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Herding Seminar/Workshop:
"AFTER THE INSTINCT TEST— THE FIRST HERDING LESSON"

2019

with Carolyn Wilki, Sponsored by SBHO

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

 

Seminar/Workshop: After the Herding Instinct Test: The First Herding Lesson
Workshop Dates 2019
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Time: Friday (Lecture, NO DOG)— 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Saturday (Stock practice)— 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closing Dates: 2 weeks before each seminar. No refunds thereafter with exception of event cancellation. $25 LATE FEE for registrations accepted after the closing date.


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.
  • Useful, at home, off-stock training exercises demonstrated and discussed
  • At least 3 stock exposures/dog—handler team on Saturday.

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