Ander got to play with sheep again today. Much wilder than last time. . . it’s fun to make them run!
Trying to shut the gate, but he’s already spotted the sheep.
“Come on, lady! You’re too slow!”
It started off wild:
So out came the rake. You must respect the rake.
Raechelle had the best caption for this photo: “Hi sheep. Remember that my name is Ander, and in another year I will be biting your head for looking at me like that.”
Slowing down a little:
Starting to flank out with some more space:
But it’s so much more fun to make them run!
I don’t know what he’s doing here, but he looks hysterical.
And the video. Watch my wild child on sheep.
Our herding instructor, Sue, was pleased with several aspects, even though he was wild. She liked that he instinctively knew that the sheep belonged together and that he would circle to the heads. There were a couple of other points. . . but heck if I can remember them.