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  1. Thread: EE question

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    dog A's owner listed first, then friend Dog B's...

    dog A's owner listed first, then friend
    Dog B's owner (friend) listed first then dog A's owner

    both dogs have same 2 people, just in different order... hope that helps. thanks for your help and...
  2. Thread: EE question

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    EE question

    I have entered 4 tests in the last 6 weeks, consisting of a master A and B.

    In checking the running order for the next upcoming test, it seems that i am running again with the majority of the...
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    it seems like a real easy fix for this issue...

    it seems like a real easy fix for this issue would be; if anyone selling litters, started dogs etc, would indicate in their ads, or website that their dogs have been tested and do not carry the...
  4. Thread: Food Aggression

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    what happens if you try to feed him by hand. just...

    what happens if you try to feed him by hand. just wondering
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    The responses indicating that some folks don't...

    The responses indicating that some folks don't train marks and blinds together, brought up a question. I've seen both of these scenerios in a master test, and am interested in how you would train...
  6. In spending the last 18 months, talking to...

    In spending the last 18 months, talking to "confirmation people", and getting educated in this field, I can't count the number of times I have been told that its the judges who are judging the all...
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    We had a test last year, with a no-bird flyer....

    We had a test last year, with a no-bird flyer. Came back out, and the flyer hooked off behind the holding blind, out of sight and was shot and fell about 10' behind the holding blind. Dog ran to...
  8. Breck, thank you for your post #21, explaining...

    Breck, thank you for your post #21, explaining training on blinds. Really good.
    I use orange tape tied to something, grass, tree branches, blackberries, so I can see where the blind is. I'm not sure...
  9. Thread: Flyer - itis

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    I had sort of the same problem, and here is how I...

    I had sort of the same problem, and here is how I fixed it. First of all, In training, starting slowly at first, I worked on the "Pivot". I taught the dog to pivot with or away from me, and failure...
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    A couple of questions and NOT trying to start an...

    A couple of questions and NOT trying to start an us against them argument; What was the original intention of the Hunt Test? Was it for someone to have the opportunity to train, or hunt their own...
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    Volunteering and attending tests last year with...

    Volunteering and attending tests last year with 1-3 flights of 60 dogs each, I totally understand the reason for limits.
    Size/availability of the training grounds. The FT and Upland folks are...
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    This is a great video, and looks like a nice...

    This is a great video, and looks like a nice test. So far it has been my experience that; dog is required to heel and hold the bird until command is given to release it. Fake gun is always used, and...
  13. I was at what i thought was a particularly hard...

    I was at what i thought was a particularly hard test this summer, In which the first 8 dogs went out on the land series. Watching these older, more experienced dogs unsuccessfully run the test, i...
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    iI am also a rookie trainer (Just got through...

    iI am also a rookie trainer (Just got through with seniors), and i was taught three very good steps in handling; First, show the dog what you are about to handle on overs and backs,(Kinda hard on...
  15. Thread: Shoreline Blinds

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    Thank you. It was an interesting test to say the...

    Thank you. It was an interesting test to say the least. Lots of grumbling from handlers, but it was an educational experience. Training for 1 level higher than the class we are testing at saved our...
  16. Thread: Shoreline Blinds

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    Standing in holding blind, waiting to be called...

    Standing in holding blind, waiting to be called to the line, the judges stopped the test. The committee and event secretary were summoned. The "5-dog rule" was discussed and agreed upon, but the...
  17. Thread: Shoreline Blinds

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    Yes they were "Illegal" tests. distance on...

    Yes they were "Illegal" tests. distance on blinds, degree of separation etc, stopping the test after 8 dogs, instead of 5 as the rules state. Some complained, and pulled their dogs, but, the judges...
  18. Thread: Shoreline Blinds

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    This is a great thread. Out of 8 senior tests we...

    This is a great thread. Out of 8 senior tests we ran this year, only 2 weren't down the shore blinds. Hardest one was 137 yards, down the shore, with a row of trees on the right about 2' into the...
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    I placed an order from them in april. I have...

    I placed an order from them in april. I have ordered from the before, with great service. This time is a very different story. With numerous emails, and phone calls i have been told repeatedly that...
  20. Thread: JH judges?

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    (He's probably running right now, so a bit...

    (He's probably running right now, so a bit late)For the record, i have run under Kent Walker. Found him to be Consistent in Judging. Test was a little challenging for a junior, but that was ok. He...
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    Google Hidden Springs Labs, just for starters.....

    Google Hidden Springs Labs, just for starters.. Just a thought
  22. Thread: westminister

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    Like most of the opinions stated in these 23...

    Like most of the opinions stated in these 23 pages, i watched Westminster sporting group, and was not thrilled with what the breed group judge chose as "representative" of the lab breed. Once again,...
  23. Because the poster indicated that he had already...

    Because the poster indicated that he had already done force to pile, my suggestion would be, using a training area with short grass, to place a white 5 gallon bucket behind the back pile. This gives...
  24. I saw this idea on Youtube, and it works great; ...

    I saw this idea on Youtube, and it works great; Take a pair of mens brief's (i use large size for a 55lb dog). Turn them so the front is facing out, away from the dog. Place a maxi pad inside. Put...
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    2nd Junior HT. While my pup is an excellent...

    2nd Junior HT. While my pup is an excellent marker, her line manners are atrocious. Hard as we work, she is on fire at the line, and has a really hard time settling down. We had passed the land...
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