Further information for would-be sheepdog trials competitors
Competing in your first sheepdog trial can be a daunting experience. It's not just a question of training your dog well.
There are many things the competitor is expected to know beforehand. The learning curve can be steep and unforgiving.
This tutorial will give you a great understanding of how a sheepdog trial is run, how to prepare for your first trial, as well as what to do, and what to avoid where possible.