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    yes - that seems about right... but when you have...

    yes - that seems about right... but when you have 18 dogs running ........... scent conditions vary so much, etc etc etc.....
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    it is a lot of fun to watch handlers freak out...

    it is a lot of fun to watch handlers freak out when their dog is running, working the trail, but 20 yd away from the trail... downwind, of course.. LOL
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    Well, when you consider how realistic our...

    Well, when you consider how realistic our 'marking' tests our (hunt tests)... I guess it comes as no suprise that the quartering aspect is also about as realistic as the bachelorette getting and...
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    I would be curious to know how many people choose...

    I would be curious to know how many people choose not to run NAHRA events because of the trail and quartering tests... I have talked to folks about it in the past and they just don't want to deal...
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    what level you want to play? senior - you...

    what level you want to play?


    senior -
    you can talk quietly to your dog on the line, as marks are thrown
    you are allowed a (one) controlled break in the senior
    marks for senior can be up to...
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    That is pretty cool to see. I encourage folks in...

    That is pretty cool to see. I encourage folks in the area to dabble their toes. NAHRA is a really fun testing venue.
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    Can't beat that commentary, Bubba.

    Can't beat that commentary, Bubba.
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    Short swim across a channel (less than 30 yd)...

    Short swim across a channel (less than 30 yd) with a long exit to the blind..square in and out. .. the dog learns that water is just something to go through in his way to the blind, which is mostly a...
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    So the op is saying the two dogs were identical...

    So the op is saying the two dogs were identical in all other abilities up to that mark?
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    Was there only one series and one mark in this...

    Was there only one series and one mark in this derby?
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    I'd think it has more to do with the fact that...

    I'd think it has more to do with the fact that hunt tests are not competitive... that a vast majority of well bred dogs can be successful... and that the relative 'time' it takes to get that MH title...
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    I have a small plastic swimming pool for my small...

    I have a small plastic swimming pool for my small flock and change the water every 2-3 days .. But I don't keep a bunch, only 10 or so... and I definitely won't keep more than 2 or 3 over the winter...
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    Yes - I use vet wrap or similar to 'tape' the...

    Yes - I use vet wrap or similar to 'tape' the sock around the neck.
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    Baby socks.

    Baby socks.
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    I agree. I think it is imminently possible......

    I agree. I think it is imminently possible... Plus - when you have smaller entries, you can have more fun, like a tailgate at the end of the day Saturday. :)
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    I looked up one club that is not a member of MNRC...

    I looked up one club that is not a member of MNRC - figured that would be a pretty good way to gauge amateur vs pro trainer entry without the added 'attraction' of passing to qualify for the MN...
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    It is certainly possible for pros to have a...

    It is certainly possible for pros to have a program written to do entries for them... There are similar 'apps' for ebay - ezsnipe is one... Puts in your max bid just a split second before the auction...
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    well.... since you live by the dental floss.......

    well.... since you live by the dental floss.... don't forget to brush your teeth. :mrgreen:
  19. ah -I now see that I misinterpreted your first...

    ah -I now see that I misinterpreted your first post... Yes - I think most dogs at the senior level should be runnin blinds between marks they've already picked up - in training.. and yes, many put...
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    you forgot house trained and ffed too. hahahaha!

    you forgot house trained and ffed too. hahahaha!
  21. how does someone hack a post like that? crazy....

    how does someone hack a post like that? crazy....
  22. I personally want my dog to be able to run a PB...

    I personally want my dog to be able to run a PB blind before running senior - at least at a basic level...

    I believe that scenario (PB) is an advanced level scenario - as the rules indicate it...
  23. sounds like a perfect last series (Sunday) master...

    sounds like a perfect last series (Sunday) master test. LOL :)

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    Also there was definitely suction - the scent from those falls made its way to many, if not all the dogs, as they ran the...
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    has the puppy market hit bottom?

    Scrolling through ads and it is amazing how prices on puppies has dropped (to well below $1000) - decently bred pups (maybe fc/afc sire to MH or HRCH - or QAA MH bitch) going for less than some 'pet...
  25. I would like to point out, it was a pretty wide...

    I would like to point out, it was a pretty wide 'channel'... I couldn't really call it a cove, at the end it was about 35 yd across, I guess...
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