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    Larry, You're welcome to shoot me an email....

    Larry,

    You're welcome to shoot me an email. rushcreekpress@aol.com

    Evan
  2. When a youngster flies through any part of Basics...

    When a youngster flies through any part of Basics it's usually a red flag to me. The object of training is not to see how fast we can get through an exercise, but to train the dog. You may help your...
  3. Thread: Pattern Blinds

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    I use a small orange marker/flag, not for the...

    I use a small orange marker/flag, not for the dog, but for me or my helper to be sure we're re planting in the same spot each time. At no time do I use anything white to run towards. Many of the...
  4. Thread: Lardy or Graham

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    We had a brief, minimal dialogue Renee, and no...

    We had a brief, minimal dialogue Renee, and no real discussion. You provided me with no detail about what you were having trouble with. How can I help you under those circumstances?

    Evan
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    How can it surprise you not to understand what...

    How can it surprise you not to understand what you never watched? I can help, but not if you don't do your part. No one can do that. You inquired, but conducted only a superficial conversation. Want...
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    I suspect we train that cast differently. One...

    I suspect we train that cast differently. One cast, one rotation and one direction; Back. If that is the direction I want the dog to take under those circumstances, that is the cast I will most...
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    For me, no-hands Back. Evan

    For me, no-hands Back.

    Evan
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    Congratulations Becky! Couldn't have happened to...

    Congratulations Becky! Couldn't have happened to a nicer lady.

    Evan
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    There are times and circumstances where none of...

    There are times and circumstances where none of this "no more Back casts" ideology applies. The late Rex Carr created 'no-hands Back' for just such applications. Sometimes the factors en route divert...
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    Great! Then you don't need to necessarily get a...

    Great! Then you don't need to necessarily get a vocal/pain centered reaction as some trainers seek. Read a change in his eyes...his expression, and it does not need to be dramatic. He should appear...
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    What are you after as a reaction to ear pinch? Do...

    What are you after as a reaction to ear pinch? Do you seek a vocal response? Do you seek instant submission? I'm being serious about this. No matter how you decide to do it you need to know what your...
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    No it will not damage the breeds. If anything it...

    No it will not damage the breeds. If anything it will ultimately improve them as more stable, trainable dogs. When we perform training that improves performance we do not necessarily "cover up" any...
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    Shoot me an email to rushcreekpress@aol.com ...

    Shoot me an email to rushcreekpress@aol.com

    Evan
  14. Yep. That's pretty much where I ended up with it....

    Yep. That's pretty much where I ended up with it. It was fun! I met a lot of nice people and saw some nice dogs. I could see some of the philosophy of each venue. But none emerged as having been the...
  15. I agree with all of that 100%. That's why I...

    I agree with all of that 100%. That's why I thought this thread might yield some opinions beyond "I like AKC by far" or "HRC is the gold standard". I just wonder when someone asks a question like...
  16. No problem. At that time they were doing scenting...

    No problem. At that time they were doing scenting tests in Master, but soon dropped them. They also clung tightly to the 100 yard limit. You can imagine the tests varied quite a bit for a long time....
  17. You're really obsessed with this aren't you? I...

    You're really obsessed with this aren't you? I put 3 scores on her, and he got the rest. I did all her training and most handling, including all other points and placements. One exception is that he...
  18. The AKC long resisted licensing hunt tests. When...

    The AKC long resisted licensing hunt tests. When they (AKC tests) started, my client, with a 36 point derby dog that I had already won 2 Quals with, was curious if he might enjoy running the new...
  19. Wow! That gets us closer to an answer. Is it that...

    Wow! That gets us closer to an answer. Is it that you don't know? What does this do for the discussion?

    Evan
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  20. I titled one of the first MH's ever, and have run...

    I titled one of the first MH's ever, and have run several HRC tests just to see what they were like. I have attended NAHRA tests for the same reasons. I doubt there are any professional football...
  21. What would a "Gold standard " be for hunt tests? ...

    What would a "Gold standard " be for hunt tests?

    Evan
  22. Thread: Lardy or Graham

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    The Total Package Special has all 3 books, plus...

    The Total Package Special has all 3 books, plus every DVD in the entire program, including the specialty volumes on Walking Baseball, and so on. If you need more information email me at...
  23. Darryl, Is there something specific I can help...

    Darryl,

    Is there something specific I can help with? Something that needs explaining? You've invested in my training materials, and I'm happy to invest in your success.
    There are no schedules in...
  24. Yes. It's called "Force to pile". It's in your...

    Yes. It's called "Force to pile". It's in your book, Smartwork volume one. It is explained in detail.

    Evan
  25. In what way? It is ultimately sequential; step by...

    In what way? It is ultimately sequential; step by step. Check page 29 for flow chart.
    You have one. My email is rushcreekpress@aol.com . Cell phone is 816-213-9397 .
    Are you sure you read it...
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