Border Collie Reference Sires at Rising Sun Farm

Rising Sun breeds world-class Border Collies, producing championships and excellent working dogs.Our bloodlines are among the best in the world, and we can trace our lines to some of the finest examples of the breed.We have proven genetics, structure, and intelligence and actively seek to advance these traits through selectively breeding our amazing animals with other accomplished dogs around the world.

WTCH CH Spot HXAs ROMX

Our Imported Spot was an intense, hard working red rough coated dog. A strikingly handsome son of J.H. Wilson’s Famous Supreme winner Spot. Our Red Spot stamped his puppies and has some wonderful talented offspring around the world. This dog turned heads where ever he went. He was out-going, friendly, and very affectionate.

  • Birthdate: 02/12/1995 – 05/08/2006
  • OFA Good
  • DNA-CEA/CH Normal
  • Red & White
  • PEDIGREE
Imported Bill

Bill came to us from the hills of Scotland. He is a very smooth working dog with a need-to-please attitude. He is outgoing, affectionate, and very stylish. Bill has a passion for working cattle, and is exceptionally smooth and firm on all stock.

  • Birthdate: 04/07/2001
  • OFA Excellent
  • DNA-CEA/CH Carrier
  • Elbows Normal
  • Eyes CERF
  • Black/White & Tan
  • PEDIGREE
Imported Shep

Shep is a beautiful black and white rough-coated dog with strong influence from the “Brady” line. He is very stylish and has tremendous straight-line push. Shep is triple registered with AKC, ISDS, and ABCA.

  • Birthdate: 05/06/2004
  • OFA Good
  • DNA-CEA/CH Normal
  • ISDA 272967
  • Black & White – Red Factored
  • Black/White & Tan
  • PEDIGREE
Rising Sun Handsome Ladd

Ladd is a very handsome dark red from our ROMX WTCH CH. Imp Spot HXAs. True to his bloodlines, he has strong natural ability on livestock and is very correct with nice structure. Ladd is also very friendly and affectionate.

  • Birthdate: 08/11/2002
  • OFA GOOD
  • DNA-CEA/CH Normal
  • Dark Red & White
  • PEDIGREE
Rising Sun Runs With Fire

Torch is a very talented and handsome son of our Ladd and Imported Stella. True to his bloodlines, he has strong natural ability on livestock and is very correct with nice structure. Torch has been an amazing asset to the border collie breed. Matched with our talented females… Torch has offspring that excel in all areas of competition. Torch is loved, owned and trianed by Jacque Hoye. He is also very friendly and affectionate.

Rayzor

This handsome red smooth boy has been a fabulous addition to our program. Rayzor is bred from strong cattle lines. He is very intense with a ton of drive. This well bred working dog has “Beautiful” structure. Rayzor has lovely talented offspring World wide. He can stamp his puppies with a “Natural” bite. He is a sweet affectionate dog… And built for SPEED! Rayzor Offspring continue to excel world wide

  • Birthdate: 10/22/2006
  • OFA Excellent
  • DNA-CEA-CH – Carrier
  • Dark Red & White “Smooth”
  • PEDIGREE
Rising Sun High Roller

Roller is a Strikingly handsome dog out of our Dixi by Smoke. Roller is an animated high drive dog with plenty of talent on live stock… yet a calm disposition away from stock.

  • Birthdate: 06/13/2012
  • OFAExcellent
  • DNA/CEA Normal
  • Blue Merle
  • PEDIGREE
Imported Astra Mars

Mars was fast, agile and strong. A once-in–a-lifetime dog, his incredible athleticism was matched by a strong passion to work livestock. Mars Offspring are considered tops in the world in the performance arena. His offspring continue to thrive world wide.

  • Birthdate: 01/22/2000
  • HIP SCORE Excellent
  • DNA-CEA/CH Normal
  • Blue Merle – Red Factored & Carries Dilute Gene
  • PEDIGREE
Cub

This beautiful black and white dog is very athletic, able to leap a 4’ fence from a standstill. He has a very natural out run, flanks square, and has solid push. Cub is a very strong worker, but is also very outgoing and animated.

  • Birthdate: 02/03/2004
  • OFA GOOD
  • DNA-CEA/CH Normal – BAER
  • Black & White
  • PEDIGREE
WTCH CH Rising Sun Ross HXAs

Ross was an amazing dog who lived and worked at the Minnesota Zoo, working the entire “farm”. He also put on herding demonstrations for visitors.

  • Birthdate: 06/05/1996
  • Eyes Clear
  • Black & White – Red Factored
  • PEDIGREE
WTCH Blazin’ Kane RTDs HXBs HSAsd

Kane is a talented and athletic dog with lots of natural ability. He lives and works in Williamsport, IN.

  • Birthdate: 10/14/2002
  • OFA Good
  • DNA-CEA/CH Normal
  • Black & White – Red Factored
  • PEDIGREE
Rising Sun Blue Steel “Frank”

Frank is an extremely talented working dog. This handsome young dog has striking good looks. He is a blue black with blue eyes. Frank is one of the most intense high drive border collies that we have ever produced and owned.

  • Birthdate: 05/28/2006
  • OFA Good
  • DNA-CEA/CH Normal
  • Blue Black with Blue Eyes – Red Factored
  • PEDIGREE
Hidden Valley 2 Rising Sun Jammer

Jammer is an intense, hard working dog that is very athletic, but pleasant and mild mannered at home.

  • Birthdate: 01/01/2005
  • OFA Good
  • DNA-CEA/CH Carrier – BAER
  • Blue Merle – Red Factored
  • PEDIGREE
Dice

Dice is a triple herding champion and a tremendous working dog. He is the first smooth coat AKC champion!

  • Birthdate: 10/14/2002
  • OFA Good
  • Eyes Clear
  • Black, White & Tan – Red Factored
  • PEDIGREE
Wisp

Wisp was a two-time International Supreme Champion. His lines go back to John Thomas’ Supreme Champion, Craig.

  • Birthdate: 02/24/1986
  • Hips Good
  • Black & White
  • PEDIGREE
Rhys

Rhys was a very talented black, white, and tan dog. Rhys is from Imported Taff and Imported Val.

  • Birthdate: Not Knows
  • Hips Good
  • Eyes Clear
  • Black/White & Tan
  • PEDIGREE
WTCH CH Spook TD FDCH

Spook was our first Border Collie. He had a charming personality and loved to play, and was a great worker too.

  • Birthdate: 08/14/1990 – 03/30/2006
  • OFA Good
  • Black/White & Tan

Frozen Semen

    We have frozen semen from:

  • MICHAEL GALLAGHER’S CAP ~ PEDIGREE
  • RICHARD MILLICHAP’S DEWI TWEED ~PEDIGREE
  • BOBBY DALZIEL’S JOE ~PEDIGREE
  • ANGIE DRISCOLL’S CHEVIOT JAMIE ~PEDIGREE
  • (These exceptional males will be used in the future with our top females)

MICHAEL GALLAGHER’S CAP

2010 International Supreme Champion 6th ~ 2009 International Supreme Champion

Richard Millichap’s DEWI TWEED

2009 International Supreme Champion. Tweed is a four year old grandson of Richards 2003 reserve supreme champion “Ben”
Tweed is a tremendous worker with natural square flanks, plenty of forward push and tons of stamina over any distance. Away from stock Tweed is socialable with a wonderful temperament.

BOBBY DALZIEL’S JOE

From Kinloch Sheepdogs
(2011 & 2009 Scottish National Champion ~ 2006 International Supreme Champion)

  • PEDIGREE
  • HOTO COURTESY ~ KIRSTIN PIERT

ANGIE DRISCOLL’S CHEVIOT JAMIE

From Kinloch Sheepdogs
(Jamie won is first trial at 11 months old ~ Winner of 28 prestigious Open trials)

  • PEDIGREE
  • PHOTO COURTESY ~ ANGIE DRISCOLL ~ KINLOCH SHEEPDOGS

Contact us for more information about any of our reference sires.