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    Chris used to take a beating with his Goldens...

    Chris used to take a beating with his Goldens when he first started training with the group years ago. One fellow grabbed his transmitter to see what level it was on. Like you he started doing very...
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    LOL! won't touch that one, still laughing. Should...

    LOL! won't touch that one, still laughing. Should use a better choice of words , left me wide open.
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    Why not have pre-training agreements. Decide what...

    Why not have pre-training agreements. Decide what your going to work on. To quote often used phrase "what program are you using ?" Went to do a water tune-up drill one day and two of my partners,...
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    I have experienced this for years in various...

    I have experienced this for years in various groups that I have trained with. The best group over all were folks who owned and trained the "big dogs" and had a young dog coming up ie; derby. That is...
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    A society that makes war on it's police, better...

    A society that makes war on it's police, better be ready to make friends of criminals...just saying, liberal or conservative, they aint choosy !
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    LOL, just watch the interviews on the street...

    LOL, just watch the interviews on the street where they ask questions of significant historical value, then watch who votes and the numbers that do vote, it is a question often answered with hmm!...
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    Yes I had a Golden that I ran in the all-age and...

    Yes I had a Golden that I ran in the all-age and was qualified all-age LOL long gone, but her poor pedigree shows nothing. She was before the Golden I mentioned. She was also pre-Barty old Stilroven...
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    Yes, the Golden Retriever with a amateur all-age...

    Yes, the Golden Retriever with a amateur all-age win and lacking a few points, has a MH/CDX after his name...The Lab with the 18 points three seconds, one a open 2nd, has four master passes, didn't...
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    What about us lowly folks who have dogs with...

    What about us lowly folks who have dogs with points including one with a win at the open and amateur all-age level who have only a qualified all-age status..more money for a title like maybe AAAFC...
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    Working in an Asbestos factory, smoking my...

    Working in an Asbestos factory, smoking my Marlboros, classified 1A Selective Service, supervisor came back to work site and said President had been shot...Worse news yet! now we are going to War I...
  11. Most of the things I saw on the video were due to...

    Most of the things I saw on the video were due to handler inexperience at the hunt test level. Being a professional obedience trainer means nothing has far as field trial or hunt test obedience. In...
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    I agree, Wisconsin alone has at least five clubs...

    I agree, Wisconsin alone has at least five clubs with their own grounds and one on the border across the river. I am a lifetime member of three of them...So you have a water situation of about 8...
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    All the dogs in the past 35 to 40 years that I...

    All the dogs in the past 35 to 40 years that I have been involved with have been co-owned for a variety of reasons. The co-owners have been my spouse, my daughter, my training partners. You have what...
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    I never have, but,I have a training partner that...

    I never have, but,I have a training partner that does....he also baths his dogs several times a week, washes his truck and crates as often, and has everything very organized in his truck. He has...
  15. [QUOTE=Daren Galloway;1270532]There was an...

    [QUOTE=Daren Galloway;1270532]There was an article in Retriever News awhile back, maybe up to a year, discussing judging of the derby. There were 2 or 3 people who collaborated on the article, one of...
  16. The OP asked a simple question that has expanded...

    The OP asked a simple question that has expanded into everything from training issues to what if's. From the Retriever Field Trial Judging A Manual, could also be applied to hunt tests. "There is no...
  17. As always be it a field trial retired gun or a...

    As always be it a field trial retired gun or a hunt test ( most dogs figure out a standout holding blind) it is a judging call kinda like 2 plus 2 are four, but, so are 3 plus 1. From my standpoint...
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    A handler approached the marshal asked why they...

    A handler approached the marshal asked why they were dropped. Went to judges asked why they were dropped. Judge without missing a step opens book laughs outloud and says "because your dog can't mark"...
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    Agree when thinking about it too. Once had a...

    Agree when thinking about it too. Once had a fellow who gave his commands in Russian (or so he said) not being "fluent in Russian", heck I didn't know what he was telling dog. Dog wasn't much of a...
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    Handler went in a training mode...My all-age dogs...

    Handler went in a training mode...My all-age dogs will do that on a regular basis with a command drop it at 100, 200 yards etc. After they drop bird attrition is used to bring them back and either...
  21. Naw! Been force fetching retrievers since 1964. I...

    Naw! Been force fetching retrievers since 1964. I can't remember one of those "natural retrievers" and there were dozens and dozens of them that met their demise by force fetching. I started with...
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    You did the correct thing...I lost my smart arse...

    You did the correct thing...I lost my smart arse comments when I was much younger. Everyone is a dog trainer. I usually immediately change the subject when dog training comes up among folks who don't...
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    I have a 870 Wingmaster I bought new for $85. in...

    I have a 870 Wingmaster I bought new for $85. in 1967...I still shoot it..Thousands of rounds through it. I have other guns, but, still use the 870 improved to shoot flyers and occasionally upland...
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    I have owned, trained and run about 8 dogs, as...

    I have owned, trained and run about 8 dogs, as one would call fire breathers or barn burners, They are magnificent animals, tons of drive, style and all have been great markers. The side defects of...
  25. Every venue has it's pitfalls. I trained for a...

    Every venue has it's pitfalls. I trained for a few years with some HRC folks. The work looked very simplistic for my all-age trained dogs. One a 7 year old, the other a six year old. We had run many...
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