Both the top price 8,100gns broken dog and 1,600gns pup went home in the same
vehicle following the annual winter sale of working sheep dogs at Skipton Auction
Some 150 of the country’s top sheepdogs and their handlers
will meet at Jervaulx Abbey near Ripon in North Yorkshire this
summer, to compete in the 2018 English National Sheepdog Trial.
Brian White and Aoife Smith, from Naul in North County Dublin, were top dogs
with a 9,200 guineas top call at the annual Spring sale of working sheep dogs
at Skipton Auction Mart.
Farmer James ‘Amos’ Dewhurst, of Winterburn, near
Skipton, has launched new sheepdog handler training clinics.