Sheep dog trials

Sheep dog trials

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by Dayvee Sutton

WCNC.com

Posted on November 7, 2013 at 1:45 PM

November 9th and 10th is the 19th Annual Rural Hill Sheepdog trials and Dog festival. There will be hundreds of dogs on hand, including those featured from the United States Border Collie Handlers’ Association, Carolina Dock Dogs, Laura Moretz of the Purina Incredible Dog Team, the Greater Charlotte Shetland Sheepdog Club, and more!

Bring your family and your own canine pals to join hundreds of their best friends to watch the action of the National Border Collie Sheepherding Championships and the Carolina Dock Dogs and Dog Sports demonstrations.

There’s so much more to do than just stuff for the dogs. On hand will be North Carolina beer and wine, heritage breed livestock, hay rides, historic craft and cooking demos, food vendors, shopping, open trails, antique tractors, living history demonstrations in the 1760’s cabin, pumpkin chunkin’, corn launchin’, kid’s activities, and much more!

The event is Saturday and Sunday 11/9-10/2013, from 8am to 5pm. Tickets are $10 for ages 13 & up, $7 for kids 5-12 years old, and ages 4 and under and YOUR DOG are FREE.

Visit www.ruralhill.net for more information.
 

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