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  1. 1st: Looking long past a visible short gun. For...

    1st: Looking long past a visible short gun. For many dogs making the ht - ft transition it is not the distance of the mark but their inability to look beyond a short gun station to focus and watch ...
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    I suggest this thread be saved as a "Sticky". ...

    I suggest this thread be saved as a "Sticky".

    It would be very interesting to review these comments as Shadow enters his All-Age years.

    Tim
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    I judged a Derby about 2 months ago where Shadow...

    I judged a Derby about 2 months ago where Shadow was running along with about 30 other derby dogs so I guess he did not chase too many people away.
    My personal decision on entering a derby involves...
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    Obviously the gallery thought they were. Tim

    Obviously the gallery thought they were.

    Tim
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    In the 60's many were sending by swinging their...

    In the 60's many were sending by swinging their left arm and stepping out forward with their left leg (99.9% of dogs were always sent from the left). In the 70's, as lining became more essential,...
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    I would be in favor with 2 changes: #1)"No more...

    I would be in favor with 2 changes:
    #1)"No more than two birds may be thrown with a corresponding shot before a blind is run." This wording would prohibit an interrupted triple and quad. I would...
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    After 4-5 cast refusal to get in the water I...

    After 4-5 cast refusal to get in the water I would expect an all-age handler to know they are out and if they don't pick-up on their own I'll tell them. In a recent Q my co-judge and I decided and...
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    Part 2 is one of those situations where I would...

    Part 2 is one of those situations where I would have to witness the incident to interpret it.
    Depending on the interpretation it may merit:
    - a pop / handle for working dog
    - confusion recast for...
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    I agree with many of your above suggestions. I...

    I agree with many of your above suggestions. I would also consider a disqualification for: handling on a mark, popping on marks creeping beyond the gun barrel, more than 2 attempts to take delivery...
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    imho the creation of the Master National and the...

    imho the creation of the Master National and the pass rate are not the problem.
    The problem lies in having 2 ( now 3) titles that require the same performance standard, MH, MNH and the new MAH.
    A...
  11. Some data is best left unknown. Tim

    Some data is best left unknown.

    Tim
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    Sounds like he does not really know what sit...

    Sounds like he does not really know what sit means and needs a strict review of obedience. This needs to be addressed before you can build retrieving skills of hold and fetch. Obedience regardless...
  13. If that was the interpretation presented in the...

    If that was the interpretation presented in the original post there would be little debate. The controversy occurs because the OP has Mr Reavis"s opinion being that while having only 2 of the 3 birds...
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    In true CBR style: You choose your friends...

    In true CBR style: You choose your friends carefully and can not be bothered with others.

    Stop back and check us out now and again

    Tim
  15. The more this rule is discussed the more it seems...

    The more this rule is discussed the more it seems that it needs to be rewritten.

    Not allowing a bird that the dog has not seen thrown to be in the path of a blind also prevents a double blind,one...
  16. SBS (Select Breeders Service) Dr. David Scofield...

    SBS (Select Breeders Service)
    Dr. David Scofield
    410-885-3202
    Chesapeake City, MD

    Very informative and accommodating.
  17. So if the series was a dog sees three birds,...

    So if the series was a dog sees three birds, picks up one, runs a blind, picks up the other two that is an illegal test per page 32 of the book.
    Russ Reavis
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    The curious thing about...
  18. " Everything I teach him" What have you taught...

    " Everything I teach him" What have you taught him? Prior to the steps you want to take I would want solid on and off leash obedience including voice and whistle response, and remote recall and...
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    Heel in circle clockwise and counter clockwise. ...

    Heel in circle clockwise and counter clockwise. Keep your heels together and just pivot your feet to move in a tight circle. The dog will learn to pivot on his butt adjusting to your position. The...
  20. There are probably more stories, positive and...

    There are probably more stories, positive and negative. about Tiger than any other Chesapeake. IMHO he will always represent the quintessential CBR. He would swim and play with me in Eloise's pool...
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    Have you thought of removing his...

    Have you thought of removing his anticipation/excitement? aka not perpetuating the habit

    Come to the line with multiple guns visible and obvious and run a short blind. Upon return from the blind,...
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    Some dogs like to "play" during the return....

    Some dogs like to "play" during the return. Especially when they are in good mood and having fun. Some parade, some will play catch with the bird, I've had 1 that would jump at me to get me to play...
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    I would give primary selection some serious...

    I would give primary selection some serious thought in this situation:
    Short bird flyer thrown 1st with long dead go bird thrown hip-pocket to the flyer guns.
    I doubt I would even have to say the...
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    Most everyone I train with uses them. Tim

    Most everyone I train with uses them.

    Tim
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    We had a rather lengthy heated discussion of this...

    We had a rather lengthy heated discussion of this very situation over 6 years ago. The OP reported on his progress in the later pages.
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