The bad part about three days of working dogs, like all good things, is that we have to stop. Friday night’s work session was a bit of a disappointment. Shaine didn’t want to work at all, Jig was not her normal Rock Star self, and Quinn was . . . well, okay. It was clear, […]
Happy 2013, everyone! I don’t do the whole New Year’s thing. No partying till midnight. No resolutions. It’s pretty much just another day around here, except that I have to remember to change the date when I write a check. And really, who writes checks any more?? The critters don’t know the year has flipped. […]
Wow! It’s been a while since I posted. I hope everyone had a great holiday. Not much training being done here lately, except when Jig lets herself in to help with chores. This coming weekend I’ll be heading up to Deb’s for a weekend of working and spending time with some of my favorite ladies. […]
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Right before I switched servers and lost all my old posts, I wrote one about Shaine and the issues we’ve been having. All basically my fault, and I’m determined to work through them. A large part of her issue is the slash-and-burn-technique and generally driftiness. It’s pretty much comon knowledge that working dogs love to have […]
The Coyote Classic is fast becoming one of my favorite trials. Even though the weather has a tendency to be a bit cool, sometimes wet, and usually breezy, Deb & Tom Conroy go out of their way to make everyone feel relaxed and at home. The stock is excellent — with some of the best cattle […]
I was reminded this past weekend at the SEMASA trial (thanks to a very good friend not afraid to tell me when my head’s in an uncomfortable location) that there’s a whole lot more to trialing than preparing your dog. A big hunk of competing has to do with preparing yourself. You can have the […]
So, it seems when I switched my domain to a new server, I didn’t handle the WordPress file transfer correctly and now have to rebuild my site. <huge sigh> Bear with me, it’ll get there.