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Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championship

Ruff Work

Shepherding: the act of guiding or directing in a particular direction; to make a group of people move to where you want them to go, especially in a kind, helpful, and careful way; the tending of sheep. While shepherding has been around for millennia, historically, it is difficult to pinpoint when the first organized sheepdog trials took place. According to various sources, the sheepdog trials we are familiar with today date back to 1867 in New Zealand and 1873 in North Wales. Regardless of the exact date and location of…