WOOL FESTIVAL

At class this week, someone asked if this was a "working" sheep ranch… Our annual Wool Festival best illustrates the answer to that.   The day starts before daylight as chores need to finish before shearing starts.  We built all the loading chutes the week before but sheep must be gathered and sorted by wool […]

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A Day at the Office

    When people ask what I do for work, they all think it is GREAT to be working with animals, train dogs and have a Ranch.  While I DO agree my vocation is novel and full of challenge, it is NOT all bliss.  It is NOT boring…   For example, here is MY day […]

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The Art of Communication

Teaching a person to train a dog to herd sheep is a challenge.  After all, most of the  people we deal with have NEVER trained a dog nor have they worked with livestock.  How to break all the minutae into something resembling the BIG picture is a monumental task Much like teaching colors to blind […]

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