How to Tie a Mecate

A mecate (meh COT eh) is a rein made of a single length of rope, about 20–25 feet long, usually of twisted horsehair. Mecates are used on hackamores and snaffle …

Training Stock Dogs: Bonus!

Bonus Article: Problem Solving and Trouble Shooting After receiving a number of questions from readers, we decided to do one last article on problem solving and trouble shooting. Although there …

Training Stock Dogs: Part Six

Part Six: Whistles & Commands Probably the most common question people ask me is, “How long does it take to train a dog?” Well, that depends on a few things. Who is doing the …

Training Stock Dogs: Part 5

Part 5: Teaching Your Dog to Drive About 25 years ago at a Stock Growers banquet, I heard cowboy poet and humourist, Baxter Black say; “Giving a Border Collie to …