Sheepdog Trials – Getting Started (Parts 1 & 2)


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Information for would-be sheepdog trials competitors

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Two-part tutorial for those people who hope to take part in sheepdog trials.
Preparing your dog and yourself for your first sheepdog trial is not a simple task. There are so many things to remember. Where do you go when you arrive at the field? What happens during the competition? What should I avoid? Who can I ask for help?

These two tutorials delve quite deeply into competitive sheep herding in the UK and many other parts of the world. They'll give you a great understanding of how a sheepdog trial is run, how to prepare for your first trial, what to do, and what to avoid.