"So what is big is not always the Trout nor the Deer but the chance, the being there. And what is full is not necessarily the creel nor the freezer, but the memory." ~ Aldo Leopold
"The Greatest Obstacle to Discovery is not Ignorance -- It is the Illusion of Knowledge" ~ Daniel Boorstin
It is good to know that DG does consider The Standard and breed conformation when selecting a dog, I applaud that!
"All those things bother me: The populism, the lying and the scapegoating and the xenophobia bother me, but then there’s a layer of incompetence here. I suppose, in a way, we should be thankful: If he had a coherent ideology, he’d probably be more dangerous." P J O'Rourke
I went to a field trial I think 2 years ago and entered a qualifying. Out of the 20 or so dogs entered only 4 made it to the third series.
Last edited by Roger Perry; 10-21-2010 at 12:17 PM.