Churhmount Working Sheepdogs Blog

An old hand or brand new to sheepdogs? Whatever your experience all welcome to join in.

 

You can ask or answer questions in the comments. Churchmount Working Sheepdogs is for sharing experiences of owning, training and breeding sheepdogs. Just another way of learning and sharing an interest in sheepdogs with others in the community.

 

[audio] In conversation with Neil Gillon
05
Dec

[audio] In conversation with Neil Gillon

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The fact that the Hill Trial was postponed meant that on the Sunday myself and John Heffernan were delivering a bitch to Scotland, we also got to meet up with Neil for a chat and run a dog in his trial.

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[audio] The Full Story - behind the scenes with Tony
18
Nov

[audio] The Full Story - behind the scenes with Tony

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The thing that most impresses me with Tony, is just how much he can squeeze into a training session with a young dog. He must be the most efficient young dog trainer that I can think of. Tony thinks about what he is doing before he ever puts a lead on a pup, and from the moment it goes on, that pup is in training.

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[audio] Talking about preparations for a judging assignment with Sue Main
12
Nov

[audio] Talking about preparations for a judging assignment with Sue Main

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As Henry Ford once said, the secret of success – if there is one – is the ability to put yourself in another person’s shoes, and to consider things from his or her point of view as well as your own. In this conversation Sue helps me to see things from a judge's perspective

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[audio]  - in conversation with Toddy Lambe
27
Oct

[audio] - in conversation with Toddy Lambe

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How a World Trial judge sees it and his advice for newcomers to sheepdog trialling

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[audio] An insight on how top competitors think - in conversation with Eric Holmgaard
20
Oct

[audio] An insight on how top competitors think - in conversation with Eric Holmgaard

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Eric Holmgaard is the kind of trainer who adjusts his training and thinking to whatever dog he is working with. This interview with Erik, a world class handler, has good insights and is worth listening to.

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Round Pen Sheepdog Training - Pro or Con?
18
Jul

Round Pen Sheepdog Training - Pro or Con?

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I was a bit too cool for all this round pen malarky. Now I'm eating humble pie. I tried to elaborate in this post about the benefits I found.

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