March 20, 2019                              

Entries open April 1 for our Spring Ranch SDT coming up June 6-8th. We are thrilled to have Mike Neary judging for us this year. You can find the entry on the Trials page or right HERE.

                                                                       December 11, 2016

Entry is now available for the 2017 North American Sheep Dog Trial
at the Black Hills Stock Show.

Entry is here.

                                                                                                   April 27, 2014

Entry is now available for the Spring Ranch SDT
to be held June 14 & 15.
 It can be found on the SS Trials Page.

                                                                                          November 1, 2013

I am honored to have been elected as a Director for the
American Border Collie Association.

Thank you to everyone who has put their trust in me.
I will continue to protect, uphold and work to better the breed as the
supreme working dog.

                                                                                  September 20, 2013

Results are up for the 2013 Silver Spring SDT. 
We had a wonderful event with fantastic range yearlings, great setout, perfect weather and tough competition from top dog and handler teams. 
You can find results on the SS Trial Page.

                                                                                                   September 2, 2013

Entries are now available for our two fall Nursery & Novice trials.

Spring Ranch Young Guns 1 SDT

Spring Ranch Young Guns 2 SDT

                                                                                                 July 30, 2013

There has been some movement on the
Accepted Entries and Wait List.
Check it out here.

                                                                                          July 9, 2013

2013 Silver Spring SDT Accepted Entries and Wait List
are now posted on the Trial page.

                                                                                                           March 28, 2013

The entry is now available for the 2013 Silver Spring SDT. 
ies open April 1, 2013.  (Earlier postmarks not accepted).
For more information and the entry
please visit
the SS Trial 2013 page.

We look forward to seeing you in September!

                                                                                                            December 2, 2012
Thanks to Ted Kautzman
for giving Gabe a new workplace on his
sheep and cattle ranches. 

He's going to be a great partner for you!



                                                                                           September 1, 2012
The Silver Spring Sheep Dog Trial is just around the corner. 

Check the Trials 2012 page for more information. 
Driving directions and run orders are posted there.

A big thank you to our trial sponsors!

Real Keen Leashes of Ashland, VA
Cammack Ranch Supply of Union Center, SD

                                                                                                                                                             July 20, 2012
Results are up from the Spring Ranch SDT.
They can be found on the Trials 2012 page.

                                                                                                                                                              March 1, 2012
Entries are now available for the Spring Ranch SDT. 
For entry and more information visit Trial 2012.     

                                                                                                                                                                      February 5, 2012
   2012 brought a very exciting Black Hills Stock Show
experience for us!
BHSS 2012
Emma, Hope and I at the 2012 Black Hills Stock Show where Hope was Reserve Champion.

Reece, Hope and Cort (his first trip to the BHSS) all three
qualified for the semi-final round. 

Hope placed 1st in the semi-final round and Reece followed closely at 3rd.
Hope also won the fastest chute time for the round.

In the Final, Hope captured Reserve Champion and
Reece was not far behind at 4th. 

It was a great time with all three dogs,
and I could not have been more proud of the effort they all gave!    
 Reece Final
Reece and I at the pen in the final round at the 2012 Black Hills Stock Show.

BHSS article from the Rapid City Journal
                                                                                                                                               January 22, 2012

We will be hosting TWO sheep dog trials this year.
Dennis shed
Dennis Edwards & Ben 2011                                                                                 Photo by Rene LaBree

Spring Ranch SDT
, June 30 - July 1 &
Silver Spring SDT, September 12-14.

For more info visit
Trials 2012

Entries will be available in March.
Sheep 2011
Trial Sheep                                                                                                              Photo by Rene LaBree

                                                                                                  December 15, 2011
The dates have been set for the
2012 Silver Spring Sheep Dog Camp with Patrick Shannahan.
 Spots are filling quickly, so get your entry and deposit in at your
earliest convenience.
We hope to see you in June!

For entry or more information visit
Clinic 2012

                                                                                                    October 30, 2011

Our hearts and prayers go out to Laura Hicks
on the loss of her incredible Jag.

We adored him and will miss him greatly,
though we are so thankful he will live on
through his many talented offspring- a few
we feel lucky enough to enjoy here.

Laura & Jag at the 2008 USBCHA Finals

                                                                                                                                                                                     July 1, 2011
We would like to thank Ray Crabtree of Idaho
for purchasing Pink!

We hope you two make a wonderful team
and enjoy your future together!

                                                                                                                                                                                   June, 2011
It is with a heavy heart that I share
the passing of Dooglyn Blue.

He was an amazing, goofy, talented, very accomplished dog
who was with us for far too short a time.

Godspeed Blue.  You were one of a kind. ♥

                                                                                                                                                                                 May 1, 2011
Trial entries are up! 

Opening date to postmark entries
for the Silver Spring SDT and L&M SDT
is May 16.

For more information or an entry form
go to

I am SO excited to announce our newest addition!

Meet Blue, who comes to us from the Helsley Ranch in Idaho.   
He is an incredibly accomplished dog, and I feel extremely fortunate to have him.  I am excited to see what the future will bring for us!

Blue 12 2010

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