American Tending Breeds Association


AKC and AHBA Herding Trials October 16, 17, 18, 2020



AKC Event 1, Friday & Saturday April 16, 17, 2021 Event No. 2021226904

AKC Event 2, Friday & Saturday April 16, 17, 2021 Event No. 2021226905

AKC Event 3, Friday & Saturday April 16, 17, 2021 Event No. 2021226906

AHBA Sunday Trial, Sunday April 18, 2021


Friday, April 16, 2021 – Events 1 & 2 & 3:

Sheep-- Trial Courses C & D- Started, Intermediate & Advanced

Min. 20 sheep per C Course Run; 10 sheep per D Course Run.

D Course optional Elements: Figure 8, Mock Footbath, Alleyways/Maltese Cross

Ducks-Trial Courses A & B - Started, Intermediate and Advanced; Pre-Trial Test

(5 Ducks per Run. Duck B Outrun: St. – 60 ft; Inter. – 75 ft; Adv. – 100 ft).

Sheep Tests: Boundary(10 sheep), Pre-Trial & Herding (3 sheep), Instinct Test (3 sheep min.).

Saturday, April 17, 2021—Event 1 & 2 & 3:

Sheep Trial Courses A & B - Started, Intermediate and Advanced

(3-5 Sheep per Run. Sheep B Outrun: St.– 50 yd.; Int.- 100 yd; Adv.-200 yd.).

Ducks-Trial Courses A & B - Started, Intermediate and Advanced; Pre-Trial Test

(5 Ducks per Run. Duck B Outrun: St. – 60 ft; Inter. – 75 ft; Adv. – 100 ft).

Sheep Tests: Boundary(10 sheep), Pre-Trial & Herding (3 sheep), Instinct Test (3 sheep min.).

Sunday April 18, 2021

  • Sheep-JHD (Junior Herding Dog Test)
  • Sheep-HTD- I, II, III (hold & ribbon pull) (Sheep Outrun will be: I-100 yd, II-100 yd, III-200 yd.)
  • Sheep-HTAD-I, II, III (Course # 2, gather, ribbon removal for III)
  • Sheep-HRD-I, II, III
  • Sheep-RLF-I, II, III
  • Ducks- JHD, HTAD – I,II,III (Course #2, gather, duck touch for III)
  • Ducks-HTD -I, II, III (duck touch for III) (Duck Outrun will be 75’)

Location: Raspberry Ridge Sheep Farm, 2167 Lake Minsi Dr, Bangor, PA 18013



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