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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:...
  16. 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
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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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    All the above plus: - Finishing the Q doesn't...

    All the above plus:
    - Finishing the Q doesn't get the dog closer to the Master National.
    - Until recently the Q had no title associated with it.

    Tim
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    An important link! - It correctly refers to HT...

    An important link!
    - It correctly refers to HT Regulations not rules. Regulations are under the control of the Performance Committee and AKC Board, not requiring Member Club delegate approval like...
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    No, just the opposite is more the case. Many...

    No, just the opposite is more the case. Many ex-ft trained dogs are now competing in HTs and enjoying hunting.

    Imho start out training every dog planning to win the National Open. Every 8 week old...
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    If you require an FC to enjoy yourself field...

    If you require an FC to enjoy yourself field trials are not for you at any price. If you can enjoy yourself and your dog training and playing at a high level FTs can provide you that for as much as...
  24. My attempts to reach the office of bill's...

    My attempts to reach the office of bill's sponsor, Sen Young, have yielded no response. I have reached the committee's chairman office, Sen, Zirkin. He happens to be my state senator. I had a nice...
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    What is the level of your training group? Are...

    What is the level of your training group? Are these people dogs MH and beyond? If so,they will be the best to tell when you and your dog are ready.
    If your group trains(not test, there is a...
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