This is a great chance to see and interact with some wonderful dogs. Watch them work in their home environment at Carcant Farm. Carcant is a breathtaking place to visit, set in the beautiful Moorfoot Hills, where wildlife roam undisturbed.
Julie now offers virtual sheepdog demonstrations.
Through a zoom meeting you can book a demonstration and watch from the comfort of your home. Interact and ask questions as the demonstration pauses from time to time to give you a explanation of how Julie communicates with her dogs to teach them what is needed to help her shepherd her flock of sheep.
Julie offers sheepdog demonstrations by appointment
Whether you want to see these dogs for pleasure or want to learn more about her Natural Way method, then Julie can adapt the type of demonstration to suit requirements.
Type of demonstration on offer
Overview of training a sheepdog using "The Natural Way"
This demonstration shows in brief the different stages of training, from the early stages of communication to the advanced stage of training that is required for hill work.
Allow one hour for demonstration and an extra half hour for socialising.
Hands on demonstration along side Julie
If you would like to get close up with sheep and dog to see and feel how the three way communication works between the dog, sheep and handler then this is the demo for you.
Allow one hour demonstration and half an hour socialising.
For those wanting to learn the intricacies of "The Natural Way" method. Timescale will depend on clients requirements.
Overview of a sheepdogs life
This starts with a brief explanation of "The Natural Way". Followed by a tour of the farm watching the dogs working in the hills.
This requires fit able people to walk on rough terrain.
Small groups can be transported by trailer.
Appropriate clothing is required.
Allow for 2 hours for demonstration and tour plus extra time to socialise.
How To Find Us
Small groups and coaches welcome
Prices start at £60 for each group of 6 or less per hour
For groups of 20 people or less £6 pp
Groups of over 20 people £5 pp
For large groups of over 50 people £4 pp
Private bookings available
Cost £80 which includes a complimentary Nethhillbordercollie Dvd that shows all aspects of a dogs life working on Carcant farm. Beautiful scenery showing the seasons throughout the year. Stunning views of the moor foot hills showing some of the amazing wildlife.
There are toilet facilities on site and refreshments free of charge.
Call Julie on 01875 835249 or email email@example.com
If you would like to stay in the Borders for a few days we have the perfect solution. Luxury accommodation close at hand where you can book your very own private demonstration.