Cattle dogs, handlers to compete in Steamboat this weekend

A cow questions Foxy's authority during the open class competition at the 2021 Routt County Cattlemen's Classic Cattledog Trials. Foxy and handler Jed Rowland earned a blazing fast time compared to most other competitors.
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The Routt County Cattlemen’s Classic Cattle Dog Trials are back, bringing some of the best herding dogs and handlers from the Mountain West region to Brent Romick Arena in downtown Steamboat Springs.

Competitions run from 8 a.m. until mid-afternoon on Saturday, Sept. 10, and Sunday, Sept. 11. Spectators can watch for free as dogs and their handlers work to weave cattle through obstacle courses and perform other tasks.

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