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 | The Meeker Classic celebrates its 25th anniversary Sept. 7-11, 2011. It all began in 1986, with a discussion in Gus and Christine Halandras’s kitchen about ways to boost the flagging local economy. 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 […]
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