Monthly Archives: June 2009

My first trial

Last year I clerked the sheepdog trials at the Vista Highland Games. This year I jumped off the deep end. Last year I just started learning to herd with a almost 2-year-old border collie. This year I have my ‘special … Continue reading

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Outrun, lift and fetch

I ran my very first competitive trial this weekend with the outrun, lift and fetch and a pen to finish things up. After the run I realized I understood the outrun and thought I understood the lift and fetch. As … Continue reading

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Vista Highland Games

On June 27 and 28 there will Highland Games in Vista, CA. The trials there are sponsored by my instructor, ActionK9Sports / Terry Parris, and I hope to run my first trial with Scotty. It’s a bit of a drive … Continue reading

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The new guy

Here is one of the better photos of Scotty since I’ve gotten him. He is wondering what hell I’m doing and where are the sheep. I am SOO happy that he has fit in so well. Since he has had … Continue reading

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I’m baaackk !

Sorry I’ve been gone so long. Beag has Addison’s Disease and this seems to robbed her of anything like the stamina she needs to even make the effort to herd. So adding content here was somewhat depressing and there was … Continue reading

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