Key Concepts

This video details a highly effective cone exercise to improve and develop your ability to read sheep
Important qualities that can be assessed when shifting ewes with lambs
This proven method for "reducing eye" has been especially effective for our own dogs including, my Max and Alasdair’s Tweed.
An analysis of Wisp’s flanks and shed.
An in depth analysis of how handling one aspect on the fetch can profoundly impact your dog's enthusiasm,enjoyment of work and performance at the trials.
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!
A detailed illustration of how to teach the "Lie Down" command off sheep with our 4 step formula, and an example of how to transfer it to sheep.
Working a single is both an excellent and important way to evaluate your dog.
Why introducing turnbacks when your dog is young will increase his enthusiasm, confidence and proficiency.
The lie down - how it helps you, help your dog at every stage.