In the US , field trial results, dog performance, owners and handlers, are readily available.
Any chance of a further short demonstration on his training methods?
That said, I am a DVD victim, and would buy it. Have bought UK "nationals" in the past. Heck a friend recently lent me an UK spaniel national!!!
Isn't the Drakeshead DVD years and years old? At least a decade!
Not saying they do it better or necessarily know more than the US experts, I haven't even seen the DVDs, but I'll bet there are things to be learned from anyone who is successful at what they do. Especially if the scenery is REALLY pretty!
James up here in Canada......I have been following the post on the DVD by Keith Matthews, and I must say that some of the comments and criticisms about the trainer and his DVD are really disappointing and sickening, especially comment about dog on left side sent by right hand signal, wow. Don't these guys understand that the field trials originated in Britain long before they were introduced to U.S. and Canada. This post was to help promote a well respected trainer and trialer and his DVD, not to shoot him down and nit-pick like a bunch of old hens.
I think it's good to ask questions about and really vet any supposed experts putting out a DVD. Especially if you're spending more than $100. I see what you're saying, but can't blame anyone for questioning something different. It's when you get the right answers to the questions when the good stuff happens.
Good morning Jen, well at least it's morning here in Ireland. I have read with interest some of the comments on the forum. We have a saying here in Ireland, "The proof of the pudding is in the eating", or in this case, the watching. Watch and marvel as 'The Dog Guru' teaches how he trains his Labradors here in Ireland, without E collars, force, intimidation, or threat, as I said before, the proof of the pudding is in the eating. Warmest regards, Harry
Anyone who trained the send out as described in the Wildrose DVD published and widely sold in the US.Quote:
don't mean to cast asperisions, but WHO in the USA sits a dog on his left side and send with his right hand ????
There are also other differences in the send out than just hand position.