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Herding test

Discussion in 'Herding & Tracking' started by Bradt9881, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. Bradt9881

    Bradt9881 Forums Enthusiast

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    I am going to take Fletcher Saturday to Findley Vue Farm to test his herding instinct on the sheep and ducks. It should be fun!
     
  2. Mom2Melli

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    Oh how fun! Have a great time (both of you!).
     
  3. 2GoodDogs

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    Will you have a chance to earn the AKC Herding Instinct?

    BTW... weren't you at Greenville last Saturday? I think I saw your dog!
     
  4. Sullivan

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    Having watched Fletcher grown all this time, I have no doubt he will pick up this skill in no time and be top dog in this field, pun intended! :lol:
     
  5. Bradt9881

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    Yes, Fletcher showed at Greenville, SC both Saturday and Sunday. He didn't place, but I had fun doing my amateur owner handler thing, and I thought he did well. I think they also do herding trials on the farm, but for now I will just test him. He is very prey driven, and I think he will test well.
     
  6. Greenepony

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    Make sure you wipe off his paws before you drive home!
    ... we may have paw shaped manure stains on our backseat from forgetting when Olive was tested last year :rolleyes2:

    (but really it was fun, Olive was awful at it but at the very least we know she's not terrified of sheep)
     
  7. 2GoodDogs

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    I should have said hello!

    Have fun! I haven't had Justus on ducks, but he's very keen... I just hope he's not a killer..

    Enjoy the journey!
     
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    Fletcher did well on the sheep today I thought, considering it's the first time he has ever seen one. I will get the you tube video uploaded and posted soon, here is a few shots taken with the iPad.
     

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