The Northumberland Sheep Dog Trials League held a nursery trial on Sunday at Hawick Farm, Kirkwelpington.
Gordon Thompson, from Blair Atholl, judged four new handlers and 18 nursery dogs working testing Blackface hogs over an undulating course.
Results: 1 David Henderson, Allendale, with Burndale Gwen, 91/100pts; 2 Bevis Jordan, Whitfield, Dallas, 80; 3 Dale Armstrong, Gilsland, Graylees Norma, 79; 4 Michael Davidson, Wooler, Linburn Phil, 77; 5 Mike Northwood, East Woodburn, Cilla, 68; 6 Michelle Anderson, Bellingham, Red, 61.
Best novice: Dale Armstrong. Best novice: Carl Smith, Hexham, Jill.