Steven McCaleb & Ash, son of Hoss

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Shady Acres Sheepdog Trial Facebook page MSSDA Meetings: MSSDA meetings are usually held with Fun Days at rotating locations, often on the 2nd weekend of the month. Check the Facebook Group page to keep up with most current events, or call Steven or Paula McCaleb, ☎ 931-729-0213 or email: shadyacressd@aol.com



  • held annually in spring
    June 3 & 4, 2017 • Saturday & Sunday
    MSSDA: Volunteer State Sheepdog Trial
    host: Shady Acres Farm, Duck River, TN


    MSSDA Volunteer State 2017 trial results.xlsx

    USBCHA sanctioned
    SW middle Tennessee, between Centerville & Columbia
    • visit Facebook group page for current info, or
    • call Paula, ☎ 931-729-0213 or email: shadyacressd@aol.com

    Classes:
    • Open $48 /run limit 2 dogs /handler, 225-250 yards
    • Nursery $38 /run, born July 1, 2014 or later, 225 yards
    • Open Ranch $35 /run, no shed, open course
    • Pro Novice $35 /run, one panel drive, 150 yards
    • Novice $30 /run handler may walk with dog after gather, 100 yards


    MSSDA Volunteer State 2016 trial results.xlsx


  • September 2-3 2017 ~ Labor Day weekend Shady Acres Sheepdog Trial Facebook page
    Shady Acres Sheepdog Trial (held annually on Labor Day weekend) in Duck River, SW middle Tennessee, between Centerville & Columbia USBCHA sanctioned • visit Facebook group page for current info, or call ☎ 931-729-0213 or email: shadyacressd@aol.com
  • September 4, 2017 Labor Day Monday
    Dwight Parker 1-Day Stockdog Training Clinic
    $100 per slot ~ $30 audit

 


(others)
  • October ~ Mississippi State Fair Trial (Jackson, MS)
    This trial is sanctioned by the United States Border Collie Handler's Association (USBCHA) and put on by the Mississippi Stockdog Association. It is a 2 day trial held every year during the state fair in the Kirk Fordice Equine Arena... expect sheep & cattle the 1st day ~ sheep the 2nd day.

  • March ~ Bob Montgomery Sheep Dog Trial (Greenwood, MS)
    This trial is a Mid South Stock Dog Association sanctioned trial, and is held annually by the Mississippi Stock Dog Association on the second weekend in March. Visit the Mississippi Stock Dog Association website.

  • May ~ Bluegrass Classic Stockdog Trial (Lexington, KY)
    Held annually in Kentucky, this competition is one of the largest, longest-running, and most prestigious stockdog trials in the country. It draws top handlers from across the USA and Canada, as well as hundreds of spectators. The Bluegrass Classic dates as far back as 1960.

 

 

April 2016. Diane Barrentine giving a token of appreciation to
Steven & Paula McCaleb, Duck River TN, for holding the annual
Mid-South Volunteer State Stock Dog Trial at their farm.

 

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