Avenpart Kelpie Stud was founded in 1962 and is based on the famous Scanlon, Glenville and Karrawarra bloodlines. Our Kelpies play an important role on the family’s 16,500 hectare properties, where they are an integral part of the economic viability of the family business.
At Avenpart we place great emphasis on natural working ability at an early age, combined with excellent conformation and temperament, the dogs are successfully used for mustering, yard and shed work on sheep cattle goats and pigs. Various strains within the stud excel at different jobs, some have more “eye” some more bark and others are more suited to cattle work. This diversity allows the stud to offer a range of dogs to suit the requirements of both the large property owner and the trial enthusiast.
Mary and Ken have been breeding and training Kelpies since 1962 during which time Mary has won many three sheep, yard and utility trials culminating in winning the Victorian Utility Trial Championships in 2000.