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Great Day for Hertfordshire Students

by Jacky on December 22, 2014

Nine students took part in an assessment day on Thursday 20th November. They have all been training with our Hertfordshire trainer, Mary-Jane Opie.

Our Cambridgeshire trainer, Tony Brazier travelled down from St Neots to carry out the tests.

OpiedecGradeOne 2014 038 The Grade One students (left) were Sarah Wyn-Jones and Skipper (HR Pass), Suzanne Trill and Harvey (HPR Pass), Hilary Burbidge and Matlock (Ret Merit) and Shelly Morgan with Archie (HR Merit).

OpiedecGradeTwo 2014 029The Grade Two students (right) were Elizabeth Smyth with Danny (Ret Pass), Karen Williams with Watson (Ret Merit), Samantha Lindup with Willow (Ret Merit), Sylvia Newton with Teddy (Ret Distinction) and Sue Brigden with Lottie (HR Merit).

Congratulations to you all and good luck with your future training.

Mary-Jane will be starting new graded training courses in January 2015. If you would like to find out more please click here and complete the enquiry form. She will be happy to give you a call to chat about the training in more detail.

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