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  1. I'm sure there is more to it as I don't know much...

    I'm sure there is more to it as I don't know much about the silver controversy. My question is, was there this much objection to the totally white or totally red labs being called yellow? How much...
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    Justin, There are many things for you and the dog...

    Justin, There are many things for you and the dog need to learn and they have been covered by the ones sticking to your question. The most common and majority of fails in SH & MH come as a result of...
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    Will you be there? Do you have a dog qualified?

    Will you be there?

    Do you have a dog qualified?
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    You said it was rare to ever train on strips. I...

    You said it was rare to ever train on strips. I think it is like everything else with the dogs. They need experience running in all kinds of terrain and vegetation ....color changes, height changes,...
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    John, you took this very personal. The facts are...

    John, you took this very personal. The facts are in a competitive game, dog against dog, one wins, everyone else loses other than morale or personal victories. It's the way it is, brutal as you said...
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    Point taken and I agree. I have played both and...

    Point taken and I agree. I have played both and met great people who have become friends at both. The people and the dogs are really not as different as some believe.
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    It always amazes me how proud some are of running...

    It always amazes me how proud some are of running "the white coat game" when many switch to it because it is a game for losers and they fit right in. If you are not successful at HTs it shows, not...
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    I believed the idea was running too many pattern...

    I believed the idea was running too many pattern blinds will encourage doing it on their own. Ignoring the whistle because they don't need you. Once they have confidence going, start cold blinds.
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    At a Farmer seminar he was asked if he does...

    At a Farmer seminar he was asked if he does pattern blinds. The answer was hardly any because it teaches the dog to not sit. Really made me think. Too much might be teaching he doesn't need you.
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    It may be too late for this test but for the...

    It may be too late for this test but for the future....join a club and work with experienced handlers. You will learn a tremendous amount about what you are doing for now and in the future. Most...
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    Eraser AQ has worked well for us and is fish &...

    Eraser AQ has worked well for us and is fish & dog safe. Less than $30 a quart which covers an acre. Works for plants that have emerged as you describe.
  12. Thread: Two sided dogs

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    Bill Eckett said the same as Ed at his seminar....

    Bill Eckett said the same as Ed at his seminar. Most people have trouble lining well from 1 side and most never get good trying to line well from 2 sides. Keep it simple and stop all the extra...
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    The Advanced Seminar is for existing Judges,...

    The Advanced Seminar is for existing Judges, potential judges and Handlers. It is to get more consistency between judges and to inform handlers and people interested in judging what they are being...
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    Well said.....it is amazing how many comments on...

    Well said.....it is amazing how many comments on here are from people that say they have no interest in the MN but then say this is what you should do.

    The tests are set up by 8 judges from...
  15. There are no limits on Jr or Sr entries. Run when...

    There are no limits on Jr or Sr entries. Run when you feel you & the dog are ready. Obedience to behave, will mark a single and pick up a bird on land or water, retrieve to you and deliver to hand....
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    Once hunt test handlers understand that field...

    Once hunt test handlers understand that field trials are for losers, they feel much more comfortable running them. 99% of field trial participants fail and are losers looking for a story to tell. One...
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    It is good you have an opinion, too bad there's...

    It is good you have an opinion, too bad there's no knowledge behind it. You would then understand why so many enjoy running master and you have trouble getting in.
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    Janell, I see you have run one dog in JH and SH,...

    Janell, I see you have run one dog in JH and SH, 12 tests all in 2014. A wealth of experience I expected from your comments...not! At least you handled your own dog in JH & SH. I would love to see...
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    Gooser, for someone who is on a dog training...

    Gooser, for someone who is on a dog training forum 24/7 year around it seems odd to be happy to get a SH title, stop and only hunt the dog 2 to 3 months a year. Most that play the dog games at least...
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    Gooser, if you live your life to get pats on the...

    Gooser, if you live your life to get pats on the back from others and truly believe that's why people run Master HTs more power to you. Running dogs in setups from judges across the country on many...
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    Gooser if you are training dogs and running HTs...

    Gooser if you are training dogs and running HTs to show off at training, getting a title for others to see and brag about your passes after your title you are very much in the minority of dog people...
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    I wish those that say "Remove Limits" would get...

    I wish those that say "Remove Limits" would get off their butts and start a club or at least join a club and help.

    Most I know are just takers...like being on welfare expecting everything to be...
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    This statement sounds good but is not true. The...

    This statement sounds good but is not true. The last I checked the Grand had about 80% pro run dogs. Until a few years ago when the HRC pros started running the Master National there was a much...
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    It is pretty certain that demand has out paced...

    It is pretty certain that demand has out paced supply. Limited tests have had an effect but the downfall of HRC and NAHRA has also contributed greatly.

    Why have so many long term HRC only pros...
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    New Balance 974. Made special for Cabelas. You...

    New Balance 974. Made special for Cabelas. You can only get them from Cabelas. They are Goretex, dry but not hot in the summer. Extremely comfortable and last well.
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