- stud service (linebred stockdogs to approved bitches)
MISSION STATEMENT: Breeding Australian Shepherds with strong drive and natural instinct for stock work, who can also be a best buddy, ranch hand and competitive partner. Legends is featured in the 2011 Australian Shepherd Annual with a 40 page interview with Steve and Anne.
• the late HOF VCH WTCH CH SHOPE’S GOODNIGHT BANDIT CDX RTDsc HA HX DNA (multi-qualifying Finals dog)
• the late BISSv VCH WTCH CH LADY CLAUGENE SHOPE CDX RTDsc HA ROMI DNA (AZ Silver Specialty Belt Buckle Winner HC)
• the late WTCH DIAMOND S LEGENDS ROSY RTDs DNA (1st place sheep, ASCA Nat’ls ’03)
• the late VCH WTCH CH TRUELUC’S MISTY BLUS SHOPE CDX
SOME OF OUR NATIONAL STOCKDOG WINNERS (check our website for a listing of all titled progeny):
WTCH LEGENDS OF TEEWINOT’S TALON PATDsd RTDcs HRDIIIs DNA (stockdog merits/finals competitor; 1st place sheep ASCA Nationals 2006, High In Trial ASCA Nationals 2006) producer of working trial champs and agility finals invitational champ
2012 ASCA Nationals Cattle Finals Champion HOF WTCH GRAINGER’S EVERREDI LEGENDS EDI RTDs PATDsc AFTDs HATDIIIdsc (2012 Finals placements; High Combined ’09 ASCA Nat’l Specialty; High Combined ’08 ASCA Stockdog Finals/merits), producer of working titled champs and multi-titled offspring
WTCH LEGENDS SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN akc PT HIBs HIAs HIAd HRDI HTDI PATDs RTDsc OFTDsc, MPS Georgia Nationals
• WTCH HTCH LEGENDS I HOPE YOU DANCE (MPSA ASCA Nationals Pre-Show/Merited) AFTDs RTDsc (MPSA ASCA Nationals pre-show; Non-WTCH HC Classic AZ Feb 2014), merited ASCA, AFTDs HIAs HSADIsd HRDIIIs HRDIIId HTADIIId RLFIIIsd RLFIIIs HTD1s (USBCA pro-novice competitor) – OUR GARTH’S LITTERMATE – SEE HIS WEBPAGE – THERE WILL BE MORE WTCH HTCH LITTERMATES
HOF WTCH LEGENDS STARN SAY GNITE GRACIE AFTDs (placements Texas Nationals/merits)
CURRENTLY AT STUD:
• LEGENDS COUNTRY STRONG GARTH, son of HOF Edi, carries the blood of WTCH Talon and HOF VCH WTCH CH Bandit named above. He has WTCH’d, stock titled, major pointed, and multi-titled littermates.
CLINICS AND CAMPS: Steve Shope offers off-site stock clinics. He has done clinics throughout the US and abroad.
JUDGING: Steve is an ASCA and AHBA stockdog trial judge. Anne is a senior breeder conformation, obedience, and rally judge and trials her Aussies on stock and uses them in ranch work.
TRAINING AIDS: Steve & Anne co-wrote and produced ‘05 Stockdog 101 (sold out); at this time they are in the process of updating all training materials and video footage.