A full training day was held at Tatton Park, Knutsford on 19th April 1998.
29 dogs were entered for the day split between Puppy (with Liz Geoghegan), Beginner (with Elaine Whittaker), two Novice classes (taken by Peter Forster and David Bellamy).
After lunch informal progress tests were held with all the dogs doing each of the exercises, which were varied indifficulty according to wherether they were Puppy, Beginner or Novice. Points were awarded for each exercise and the highest overall score was from Mr Swift with Torwood Puddleduck.
The working sub-committee at this time were Peter Forster, Liz Geoghegan, Denise Jury, Sheena Wells and Den Orme.
At the time monthly training classes were held in the North West on Sunday mornings for puppies, beginners and novices.