Katy Cropper


Faenor Bute

Faenor Bute and I have won the aggregate, for the whole of the nursery season. Altogether she has won 11 trials, 4 championships and two opens!

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English National Sheepdog Trial

Katy was reserve champion at the English national sheepdog trial in the brace with Zac and Tsavo and made it into the English team also in the singles with Tsavo. The international competition will take place in September.

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Zac, Tsavo & Flash

Zac had toxoplasmosis in his muscles . He picked it up in 2013 and is now back to full form. He won 8 open trials last summer, Tsavo won 7. They will be competing in the brace and the singles at the national this year 2017. Flash, my nursery bitch from 2015 has a second […]

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Shap Sheepdog Trial

Shap Sheepdog Trial at the end of May was a real success! We had 74 dogs competing this year, the course was tough and Tsavo and I were knackered after letting sheep out all day. We didn’t compete at our Trial as I always think it’s cheating to run at your own! The winners were: […]

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English Nationals

August and the English Nationals – the dogs (Tsavo and Zac) were ready for it and so was I – up to the week before when I damaged my back just before Macclesfield trials – really painful and put me off my stride – ‘though the dogs won the brace at Macclesfield as I hobbled […]

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Katy on Come Dine With Me!

Channel4’s ‘Come Dine with Me’ shown at Easter gave me chance to wear all my glad rags!! I never go anywhere!! It was an experience, long hours and late nights and then getting up at the crack of dawn to train my dogs!

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