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    Senior Member Chelsey's Triple H's Avatar
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    Thumbs up AKC & HRC in Central Fl = Success!

    We just returned home from running the dual tests and wanted to thank both the Mid FL Golden Ret. Club and Central FL HRC club for putting together two awesome tests this weekend, as well as, Wayne & Sharon (the landowners who graciously welcomed us), the judges, marshalls, bird-boys etc. for all their hard work. I wasn't sure how they would handle the various stakes considering all three levels of HRC were offered and Jr and Sr of AKC, but as someone who floated between two stakes, I was rather impressed by the end of the weekend. In conversation, several other handlers noted how smooth it went, even one person who was running dogs in Senior, Seasoned and Finished, so kudos to both clubs for making this weekend a success!

    My boy Ryder went 2/2 in both Senior and Seasoned this weekend. He's my first dog training to this level and between the blinds and gun handling, I wasn't sure if entering both (for the exposure) would be beneficial, but we made the most of our experience. Courtesy of Stephen Durrence, I even had a motto for the weekend "Nervousness is a waste of emotion"...ummm about that motto...I was still nervous. A fun weekend nonetheless with a dog who keeps me on my toes.

    The rescue who started it all...
    "Hailey" USJ SHR Havasu's Hollywood Heartache RE (7 RAE) JH CGC WC (Retired)
    and the youngster
    "Ryder" UUJ HR Nog's Knightly Trek to Hollywood CDX RAE SH OA AXJ NF CGC WC CC

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    Congratulations to Chelsey and Ryder!!! Chelsey you should be very proud of yourself and Ryder all the hard work and training you've put in to Ryder is now coming together and you two are a great team.
    HRCH Dallys Wild Willow SH Born 11-06-97 Left Us 1-30-12 will always be in my thoughts RIP Willow

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    Senior Member badbullgator's Avatar
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    Excellent! Great job.
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    Senior Member MooseGooser's Avatar
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    Big congrats to you!!!

    Thats a bunch of hard work right there..

    I love the picture of the dogs water re-entry return with the bird in its mouth..
    I bet that dog is FUN to train and watch run tests.

    Great Job!

    It is far easier to spit on the work of others than it is to produce something better yourself.
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    HRCH Calypso Seven Bales High SH (Bailey)
    HR Calypso Zoomin Loosies Mad Hader (Maddi) We loved you baby. R.I.P.
    HRCH FlatLanders Broken Pistol Ricochet MH (Flinch)

    My Christian Name is Michael Baker..
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    May I send congratulations as a charter member of Central Florida HRC. I hope Bill and Marylyn Dumas are still doing well also. I have fond memories of that preliminary hunt ( that is where my white boots got spray painted Day Glo Orange, thanks to some members of Old South HRC. Even though I had another pair in the van, I judged all day in those Orange monstrosities. Those were the fun days, bill
    'Show up for work, do the best job you can and treat others the way you would like to be treated'

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    Super job MFGRC & CFHRC! Congrats Chelsea & Ryder!
    Anney Doucette
    Gainesville FL
    & "Fisher" CH Deauxquest Hard Day's Knight UDT VER RAE MH WCX CCA VCX OS DDHF; Can. CD WC
    & "Slater" HRCH Morninglo Wing-T Your Bird Can Sing CDX MH NA WCX CCA VCX
    & "Bally" BISS GCH Richwood Wing-T Workin' Like A Dog MH WCX** DDHF

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    Senior Member Margo Ellis's Avatar
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    I am glad to hear the tests went off well. And congratulations on all your passes. Well done.
    Margo Ellis

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    Senior Member John Lash's Avatar
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    Looks like you're both having a good time. Congratulations.
    John Lash

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    "Field trials are not a game for good dogs. They're for great dogs with great training." E. Graham

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    It was great meeting you and it was a pleasure having a front row seat both days watching you and Ryder work. You have a nice dog and your hard work in training him yourself sure is paying off. Congratulations! - Brian
    Brian Skibicki, Richmond Hill Georgia (South Bryan County)

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    Here is Finished A - Test on Saturday - Enjoy


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