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Soldier Hollow Sheep Dog Classic returns this weekend

Top international teams from will compete

Submitted by the Soldier Hollow Classic

At the site of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games Nordic events, Soldier Hollow will once again welcome the best athletes in the world — canine athletes and their handlers — for the Supreme Source Solider Hollow Classic Sheep Dog Trials that will run from Friday, Sept. 1, to Monday, Sept. 4, in Midway, Utah.

The Supreme Source Soldier Hollow Classic will bring together some of the world's top sheep dogs from Scotland, Ireland, South Africa, Canada, Germany and the United States. Many of these teams are their country's national champions.

"Every year more than 23,000 spectators come to Soldier Hollow to cheer on the best sheep dogs and handlers in the world," said Mark Petersen, Soldier Hollow Classic founder. "Just seeing world class sheep dogs at work will literally take your breath away.

This year's event will also feature a variety of activities and demonstrations for spectators including –

  • Championship Sheep dog trials
  • High Flying Splash Dogs
  • K9 Kings Acrobatic Dog Show
  • Wild Wonders Wild & Exotic Show
  • Earthwings Raptor Show
  • Navajo Rug Show and Weaving Demonstrations
  • Sheep dog Training Demonstrations
  • Utah State Highland Games Championships

    The event does not allow spectator dogs to attend. Service dogs are welcome.

    The Supreme Source Soldier Hollow Classic Sheep Dog Trials are September 1-4, 2017. For more information about the event or for tickets, go to soldierhollowclassic.com.