Special Report: Dogs and Sport - S01E07

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Dr. Ian Caldicott and his Border Collie "Goose" host a working dog demo at Wolston Farm
Via: Barbara Cooper AM / The Working Kelpie Council of Australia
In heats of 1897 trial the second conducted by the NSW Sheep breeders Association. The dogs were required to ‘round-up 3 sheep’ and put them through 2 passages between hurdles 4'6’ apart and then into a yard within 10 minutes. In the finals the time was extended to 15 minutes and 2 poles positioned 5 feet apart was substituted for the second set of hurdles.