bicester and Brackley to the west. The vale is named after Aylesbury, the county town of Buckinghamshire. Two other towns lie within the vale and they are Winslow and Buckingham.