Winter NOVICE/RANCH SDT ~ Jan. 14-15, 2012
Carver Ranch
Brenham, TX
Contact: Terri Nicolau (e) (p) 361-442-9437
Trial Host: Terri Carver
Mail Entries To: Francis Raley 2915 Anderson Lane, Crawford, TX 76638

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  (Entry/Payback) Trials    
Ranch $35.00 / $15.00 4
Novice $35.00 / $15.00 4
Class Order: Trial 1-Sat. am: Ranch, Novice, Trial-2 Sat. pm: Novice, Ranch. Trial 3-Sun. am: Novice, Ranch, Trial-4 Sun. pm: Ranch, Novice
Trial Information
Start Time: 8:30AM
Handler Meeting: 8:30AM
TSDA Sanctioned

There will be 4 trials at the Jan. 14-15 Winter Novice/Ranch SDT in Brenham, but TSDA rules state that dogs  "can receive points from a maximum of three (3)" from each trial event. So, while all of the trials will count towards qualifying trials needed for finals and all will have payback, only the last 3 trials (Saturday afternoon and both Sunday trials) will count for Dog of the Year points. 

  • TSDA sanctioned Novice and Ranch 
  • High combined score overall winners - Shaggy Chic collar
  • Entries received after Jan. 1 will be waitlisted if class is full
  • Exhibitions accepted  $20
  • LUNCH will be available each day donations accepted.
  • Entry forms can be obtained by emailing , (under files) at yahoo group  on the Winter Novice/Ranch Facebook page on  
  • No entries accepted without payment; send completed form and entry ($35/trial) to:  Terri Nicolau, 947 C.R. 302, Sandia, TX78383



Carver Ranch, 600 Thielemann Lane

Brenham, TX 77833
From Houston: 290 west to 36 north, continue on 36 for about 6 miles, Overhead Door Co. will be on the left. Thielemann Lane is the next road to the right, turn onto Thielemann and follow it to the end of the road, cross the cattle guard and you will see the Carver Cutting Horse sign, follow the drive down to the barn.
From Austin: 290 East to 36 North (you will cross over 36 to get to the on ramp). Follow the directions above for hwy 36
From Dallas/Fort Worth: 36 south through Somerville, you will see Leroy Schroeder Gravel Co. on the right, Thielemann Ln will be the next road to the left, turn onto Thielemann and follow the road to the end
Hotel Information


Best Western Inn of Brenham 979-251-7791
La Quinta Inn 979-836-5551 
Coach Light Inn 979-836 5657 Rooms have small kitchens 
Americas Best Value Inn 979-596-3884 18018 SH 36 S. Somerville, about 4 mi. from ranch. 
Onsite RV parking is available, no hookups Washington Co Fairgrounds 979-836-2299 1305 Blue Bell Rd. Suite #115, Brenham, TX 77833 Full hook ups available at Fairgrounds for $15.00 a day. 25 Full Hook ups and more with just water and electricity.