Located in the heart of New Mexico
Steve D. Shope
ASCA/AHBA (AKC pending) Stockdog Judge, Instructor/Clinician (Europe, Canada, USA) - handled and trained Australian Shepherds to: Cattle Stockdog Finals Champion, Stockdog Finals High Combined winner and multiple placements, National Specialty High in Trial and placements, Merits in all stock all levels. Served on the ASCA Stockdog Committee (2 terms)
Senior Breeder (Conformation) Judge, Obedience Judge thru Open, Rally Judge, Instructor/Clinician problem solving, Merits in conformation, stock, & obedience, served ASCA MVA Committee (former Chair),HOF Committee (former Chair), and serving as Obedience Committee (present Chair), published articles & interviews in the Times, Journal and Annual
Together Steve & Anne co-authored Stockdog 101, Practical Obedience, and How To Choose, Raise & Train a Puppy - these items are currently being updated both in dvd and in manual form and will be re-released 2013. New instructional footage on sheep AND cattle.
Legends is located in ranching/farming country and is a trial/training facility complete with 3 arenas, sorting pens (both open and closed), post advanced course, ranch trial and farm trial set ups, round pen, and a tennis court where obedience, rally and conformation are practiced and taught. On site is an extensive library of training materials.Take a Tour.
Shopes' philosophy for dog care and dog training.
READ MORE ABOUT STEVE & ANNE in the 2011 AUSTRALIAN SHEPHERD ANNUAL - There is a 40 page interview in this edition