Southeastern Instructors

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Southeastern Instructors

ARKANSAS


Name: Scott Kelsoe
Location: Siloam Springs, AR
Phone: 479-238-1921
Email:
Web site:
Type/Number of Sheep Available: North Country Cheviots
Size of Largest Field: 10 acres
Have You Ever Run in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Have You Ever Placed in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Do You Take Young Dogs in for Training? Yes
Comments: Pups for sale and occasionally started dogs. Offering custom training and lessons.

MISSISSIPPI


Name: Penny Tose
Location: Poplarville, MS
Phone: 601-795-2080
Email: ftose@direcway.com
Web site:
Type/Number of Sheep Available: 80, mostly Gulf Coast Natives
Size of Largest Field: 25 acres
Have You Ever Run in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Have You Ever Placed in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Do You Take Young Dogs in for Training? No
Comments: I am happy to help beginning handlers start their dogs; more experienced handlers are always welcome to come and work their dogs.

NORTH CAROLINA


Name: Robin French
Location: Oxford, NC
Phone: 919-690-0683
Email: robin@sheepdogsonline.com
Web site: www.sheepdogsonline.com
Type/Number of Sheep Available: 30-60 hair, wool, and mixed sheep, depending on the season
Size of Largest Field: 11 acres, 250 yard outrun
Have You Ever Run in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Have You Ever Placed in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Do You Take Young Dogs in for Training? Very occasionally
Comments:

Name: Dean Holcomb
Location: Clemmons, NC
Phone: 336-766-8094 (h) 336-972-0785 (cell)
Email: mdholcomb@aol.com
Web site:
Type/Number of Sheep Available: 100 Katahdins
Size of Largest Field: 500-yard outrun
Have You Ever Run in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Have You Ever Placed in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Do You Take Young Dogs in for Training? Yes
Comments:
Name: Vicki Hughes
Location: Rutherfordton NC
Phone: 828-286-8116
Email: info@ possumhollowfarms.com
Web site: www.possumhollowfarms.com
Type/Number of Sheep Available: Mixed katahdin. Also have ducks, goats and cattle.
Size of Largest Field: 10 acres
Have You Ever Run in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Have You Ever Placed in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Do You Take Young Dogs in for Training? Yes
Comments: We provide a wide assortment of opportunities for your dog, your club or you. See our website for more information.

Name: Kent Kuykendall
Location: Franklinville, NC
Phone: 336-824-4278
Email: kuykend@asheboro.com
Web site: www.kuykendall-bc.com
Type/Number of Sheep Available: We have Dorsets, usually a crop of fresh lambs twice a year, 30-40 in each group, keeping some back for replacement ewe lambs which are a little more broke after a few months of work. We also keep some hair sheep, just a handful, for certain training options. Boer cross goats and some Belted Galloway calves.
Size of Largest Field: 500-yard outrun
Have You Ever Run in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Have You Ever Placed in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Do You Take Young Dogs in for Training? Yes
Comments:
 

SOUTH CAROLINA


Name: Carol Anne Bailey Tholkes and Jon Tholkes/Red Creek Farm
Location: Townville, SC
Phone: 864-287-5104
Email: redcreekfarm@bellsouth.net
Web site: www.redcreekfarm.com
Type/Number of Sheep Available: We have Katahdin x Barbado sheep (around 50 head), some are very dog broke for young or beginner dogs, also have some less dog broke sheep for trained dogs. We also have commercial cattle, dog broke yearlings for working
Size of Largest Field: We have all size fields, from round pen, to open field, and everything in between.
Have You Ever Run in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Have You Ever Placed in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Do You Take Young Dogs in for Training? Yes
Comments: We do herding clinics each month (for all herding breeds), private herding lessons (for all herding breeds), and take in Border Collies for training. Jon and Carol Anne both compete in USBCHA open trials, and have placed in open trials. We are USBCHA judges and AKC judges. We own, breed, and sell Border Collies.

Name: Red Top Farm
Location: Gaffney, SC
Phone: 864-487-8829
Email: redtopfarm@msn.com
Web site:
Type/Number of Sheep Available: 85 katahdin ewes, 5 katahdin wethers for "puppy" training
Size of Largest Field: 40 acres
Have You Ever Run in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Have You Ever Placed in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Do You Take Young Dogs in for Training? No
Comments:
 

TENNESSEE


Name: Wendy Roller
Location: Middleton, TN
Phone: 334-494-2055
Email: wendy_roller@earthlink.net
Web site:
Type/Number of Sheep Available: 200 to 400 head depending on the season. Mostly hair sheep, but also Blueface, Suffolk, and Texel crosses. Also run a few cattle and meat goats.
Size of Largest Field: 35 acres
Have You Ever Run in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Have You Ever Placed in a USBCHA Open Trial? Yes
Do You Take Young Dogs in for Training? No
Comments: All herding breeds welcome for herding evaluation and lessons. Limited overnight camping room,including horse stabling available. Several herding clinics hosted a year. AHBA judge.
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