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  1. Ego, the journey, a title, initials, does it matter

    With so many of the discussions lately on the merits of the QA2 title, ego, titles before the name vs after the name, the Master National, hunting, not hunting and so on and so forth. I read this...
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    An short addendum to my original post. Several...

    An short addendum to my original post. Several people have asked me privately about the truly impossible. Getting my Toller, Shooter QAA. We accomplished that on a bright Sunny day that I will never...
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    To make sure there is no confusion. The poem "...

    To make sure there is no confusion. The poem " What is a title Really" was written by Sandy Mowery
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    This poem was recently printed in RTFN. "What...

    This poem was recently printed in RTFN.

    "What is a title really"

    Not just a brag, not just a stepping stone to a higher title, not just an adjunct to competitive scores; a title is a tribute...
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    Impossible vs Difficult

    I have read with great interest the recent threads on how impossible Field trials are and the Field Trial vs Hunt Tests threads. By no means am I an expert in either venue but I will admit to titling...
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    I had beautiful custom walnut (I think it was...

    I had beautiful custom walnut (I think it was walnut) drawers. Made for my 2005 Chevy long bed. Have Chasis mount now. Would be willing to sell whole unit very reasonably. I can send photos. Don't...
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    RV Park El Reno OK

    Looking for advice on where to stay for Sooner Trial. Pulling 30 plus ft. travel trailer. Prefer full hookups.

    TIA

    Nancy
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    The restaurant will be reopening as well but a...

    The restaurant will be reopening as well but a bit later. It is my understanding that the Winners party will be at Nine Pipes. However, it will be a bit more time before the restaurant will be open...
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    New National Amateur Lodging Available

    The historic Nine Pipes Lodge will reopen the first week of June, just in time for the National Amateur. The Lodge is under new management and they are thrilled to accommodate folks with dogs. Nine...
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    Doublehaul, it worked, thanks so much. This will...

    Doublehaul, it worked, thanks so much. This will save me and the folks at EE some time. They said no way around it. Well, you found it.

    Thanks again.

    Nancy
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    Were you able to fix it or work around it? Each...

    Were you able to fix it or work around it? Each time I enter a trial I have to send an email to EE regarding handler changes etc.

    Just wondering if there is any way to fix this.

    Nancy
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    EE and MacBook Air

    When I enter a trial via EE, I am unable to input any handler changes. This occurs only on step #2. The screen comes up essentially blank, no boxes to input handler changes. I am fine on steps 3...
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    Water in Colorado Springs

    I am delivering a trained retriever to some wonderful folks that work with very disabled children. I would love to have the children see what this dog can do both in the water and on land. Also,...
  14. Thread: Coastal bend?

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    Coastal bend?

    is this trial happening on 2/11? It is still not finalized.

    Thanks in advance for any info. Trying to make plans.

    nancy
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    Picking a puppy

    After multiple tries I have determined that my search feature is not working. I am sure there are several posts on picking that next great puppy.

    I know, I know, it's a crap shoot, but if...
  16. Thread: New MH Toller

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    Eric, Just for clarification, is that 16...

    Eric,

    Just for clarification, is that 16 titles or 16 dogs as several dogs with their MH in Canada also have their AKC MH. Do you happen to know how many MH Tollers in the US?

    Thanks in...
  17. Thread: Tractability

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    Tractability

    Our training group was having a discussion on tractability. We found it very hard to quantify, especially when you take into consideration desire. For example, throw two birds, pull the dog off the...
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    rear camera on chasis mount

    Good morning,

    I need some help. I have a 2009 3500 dually, with the nav system. I am removing the pickup bed and having a Chasis mount dog box installed.

    I would like to purchase an after...
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    Good Dog Training

    There has been quite a lot of discussion lately about rare breeds and FT, training etc.

    As amateurs we don't train more than a handful of dogs, so most of our experience is based on just the dogs...
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    Thanks Amy, You hit the nail on the head. ...

    Thanks Amy,

    You hit the nail on the head. Maybe that should be some kind of rare breed theme. Why should our dogs pay, for our desire to be different. Seems pretty unfair to me.

    Nancy
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    Yes, Shooter did run some Field Trials this past...

    Yes, Shooter did run some Field Trials this past summer and did become QAA in his second trial, but I want to make a couple of things clear.

    Running Shooter in FT's was never a goal. It just sort...
  22. Thread: Duck Toller

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    Amazing, Spoonbill, what a thoughtful and...

    Amazing, Spoonbill, what a thoughtful and intelligent response to the issues facing a hunter that wants a Toller for hunting. I have owned two Tollers and now have two labs and a Toller. Spoonbills...
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    I accidentally hip "post" before I finished...

    I accidentally hip "post" before I finished writing. Kate and Bruce Dugger at Tinamou Tollers in Oregon are an excellent resource. Both Kate and Bruce are avid hunters and have owned and loved labs...
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    No bashing to be done, everyone has an opinion. ...

    No bashing to be done, everyone has an opinion. I have had two Tollers, both obtained Master Hunters in the US and Canada, one finished the Canadian Master National and is QAA (only one in the US)...
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    Thanks so much, this is exactly what I was...

    Thanks so much, this is exactly what I was looking for.

    Nancy
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