top of page

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
Kennel Club


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.


Check out our Schedule of events page for upcoming herding, barn hunt and group show information on activities along the front range of Colorado and Wyoming.

Special Events

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 conjunction with the Larimer County Fair in August, AKC and AHBA Herding Trials early October at Rancho Terra Norte' in Wellington, CO. Then AKC Herding Group conformation show and Farm Dog Certification test in mid-October in conjunction with Buckhorn Valley Kennel Club's All-breed shows and trials at the Archer Event Complex in Cheyenne, WY.  

On-line Store

Click here to renew membership dues, enter trials and other special events. 

News 1

CDHA is joining with Buckhorn Valley Kennel Club to host an AKC Scent Work trial weekend June 16 - 18, 2023. BVKC & CDHA Joint Scentwork Trial premium list 

Entries are only being accepted online at store

News 2

CDHA will be hosting its Annual Ranchdog Gymkhana event at the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo on Friday, August 4th from 7 - 9PM in the Longhorn Outdoor Arena. Watch for more details as we get closer. 

News 3

Membership dues for 2023 are now due. Individuals $20/year Family
(2 votes) $25/year


bottom of page