Tag: steeplechase

Recovering From Failures and Successes!

Posted on 10/21/10 16 Comments

The last few weeks have been pretty action packed for my dogs and I. Some great thrills at the World Championships in Germany followed by some more awesome thrills at the USDAA Nationals in Kentucky. In between all of my highs I have shared with you all, some of my lows as well. I have […]

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The Triple Crown In Louisville Kentucky

Posted on 10/18/10 75 Comments

Wow, wow, wow what a week my dogs and I have had. We just wrapped up the USDAA Nationals. This year it was a 5 day event in a new venue in Louisville, Kentucky. Great show site, yes it needed some work on the footing for the dogs, but I trust that Ken and the […]

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“Back” At It!

Posted on 09/13/10 42 Comments

I have been away from the blog for the past week or so — mostly a forced absence.  My back decided it was a good time for me to “take a break.” My back has dictated forced “downtime” in my life in the past. Of course with this lay up coming only a few days […]

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The Uniqueness of the USDAA Nationals

Posted on 11/16/09 52 Comments I love the Border Collies, but I think it is time to showcase some of the amazing non traditional agility breeds at the USDAA finals?

On the way driving back home from the USDAA Nationals I can’t help but think of how much I love my dogs. No we didn’t win any championships this weekend, Encore hardly got around any runs clean as a matter of fact, poor girlie. But that doesn’t change the fact how much my dogs continue […]

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Report from USDAA Nationals

Posted on 11/13/09 6 Comments Encore as a 19 month old puppy at her first USDAA Nationals in 2005.

Well we are heading into day three today at the USDAA Nationals. The weather has been fantastic for dog agility, mid 70’s! I have run 3  classes with Encore and 4 with Feature (Feature didn’t get a bye into the semi finals in Steeplechase so had to run in the quarterfinals.  Encore has struggled.  She […]

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AAC Nationals Steeplechase

Posted on 08/04/09 15 Comments

Well the 9th Canadian National Agility Championships have been put to bed. No I did not “win” the overall championship, but I did have a great weekend.  The event was really well run, the organizers thought of just about everything, right down to having packages of  “Sham-Wow” rags at each ring! The readers digest version […]

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Technology Rocks. . . (when it works:))

Posted on 11/28/08 8 Comments

So I skipped a day of blogging, don’t want you to think I am predictable or anything. The truth is I spend a good portion of yesterday trying to capture, on video, this cool little routine I do with my dogs when I train.  The first time I did it, I downloaded it to my […]

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