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training stockdogs

A Weekend of Stockdog Sistahood

“What did you do this weekend?” “Worked dogs, hung out with my SBSDC Sistas–” “Worked dogs? Is that like training them to do something.” “Um…yes…to work stock.” Blank look. “They work sheep. Sometimes cattle and ducks. They’re stock dogs.” “Oh. Do you do that outside? Wasn’t the weather kind of crappy?” Shrug. “A little windy …
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So, You Think You’re Ready to Trial?

I was reminded this past weekend at the SEMASA trial (thanks to a very good friend not afraid to tell me when my head’s in an uncomfortable location) that there’s a whole lot more to trialing than preparing your dog.  A big hunk of competing has to do with preparing yourself.  You can have the …
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