Julie has worked with working Border Collies since 1982 and over the years, she has bred & trained a number of highly successful sheepdogs, both for farming and the trial field. She is a well known and respected competitor at sheepdog trials. Julie has represented Scotland at both the International and World Sheepdog trials and made history in 1996 when she became the 1st, & currently only, woman to win the Supreme International Championship since this competition's inception over 100 years ago. She is also one of the few people who has won both the Supreme and the International Brace Championships. Her other achievements include winning the Scottish National Championship, the Scottish National Brace Championship, the Scottish National Driving Championship and the Champion of Champions competition.