Second winter sheepdog trial

Local dog handlers pictured with their dogs at a sheepdog trial held last year.

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Dog handlers on Arran took part in their second winter trial held at Springfield Farm, Shannochie, by kind permission of the McMaster family.

The competition was judged by Neil Henderson of Kilpatrick and 10 dogs competed.

Results: Nursery 1 – 1 W Stevenson with Dusk, 67 points and winner of the Druid Cup; 2 I Logan with Chris, 55 points, in his first trial run; 3 S McMaster with Dan, 52 points. Nursery 2 – 1 W Stevenson with Dusk, 83 points; 2 S McMaster with Dan, 71 points; 3 I Logan with Chris, 66 points. Older dogs – 1 I McConnell with Joe, 87 points; 2 W Stevenson with Arran McLoed, 85 points; 3 M McNeish with Pip, 80 points.

The next trial will take place at Birchburn, Shiskine, on Sunday February 20, at 11am. Everyone welcome.


Dog handlers with their dogs at a sheepdog trial held last year. No_B05dogtrial01