(a) Catching one sheep.
(b) Splitting/shedding stock off from others and work them apart and to leave some behind.
(c) Holding and minding stock within a fixed position.
(d) Drawing and leading stock along.
(e) Backing off from stock to relieve pressure is mainly due to too much initial pressure.
(f ) To bounce and rush at stock in order to move and frighten them, disregards the importance of stock respect.
Such tasks are not generally due to desirable natural traits, but develop through training and experience – can be beneficial at times.