north wales

First Day of the ISDS Brace Finals

Border Collies officially entered the competition world at the first Sheepdog Trial in the 1880s at Bala, in North Wales. The hills and mountains around Bala are all worked with the power and intelligence of a canny little Border Collie....

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Sheepdog Trial Videos

The International Sheep Dog Society’s (ISDS) Supreme Championship These trial tapes are for the Border Collie enthusiasts, with these clever Border Collies working at their very finest. The handlers and their sheepdog’s, who qualify for this most prestigious of competitions,...

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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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Seems like a long time ago!

I was surprised to see that it was January that I last wrote in my news letter page. That seems like a long time ago......

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An Autumn of Sheepdog Trials

It's been the autumn of sheepdog trials for us. In September I travelled to the UK to shoot the 2002 British International in Ireland. That program, 145 minutes, is now edited and ready to be sent out. I also filmed...

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