Well… sometimes, you wait an entire year for a clinician that you love to return… AND YOUR DOG DOESNT LOOK LIKE THEY IMPROVED AT ALL! So, these cattle were very different from what Mazie is accustomed to. As roping cattle, they really were not afraid to lower their heads and challenge a dog, and she … More Road Trip Leg 7 – Rick Hardin – Mazikeen
Fiddle has returned from being bred, and we are totally hitting up the Blue Crab Cluster in Doswell, VA for four shows! 3/29/23 Chesapeake Virginia Dog Fanciers Association Show #1 Judge: Ms Katheryn Madden BOB: CH Clarjos Twisted Golden Fiddle RL HSAc (over the #2 ACD in the country!) 3/29/23 Chesapeake Virginia Dog Fanciers Association … More Road Trip Leg 6 – Blue Crab Cluster
3/23/23 Jackson Kennel Club, Jackson TN Judge: Jan Paulk BOB/BOBOH/OHG4: Clarjos and AE’s If You’Re Gonna Play in Texas PT 3/24/23 Tupelo Kennel Club, Jackson TN Judge: Mr Jamie Hubbard BOB/BOBOH/OHG3: Clarjos and AE’s If You’Re Gonna Play in Texas PT Saturday March 24, 2023 Tupelo Kennel Club Jackson, TN Mrs. Chris Ann Moore SB: … More Road Trip Leg 5- Jackson/Tupelo Kennel Club
Right now, Mazikeen and I have been working on learning how to drive. We have had some setbacks when it comes to understanding how to move and gather cattle. Mazie is really struggling with adrenaline control on cattle right now. On all other stock, she is doing much better as emotional regulation. With cattle, she … More Herding with Erin: Road Trip Leg 4 – Mazikeen
Chunky is a good egg. At about 16 months of age she is really starting to come into her own presence and power. We have been working VERY hard on foundations (setting up for the gather, holding pressure in the corners of the pens). She has had a few experiences in a larger area on … More Herding with Erin: Road Trip Leg 4 – Chunky
So, Ukulele and I are working on our… team presence. She just came out of season, and she has been weird with pressure (both from me and from the stock. Throughout the few days that we spent in Texas with Erin, we really worked on getting her to gather a lighter and lighter group of … More Herding with Erin: Road Trip Leg 4 – Ukulele
Now, we are on the way to work Agility Nationals in Tulsa, OK. And I decided to stop at Tim Allisons House (in Dayton, TN) for another set of lessons. Miss Chunky has not been on sheep in a VERY long time, and I think that she nearly knocked me out with her intensity and … More Herding Lessons with Tim Allison – Road Trip Leg 3
One of the people i miss the most since leaving North Carolina is Claire Apple, who knows how to read and train canine body language more than anyone else, So, after the judging seminar wrapped, I headed out to Pittsboro, NC to see some friends. Uke and I were kind of having a bit of … More Herding Lesson with Claire Apple – Road Trip Leg 2
Well, I am but a girl with a dream! To learn everything I possibly can about the herding dogs brain and body! I am on a quest to learn how to be a conformation judge, to be the best herder, to be the best person in the show ring, and to be the best breeder … More March Road Trip!
Because I wanted something beautiful for my wall. I contracted my friend Bekki, who works for American Dog Fancier, and they created an absolute work of art for me. And I am in love.