It’s fun to still have ‘first’ experiences with Griffin! Last weekend we had our first time of running in the AKC premier class. This is an optional class for dogs who have finished Excellent (level 3) and want to try Continue reading Agility First Time Experiences
The United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA) had this event last year in Ohio and for 2017 they expanded it to three (east, west, central). We had so much fun at the trial doing agility, watching agility, rally, swimming – Continue reading Titlemania 2017!
Recently I read a training article that compared a beginner perspective (try something until you can get it right once or twice) to the perspective of someone more experienced (keep working until you don’t get it wrong). We’ve been talking Continue reading Testing Your Training
We’ve had some less than stellar trial days in November and December – sometimes fast but poor control, and sometimes great teamwork but Griffin doesn’t seem to be trying hard. As a result – we’ve not be en entering as Continue reading Griffin – USDAA Agility – January 8
A week before we left we did AKC agility. Our first time in Excellent for jumpers and then we got our last Open Standard pass. This let us jump into the level 3 (of 3) in Sweden. Over on the Continue reading Sweden 2016 :: Our Agility Trial!
In the middle of the trip we had a chance to attend an agility seminar! This wasn’t a planned part of our trip but was a great opportunity . We did two half days with Isabelle Emanuelsson and Jouni Orenius. The Continue reading Sweden 2016 : Seminar
During our trip we went to 2 weekends of trials. We got to participate the first weekend! The second weekend was watching and helping. There’s so much to say about our experiences. Of all the things I learned, the most surprising Continue reading Sweden 2016 – Agility Trials
Birch trees. Lichen covered boulders. Yes, we’re back in Sweden! It wasn’t something I planned really far in advance, and maybe not the most responsible thing to try to quickly find someone to teach all my classes and take care Continue reading Another Big Adventure – Sweden 2016
Summer has been so busy! In June we did one day of a CPE agility trial that went fairly well – the jumpers course was one of the most beautiful I’ve seen. The next weekend we went to watch some Continue reading Summer Dog Shows
Click here for an overview of the event. Click here for general agility. Click here for Rally! We signed up for the whole agility tournament – 3 standard, 3 jumpers, 3 snooker, 3 gamblers. I also entered the Masters Challenge Continue reading TitleMania: Our Agility!