Cotswold Open 2018 Held on the same ground as the International last year this testing course with an outrun of 1100 yards to the right proved a very challenging one. Todd running second on the day ran out confidently and taking 4 commands on the move, arrived to find a single ewe had separated. […]
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Had a wonderful opportunity to meet students from Myerscough Agricultural College, Lancashire, at Launde today . I give a short demonstration with Todd and the Aberfield sheep that are being piloted here. Having found it very hard to get advice when I first started I made it my goal in life to to be generous […]
Since winning the Four Nations Championship in March, Cody has been rested and occasionally helping with lambing. He has been placed in all but one open this year but to qualify for Deerplay with a mature confident run was a revelation. In the final, Cody negotiated the first gather to the left with help, but […]
In the first Trial of the season, Jake left my feet to gather at a tremendous pace. Thirty yards or so, into his gather he screamed and both his legs were instantly paralysed. This apparently is quite common. He did not require surgery and most dogs make a 95% recovery but are unlikely to […]
Four Nations Nursery Final 2018 1. Nij Vyas and Cody 181 2. Kevin Evans and Tim 178 3. Ned O Keefe and Dark 174 4. Angie Driscoll and Aron 172 5. Peter Martin and Daisy 170 6. Michael Gallagher and Coin 170 Scotland won the team event.
The England Team competing at the International Sheepdog trials at Tywyn, North Wales in 2016. Nij was placed 4th with Jake, after coming back from a serious injury.
The winning England team members at the 2017 World Sheepdog trials in the Netherlands. From left to right – Nij Vyas – Jed Watson – Ricky Hutchinson – Emma Gray and Tim Foster