Story: Farm dogs

Straight hunt (4th of 4)

Straight hunt

Heading in a straight line upslope, three sheep are mustered through pairs of markers in as short a time as possible. A huntaway is used for this competition.

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Clive Dalton, 'Farm dogs - Sheepdog trials', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/diagram/15348/straight-hunt (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Clive Dalton, published 24 Nov 2008