This is one of her very first clinics, working cattle on a long line with Diane Sobel Meyer. We were very much working on calm, control and poise.
Once again, we travelled to the Flying Bucket Farm for an amazing clinic with Diane Sobel Meyer. Lots of thinking
I did some work with Ukulele a bit at this clinic. Pretty happy with boosting her confidence and taking commands. She has a really great ability to turn and flank, and is very respectful to moving stock. We are hoping to do a bit more pen work with her
This was a… much newer approach to handling for me. We have been working extremely hard on control, balance, and focus. Getting stops and square flanks. This was an exercise in controlled driving, understanding when to let go, and when to hold on, when to pressure, and how to move cows in a calm, controlled … More Diane Sobel Meyer Clinic – July 2022 – Upstate New York
Sometimes, it is nice to have a breakthrough… I have been lucky to have some amazing instructors and mentors who are always willing to talk to me about herding. My current instructor, Cathy Hartley at Bear Run Farm, has been working with me, sometimes dragging me through the same thing over and over again. I … More Day 8 and 9: Larry Painter Clinic – January 8th-9th