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    Talk about patting himself on the back, my old...

    Talk about patting himself on the back, my old pal Wade will need shoulder surgery after that post. We don't even tell stories that big down in Texas. Bet it will be a while before he gets another...
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    Don't know about third, but fourth was Joe...

    Don't know about third, but fourth was Joe Tonko's Ozzie. Not absolutely sure, but I believe Rorem had JAMs with Aero, Buffy, Yogi and Lilly.
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    When Lilly was home for a short break from the...

    When Lilly was home for a short break from the trial season, I took her in for her annual check up, booster shots, etc. My vet, who is very well respected and a well known poster on this forum, took...
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    I certainly second the words of Lainee and Ted. ...

    I certainly second the words of Lainee and Ted. The workshop was truly awesome. This was my second year to attend (and next year will be my third). Last year, I was an observer and this year I...
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    I agree totally and completely Sheriff. I own a...

    I agree totally and completely Sheriff. I own a Colt Woodsman Third Model with a 4.5" barrel. I have owned it for 54 years. It has been shot more times than I can even imagine and has been used to...
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    MFTA

    Congratulations to Eric Fletcher and Nitro for winning the MFTA Open. This was his very first Open. Two weeks ago he won the Qual to qualify for this opportunity. Two trials and two big wins. Thanks...
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    Elimination Tests

    Well said, Dr. Ed.

    Although KG and KG might be confusing to some, this KG is definitely not GUT. I wonder which one of them will get the biggest laugh out of that one.
  8. Thread: NDRC FT

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    NDRC FT

    I agree with Gwen. I am proud of Lilly's JAM. To be one of only seven dogs, out of 109, to finish a tough trial like this one without a handle, is something to be happy with and build on, especially...
  9. Thread: NDRC FT

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    NDRC FT

    I was not there and can not say first hand what I thought of the trial, but I can tell you what Dave Rorem has reported to me twice today. When he first called me to tell me what Lilly did, (which...
  10. Thread: NDRC FT

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    HDRC FT

    I second Angie B's congratulations to Nitro, Eric and Dave. She, of course, didn't say that Nitro was a MH that she trained and titled and that he appears to have successively made the switch to...
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    Quoting Pistol: i'd like to finish my post by...

    Quoting Pistol: i'd like to finish my post by saying that if i was paying a pro to train my dog then i'd question if my money was well spent if said pro was on and off forums during working hours all...
  12. Thread: Duluth MN

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    Diluth Trial

    A big congratulations to our good friend Wade Thurman for his and Sally's second in the Am. No two derserved it any more than these two. Now go out and get a win and we can meet at the 2008 National...
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    Minnesota Iron Range

    Thanks to everyone for their congratulations on Lil's win. Dianne and I have always felt that she had the potential to do good things, we just weren't sure when it would be. She is still only three...
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    I could be wrong, but I think Lilly was 2 and...

    I could be wrong, but I think Lilly was 2 and Yogi was 3.
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    Hennepin County Amateur Retriever Club Trial

    Anyone have any reports from the Open and Qual?

    Ed Fletcher
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    HOTRC Fall Hunt Test

    Thanks Vicki. I need to suffer with this a long time so that I won't ever do that again. And, you are exactly right, the atmosphere was very relaxed. I thought everyone (club members, handlers, etc.)...
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    HOTRC Fall Hunt Test

    A big thanks to the HOTRC for a terrific hunt test this past weekend. Eric and I really had a great time.

    Thanks to Master A judges Bruce Bachert and Dave Christianson (who always put on...
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    HOTRC Test

    Hey Mike,

    If I sit in the gallery and let Spanky handle himself, can I still use the e-collar (on you of course)?

    Just for that remark, you can pay for dinner Friday night.

    Ed
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    Poll: Dog training near North Texas

    Hammer2306, LuckyDucker and Mike Boley have all given you the right recommendation. Angie B. at Tioga Retrievers is the only way to go. But, if you are serious, don't wait to long to contact her. Her...
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