Working Border Collies for Reliable Ranch or Trial Use
that's the Hill Shepherd Farm and Kennel motto, and it is the standard to which we expect our stockdogs to perform. We maintain a small kennel to help us in our daily herding farm chores at our farm in Stephenville, Texas.
Though our busy farm and work schedules keep us from competing at field trials nowadays, we have extensively competed, judged and gave lessons in years past.
Tips on Buying a Trained Herding Dog
Where to look, what to look for, what to
consider and how to "read" what you are seeing to make
an educated judgement on buying a dog.
Stock Reading Basics
Without good stock handling ability both as
livestock producers and trainers, we would be collectively lost.
Some concepts to keep at the top of your frontal lobe.