Balgrae Dog Training Offers a 3-Day Seminar with renowned Herding Handler and Judge:
Double M Stockdogs
Join Molly at Balgrae for 1, 2 or 3 days of work to improve your ability to handle your dog!
Breakfast will be available for all participants from 8-9 am each day. Work will start promptly at 9 with a skills course designed by Molly. Each handler will attempt to negotiate whatever portion of the course they wish, and will be video taped. The videos will be reviewed and discussed for learning opportunities, and, after lunch, each handler will work with Molly individually on strengthening their skills. Different skills will be highlighted each day, so those attending all three days will gain a succession of skills
that build upon each other and their dogs will gain with the consistent work. Auditors are invited to bring a video of themselves running their dog in one course (trial or practice) and participate in the critiques.
This seminar is limited to 10 working spots and 5 auditor spots per day. Entries will be accepted on a first received basis starting May 1. The cost is $150/day working spots, $280 for 2 days or $410 all three days. Auditing will be $60 per day, or $150 for all three days. Closing date is June 1, 2017, after which refunds will be made ONLY if and when reserved spot is
Breakfast, Lunch, Snacks and Water will be provided each day.
Molly started herding in California in 1989 after purchasing her first Aussie. With her experience in competitive equine events, her knowledge of livestock, and her training and trialing of numerousbreeds of herding dogs, she has acquired a wealth of information on training stock dogs. Molly purchased her first Border Collie in 1991, and immediately started competing in United States Border Collie Handlers Association (USBCHA) field competitions. She found this
venue to be very exciting and a true test for the breed. When Molly moved to Arizona in 2000, there were not many field trials so she began to compete in AKC arena trials. While she expected this venue to be easy after competing in USBCHA trials for years, she was surprised to find it very challenging. On the first day of competition, she timed out on both cattle and sheep. The next day was much better with a High In Trial win in the Advance Class on sheep, ducks and cattle with her dog, Murdoch. Molly continues to compete in USBCHA field trials but also competes in AHBA, ASCA and AKC, and believes the true test for a handler and dog is versatility. Molly works with her own dogs, and also trains and trials client dogs.
She has worked with many breeds, including Border Collies, Australian Shepherds, Belgian Malinois, Belgian Tervuren,
Belgian Sheep Dogs, Australian Cattle Dogs, Cardigan Welsh Corgis, Pembroke Welsh Corgis, Bearded Collies, Shelties,
Berger Picards, Rottweilers and German Shepherds. She enjoys the diversity of the herding breeds and applying her
training methods differently, depending on both the breed and the temperament and drive of individual dogs.
Molly is an AKC, ASCA, AHBA and USBCHA Judge.
6 Dual Champions
12 Herding Champions
58 Herding Excellent Titles
65 Herding Intermediate Titles
70 + Herding Started Titles
5 Time USBCHA National Finalist Qualifier
Nursery, Cattle, Open
2012 BCSA National Herding Specialty
Invitational Herding Judge
AHA President, BCAZ Herding Director
Lifetime member to USBCHA Handlers Association
4 Time ASCA National Finalist Qualifier w/Top 10 Finishes
12 Champions titled in Excellent (most in 9 months)
Lifetime member to ASCA (over 28 years)
WORKING SPOTS: $150/DAY, $280/ 2 DAYS, $410 ALL THREE DAYS
AUDITING SPOTS $60/DAY OR $150 FOR ALL THREE DAYS 50% DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED TO HOLD A SPOT
Please contact Joanne Williamson (firstname.lastname@example.org) to receive a flyer on this seminar.