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Work a Sheepdog 1-2-1 Experience

Work a Sheepdog 1-2-1 Experience

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

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 cakes (Gluten Free options available)
Drinks
Tea, Coffee, Fruit Juice
Equipment
Boots, Coat/Poncho

What to bring

A hat and scarf in autumn and winter.
Camera to record special moments
Waterproof clothing (however, we do have a selection of items available, Wellington Boots and Ponchos)

Where you'll be

We have access to about 100 acres of private pasture in the Woodford valley area. We keep several breeds of lowland and upland sheep on farmland that consist of farm owned pasture as well as Natural England controlled pasture that's extremely rich in wildlife.

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 1 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

More tips

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.
Helen
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Work a Sheepdog 1-2-1 Experience
New experience
From ₹13,184/person
New experience
From ₹13,184/person