After the Herding Instinct Test-- The First Herding Lesson

After the Herding Instinct Test-- The First Herding Lesson

2021

with Carolyn Wilki, Sponsored by SBHO

FMI: TELEPHONE— 610-588-5262 (610-LUV-LAMB)

After the Instinct Test - The First Herding Lesson

Discounts:
If you have previously attended at least 4 Greenhorn, Herding, or Tending Clinics or previous beginner clinic in the past two years (or private lesson equivalent), the following options apply: A. Discounted fee for attending is $150. Additional 2nd Dog, Same Handler ($80).
B. Or you can attend ½ day am session, 9 am-12 pm, or pm session, 1 pm- 4pm, for $75 per dog.
-- contact me for a discount code.


  • Herding instinct explained, beginning herding training theory, and glossary of herding terms
  • Positive reinforcement training techniques as applied to herding
  • Operant and associative learning as applied to herding
  • Explanation, role playing, and practice without dogs (!) of basic sheep/dog/shepherd dynamics
  • Herding tasks, herding breeds, herding temperaments-- how they differ & how to start developing them
  • Introduction to AKC, NEBCA, ASCA, AHBA, ATBA herding programs
  • Video examples of different herding styles and situations (“real-in-the-field,” as well as trialing and training)
  • Beginning training exercises practiced and suggested
  • Basic relationship of each dog/handler team assessed and at-home training suggestions made.
  • At least 3 stock exposures/dog—handler team on Saturday.



After the Herding Instinct Test-- The First Herding Lesson
Workshop Dates 2021
Session I. After the Herding Instinct Test-- The First Herding Lesson - Saturday, January 9, 2021. 1-day session, 8am-4pm.
Session II. After the Herding Instinct Test-- The First Herding Lesson - Saturday, April 3, 2021. 1-day session, 9am-5pm.

Session III. After the Herding Instinct Test-- The First Herding Lesson - Saturday, June 19, 2021. 1-day session, 9am-5pm.