Drakes of Hazard
Border Collies Mark Wylie and the Drakes of Hazard Indian Runner ducks
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Mark Wylie with his sheepdog and duck display team will bring a fantastic crowd-pleasing demonstration to your outdoor event. This show will entertain, enthral, enchant and educate any audience both young and old alike.

Arena Entertainment

The Drakes of Hazard are also ideal for corporate entertainment where clients can have a go at working a sheepdog, and attempt to guide the ducks around the course.

Great for team building and communication skills.

You'll be amazed at the skill as man and dog work together in harmony to control, direct and navigate a troop of fearless Indian Runner Ducks around an obstacle course at your event.

Mark started this show in the picturesque village of Luss, on the banks of Loch Lomond, where he farms 1000 acres of rough hill ground. The shows, together with Mark's comical commentary, were so popular with locals and tourists alike that it wasn't long before Mark found himself supplying his premier arena entertainment performances for Fetes, Festivals, Galas, Agricultural shows, Game Fairs and even Weddings all over the country. Distance is no barrier for these ducks and they have delighted audiences from the Northern Isles of Lewis and Harris through the North of England as far south as York and even over the sea to Ireland.

Mark got his first collie whilst still in his early teens and it wasn't long before he was entering local trials with his loyal dog Spot. All of the dogs compete at sheepdog trials, winning a respectable share of silverware as well as earning their corn on the farm. Naturally the dogs are Border Collies, arguably one of the most attractive and intelligent breeds in the world. Their amazing intelligence, stamina and eagerness to please makes them uniquely adaptable from the hillside to the ringside. The collies can find themselves rounding up sheep on a remote hill overlooking Loch Lomond one day then duck herding to delight a city audience the next!

Ducks running through the tunnel

As seen on Blue Peter

When the Blue Peter team heard about The Drakes of Hazard, action man presenter Matt Baker and his border collie Meg, who are more used to rounding up sheep on Matt's family farm, were eager to test their herding skills with the drakes.

After a slow start, Matt and Meg soon got the hang of things, and it wasn't long before the celebrity duo were entertaining the audience at Glasgow's "Bark in the Park" event as well as viewers at home with a well above average performance.


Mark Wylie & "The Drakes of Hazard"
Hill of Camstraddan Farm, Luss, Loch Lomond, Argyll, Scotland G83 8NX
Tel: 01436 860 262 Mobile: 07980 478639 Email: info@drakesofhazard.co.uk


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