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.

News 1

CDHA Annual Membership Meeting Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 1 PM in Wellington, CO at the T-Bar Inn.

News 2

CDHA Herding Evaluation and Herding Fun Day - Sunday, March 8th. 9 am to 12 noon, and following the annual meeting. 

News 3

Membership dues for 2020 are now due. Individuals $20/year, Family (2 votes) $25/year


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 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. 

On-line Store

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

CDHA's Annual Herding Trial is set for Dec. 7th and 8th, 2019 in the Mac Equipment Indoor Arena at The Ranch Complex in Loveland. We will be offering Sheep, Cattle and Ducks on A course, Herding Instinct Tests, HT and PT tests on goats. Entries close November 20th at 8 PM. 

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