(Not to be confused with “The Training Ring“) IS YOUR TRAINING GROUND A HELP, OR A HINDERANCE? Your training area can make or break the early training sessions. It might seem like hard work, but taking the time to round off the corners and clear some obstacles will make it easier for your dog to… Continue reading Featured Tutorial: The Training Area
This deceptively simple but significant lesson can pay dividends in improved performance of your dog. As soon as your dog’s working around the sheep, and under some sort of control, this simple exercise gives you the opportunity to improve the dog’s stop, flanks, and working distance – all at once. Backwards is the Way Forward revisits Tess… Continue reading Featured Tutorial: Backwards is The Way Forward
Stopping the dog is a great help, but don’t rush it! A huge thank you to the subscriber who let us know they were having problems running Part Three of our Stopping the Dog tutorial. The entire tutorial has been taken apart and put back together again, and not only is it up and running as… Continue reading Featured tutorial – The Stop (Part 3)
Have you been waiting to take the leap? If your new year resolutions included improving your sheepdog’s work – or your handling – or perhaps training your first sheepdog, make February 2020 the month when you take the leap! All new 12-month (one-off) subscriptions taken out during February 2020 will receive 13 months for the… Continue reading A February offer for new subscribers
We’ve uploaded the latest tutorial to benefit from a lot of new footage and much more information. Now that part two of our “Stopping the Dog” series is available to members, these completely revised tutorials Stopping the Dog – Parts One & Two take a detailed look at the problems surrounding the stop (or stand,… Continue reading Featured tutorial – Stopping the Dog Part 2 – Revised!
Now our tutorials easier to watch. If you live or work in a rural area you’ll know that rural broadband and mobile coverage can be especially poor, so we’ve added a “lower quality” option. Our latest player gives you three play qualities to choose from, so we’re sure that at least one of them will… Continue reading Slow broadband, or poor mobile reception?
New subscriptions will be valid for up to 14 months. A one-off 12 month subscription to our online training tutorials will make a super gift for anyone who’s training, or is thinking of training, a sheepdog. New one-year subscriptions, paid during November and December, will be valid until 1st January 2021 – it means that,… Continue reading Special offer for one-year subscriptions
Everyone’s heard that the dog must balance the sheep, but what does it mean? You’ll often hear that the dog MUST stop at 12 o’clock. To understand where this is, you need to imagine that the handler is standing at 6 o’clock on a clock face with the dog directly opposite the handler (at 12 o’clock) on the… Continue reading Featured tutorial – the Point of Balance