Dedicated to the advancement of all herding breeds through the promotion of herding tests/trials, seminars and herding group conformation shows along the Front Range of Colorado and
Wyoming under the rules and regulations of The American
In addition to hosting herding trials/tests annually, CDHA sponsors various herding instinct tests and demonstrations throughout the year. This organization of approximately 50 members, actively promotes the sport of livestock herding.
October will be a busy month:
CDHA's Annual AKC Herding Trials are going to be held at Rancho Terra Norte' in Wellington, CO in conjunction with BVKC's October trials. 5 days of herding offering A, B, C, & D courses and HT/PT/FD tests. October 1 - 5, 2020.
CDHA Annual Herding Group Conformation Show will be held on Friday, October 9th at the Archer Center in Cheyenne WY. Judges: Joyce Vanek and Cynthia Hutt. There will also be Farm Dog offered with Val Manning as evaluator.
CDHA Annual Membership Meeting Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 1 PM in Wellington, CO at Avuncluar Bob's T-Bar Inn.
CDHA Herding Evaluation and Herding Fun Day - Sunday, March 7th. 9 am to 12 noon, and following the annual meeting.
Membership dues for 2020 are now due. Individuals $20/year, Family (2 votes) $25/year
CDHA has several special events held throughout the year. These include an ABA sanctioned Herding Capability Test (herding instinct evaluation) and member herding fun day, Ranch dog gymkhana held in conjuction with the Larimer County Fair in August, AKC Herding Group conformation show and Barn Hunt trial & Farm Dog Certification test in October and finishing the year with an AKC and AHBA Herding trial in December.
CDHA Update - In order to provide a CO-VID safe trialing opportunity for everyone, Continental Divide Herding Association will be holding its 2020 AKC herding trials/tests October 1 - 3rd in conjunction with Buckhorn Valley Kennel Club's 2020 October trials/tests Oct 1, 4 & 5th. These events will all be held at
Rancho Terra Norte', in Wellington CO
Thursday October 1st - both clubs will be offering D course on goats - CDHA in the morning - trial 1, then BVKC in the afternoon - trial 2.
Friday October 2 CDHA will offer A course on sheep and ducks, B course on goats and ducks, and C course on goats. HT/PT/PT boundary on goats.
Saturday October 3 CDHA will offer A course on goats and ducks, B course on goats and ducks, and C course on goats. HT/PT/PT boundary on goats and Farm Dog Certification (2 judges).
Sunday October 4 BVKC will offer A course on goats and ducks, B course on goats and ducks, C course on goats. HT/PT/PT boundary on goats.
Monday October 5 BVKC will offer A course on sheep and ducks, B course on goats and ducks, C course on goats, HT/PT/PT with boundary. Plan to attend - Northern Colorado in early October is spectacular!