SUNDAY saw the second Northumberland Sheepdog League Nursery Trial held at Sionside Farm, Belford, where Jim Easton from Eglingham judged 12 dogs working very testing mule hoggs.
Results: 1 Colin Balmbro (Wooler) with Scott, 83/100 points; 2 Bevis Jordan (Whitfield) with Grizz, 82; 3 David Baxter (Harbottle) with Don, 79; 4 Emma Gray (Elsdon) with Len, 75; 5 Scott Smith (Seahouses) with Nell, 74; 6 Keith Preston (Kirkwelpington) with Hope, 73.
The novice prize went to Chris Tait (Wooler) with Blue, 60 points, on his first venture onto a trial field.
The next trial will be on Saturday at Kirkwelpington. For details ring 0778 5931833.