The Leatherstocking Sheepdog Trial is sanctioned by both the North East Border Collie Association (NEBCA)and the United States Border Collie Handler's Association, Inc. (USBCHA).The Sheepdog Trial is a competitive dog sport in which a dog moves sheep around a field, through gates, and into enclosures as directed by their handler. The workmanship between dog and handler, and the ever unpredictable sheep, make for a fascinating sport to watch.
The 2018 23nd Annual Leatherstocking Sheepdog Trial
held on the Robert F. Clark field off Beaver Meadow Road.
Starts time is around 8:00 AM and goes until the last dog runs (usually around 5:00 PM)