the covers

Each pair of cover photos below is a stand-alone mini gallery. Click to view.

ISSUE 1 ON SALE JUNE 1, 2021

Our very first cover kelpie is this incredible capture of Linda Espunkt’s Australian kelpie Jimboomba Taavi Take Your Chance ‘Taavi’ caught in mid-flight in a photoshoot in Germany.

ISSUE 2 ON SALE SEPTEMBER 1, 2021

Jan McIntyre’s (the late) Karmala Akubra is our first cover working kelpie in this classic action photo that won first prize in the inaugural photographic competition at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show in 2009.

ISSUE 3 ON SALE DECEMBER 1, 2021

The first Australian kelpies imported into Israel grace our third issue in this fantastic photo. They are Ilana Gutman’s Dutch Dynamite Devoted Delta ‘Delta’ and Deepeyes Wanderlust V ‘Banjo’.

ISSUE 4 ON SALE MARCH 1, 2022

Sandie Read snapped this coordinated photo of six-month-old Dodge and his red and tan half-sister Holly learning the ropes on some quiet cattle in the yards of her Queensland property.

ISSUE 5 ON SALE JUNE 1, 2022

This astounding image of Essi Rahikainen’s Bestseller Valttikortti ‘Metku’ from Finland cooling off graces our fifth issue, first birthday cover.

ISSUE 6 ON SALE SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

Sandie Read’s Holly makes for another atmospheric cover after appearing with her half-brother Dodge on the cover of issue 4. Here at 11 months old she has just helped moving cattle into a new paddock in the Queensland blazing sunset.