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Tag Archives: agility
So I got suckered into a USDAA agility trial this past weekend, and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Showcase at that. Big trial. Three rings. Steve’s never run in a trial with more than one ring before. Steve’s never played USDAA before. … Continue reading
So hi there. I kind of fell off the earth for awhile, but during that while, Steve had his second CPE agility trial, and he finished his Level 1 Regular and Level 1 Fun titles. He would have gotten his … Continue reading
It’s been a couple weeks now since Steve’s debut in CPE Level 1 agility. Now that the initial high of three qualifying runs out of three has worn off, I’ve been doing some thinking about agility, about my dog, and … Continue reading
CPE Level 1 Colors. 12.03 seconds. 0 faults. We have worked so ridiculously long and hard to get here.
Three runs, three Qs. Not bad for a crazy dog and his crazy owner.
It was a slow start for me this morning, so easily distracted by whatever floated past on the internet, by my friends on the CanAm livefeed, but I finally settled down, finished Jasper Fforde’s The Last Dragonslayer, and then read … Continue reading
Seminar today. Steve did so well. We were rusty, understandably! And occasionally overfaced (serpentine fail). But even though he was super high, he held all of his startlines, he didn’t crash any jumps, and his groin didn’t give him any … Continue reading
Today was the opening day of Cynosport, The USDAA agility organization’s yearly Nationals. This year it is being held in Commerce City, Colorado. In Commerce City, Colorado it is “unlawful for any person to own, possess, keep, exercise control over, … Continue reading
Steve is reaching the end of his rehab, and I’ve been allowing him to do more and more normal dog stuff. He’s not restricted to his crate at all anymore (except normal dog-separation-while-I’m-gone crating). He’s not tethered at night to … Continue reading