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  • Featured tutorial: Backwards is The Way Forward

    Sheepdog trainer Andy Nickless walking backwards as his dog brings the sheep up to him steadily

    Wondering whether to work on flanks, stop, or working distance? Work on them all at once with this deceptively simple but effective exercise. 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 – […]

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  • New Tutorial: Back to Forwards!

    Cover image for online sheepdog training tutorial: Back to Forwards

    Once you can go backwards, turn around and go “Back to Forwards”! Don’t be confused by the title of our latest sheepdog training tutorial, “Back to Forwards” is the follow up to “ Backwards is the Way Forwards” which really should be one of our most popular videos because it teaches the herding dog so […]

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