Foundation

Alasdair takes you through the development of her outrun, starting to drive, getting solid on her flanks and introducing whistles
A Compilation of unedited work sessions and trial runs including The Nursery US National & Away to Me SDT. Mirk is featured in the full length production Videos: Preparing to compete with your dog in Novice Mirk: Shaping Flanks + 1st time working bulk of Sheep: Exercise for Developing Confidence with our Nursery Dogs
Tess 14 mos. old, developing outrun, flanks, the follow and a super effective method for encouraging dogs to cover a side they don't prefer
Bute , 12 Mos. old, first exposure to sheep and her journey to becoming ready to train
Haig is 12 mos old and this video chronicles development of his outrun, getting solid on flanks, starting to drive, and the beginning of starting to shed
Craig is 20 months old and a son of Alasdair's Tweed. In this video, Alasdair commentates and analyzes his first time away from home
Alasdair narrates and discusses as Patricia demonstrates a novice course
This video chronicles development of his outrun, getting solid on flanks, starting to drive, and the beginning of starting to shed
This video chronicles his 4th time on sheep through the start of his outrun.
A follow-up to training Moss Part 1 and Part 2
This video chronicles Scot, from his 6th time on sheep, to developing the outrun, starting to drive and starting to shed.
In part 2, Jake is 11 months old and we chronicle teaching flanks, starting to drive and starting to shed. techniques.
Jake is 10 months old and we chronicle his 2nd time on sheep through the development of his outrun.
Ted is 11 months old and we chronicle his 5th time on sheep through the development of his outrun
In Part 2, Ted is 13 months old and we chronicle extending the outrun, teaching flanks, starting to driving and starting to shed.
How to teach the "Lie Down" command off sheep with our 4 step formula, and transfer it to sheep.
Introducing the "lie down" on sheep, with Moss and Niamh.
We chronicle Chip from his 8th time on sheep through the development of his outrun, start of driving and his first time coming through at the shed.
The lie down - how it helps you, help your dog at every stage.
An exercise for teaching for introducing flanks and structure to your young dog.
Following Niamh, from just starting on sheep to a winning Nursery run.
We employ the use of distraction, rather than correction, when starting our young dogs .
Balance point is the foundation of the MacRae Way System and the key to helping your dog become the very best sheepdog he or she can be!
It is especially important to have good working sheep to ensure a good foundation for your young dog.