• Carew and Kay meet their match!

    Carew and Kay meet their match!

    Our Featured image (above) shows Mo – seemingly unaware of the two lambs behind her! The sheep in Shropshire don’t give up too easily Herding began well on Saturday, when we took Carew and Kay to Shropshire to gather sheep for shearing, but unfortunately the ewes and their lambs were determined not to be gathered […]

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  • Kay shows her true potential at Slindon Sheepdog Trial

    Kay shows her true potential at Slindon Sheepdog Trial

    Kay’s excellent performance at Slindon SDT is in stark contrast to that of her handler I cannot recall when I last competed in an Open sheepdog trial. It must be at least five or six years, but I can’t even remember which trial it was. Last year I competed in the Local Novice class at […]

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  • Carew & Kay compete at Mathon, Carew’s first sheepdog trial

    Carew’s first sheepdog trial went much better than expected In Worcestershire there are very few sheepdog trials venues, so we normally have to travel a significant distance to parts of Wales, the north, or south west of England to get a run for our dogs. With all my website, video and sheepdog training commitments, the […]

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  • Kay helps Carew with her sheepdog trials training

    Carew’s in training for a sheepdog trial this weekend We have another local sheepdog trial this weekend (Mathon, near Malvern) and I’m hoping to run both Kay and Carew. Having done well at Powick last weekend I’m happy with Kay’s performance, but Carew is a different matter. Carew’s not as experienced as Kay and can […]

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  • Proper flock work with Carew and Kay

    Farm work broadens the dog’s experience and tests the handler’s skill Whenever possible, we like to take our dogs out to other farms to work on different sheep, in unfamiliar fields. It’s excellent for broadening a sheepdog’s mind, so when our landlord asked for help with his sizeable flock recently, I jumped at the chance. […]

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