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Sponsors & Patrons



We would like to thank all of our sponsors and fundraisers, without them it would be extremely difficult for us to run the National.




Principal Sponsors



Gilbertson & Page Ltd, a family company based in rural Hertfordshire, staffed by a dedicated professional team, has been manufacturing dog food since 1873. They have established a reputation for producing quality dog foods that consistently offer tremendous value to dog owners.




Main Sponsors


We are honoured that the Scottish National Sheepdog Trial has been selected to receive support from EventScotland.

EventScotland is working to make Scotland the perfect stage for events. Through funding and developing an exciting portfolio of sporting and cultural events EventScotland is helping to raise Scotland’s international profile and boost the economy by attracting more visitors.

The Year of Young People 2018 is looking to drive genuine collaboration across a range of sectors and interests and celebrate yet another of Scotland’s greatest assets – the children and young people.

The year is a great opportunity to celebrate the amazing talents and achievements of young people in Scotland. As part of this, the 2018 Themed Year provides a unique opportunity to develop a high impact, celebratory events programme that puts young people at the centre of its development and delivery, creating new and valuable experiences for young Scots and their families and visitors. 


Magnox, owned by Cavendish Fluor Partnership, is the management and operations contractor responsible for safely managing 12 nuclear sites and one hydroelectric plant in the UK working for the sites’ owner, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).

Magnox are responsible for managing the sites through their lifecycles, overseeing all aspects of defuelling and decommissioning.



Agria is one of the world’s leading animal insurers, specialising in small animal and equine insurance. Founded in Sweden over 120 years ago, Agria came to the UK in 2009 and is now a prominent feature of the UK pet insurance industry. In the UK, Agria insures cats, dogs and Rabbits.






Davidsons Animal Feeds is a family run business committed to the 
highest standards, quality and always dedicated to delivering excellence. Their feeds
can help you ensure the good health, welfare and production of your livestock.




Norbrook was established in 1969, in Newry, Northern Ireland, UK, by the late Lord Ballyedmond. It is one of the largest, family owned, veterinary pharmaceutical companies in the world. Their portfolio of trusted animal health products is distributed in more than 100 countries through their Regional Sales Team and a network of longstanding distribution partners.




A H Mackie & Co are a long established blacksmiths based in Boyd Street, Largs. Over the last 30 years, they have diversified into all aspects of lawn, garden and ground care equipment covering all of Ayrshire, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and beyond.