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IEHDA AKC Trial A Course Sheep

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Trials and Tribulations of Stockhandling

This weekend I learned a lot about pacing and that Scot is not as young and in shape as he used to be. But then again, who is? I have come enjoy working set out and general helping at trials … Continue reading

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Set up complete

The San Diego Highland Games start tomorrow (Sat. June 23). Myself and 5-6 others just finished setting up holding pens, obstacles and fencing to help control the paths of out-of-control sheep. It’s hot, sweaty work and oh, so worth it. … Continue reading

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My HRD 3 run

A couple posts ago I show a video of Scot and I practicing for this run. This is from the trial. The earlier post describes the course. We did ok, We got a score of 86 out of a 100 … Continue reading

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Nice shed

Shedding is when you and your dog ‘break’ a group of livestock into smaller groups. It is against the instinct of the herd and the dog to do this. Instinct is for the herd to stay together and even if … Continue reading

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“Oh! You mean THAT awee.”

This past Sunday (12/18/2011) I went to an American Herding Breed Association trial held by my club and at my instructor’s place, Action K9 Sports Now to be fair to Scot we have had very little practice in the last … Continue reading

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Terry, from Colorado, part 1

YIKES, THIS IS TOUGH! Sheep are winning! The end of NM trials, Bryce 1st, Zula 3 Rd. Moved pups to Open n/c. Duke took 4 th. Here at Colo, duke gripped off. Good grip and don’t think he should have … Continue reading

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Terry’s Trip Pt3

WOW! This has been a rough few days. This is the BEST place to train dogs! HUGE fields and nice ewe range lambs. The dogs are getting tons of work. I trained for four hours on Wed a.m. Went out … Continue reading

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Terry’s Trip Pt2

safely arrived today. Truck pulled RV well. T storms and rain today. Will work tomorrow. Guess who is here? Alistair McRae & Hub Holmes. Competition tougher than Meeker WILL BE FUN Sent from my iPad

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Updates from the road to the USBCHA Nationals

My instructor Terry Parrish (Action K9 Sports) is on her way with 4 dogs, a brand new (to her) 5th wheel trailer to Carbondale, CO via New Mexico where she will compete ahead of the finals. She is sending reports … Continue reading

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