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    Excellent post Jack! That is what I've been...

    Excellent post Jack! That is what I've been saying as well. Everyone is trying to put band-aids on all the peripheral effects without adressing the real problem. Supply either needs to increase or...
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    I agree with this completely. After years of...

    I agree with this completely. After years of jumping up on and back off the tailgate, I finally bought a ramp from Canvas works in MN (http://www.canvasworksincmn.com/DogTrainingProducts.html). ...
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    You might send a PM to SummitLabs. I think she...

    You might send a PM to SummitLabs. I think she was planning to breed her QAA All-Age pointed chocolate bitch to Devil this winter.
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    i know some are crying foul about some sort of EE...

    i know some are crying foul about some sort of EE conspiracy, I'm not one of them. I don't believe what is now happening as a result of the VIP program was ever intended when the service was first...
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    Paul, you hit the nail on the head. Similar to...

    Paul, you hit the nail on the head. Similar to the point I made earlier. Neither the AKC, MNRC or member clubs desire to change the status quo. They are all making money and tests are full. ...
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    I used to run AKC Hunt Tests. Even qualified...

    I used to run AKC Hunt Tests. Even qualified for, ran and passed Master Nationals. Began dabbling in Field Trials several years ago and really enjoy training to a higher level. Last year, as I sat...
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    Last weekend Master test needed to qualify for...

    Last weekend Master test needed to qualify for the Master National. Dog has never crept or broken and only failed 2 of 26 Masters. He goes out and pins the triple then one whistles the land blind....
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    If you're feeling anything more than a barely...

    If you're feeling anything more than a barely perceptible tingle on the lowest setting, something isn't right. Tri-Tronics was bought out by Garmin and they no longer service older collars. You...
  9. Christy, if they keep the same weekends, ...

    Christy, if they keep the same weekends, Carolina Piedmont will hold a field trial the last weekend of March and Palmetto will hold theirs the first weekend of April on those grounds. They will...
  10. Overall, a great video. It really helps to be...

    Overall, a great video. It really helps to be able to visualize some of the drills we've read about and see a few new ones in action. Yes, there are a few spots where the audio is less than...
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    Excellent points Dennis! I particularly like...

    Excellent points Dennis! I particularly like your distinction between drills and exercises in the field to teach or theme concepts.

    I have your training alone DVD and am awaiting delivery of...
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    Thanks Earl. We do tend to compromise, but...

    Thanks Earl. We do tend to compromise, but someone always seems to feel slighted. It is nice to set up triples and quads on a regular basis, but I'm usually the guy running singles or doubles...
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    I think I know where you're coming from, and you...

    I think I know where you're coming from, and you weren't really saying drills are a waste of time, just not preferred when you have a big group, right?

    I was referring more to drills that...
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    Group Training: Drills vs.Test Setups?

    How do other training groups approach the balance between doing concept work in the form of drills versus test or trial setups?

    Our group always seems to struggle with the balance. We have some...
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    As others have said, not many events are posted...

    As others have said, not many events are posted yet. I usually just look up events on EE over the last couple of years and use the AKC corresponding date table...
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    Congrats to both of you. Sounds like a great...

    Congrats to both of you. Sounds like a great retirement plan coming together!
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    Qualifying land blind. Newer handler fails to...

    Qualifying land blind. Newer handler fails to blow a whistle near the end of the blind, expecting his dog to wind the bird. Dog drives 10 yards past the blind and out of sight over the crest of a...
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    He's on RTF. Try...

    He's on RTF. Try http://www.retrievertraining.net/forums/member.php?24054-lanse-brown
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    It's kind of like having a son or daughter who...

    It's kind of like having a son or daughter who are very intelligent. Maybe you taught them as much as you could about life. They could stay at home, work in the family business and you could...
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    Dan and Gloria DeVos are probably the closest...

    Dan and Gloria DeVos are probably the closest field trial pros to you in Eufaula. However, if you're interested in training your dog yourself with some expert guidance, Lanse Brown is up near...
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    Congratulations to Connie Dresser for winning the...

    Congratulations to Connie Dresser for winning the Amateur with Teddy and to Nancy Fraser for winning the Qualifying with Grit!

    Lots of kudos to the ladies in this circuit. Just 2 weeks ago at...
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    20375 This was on one of our training ponds in...

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    This was on one of our training ponds in early August here in MI. We didn't take any chances.
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    These come in 12"12" tiles that snap together...

    These come in 12"12" tiles that snap together and can be cut to fit any size hole. I have used them for years a d they have stood up to everything:...
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    Congrats to all. It was my pleasure to judge...

    Congrats to all. It was my pleasure to judge these wonderfully talented animals.
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    Congrats AGAIN Erin! Phillie really seems to be...

    Congrats AGAIN Erin! Phillie really seems to be on a roll! Also a big Congrats to Sherie and Bristol for the RJ. They have worked very hard and it's paying off!
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