Planned shows for 2020: ALL CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Honiton Agricultural Show, Honiton (August) Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show, Shaftesbury (August)
Melplash Agricultural Show, Bridport  (August)
Dorset County Show, Dorchester (September)

2019 highlights

Three Shows Challenge Cup – Winners (points accumulated from 3 shows)

Dorset County Show
Dorset Down Breed Champion 
Winners of the On Farm Medium Flock Competition

Melplash Show
Dorset Down Breed Champion
Dorset Down Reserve Breed Champion
Winners of the On Farm Medium Flock Competition
Winners of the On Farm Small Farms Competition – for best managed livestock farm

Honiton Show
Dorset Down Reserve Breed Champion 

2018 highlights

DORSET DOWN SHEEP BREEDERS ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CHAMPION FLOCK – 2018

Dorset Down Sheep Breeders Association on Farm Flock Competition 
National Champion Flock
South West Region Champion Flock
Winners of the  South West Region Large Flock Category
Best Individual Stud Ram for the South West Region (Rampisham 00625)

Yeovil Show
Dorset Down Breed Champion and Reserve Breed Champion
Overall Show Champion Interbreed Group of 4

Honiton SHow
Dorset Down Breed Champion

Melplash Show
Dorset Down Reserve Breed Champion

Dorset County Show
Dorset Down Breed Champion Reserve Champion Fleece

2017 highlights

DORSET DOWN SHEEP BREEDERS ASSOCIATION NATIONAL CHAMPION FLOCK – 2017

Dorset Down Sheep Breeders Association South West Region On Farm Flock Competition
CHAMPION FLOCK
1st – Large Flock Category
1st – Shearling Ewes
1st – Ewe Lambs

Yeovil Show
Reserve Champion Down Breeds with a Ram

Honiton Show
1st – Dorset Down Ram
1st – Dorset Down Ewe

Melplash Show
Dorset Down Breed Champion with a Dorset Down Shearling Ewe
1st – Ram
1st – Older Ewe
1st – Shearling Ewe
1st – Ewe Lamb
1st – Group of three
2nd – Medium size flocks (50-300 ewes) On farm Flock Competition
2nd – On farm management competition

Dorset County Show
Dorset Down Breed Champion with a Dorset Down Shearling Ewe
1st – Ram
1st – 6 tooth Ewe
1st – 4 tooth Ewe
1st – Shearling Ewe
1st – Ewe Lamb
1st – Group of three
Champion Non Commercial Group of 3
Overall Show Champion Group of 3
1st – group of 4
1st – pair ewes
1st – mixed pair
Overall Show Reserve Champion group of 4
1st – Meadow Hay 3rd – Medium size flocks (50-300 ewes) On farm Flock Competition

2016 highlights

Dorset Down Sheep Breeders Association South West Region On Farm Flock Competition
3rd in the large flock category
2nd Best Individual Stock Ram

Honiton Show
Dorset Down Breed Champion with our stock Ram

Melplash Show
1st in the on farm medium (50-300 ewes) flock competition
Dorset Down Breed Champion with our stock ram and Reserve Champion with a 4 tooth ewe 1st in the group of 3 class

2015 highlights

2015 Dorset Down Sheep Breeders Association South West Annual Flock Competition 
1st – Novice Flock

Dorset County Show 2015 Champion Fleece

2015 Dorset County Show
1st and 2nd – DD Ram
1st and 2nd – DD Ewe Lamb
1st DD – 6 tooth ewe
1st DD – Group of three
1st – Bale of Meadow Hay Overall Show Champion Fleece with a Coloured Poll Dorset

2015 Melplash Show
Breed Champion with a DD Ram
1st and 2nd – DD Ram
1st – DD Ewe Lamb 

2015 Honiton Show
1st – DD Ram
2nd – DD Ewe Lamb

2014 highlights

2014 Dorset Down Sheep Breeders Association South West Annual Flock Competition 
3rd – Large flock
1st – Best individual stud ram

2014 Dorset County Show

RESERVE CHAMPION non-commercial interbreed group of three with DD lambs
RESERVE CHAMPION overall interbreed group of four with DD lambs 
RESERVE CHAMPION overall interbreed pair with DD Ewe lambs
RESERVE CHAMPION Fleece with a coloured Poll Dorset
1st and 2nd – DD Ram
2nd – DD Ram lamb
1st – DD 6 tooth ewe
2nd – DD 4 tooth ewe
2nd and 3rd – DD shearling ewe
1st – Group of three DD lambs
1st – Interbreed non-commercial group of four with DD lambs
2nd – Interbreed non-commercial group of four with DD shearlings 
1st – Interbreed non-commercial pair of rams with DD shearling rams
1st – Interbreed non-commercial pair of ewes with DD shearling ewes
1st – Interbreed non-commercial pair of ewe lambs with DD ewe lambs
2nd – Bale of meadow hay

2014 Melplash Agricultural Show
WINNERS – of the on farm flock competition for medium flocks (51-300 ewes)
1st and 2nd – DD Ram 
2nd and 3rd – DD Ram Lamb

2014 Royal Bath and West Show

Overall Interbreed Pairs RESERVE CHAMPION with a DD shearling ram and ewe
Overall Native Shortwool RESERVE CHAMPION with a DD shearling ewe
1st – Native Shortwool pair with DD shearling ewe and ram 
1st – Native Shortwool ewe with DD shearling ewe
2nd – Native Shortwool ram with DD shearling ram
2nd – Native Shortwool ewe with lamb at foot with full mouth DD ewe
3rd – DD Pair with shearling ewe and ram
2nd – Sheep pen show board
3rd – Shortwool raw fleece class with a DD shearling fleece

2013 highlights

2013 Dorset County Show
INTERBREED PAIRS – OVERALL  RESERVE CHAMPION (with a pair of DD Ram Lambs)
1st – DD ewe 6 tooth
1st – DD ewe 4 tooth
1st – DD Group of 3
1st – Interbreed non-commercial pair of rams with DD ram lambs
1st – Interbreed non-commercial pair of ewe lambs with DD ewe lambs
2nd – Interbreed non-commercial group of 4

2012 highlights

2012 Dorset County Show
DORSET DOWN – BREED CHAMPION & RESERVE BREED CHAMPION
INTERBREED GROUP OF 4 – OVERALL RESERVE CHAMPION

2nd and 3rd – DD Ram Lamb
2nd – DD 6 tooth ewe
1st – DD 4 tooth ewe, and BREED CHAMPION
1st and 3rd – DD Shearling Ewe, and RESERVE BREED CHAMPION
3rd and 5th – DD Ewe Lamb
2nd and 4th – DD Group of 3
2nd – Interbreed non-commercial pair ewes with DD Ewes
4th – Interbreed non-commercial pair of ewe lambs with DD Ewe lambs
1st – Interbreed non-commercial group of four (DD) and RESERVE CHAMPION
4th and 5th – Wool on the Hoof
3rd – DP Untrimmed Ewe
1st – DP Untrimmed Ewe 2 tooth
3rd – DP Untrimmed Ewe Lamb

2012 Dorset Down Sheep Breeders Association South West Annual Flock Competition
2nd – Novice

2011 highlights

2011 Dorset County Show

2nd and 3rd – Dorset Down Shearling Ewe
1st – 4 tooth Dorset Down Ewe
3rd – Dorset Down Ram Lamb
1st – Dorset Down Group of three
3rd – Interbreed non-commercial ewe pairs with DD shearling ewes
2nd and RESERVE CHAMPION – wool on the hoof all breeds
3rd – DP Untrimmed Ram Lamb
2nd – DP Untrimmed Ewe Lamb
2nd – DP Untrimmed Shearling Ewe

2011 Melplash Agricultural Show, Bridport 

BEST EXHIBIT OF OPPOSITE SEX TO THE CHAMPION  with a DD Shearling ewe
2nd – DD Ram Lamb
1st and 3rd – DD Shearling Ewe
1st and 2nd – DD Ewe Lamb
2nd – Group of three DD

2011 Weald and Downland Rare and Traditional Breeds Show
2nd – Down breed Ram Lamb born in 2011
2nd and 4th – Down breed Ewe born before 2011
3rd and 4th – Down breed Ewe Lamb born in 2011

2011 Dorset Down Sheep Breeders Association South West Annual Flock Competition 
2nd – Novice

2010 highlights

2010 Weald and Downland Rare and Traditional Breeds Show
3rd – Down breed Ram Lamb born in 2010
2nd and 5th – Down breed Ewe born before 2010
2nd and 7th – Down breed Ewe Lamb born in 2010
6th – Short wool fleece competition

2010 Dorset County Show, Dorchester
3rd – 2-tooth DP Untrimmed Ewe
2rd – 6-tooth DP Untrimmed Ewe
4th – 2-tooth DD Ewe
2nd – 4-tooth DD Ewe
2nd – 6-tooth DD Ewe
6th – DD Ram Lamb
5th and 7th – DD Ewe Lamb
4th – DD Group of three
3rd – Interbreed non-commercial Ewe Lamb pairs with DD ewe lambs
 
Melplash Agricultural Show, Bridport
3rd – Pure downland/lowland native breed Ewe with DD
 
2010 Dorset Down Sheep Breeders Association South West Annual Flock Competition 
3rd – Novice
3rd – Small flock

2009 highlights

2009 Dorset County Show, Dorchester

1st – 2-tooth DP Untrimmed Ewe
4th – DP Untrimmed Ewe Lamb
2nd – 2-tooth DD Ewe
3rd – 6-tooth DD Ewe
4th – Inter breed rare breed Ewe Lamb pairs (DD)
South West DD Flock Competition
2nd – Novice
3rd – Small flock

2008 highlights

2008 Dorset County Show, Dorchester

1st and 3rd – DP Ewe Lamb untrimmed
Reserve Champion: Untrimmed DP