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montana2014

It seems like lately all of the blog posts start with ‘lets catch up a bit’, but as mentioned in the previous post, my non-stock life has gotten a bit away from me. All in good ways though. When I arrived in Frenchtown to set for the ASCofMontana trial, and unloaded 5 yards of rubber, […]

Nekked

Part of having sheep is doing the non-training work; feeding, shearing and butchering.  After a long winter of having heavy coats and eating up, it was time to shear them down and see what frame was there.  Shearing time is a great opportunity to get the first peek at how the lambs are starting to […]

SnipSnip

No matter where you fall on the ‘i love animals’ spectrum, unplanned, unwanted puppies and kitties are pretty universally understood to be the saddest. i’m always reminded of the puppies i evaluated for a shelter that were Merle to Merle from an oops litter. Only to be told that these were the 3rd generation of […]

Handler Stress

Handler stress is something that after almost 5 years… I am understanding and conquering.   This is a big statement as historically i’ve been known to come completely unglued if things went wrong.  Understand that a lot of this stems from experiences with Simon where when things went wrong, there was blood.  Not a lot, but […]