Shepherd w sheep Terra Norte Sheep University Registration 2020
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Schedule Overview:  Morning sessions start at 7am, Lunch will be at 11 am, Afternoon Session 1 classes start at 12 Noon, Session 2 start at 1:15, Session 3 at 2:30 and Session 4 at 3:45. Evening classes will begin at 5pm
Mon, July 6 Tues, July 07 Wed, July 08 Thur, July 09 Fri, July 10 Sat, July 11 Sun, July 12
Morning Session 1 - 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM Morning Session 1 - 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM   Morning Session 1 - 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM Morning Session 1 - 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM 7:00 AM 7:00 AM
Herding 110 - Herding Fundamentals - Getting your sea legs on started arena dogs, MW (WPT) Herding 110 - The Drive, How to get it started - MW (WPT) RTN Wednesday Workshop - Fun Classes for dogs and their handlers.   Herding 110 - Herding Fundamentals - Expanding the Gather - bigger outruns, KM (WPT) Herding 110 - Herding Fundamentals, Lines and Obstacles, KM (WPT) BVKC AKC Herding Trial - C course, Judge Nancy Ward. D course, Judge Roy Sage, HT/PT tests judge Roy Sage.  Trial Entries close on 06/24/2020.  BVKC AKC Herding Trial - C course, Judge Nancy Ward, D course, Judge Roy Sage,  and HT/PT  judge Nancy Ward and Farm Dog Certification Test, Boots Kenney and Roy Sage. Trial Entries close on 06/24/2020.  Farm Dog (1 PM) will allow Day of Event Registration as time allows.
Herding 203 - Elements of Tending Course - The pen exit & repen, RS (C Field - goats) Herding 203 - Elements of Tending Course - Roadwork, Stop and Car Pass - RS (C Field goats) Herding 203 - Elements of the Tending Course - Roadwork & The Bridge - RS (C field - goats) Herding 203 - Elements of Tending course - Wide/Narrow graze & Placement, RS (C field - goats)
Herding 201/A - Elements of the A course - The outrun/lift/fetch with sheep, BK (A course) Herding 208S - Elements of Ranch Course - Sorting, CL (A Arena) Herding 208P - Elements of Ranch course - The Take Pen/The Repen, BK (AArena) Herding 201/A - Elements of the A course - The Crossdrive, getting from the 4 to the 5 BK (A course)
Herding 201/A - Elements of the A course - The outrun/lift/fetch with ducks, KM (Duck Arena) Herding 201/A - Elements of the A course - The Fence Obstacles with ducks, KM (Duck Arena)    
Herding 202 - Troubleshooting the Field Course, BP (B Field) Herding 202 - Elements of the Field Course - The Drive Panels, BK (B Field)    
    7 am - Hands On Basic Livestock Handling - Chelle S    
Morning Session 2 - 9:15 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Session 2 - 9:15 AM - 11:00 AM 9 AM Intro to Ducks, MW Morning Session 2 - 9:15 AM - 11:00 AM Morning Session 2 - 9:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Herding 101 - Intro to the Bubble, RS (HT) Herding 101 - Intro to the Bubble, RS (HT) 10 AM  to 12 noon - Tending field trip to Fire House, VM Herding 101 - Intro to the Bubble, RS (HT) Herding 101 - Intro to the Bubble, RS (HT)
Tending 101 - Intro to Borders, Chelle S (EPT) Tending 101 - Intro to Borders, Chelle S - (EPT) 10 AM -  Stick Language, KM (OCR) Tending 101 - Intro to Borders, Chelle S (EPT) Tending 101 - Intro to Borders, Chelle S (EPT)
Herding 110 -  Herding Fundamentals - The Balancing Act, MW (WPT) Herding 110 - Herding Fundamentals - Stop! The most important tool in your dog's toolbox, MW (WPT) 11 AM - Farm Dog Prep, MW Herding 110 - Herding Fundamentals - The Balancing Act II,  KM (WPT) Herding 119  - Intro to driving, KM (WPT)
Herding 102 - Stock Psychology, KM (Duck Arena) Herding 110 - Improving your outrun lift and fetch, KM (Duck Arena) 12 Noon - Blind Dog/Handler - MW Herding 202 - Elements of the Field Course - Penning, BK (B Field) Herding 202 - Elements of Field Course, The Shed, BK (B-field)
201/A - Elements of the A course - The turn at the cone through the Y, BK (A course) Herding 202 - Elements of the Field Course - The Drive Panels, BK (B Field)      
Herding 202 - Elements of Field Course - Troubleshooting the Field Course BP (B Field) Herding 208F8 - Elements of Ranch Course - The Figure 8, CL (A Course)      
         
Lunch 11 am Lunch 11 am   11 am Lunch 11 am Lunch    
Afternoon Session 1 - 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM Afternoon Session 1 - 12:00 noon to 1:00 PM   Afternoon Session 1 - 12 noon - 1:00 PM Afternoon Session 1 - 12 Noon - 1:00 PM    
Herding 112 - Novice Walking tour to trialing, Why all the alphabets - MW (OCR) Herding 310-A: Arena Course Mechanics, KM (OCR)   Herding 310 - ASCA: A Overview of the ASCA herding program, RS (OCR) Herding 310-C: C course Mechanics, NW (OCR/C-Course)    
Afternoon Session 2 - 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM Afternoon Session 2 - 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM   Afternoon Session 2 - 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM Afternoon Session 2 - 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM    
Herding 117 - Herding Terminology - Kelly Malone (OCR) Pet Health 201: Ask the Vet, Chelle S (OCR)   Herding 112 - Unlock the Mystery of Competitive herding - an overview of all herding venues, their titles and requirements, Kelly Malone (OCR) Herding 310-D: D course Mechanics, RS (OCR)  
Afternoon Session 3 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Afternoon Session 3 - 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM   Afternoon Session 3 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Afternoon Session 3 - 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  
Herding 120: Trial Etiquette & Protocols and The Real Rules, CL (OCR) Herding 121: From the Judges Eye, MW (OCR)    Herding 310-B - B course Mechanics, Boots (OCR/B course)    
Afternoon Session 4 - 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM Afternoon Session 4 - 3:45 PM to 4:45 PM   Afternoon Session 4 - 3:45 to 4:45    
Herding 111 - Beginner's guide to Tests, MW (HT/WPT) Production 101 - Stock Primer, KM (OCR)        
Registration 4 :00 PM, tests start at 5:00 PM Social Hour Registration 4:00 PM, Trial starts at 5:00 PM Social Hour 5:00 PM Handler's meeting - 3 PM  
AKC Herding Instinct Tests - Judges: Boots Kenney and Mary Alice Wisecarver Private Lesson - Kelly Malone RTN - AHBA Herding Trial/Tests - Offering HTADsdge (course 5, Take pen, gate sort), HTDs. JHD & HCT on sheep & goats Private lesson - Kelly Malone AKC - A & B Course Sheep/Goats and Ducks Judge: Nancy Ward AKC - A & B Course Sheep/Goats and Ducks Judge: Nancy Ward  
Private Lesson - Mary Alice Wisecarver    
Private Lesson - Val Manning Private Lesson - Val Manning  
Private Lesson - Roy Sage Private lesson - Roy Sage  
Private Lesson - Chelle Schumann Private lesson - Chelle Schumann  
Private Lesson - Boots Kenny Private Lesson - Boots Kenney  
Instructors: Venues: Suggested Class Tracks:  
BP - Billy Pickel A-Arena  - Sheep A course Arena
MW - Mary Alice Wisecarver B-Field - Sheep B course Arena Novice - These classes are suggested for those with novice dogs and handlers new to herding
Chelle S - Michelle Schumann, DVM C-Field - C course trial field Intro to the Bubble and Intro to Tending sessions You can sign up for the intro class everyday. We can move you up to a higher level class if you decide you and your dog are ready for more challenge. You can also audit any of the higher classes.
KM - Kelly Malone D-Arena - Duck A course arena All of the Yellow classes
BK - Terry "Boots" Kenney D-Field - B course field (Duck) Audit the Higher level working classes
RS - Roy Sage EPT - East PT Arena (Boundary PT) Private Lessons
CL - Carol Lucero HT - HT Arena
SG - Secret Garden Started - These classes are suggested for those who have been working off the long line, have a reliable stop and stay.  
OCR - Outdoor Classroom Herding 110 - Herding Fundamentals,  (WPT) You can sign up for the intro class everyday. We can move you up to a higher level class if you decide you and your dog are ready for more challenge. You can also audit any of the higher classes.
Trap - C course training field Tending 110 - Tending Fundamentals, JD (EPT)
WPT - West PT Arena Audit the 200 level working classes
All of the Yellow classes
Private Lessons
Special Notes: You can register for working classes, classroom sessions and private lessons by clicking on the registration tab above or going to our online store. Working classes are set up for a handler and dog team, if you wish to work 2 dogs in the same class or take lessons from the same clinician on the same day with different dogs - you will need to sign up each dog separately.


Due to the CO-VID situation - we will be practicing appropriate social distancing and there will not be any concessions offered during these events. Students are responsible for bringing their own lunches and beverages, water for their dogs, and their own chairs & Shade.

If you want to enter the BVKC AKC trials - here is the premium list.
If you want to enter the AHBA trials - Here is the premium list.
Rancher Wanna Be - These classes are suggested for those who are thinking about purchasing livestock for herding & production  
Production 101: Stock Primer, (OCR)
Production: 203: Hands on Basic Sheep Handling, (HT Pens) Note - we have moved this class to Wed. from 7 am to 9 PM
Pet Health 201: Ask the Vet, Chelle Schumann (OCR)
 
Open - These are classes for those who are actively trialing with dogs who have been working at trial level
110 - 119 Working Classes
200 Level Working Classes
Herding 310-A: Arena Course Mechanics, (OCR)
Herding 310-B: Field Course Mechanics, (OCR)
Herding 310-C: Tending course Mechanics, (OCR)
Herding 120: Trial Etiquette & Protocols and The Real Rules, LH (OCR)
Pet Health 201: Ask the Vet, Chelle Schumann (OCR)

Registration: Sign up for 4 or more sessions, and save $10 on every session; Sign up for 6 or more and save $20 on every session

Buckhorn Valley Kennel Club will be holding an AKC Herding Instinct test on Monday evening at 5 PM with Terry "Boots" Kenney and Mary Alice Wisecarver evaluating.  Register online at BVKC    Download Premium List

RTN will be hosting an AHBA trial with tests on Wednesday evening at 4 PM. Registration will be accepted up to start of the trial.   Register online HERE    Download AHBA Premium

Buckhorn Valley Kennel Club is hosting the AKC Herding trials & tests on the weekend. Ellen Hughes is the trial secretary. Click here to get premium and register online.  Register online at BVKC    Download Premium List

Tuition is based on the number of sessions of a course that you attend throughout the week. Some courses are offered multiple times with the same or different instructors.

SAVE! Sign up for 4 or more sessions, and save $10 per session; SAVE EVEN MORE! Sign up for 6 or more and save $20 per session!!

Rates for Private/Semi-Private classes are $40/hour (Discounts do not apply to private lessions). Reserve your slot with the instructor and arena of choice.

Classes with fewer than 6 students may be canceled at the instructor's discretion, students will be given the option of picking another class or a tuition refund in the event of cancellation. Due to the size and skills involved in the Tending course "Elements of Tending" will be limited to 4 working slots per session. PT w/Boundary title and/or skills are prerequisite before signing up for Elements of Tending. Those without prior tending experience are encouraged to audit this class and/or sign up for the Tending Fundamentals course.

Sessions are rated per handler/dog teams. A handler with multiple dogs wanting to work both on the same course must fill out this form for each dog.


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