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But Peppa's forte was in the Obedience trial ring although it was not apparent at first. At Peppa's first Novice Trial in 1988 she sat at the starting post while Cheryl completed the off lead heeling pattern by herself.
Six years later when Peppa was eight years old, she
re-entered the trial ring with Clive and showed her true form. She achieved her Companion Dog Title (CD) in three trials in March 1994. Her highest score was 197 out of a possible 200 points.
Peppa was runner up by only one point to her grandson, Desglynne Mariner Boy for the Golden Retriever Club of