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  1. Thread: Ft Collins FT

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    It will be hot - it almost always is at this...

    It will be hot - it almost always is at this Field Trial. There will be some rolling terrain with sage brush and some ravines. We have had a lot of moisture, so the cover may be high.
  2. ​I second this

    ​I second this
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    He was a wonderful dog , Dee. My condolences ...

    He was a wonderful dog , Dee.

    My condolences

    Ted
  4. Thread: Pikes Peak

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    Joe Do you have Open Placements? Amateur...

    Joe

    Do you have Open Placements?
    Amateur Callbacks?

    Thanks

    Ted
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    I like the Double Back Harness. It is spendy but...

    I like the Double Back Harness. It is spendy but durable. Early in the rehab process, you cannot let them put ANY weight on the repaired leg. The handle on the harness is really helpful. The dog...
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    Mike My advice: 1. Get a harness from...

    Mike

    My advice:
    1. Get a harness from Ruffwear. It will make it easy for you to support your dog when it is airing, and otherwise just trying to get around in the weeks after surgery
    2. Find a...
  7. Thread: PRTA Oregon

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    Derby 1. Dise, O/H Melo 2. Drake, O/H...

    Derby

    1. Dise, O/H Melo
    2. Drake, O/H Rogers
    3. Dude, O/H Lavin
    4. Thunder, O: Frankel, H: Amie Henninger
    RJ: , O: Kellogg, H: Taylor
    JAMS: 10, 20, 26
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    Basically, it is done by write in ballots. After...

    Basically, it is done by write in ballots. After the ballots are collected the top 5(?) nominees are tabulated, then they send ballots out. And you vote. I don't know what you do to get a ballot. ...
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    Bill You seem to want to fight with me as a...

    Bill

    You seem to want to fight with me as a matter of reflex, not reflection.

    I was responding to Trevor about why I thought Rob did not belong in the Hall of Fame. I don't know about the...
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    He was a nice man and a good dog trainer. I...

    He was a nice man and a good dog trainer. I never heard of people referring to him as a great dog trainer, but that's just me. Rob had some nice dogs, but none that I would consider great, but...
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    ​Rob was a great guy. But, what makes you think...

    ​Rob was a great guy. But, what makes you think that he should be in the Hall of Fame?
  12. Count me in Dan Danforth 43 RAM...

    Count me in

    Dan Danforth



    43

    RAM RIVER RAINBOW ROYALE
  13. Thread: Sit / Pop ???

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    I don't know Bill's rationale. But, when I am...

    I don't know Bill's rationale. But, when I am testing the strength of my dog's sit, I will walk around it, praise it, and sometimes pop it to see if it leaves the sit.
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    I second this. Trust the breeder. I think...

    I second this. Trust the breeder.

    I think of the scene from the Natural, where Robert Redford's magical bat, Wonder Boy, splits in two. Redford looks at the bat boy and says "Pick me out a...
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    Or to put it another way, the sequence of events...

    Or to put it another way, the sequence of events serves as a non-verbal cue, making the verbal cue superfluous. I happen to think this is true, but still use the verbal cue "dead bird" out of habit
  16. When in doubt, take a look at the Rulebook. Pages...

    When in doubt, take a look at the Rulebook. Pages 49-50
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    I wouldn't care even then. I have run plenty of...

    I wouldn't care even then. I have run plenty of Q's with my young dogs where dogs several years older have placed or won. I learned some time ago that if you are going to enjoy this sport, you have...
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    Why not? The Qual is an interesting mix of young...

    Why not? The Qual is an interesting mix of young up and comers, who are learning about competition before making the jump to the All Age Stakes, and more seasoned dogs like your, with owners who...
  19. Great! What color do I get when you come to...

    Great!

    What color do I get when you come to judge for Rocky Mountain this year?
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    I don't believe you should do something just...

    I don't believe you should do something just because Lardy or Farmer does.
    I don't believe you should do something because you want to get along with your peers.
    I don't believe you should do...
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    Maybe you start by sending a dog for marks and...

    Maybe you start by sending a dog for marks and blinds with back, I don't.
    If doesn't make any difference, don't do it
    If peer pressure is the reason you do things, well .....
  22. No diagrams. But, if you look on left edge of...

    No diagrams. But, if you look on left edge of blog, you will see column entitled "Test Description" Click on Tests 1 and 2, and you will get narrative description and fuzzy photographs
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    I disagree. Look at series 1/2 of the 2015...

    I disagree.

    Look at series 1/2 of the 2015 National Amateur. They shoot, a short bird. It retires. They shoot a flyer. You pick up one bird (they cannot dictate which bird and everyone seems...
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    If by no-go, you mean the dog did not go, yes it...

    If by no-go, you mean the dog did not go, yes it had a no-go. If you meant that the dog did something wrong, I disagree.

    Dogs are creatures of habit. We use that in our training. When we...
  25. I heard that Wes Lee's mother died during set up...

    I heard that Wes Lee's mother died during set up week and he had to leave. Missy Bell was doing the set up drawings, was familiar with the tests the judges had prepared, and was enlisted.
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