Faansie Basson is a competitor, student, instructor, trainer, stockman, husband, father, judge, world champion and one of the most saught after clinicians. He takes a unique approach in presenting information to students and identifying the best way to help each person.
Faansie's success was paved with hard work. He made his success in South Africa, working dogs on sheep farms and earning some very coveted awards. He won his first trial in 1996 and found a passion he has since shared around the globe. He has earned aclaim by winning the South African national title, representing South Africa at the World Sheepdog trials, finishing in the top multiple times at the USA Soldier Hollow Classic Sheepdog Championships, as well as winning the USA Meeker Sheepdog trial. Faansie is considered to be one of the top handlers in the world. Faansie is a premier sheep dog handler and 5 time South African National Champion as well as receiving seven times the South African dog of the year. This is a great opportunity to learn from this competitor, trainer and teacher.