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Trim Styles & Technical Classes

by Coat Types

When:

August 30th - September 3rd, 2023

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where:

Nash Academy, Lexington, Kentucky

Embrace an extraordinary opportunity to engage in captivating Pure Breed and Free Style Trims Demonstrations.

Immerse yourself into pure breeds as our elite team members provide insight into their detailed preparations to present the ultimate expression and profiles for the Lexington Kennel Club Show, staged at the Kentucky Horse Park. 

Watch the best of the best conduct technical skills demonstrations by coat types using the best tools, products, and techniques. Learn and practice working with salon pets during salon procedures with our team of behavior specialists. 

Get up close to watch hand stripping and carding techniques on determined coat types and learn how to use shears to achieve a velvet smooth finish. Learn how to enhance the natural hair growth patterns on the sporting coat types and create the same pattern on the wire coat types. 

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Featuring The Nash Elite Training Team:

  • Jennifer Anders

  • Maddie Anders

  • Manuel Martinez

  • Hillorie Swartz

  • Amy Thomas

Wednesday - August 30th

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

SHOW SPECIAL $99

Regularly $199 per day

 

- Poodles with Jennifer Anders

- 20 Steps to Teaching Practical Skills Instructor Course with Amy Thomas

 

How to Handle Salon Pets with Amy Thomas

Thursday - August 31st

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

SHOW SPECIAL $99

Regularly $199 per day

 

- 20 Steps to Teaching Practical Skills Instructor Course with Amy Thomas

- How to Train Your Salon Pets with Amy Thomas

Friday - September 1st

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

SHOW SPECIAL $99

Regularly $199 per day

- Technical Skills, Products & Tools for Handstripped Coat Types

Demos, Discussions, and Practical Training with Manuel Martinez

- How to Train Your Salon Pets with Amy Thomas

Saturday - September 2nd

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

SHOW SPECIAL $99

Regularly $199 per day

- Loose Curly & Sporting Saddle Coat Types Pure Breed Demonstrations: Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier & Afghan Hound

with Maddie Anders

- Multitude of Coat Types: Pure Breed Demonstrations

with Amy Thomas & Manuel Martinez

Sunday - September 3rd

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

SHOW SPECIAL $99

Regularly $199 per day

Competition Training & Testing with Certification

Bring your dog! If you can’t find a dog, check with us. If you are a Nash Student, check with your instructor. 

Competition with Trim Style by Coat Type Certification plus our new Technical Skills Specialist on Safety Certification 

IJA Training and Testing Competition with Certification. Bring a breed of your preference and partake in the event. The specialist overviews your dog before and after the competition. You work closely with the trainers during the day to achieve the ultimate expression and profile for the breed! Receive a comprehensive assessment of your trim style, safety, and technical skills certifications, plus a placement! 

Monday - September 4th

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

$79

Brunch with The Nash Elite Training Team

Discussions about being part of the Nash Elite Training Team

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