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  • Fun with Sheep

    AWESOME!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2FX9rviEhw

    I have used boarder collies for horse work - but when they do as they are intended - WOW!
    "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there"

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    That title could get the Good Ol' Boys kinda excited!
    The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
    Winston Churchill

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    • #3
      Originally posted by Frank B View Post
      That title could get the Good Ol' Boys kinda excited!

      You bleat me to it
      RIP Kelly 1977-2007 "Wither thou goest, so shall I"

      "To tilt when you should withdraw is Knightly too."

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      • #4
        Priceless!
        ** I LOVE PUIKA & SHELLA FAN CLUB*** member
        Originally posted by 2DogsFarm
        Good job R&G!
        You may now add Horsesaver Extraordinaire to your resume

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        • #5
          I had to forward that link to a bunch of my non coth reading friends! too funny!

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          • #6
            |That is the most AWESOME thing I have seen in a long time! Already imagining doing it on horseback!
            Dee
            Founder of the I LOFF my worrywart TB clique!
            Official member of the "I Sing Silly Songs to My Animals!" Clique
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            • #7
              Originally posted by Eventer55 View Post
              You bleat me to it
              I was going to say something similar, but I was too sheepish.
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              "You keep one leg on one side, the other leg on the other side, and your mind in the middle." -- Henry Taylor, "Riding Lesson"

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              • #8
                Hilarious. I'm going over to my border collie boards to post the link if someone hasn't already "bleat" me to it.

                I have used boarder collies for horse work - but when they do as they are intended - WOW!
                "horse work"?
                I'm not ignoring the rules. I'm interpreting the rules. Tamal, The Great British Baking Show

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                • #9
                  Laughing my a$$ off in my cubicle. Hee hee hee.
                  I tolerate all kinds of animal idiosyncrasies.
                  I've found that I don't tolerate people idiosyncrasies as well. - Casey09

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                  • #10
                    Sorry...but I am at a Jesuit school so you know my first thought when I saw the title...carry on!
                    www.specialhorses.org
                    a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues

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                    • #11
                      WOW That was amazing

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Frank B View Post
                        That title could get the Good Ol' Boys kinda excited!
                        You're so baaaaaa-d. Sorry, couldn't resist.
                        Last edited by Chardavej; Mar. 20, 2009, 12:12 PM. Reason: spelling
                        I want a signature but I have nothing original to say except: "STHU and RIDE!!!

                        Wonderful COTHER's I've met: belleellis, stefffic, snkstacres and janedoe726.

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                        • #13
                          All I could think when i read the title was Bob Rivers' take off on AC/DC's Dirty Deeds - it is titled Dirty Deeds (Done to Sheep)
                          Founder of the Dyslexic Clique. Dyslexics of the world - UNTIE!!

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                            #14
                            I am crying from laughing so hard LOVE the PUNS!

                            Yes I used boarder collies to help move horses from pen to pen and to load into trailers - they were awesome! And there is nothing like a BC to help halter break a baby!!! My Pomeranian thinks he is "helping" but he is NOT! And the labs - too busy squirreling around to be much help Not going to replace the BC's we no longer breed horses and the last one wore out several flocks of ducks. I'll leave the wonderful BC's to people with enough imagination to provide them enough to do. A bored BC is a sad thing indeed!
                            "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there"

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Woodland View Post
                              Yes I used boarder collies to help move horses from pen to pen and to load into trailers - they were awesome! And there is nothing like a BC to help halter break a baby!!! . . . Not going to replace the BC's we no longer breed horses and the last one wore out several flocks of ducks. I'll leave the wonderful BC's to people with enough imagination to provide them enough to do. A bored BC is a sad thing indeed!
                              Oh, dear. I'm really glad your horses cooperated and didn't hurt your BC. I know of many BC hurt or killed by horses.
                              I'm not ignoring the rules. I'm interpreting the rules. Tamal, The Great British Baking Show

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                              • #16
                                BTW, know why Scotsmen prefer kilts?
                                The inherent vice of Capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings. The inherent virtue of Socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.
                                Winston Churchill

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                                • #17
                                  Woodland,

                                  That was wonderful!

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                                  • #18
                                    I would LOVE to learn how to work with a border collie.

                                    Thanks so much for sharing that video - it looked like those guys had a lot of fun.

                                    Love the Welsh names - David, Jones, Davies, Jones, Jones, David, Davies, Jones Llewellyn, Jones.....

                                    Your title was pretty baaaadddd.....
                                    Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                                    Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                                    -Rudyard Kipling

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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by Frank B View Post
                                      BTW, know why Scotsmen prefer kilts?
                                      Do we really want to know??
                                      www.simplicityweimaraners.ca

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                                        #20
                                        Originally posted by pAin't_Misbehavin' View Post
                                        Oh, dear. I'm really glad your horses cooperated and didn't hurt your BC. I know of many BC hurt or killed by horses.
                                        I got my first one from the owners of Scotch Bar Time. I watch the dogs gently help Renee' with a orphaned foal. They never ever nipped like a heeler! They just moved along side and "bumped" as needed.

                                        I trained mine to "head"(which is a natural instict for them) in case I had a run away - which on a commercial farm happens. If a boarder loses control and lets go of the horse and it heads down the driveway, rather than chase it the BC would come around the front in a big arc and turn the horse back toward the stable yard. It was SUCH a BIG help! It prevented horses from getting on the road and potential causing an accident or becoming injured.

                                        For loading as I am often on my own to load mare & foal pairs the BC would keep the foals with their mommas and guide them in. I had a heeler for BAD loaders too

                                        The key to using BC's with horses is diligent training. I never allowed them to roam the paddocks or pastures, because a BC will herd anything and everything it can! I always started them on ducks and worked into horses. I can't whistle so I used other sounds and words to send them left right etc. I did have one over zealous one get kicked BAD once. But heck my labs, coydog, GSD, pommie, saluki cross, and assorted mutts have just about all been kicked.
                                        "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there"

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