Willie’s First Run at Cambridge 2014
To read about Willie’s run at Cambridge, click here.
Maggie’s Run Nippersink Spring 2021
Skip’s second run Nippersink 2021
Skip for the Win! May 2022
Notes from Nippersink Sheepdog Trial May 2021
Fall Fun September 2020
Sheepdog Trials Explained, and Unabashed Gushing Over Maggie September 2020
The Right Stuff Revisited December 2019
Adventures at the Midwest Championship Sheepdog Trial September 2019
Why I Farm, Revisited August 2019
Setting Dogs Up to Win March 2019
Summer Fun, from Frogs to Sheepdogs August 2014
Balance April 2012
Best. News. Ever. February 2012
World Sheepdog Trials September 2011
New Zealand Working Dogs December 2010
Lessons from Herding Dog Trainers September 2010
The Right Stuff, Every Dog Has Her Place December 2009
Willie Gets in Over His Head July 2009
Willie Rocks! June 2009
Willie and Redford, Again January 2009
Willie vs. Redford, Round Three January 2009
Willie Works on His Courage January 2009
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