From Thomas Stuart Nye
IPO is a 3 phase sport – tracking, obedience & protection – where each phase is scored out of 100.
The sport is governed internationally by the World Union Of Kennel Clubs (FCI) & the team is authorised by the Kennel Club who have a working agreement with the FCI. The team is made up equally of members from the British Association for German Shepherds & the German Shepherd League of Great Britain.
Team members for 2014
(photos in no particular order)
Thomas Nye & Vytensa Asko (German Sheperd Dog)
5 x world team qualifier (WUSV & FCI 2012 & 2013, FCI 2014)
top scoring British dog at FCI 2013, Czech Republic.
3rd place 2012, winner 2013 & 2014 BAGSD Supertrophy & FCI selection trial, high tracking & protection 2014
5th place 2012 & 3rd place 2013 GSDL/BAGSD selection trial to WUSV, top scoring protection both years (did not compete 2014)
Martin Thompson & Beckenberry Extreme (Malamute)
3rd place 2013 and 2nd place 2014 BAGSD Supertrophy, high obedience 2014.
Reserve FCI world championships 2013
Sue Scott & Berwynfa Zero Tolerance (Malamute)
2nd place GSDL All Breeds National 2014
Paul Rekert & Newgen Aiken (Rottweiler)
3rd place GSDL All Breeds National 2014
The championships are being hosted by the Swedish Kennel Club. Full information can be found here