Originally published, New York, Lenox Hill Press, 1972.
|Statement||(by) Ellen Jane MacLeod.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||192|
“The capaill uisce plunged down the sand, skirmishing and bucking, shaking the sea foam out of their manes and the Atlantic from their hooves. They screamed back to the others still in the water, high wails that raised the hair on my arms. LedgeRock Aussie Kennels, Shiocton, Wisconsin. likes. AKC & ASCA Registered Australian Shepherds. I show aussies in conformation. I breed quality puppies to better the breed.5/5(3). The definitive guide to the Australian working dog. Set to become the classic work on the breed for many years to come, Tony Parsons' The Kelpie is the culmination of sixty-five years of experience in breeding and training Kelpies, while also researching their origins and promoting the breed worldwide. This fully illustrated and authoritative work contains everything . The Australian Kelpie (Comprehensive Owner's Guide) is by far the most in depth owners reference for anyone who owns this special breed of dog. It covers a very wide range of information about the Kelpie from breeding and early puppy-hood through to medical issues that may arise later in life/5(8).
"Your wonderful book Kelpie Basics is the most concise, clear, down-to-earth and logical piece of writing I've ever read on the subject of dog & puppy training. I must say that so much of the good information in it would benefit not only Kelpie owners but most dog owners as well. Kelpie, or water kelpie, is a shape-shifting water spirit inhabiting the lochs and pools of Scotland. It is a Celtic legend; however, analogues exist in other cultures. It is usually described as a black horselike creature, able to adopt human form. Australian Kelpie. 24K likes. One of the smartest dogs in the world, The Kelpie is an Australian sheep dog successful at mustering and droving with little or no command guidance/5(25). Maya "Dobie" the Australian Kelpie at 9 years old—""Dobie" is a 9 year old Kelpie that came from LedgeRock, Kelpies bred by Linda and Bill is pure bred out of "Capree Boston" and "LedgeRock Morgan" she is my second Kelpie and probably the only breed I'll ever own again.
The Australian kelpie is acclaimed as the best all-round stock dog in the world, but the breed's origins have long been shrouded in mystery — now a new book claims to have found some answers to. ORIGINS OF THE AUSTRALIAN KELPIE. This semi-biographical account of the Australian Kelpie has been described as a 'journey of discovery and perseverance'. Bill and Kerry Robertson followed the Kelpie trail, not only to. all parts of Australia, but anywhere in the world where the scent of the Kelpie trail lingered. Drivers on the M9 motorway in Scotland are greeted by a jaw-dropping monument to local legend: two foot-tall sculptures depict kelpies -- or water horses -- that appear to rise out of the ground. A kelpie is a shape-changing aquatic spirit of Scottish legend. Its name may derive from the Scottish Gaelic words ‘cailpeach’ or ‘colpach’, meaning heifer or colt. Kelpies are said to haunt rivers and streams, usually in the shape of a horse.