Tag: success

Setting Goals is Easy…Accomplishing Them?

Posted on 12/31/14 20 Comments goals post it note

Anyone who trains their dog or competes in sports should be setting goals. Goals focused on everyday training sessions as well as goals around the competitions. It makes no difference if your dream is to watch your dog having the most fun possible or if it is to win a world championship… goal setting is what […]

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The Chicken and the Egg Debate in Dog Agility

Posted on 11/21/14 6 Comments Screen Shot 2014-11-18 at 10.33.56 PM

You know that ageless debate…which came first the chicken to lay the egg or the egg that grew to be a chicken? Well I see a similar one in dog agility. Yesterday, I released the first video in my latest free online training  series “Transforming Your Agility Handling.” In the first video I show you […]

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Power for Today!

Posted on 01/11/12 27 Comments

Can you think of a time in your life when you just didn’t feel you were “good enough”? When your self doubts, and frustrations seemed to be a constant companion?You might be there today? I think we all get there at one point or another. Maybe you are struggling with losing weight or trying to learn […]

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Celebrating the Life of a Champion

Posted on 11/07/11 11 Comments

A great Canadian Olympian died suddenly yesterday, much to the shock of not just the Canadian equestrian world, and not just the fans of horse sport, but to the fans of sport and underdogs everywhere.  Eric Lamaze great horse Hickstead died suddenly after finishing a round in Italy. Eric and Hickstead won just about all there […]

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Victim or Player?

Posted on 09/19/11 31 Comments

Okay, I know I haven’t written in a while. Crazy busy around here again. But at 2 AM the coyotes outside our bedroom window told me I should write a blog so here I am. I have mentioned in the past that I am a fan of Anthony Robbins’ teaching. One thing Tony promotes is […]

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Airport Insights

Posted on 08/01/11 18 Comments

John and I just returned from a working vacation in Italy. We spent that last few days in Rome, it was surreal. Like an adult version Disneyland except that all of the attractions were real and some over 2000 years old! Flying out of the airport in Rome I over heard a conversation that I […]

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Defining Success

Posted on 05/31/10 8 Comments

This past weekend I ran at our Ontario Provincial (Regional) Championships. My girls both did pretty well. Between Encore and Feature they won both Standard classes and both Gamblers classes. We got around Jumpers but sadly had bars in both rounds. In the end Feature won the event and Encore came third. The weekend was […]

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The Trophies are in a Box in the Basement

Posted on 02/07/09 7 Comments crcd1

Here is a comment posted to yesterday’s blog that I think is worth highlighting. It came in from Trish who asked: Wondering… as a handler that is ‘watched’ every time she competes – what pressure do you feel (externally or internally) to make each run as good as it can be? In other words, how […]

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