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).
The roster of dogs at the Meeker Classic Championship Sheepdog Trials boasts a variety of backgrounds and circumstances. They hail from all parts of the world, descend from a long line of proven dogs or […]
MEEKER I Suzy Applegate and her dog created a lot of, well, buzz on the final day of the sheepdog trials Sunday. Applegate, competing in the trials for just the second time, and her 4-year-old […]