competitions

Gathering the scores at such an event as the ISDS World Sheep Dog Trials

This is a major undertaking but was well organized under the authority of the ISDS. There were a total of 10 judges covering the 4 days of the World Trial and all of this information, scores, etc., has to be...

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Day 2-ISDS Qualifying Trials

Border Collie trials in the UK. The main Border Collie, Sheepdog trials in the UK. appear in the late summer. There are other main trials, but over the years, and as far as the Border Collie world is concerned, the...

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The Beginning of Sheep Dog Trials

In 1873, the first recorded sheepdog trial took place near the town of Bala in North Wales. Here a challenge was made between the owner of the estate near Bala and a Scottish landowner, both of which felt their respective...

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Sheep Dog Trails in the UK

In the UK the ISDS still organizes the National and International trials competitions. Here dogs and their handlers compete throughout the year, gaining qualifying points that may find them a place at their National trials. The top placed dogs at...

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