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September 6-8, 2024


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Crook & Whistle Stock Dog Trial

Friday - Saturday - Sunday West Trial Field - Area 14



  • Pro-Novice 1
  • Nursery 1
  • Pro-Novice 2


  • Nursery 2
  • Open 1
  • Nursery 3
  • Open 2


  • Open 3
  • Novice 1
  • Novice 2


Rebecca Henson
Born a horse crazy girl in the San Francisco suburbs, I switched to dogs after a move to northern Colorado and an Equine Science degree. Showing dogs took less room! I was fascinated by obedience classes, bought a German Shepherd Dog pup and was promptly thrown out of our first puppy kindergarten class for excessive whining (dog, not me). I changed to Collies after that and one of them took me to a herding fun day and that was it - I was hooked! I continued to do all the dog sports for awhile: conformation, obedience, agility, tracking, but mostly I enjoyed herding. Years later, someone gifted me a Border collie pup, which I did not want, but there he was and I decided to see what this USBCHA trial thing was all about. He tried his best and I was really hooked. I tried a couple other pups, which did not turn out well and then in 2018 I bought and imported Ted, who was fully trained and taught me a lot! He was my first Open dog and took me to my first National finals. He’s passed the torch to a couple younger dogs now, is still teaching me, along with many other youngsters, who may, or may not, turn out to be herding dogs. I enjoy ‘giving back’ to the sport any way I can.

The Crook & Whistle Stock Dog Trial is put on by John and Hixie Wentz, Big Yellow Boots Stockdogs, Portage, Wisconsin.

Daily $10 per person – 3-Day Weekend Pass $20 per person
Kids 8 and under FREE - Parking FREE
Purchase weekend passes at the gates

Camping permits required for all overnight stays.
Reserve camping permits online* at clicking on the Sheep and Wool Festival page.
Or, call the Jefferson County Fair Park office, 920-674-7148 weekdays 8:00 – 4:00
*Camping link will open after July 15
Camping permits do not include admission to the Festival

Enjoy the trial, but leave your pets at home.
Thank you!