Dogs demonstrate their skills at Trailing of the Sheep

10.10.2010, KAREN BOSSICK/For the Times-News
HAILEY — Imagine trying to herd around five rowdy teenagers who are amped up on Red Bull. Now imagine herding five sheep who have spent the summer running free in Idaho’s rugged backcountry.

That’s the task Tess, a 35-pound champion border collie from Homedale, faced Saturday morning as she tried to show off her championship sheep herding skills during the Trailing of the Sheep’s two-day sheepdog trial. The trial started Saturday and concludes today. See more »