Kerry Smith

Kerry began her animal education riding, training, and competing with horses in hunter/jumpers and combined training and has been training dogs for 14 years.   She began in competitive obedience then got hooked on agility. Her long hair Dachshund, Xena, was consistently ranked as one of the top dachshunds in the USA, and retired with a MACH 5.  She and Xena have been invited to the AKC Invitational numerous times and have competed in this prestigious event twice. Kerry currently runs two border collies. Hype qualified for 2013 Nationals, making it to the Challengers round in the 26" class. She has won multiple medals at regional events, FCI tryouts, and IFCS tryouts. At the 2015 Cynosports they finished as Grand Prix Silver medalists. In 2014, Hype and Kerry were a part of the USA European Open team, and in 2016 the IFCS World Team. In 2014 and 2015 they competed at the FCI Americas y Caribe and in 2015 finish 4 th overall in the individual open large dog class. She has an up and coming border collie named Trick who at his first Cynosport won Silver in Team Standard and was a Steeplechase semi-finalist. Kerry also has a rescue Cavalier King Charles in the beginning stages of agility training.