The top 15 handlers of the 2011 Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials posed for a group picture with champion Amanda Milliken. Included in the photo, listed in order of placing and (dog) are Dennis Edwards (Craig), Dennis Gellings (Jan), Haley Howard (Ross), Keith Fassbender (Shep), Joni Swanke (Griz), Chuck Riley (Moss), Thad Buckler (Trax), Shauna Gourley (Keli), Dawn Boyce (Slim), Vergil Holland (Brooke), Amelia Smith (Mirk), Mike Hanley (Moss), Jean Geilings (Star) and Libby Nieder (Sidney).
MEEKER I One year away from its 25th anniversary, the sheepdog trials will have a new director. But the title isn’t going far. It will stay in the family. Ellen Nieslanik, who has been the […]
While the 24th annual Meeker Classic Sheepdog Championship Trials is less than a week away, the event will be the first for Mary Cunningham. At least her first as the new director. Related
MEEKER I All that brouhaha in Ute Park is a Meeker Classic 25th reunion of sorts. Among the 135 top North American border collie/handler teams competing for $25,000 in prize money are five handlers who […]