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    Shot myself in the leg, almost drown in 12 feet...

    Shot myself in the leg, almost drown in 12 feet of water with waders on (waders filled up with water) too many pulled muscles, falls, once had a training partner's dog , wet, get between my legs as...
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    I came the opposite way, running field trials for...

    I came the opposite way, running field trials for years, then decided to try AKC hunt tests. I ran one of the first Master Invitationals in 1990 (the year before the first Master National) , I think...
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    That was my apprenticeship , many years, many...

    That was my apprenticeship , many years, many going out in the first series, many just happy to get to the water blind, driving hours only told to get my dog the minute I pulled up, no Dow, just a...
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    I agree a longtime judge training partner and...

    I agree a longtime judge training partner and friend, now deceased, made very profound statements that I still remember, "one long swim will get you all the answers you need " and no one pays any...
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    Some of the issues of poor judging are persons...

    Some of the issues of poor judging are persons selected to judge at a major stake level, after apprenticing. We have some judges who are now 8 point judges plus several times, who have not done much...
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    Your correct John. I forget sometimes on young...

    Your correct John. I forget sometimes on young vrs old. I was a mere 19 or 20 years old and fumbled around for nearly 20 years as a basically bird boy, grunt, gopher , for a bunch of "serious dog...
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    I have a "young fellow" who trains with us on a...

    I have a "young fellow" who trains with us on a regular basis for the past eight years. He now has a all-age dog that needs a win to title both ways, FC and /or AFC. He started judging all-age stakes...
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    Gave one away at 6 years old, stipulation she has...

    Gave one away at 6 years old, stipulation she has to be spayed. It was just identified as EIC affected then. She made Derby List, became a Master Hunter, QAA, ran all-age stakes. Scratched her when...
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    Sometimes a different perspective, sometimes...

    Sometimes a different perspective, sometimes saying only what folks would like to say but don't. Condolences to his family.
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    In the most simple terms . in my opinion, field...

    In the most simple terms . in my opinion, field trial judging is a art, that requires find the best marking dog, the best trained dog (for the weekend). extensive experience or knowledge of the stake...
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    Surprised you Golden folks haven't jumped on this...

    Surprised you Golden folks haven't jumped on this one, FC/AFC Benjamin Rajah Frisbie and he sired one of the few Golden National Derby champions! Don't think Ben has any titles in three generations...
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    True while you are setting up, during the hunt...

    True while you are setting up, during the hunt test or trial, at the moment you turn in your results you become yesterday's garbage! until the next fiasco for your future throne.
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    I have judged with some very artistic folks with...

    I have judged with some very artistic folks with obvious serious drafting experience who didn't have a clue about dog sense.
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    Have had more then a few pros tell me as a judge...

    Have had more then a few pros tell me as a judge I have a page on you. Lots open to interpretation in field trial judging, especially at the all-age level.
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    Ok, sorry for your loss and we outlive them all,...

    Ok, sorry for your loss and we outlive them all, condolences, have lost many over the years.

    I will be 71 years old this year. I have a two year old (was about 69 when I got her) I have a six...
  16. As a judge I have allowed my share of creeping,...

    As a judge I have allowed my share of creeping, with and without the consent of my co-judge. It's kinda like a no bird, if you and your co-judge of a agreement of how far a dog should be allowed to...
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    Bought a Golden Retriever for my son, developed...

    Bought a Golden Retriever for my son, developed cataracts at about a year old. He wanted to keep dog. Contacted breeder and she agreed to replace it. Asked if I would take a Lab female, only one...
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    I think as a derby judge you have to consider the...

    I think as a derby judge you have to consider the entry. You may have a small entry with perhaps a 100 points among the dogs. Some derbies are large with young derby dogs. Lets face it a solid derby...
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    Not an expert with UKC, put a couple of HRCH...

    Not an expert with UKC, put a couple of HRCH titles on two dogs. Because of their training , retired trial dogs and Master hunters, folks I was training with told me to enter finished. Took awhile to...
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    The year was 1965, the place Madison Wisconsin,...

    The year was 1965, the place Madison Wisconsin, the guy 22 years old with a Golden he trained himself in city parks and golf course ponds and some gravel pits. This guy paid his $15. and entered a...
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    In my opinion it is harder to get a double...

    In my opinion it is harder to get a double header, then being a National finalist. Had a National Open finalist, in the weekend trials we were close, JAM or place in a Open win a Amateur, but, never...
  22. Sorry for the loss, a great one, we outlive them...

    Sorry for the loss, a great one, we outlive them is the problem.
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    I agree ,I know more then a few with 70 , 80, 100...

    I agree ,I know more then a few with 70 , 80, 100 points, lots of amateur wins, but only one open win, including two of mine. It is suprising if you ask some folks that run a lot of Amateurs how many...
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    No problem with the title, but, how about 100...

    No problem with the title, but, how about 100 plus dog qualifyings tied to a hunt test in a owner handler..and same old same old ? Some of the titles I see behind a dogs name now I can't cypher ..
  25. And that's the problem! we as amateurs work for...

    And that's the problem! we as amateurs work for them at weekend end events..Master National should be another thread.
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