Like a spring on a tight coil, as indicated by her alert ears, the Border Collie, Pee Wee, goes into a “down” in a strategic maneuver delivered by a whistle from her handler.
Within seconds another whistle sends her circling the flock, herding them in the proper direction.
Kris, a young trainee, looks on with eager anticipation vibrating in every fiber. The Border Collies competed at the AKC sheep herding trials during the 2012 Scottish Festival in Columbus Indiana.
Seen at the Columbus (Indiana) Scottish Festival today… and my brain is still short circuited.