Shetland Rural Experience
Shetland Rural Experience
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Working dog demonstrations, Shetland ponies, puppies, and Shetland sheep! We have dogs at different levels of ability that will give you a true sense of the process we go through when training dogs from beginners all the way through to fully fledged working dogs. We have traditional Shetland sheep for you to see, their fleeces being used for our world famous Fair Isle knitting.
Tingwall, Scotland
Shetland Rural Experience
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Brian B
Houston, TX125 contributions
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May 2024 • Friends
This was one of our best tours. The time with the animals was great, we saw sheep and new lambs up close, so, so cute. The two ponies were very interesting on a standard Shetland and the other a miniature Shetland. Learned the standard Shetland are really bred for the climate and are very hearty in the climate. They can pull twice their weight. The herding dogs were the best, seeing how they naturally take to their work and how much the enjoy it. Its also amazing how the handler communicates to the dog on what he wants done. Also learned about peat and it importance to the environment.
Written 5 May 2024
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