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    Which one is heads, which is tails? Call it in...

    Which one is heads, which is tails?

    Call it in the air!
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    Someimes. Numerous cast for a young...

    Someimes.
    Numerous cast for a young /inexperienced usually means I tried a blind beyond his/her abilities. Cast refusal, you have to ask why. Some refusal are just plain disobedienced,IMHO...
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    Win 1st or 2nd in a Qualifying or be awarded any...

    Win 1st or 2nd in a Qualifying or be awarded any placement or JAM in any type of all-age stake.

    Tim
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    I have always considered this situation as a...

    I have always considered this situation as a problem just waiting to happened. Eventually one or the other is going to get on the other one's nerves. They are no different than 2 kids when parents...
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    Relax, you and her should take a retrieving...

    Relax, you and her should take a retrieving vacation and forget today ever happened.
    At this stage you should have no expectation that she knows: she is being "sent", is supposed to return to you,...
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    The original name for this stake...

    The original name for this stake was"Non-Winners".
    Its intent was just that:to give dogs that were not yet winners after Derby a place to compete while preparing for all-age competition. IMHO that...
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    Never say never. While a steady diet of into...

    Never say never.
    While a steady diet of into the wind marks is not a good idea there are some indications for such training: Your dog will encounter such marks in FTs and HTs either by design or...
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    Where are you with lining drills? wagon wheels,...

    Where are you with lining drills? wagon wheels, 5 legged patterns, etc

    Most need to taught to run straight.

    Tim
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    The result is extending command-response...

    The result is extending command-response obedience into retrieving. If not done you,nor the dog, have a fall back position when retrieving gets more complicated.

    Tim
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    IMHO there is a difference between a "long hunt"...

    IMHO there is a difference between a "long hunt" and a "big hunt".

    A long hunt in the area of the bird usually shows very good marking where as a big hunt generally denotes a dog that disturbs a...
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    So you need to change her mind. Don't shoot any...

    So you need to change her mind. Don't shoot any flyers. Set up the flyer station,making it very obvious right in her face, but only throw long dead bird singles, all guns up and visible. Then only...
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    Does anyone have any data? ie: #of new judges...

    Does anyone have any data?

    ie: #of new judges approved per year per level, # of approvals that are not maintained per year

    Is this an attraction or retention problem? or both?
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    Congratulations again. It was a pleasure meeting...

    Congratulations again. It was a pleasure meeting the 3 of you last weekend in VA.

    Remember Frank she said she wants a brown dog.


    Tim
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    Have your thrower throw as far as he/she can down...

    Have your thrower throw as far as he/she can down a hillside.
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    Agree. IMHO a greater number of dogs have the...

    Agree.

    IMHO a greater number of dogs have the capacity to learn how to run a good blind than to be good markers.

    The definition of "good" can vary depending on your needs.

    Tim
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    There were 3 Chesapeakes in 1963 National Open:...

    There were 3 Chesapeakes in 1963 National Open: Atom Bob, Meg's O Timothy and Slow Gin
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    [QUOTE=joeyrhoades;1310545]I have plenty of land...

    [QUOTE=joeyrhoades;1310545]I have plenty of land and ponds to train on. That is not the issue. I live around my family and about 200 acres of land. I just have to figure out where to train at. ...
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    \ It is common to breed DM carriers. Is it ...

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    It is common to breed DM carriers. Is it right or wrong? Many opinions but nobody knows.
    There have been "carriers" that have developed the disease. So what does carrier status really mean?...
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    I've gone from CBRs to Labs and back to CBRs....

    I've gone from CBRs to Labs and back to CBRs. Some may say that disqualifies me due to mental defect but I just like CBRs better.

    There are difference both between and within the breeds.
    A few...
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    Good for you! But "myself" should not mean alone....

    Good for you! But "myself" should not mean alone.

    All of the books and videos provide an organized approach to training that will show where you want to go. They are all also are a product of...
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    Revisions: - Seminar: Required once prior to...

    Revisions:

    - Seminar: Required once prior to taking the written test and first assignment
    - Apprenticeship: Only if the person has not qualified a dog at that level of higher.
    - Renewal:...
  22. A "Master Voucher" for the club's next test could...

    A "Master Voucher" for the club's next test could be a judge's gift or a judge's condition.

    Lots of potential, + and -.

    Time will tell
  23. What is the over/under for an individual to want...

    What is the over/under for an individual to want all or part of the 15% in exchange for land use?

    Chairpersons and secretary are in a no win situation. Who gets these slots, how many of the slots...
  24. If so clubs could save a lot of money. Many a dog...

    If so clubs could save a lot of money. Many a dog would get dropped between the holding blind and the line in the first series. Walking at heel is a rule and you are under judgement when called to...
  25. So if I say the word NO to my dog as I am lining...

    So if I say the word NO to my dog as I am lining them up to be sent to select or change their focus
    I'm out?

    There is "no" acceptable/unacceptable vocabulary list in either the Ht or Ft rule...
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