animal encounter

Work a Sheepdog

Work a Sheepdog

Duration:5 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English
Availability for this experience is extremely rare.

About your host

Matt & Helen run Foxwood Sheepdogs, a farm business that breeds, trains and sells top class sheepdogs. We've been working with dogs all of our lives but training sheepdogs for 10 years. We teach dog handlers to work their dogs and regularly take part in sheepdog trials throughout England - we have both won trials. We also perform sheepdog demonstrations throughout the year. A key aspect of…
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What we’ll do

You will meet a selection of our dogs - we often also have puppies throughout the year if you'd like to interact with them. We will demonstrate the natural instinct that is carried by working Border Collies and when you are ready, you will be put into a training ring with a young dog and some sheep and taught to start harnessing that instinct so that the dog follows your body language and voice…

What else you should know

No knowledge of sheepdogs or sheep is necessary, we will teach you everything you need to know to have fun working a real sheepdog. We often have puppies. Adults and children (over 12yrs) are welcome.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Homemade Cake Vegetarian & Gluten Free Options Available
Drinks
Tea, Coffee, Fruit Juice
Equipment
Boots, Coats, Trousers Waterproof coats, over-trousers and wellington boots may be necessary if the ground is soft or really wet and it is raining.

What to bring

A hat and scarf in autumn and winter.
Camera to record special moments
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animal encounter
₹6,808 per person
₹6,808 per person