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  1. Conspicuous Holding Blinds Out in the Field

    AKC Field Trials
    Several years ago we had a Q up here in Alaska where the 2 judges where outside judges. First series was a triple with 2-retired marks. Both retired behind conspicuous holding blinds out in a fairly open field. Is the rulebook requirement to "brush out" holding blinds only for AA stakes?
  2. Holding Blind Routine

    RTF - Retriever Training Forum
    Holding blind routine by pro trainer Gary Abbott: https://vimeo.com/352373883 I also like pro trainer Dave Rorem's DVD where he has an entire chapter "Holding Blind Dynamics"
  3. Ten Tips of Slowing Down

    RTF - Retriever Training Forum
    Ten tips on slowing down you and your retriever: https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-98kfe-a8b69a
  4. Holding blind to the line: triggers to disobedience

    RTF - Retriever Training Forum
    Often there is a specific trigger to disobedience either in the holding blind or walking to the line. For some retrievers, the first trigger is removing the collar the instant the dog hears "Guns Up!. Instead, remove a slip lead as the running dog is returning with the last bird. Maintain eye...
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