Driving, flanks, pens, sheds, turnbacks

“The Channel”, our 3 Step Exercise that develops the 5 essentials for success at setting up the shed.
“In and Out of the Dusty Blue Bells” is highly effective for improving your dogs overall precision, small flanks and off balance flanks.
This video teaches you how and where to move your dog to stop the ribboned or marked sheep and still encourage the plain ones to go.
This exercise will help your dog become more positive, confident and effective at pushing and applying pressure to sheep.
This video details the first step of teaching the Drive, “The Follow”.
Our proven 6-step formula to effectively and intuitively teach pace to your dog while keeping him positive and confident.
This exercise is for gently opening flanks and teaching dogs to drive straight line and then release, as you would at the trials.
4 things to look for when working at hand -an analysis of Wisp’s flanks and shed.
Four key tips to increase your dog's enthusiasm and confidence at the shed.
Alasdair analyzes a shed by Nell in slow motion.
A comprehensive armchair conversation with Alasdair on the principals and standards of shedding, as well as how we start instructing this important phase of work with our dogs.
Why introducing turnbacks when your dog is young will increase his enthusiasm, confidence and proficiency.
Working a single is both an excellent and important way to evaluate your dog (shed).