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When she started snorting at me this morning, I was reminded of a conversation we had with Jim Nolan in Glenmalure.
Wicklow Cheviot ewes mightn’t be what they used to be but this lady made me laugh this morning, her instinctive reaction is lovely to see
I asked Serge if he would mind giving me some insight into how he got started, which handlers influenced him the most, what advice would he give an open handler and how he prepares for a World Sheepdog Trial Final.
I asked John if our course this year would be as good as England was last year. John said why don't you come up and have a look and see what you think? So that's what I did over Christmas. While I was there I asked John for a few of his thoughts. I hope you enjoy our conversation.
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.