Gordon Watt April, 2020 Clinic Moved

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Gordon Watt clinic, scheduled for Heatherhope for April 23 to 26, has been cancelled for here. But Gordon and Kerry Watt invite people to contact them for a possible clinic at their farm for May 1-4. Contact them at bre.2002@yahoo.co.uk if you are interested in taking part.

Meanwhile, take care […]

Another Snowy, Character-building Gordon Watt Clinic

It happened late last April. It happened again this Halloween. Our semi-annual Gordon Watt clinic here at Heatherhope Farm is getting to be the kind of thing that builds real character. It was in 1895 that we last had an October snow like this—with three or five inches of the stuff and a good stiff […]

Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 Gordon Watt Clinic

Gordon Watt, champion sheepdog handler and popular trainer of other handlers, has been an important part of life at Heatherhope for many years. Gordon is a lifelong shepherd and dog handler, following in his father’s footsteps, so his experience and understanding run deep. He has won singles and brace championships in Ireland, England, and the World Trials. He was US Reserve Champion on […]

Gordon Watt Sheepdog Clinic Nov. 2-5

Gordon Watt, 2016 Reserve National Champion of the U.S., Handler of the Year of the Wisconsin Working Stock Dog Association for 2016, World Sheep Dog Trials Champion of 2005, returns to offer a four-day handling clinic here at Heatherhope Farm, Thursday, November 2 through Sunday, November 5, 2017.

We have seen Gordon help handlers of all levels make […]

Students well pleased with Gordon Watt clinic

Gordon Watt (l) and his students at the 2013 clinic at Heatherhope. Photo by John

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handler after handler walked off the field thrilled by the improvements their dogs and their handling made in a very short time.

 

Gordon Watt, Irish, English and World Champion handler and trainer worked with ten different handlers and eight or […]

Gordon Watt Dog Handling Clinic

Gordon Watt of England will return to Heatherhope Farm for his third sheepdog handling clinic here, Thursday and Friday, November 7 and 8, 2013. Approximate times for the clinic are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Gordon Watt (r) works with Rich Kane in previous visit to Heatherhope.

Eight working slots are now filled, but auditing slots are still […]

Personal Remarks on Bobby Dalziel Clinic

Bobby Dalziel clinic can be very helpful in learning to train and handle dogs quietly and […]

Bobby Dalziel Returns to Heatherhope for April, 2012 Clinic

Top Scottish sheepdog handler and trainer, Bobby Dalziel, returns to Heatherhope Farm April 26 through May 1 for a handling […]

Aled Owen Leaves Handlers Happy

Aled Owen sheepdog handling clinic at Heatherhope was of great help to nine handlers and their 13 […]

Aled Owen Dog Handling Clinic Aug. 31-Sept. 2

Aled Owen, one of the world’s top sheepdog trainers, will conduct a training clinic at Heatherhope Farm, August 31 to September 2, […]