almost there…

2/26/11 I did some thinking on the grain in the tractor bucket. I decided I didn’t want to confuse Charm anymore than this learning to drive all ready has. I’ve got her doing some inside flanks and she is thinking, trying, willing right now. I don’t want to push the envelope any farther at the […]

The week before Winnemucca

2/22/11 Charm has been getting the majority of my time here lately. Today is no exception, she is starting to work with me instead of fighting me on this driving. Today I started out with some simple fetches then made the fetches some what harder. I placed a rubber tub of oats in the pasture. […]

Moses Lake Trial

2/07-10/11Nothing much to write on these days. I do use either Tait or Kane to take the steers to pasture and then to put them back into the barn at night. But now the steers know the routine. I think they would march either out or back without a dog. Still I use a dog […]

Update April 29th

This evening we are back at Hopes place. I want to do some more look back practice and long distance listening skills. This will also be the theme for the next four nights. Kane knows his commands; he knows what “LOOK” means, now we need to fine tune his and my understanding of what we […]