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    If I were the judge in such a situation I hope I...

    If I were the judge in such a situation I hope I would say "To heck with the rules," if it is actually the rule, and allow the designated gunner in this situation. I am not up to speed on HRC rules,...
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    I agree the hoops to jump through to become a...

    I agree the hoops to jump through to become a judge can be cumbersome. However, your statement about having more assignments than entries supports the need for some of those hoops. Currently a...
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    I agree with the statement made earlier that not...

    I agree with the statement made earlier that not everyone is cut out to be a judge. But educating yourself by attending a seminar to improve your knowledge and skills as a handler or as a judge...
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    How to improve hunt test judging

    There is always a discussion on how to improve judging. Often times on Monday morning after a challenging or failed weekend, or while in the gallery after you have had your lunch handed to you. So...
  5. One of the best informal trials that remain in...

    One of the best informal trials that remain in the state of Minnesota. Great club, great people, great dogs and great weather. What more could one ask for.

    Don't forget one more informal the...
  6. Just about a month until registration closes. ...

    Just about a month until registration closes. Still plenty of room for all judges and handlers to attend. After some snow and cold weather we are enjoying some beautiful weather here in Minnesota...
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    I too seldom use a come-in whistle once the dog...

    I too seldom use a come-in whistle once the dog has picked up the bird. I reserve that "command" for when I really need it, like to ignore a diversion bird that has been thrown while he is out in...
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    I attended a seminar put on by Danny Farmer a few...

    I attended a seminar put on by Danny Farmer a few years back at our club here. Danny did address the intensity of the whistle in respect to how close the dog was to the handler as well as what the...
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    I echo the opinion on the Fox40. Hard on the...

    I echo the opinion on the Fox40. Hard on the ears of everyone around you. I use the Dallesasse, original field trial model. Before I switch to the Dallesasse I used the clear mega whistle.
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  10. St. Cloud, Minnesota Informal Trial, Sunday, February 15

    Central Minnesota Retriever Club is holding an informal trial on our grounds near St Cloud Minnesota off of Hwy 10. 2232 Golden Spike Road, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. Same place as our Field Trials and...
  11. Still plenty of space left for more...

    Still plenty of space left for more registrations. Please join us in lovely Central Minnesota in April.
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    Don't bother trying to build one, just call Duane...

    Don't bother trying to build one, just call Duane at Canvasworks and get one of his. Duane is a good dog man and has developed a great ramp. He and I are both members of the same club and on that...
  13. St. Cloud, Minnesota Informal Trial, Sunday, January 18

    Central Minnesota Retriever Club is holding an informal trial on our grounds near St Cloud Minnesota off of Hwy 10. 2232 Golden Spike Road, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. Same place as our Field Trials and...
  14. AKC Advanced Retriever Hunt Test Judges' Seminar, St. Cloud, MN, April 18-19 2015

    The Central Minnesota Retriever Club near St. Cloud, Minnesota will host an AKC Advanced Retriever Hunt Test Judges’ Seminar on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, 2015.

    The advanced...
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    Got mine in too. Here is Topbrass One More Trip...

    Got mine in too. Here is Topbrass One More Trip To Birdland MH, aka Maynard.
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    I have experience with a dog who drank too much...

    I have experience with a dog who drank too much water and it caused some very serious problems. This was a five year old golden male who was the alpha dog of the household, but by no means...
  17. This is the way I have defined it for my years of...

    This is the way I have defined it for my years of involvement in the hunt test game. If the dog sees the bird thrown from the line, whether we are on a walk up or if we are stationary at the point...
  18. I have trained a number of dogs through the...

    I have trained a number of dogs through the traditional FF methods using the ear pinch over the past 15 years. Approaching 20 successfully force fetched retrievers. My last dog I purchased Bill's...
  19. Ichthyosis? Anybody dealt with this skin condition?

    I don't believe this is much of a concern for the lab owners, perhaps no one other than us Golden people most likely.

    Anyone out there had a dog affected with this condition? If so, to what...
  20. Somebody write this down, Golddogs and I are...

    Somebody write this down, Golddogs and I are going to agree on something...HAHAHAHA

    If you already live in the Twin Cities, go to the U of M for certain. I live up near St. Cloud and have made...
  21. Central Minnesota Retriever Club AKC Advanced Retriever Hunt Test Judges' Seminar

    The Central Minnesota Retriever Club will host an AKC Advanced Hunt Test Judges' Seminar on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, 2015. We are excited and happy to host this event to further...
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    To the original question, you have to decide what...

    To the original question, you have to decide what is more important to you, furthering your training or bringing home a ribbon at any cost. In my opinion if you want to be sure your dog knows you...
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    Did you have any kind of written agreement with...

    Did you have any kind of written agreement with this trainer when you left the dog? I used to take in some gun dogs in for training in my summers. I had a written document that detailed everything...
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    Sounds like a sailor theme. How about Popeye?

    Sounds like a sailor theme. How about Popeye?
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    I've had almost all of them. Started with the...

    I've had almost all of them. Started with the $69 guns over 15 years ago. Had the first one and was happy with that I bought a second one for my wife to use as she also trained a dog. Same model...
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