Starting the pup on sheep (Part 1)
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|Overview: The very first training for the pup on sheep. How to teach the pup to move away from us around the sheep, in either direction, and to remain on the far side of the sheep.
This is sometimes referred to as “counter-balance”. This is also a stage where we continue to evaluate the pup’s instincts.
Running time: 27 minutes
“An overview of the 4 systems of arm signals”
“How to use the “Pointing” system of arm signals”
“Introducing the pup to sheep”
“Rearing the sheepdog pup”
“The handler’s position”
“Sheepdog training commands”
“Evaluating the sheepdog pup”