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Tag: world championships

Dog Agility Championships: Bring On Snooker & Gamblers

Posted on 05/30/13 15 Comments Susan Garrett winning the gold!

The Games Championship is comprised of two Games: Snooker and Gamblers. If you are really keen to learn more about each game, there is a briefing written up on the WAO home page. Snooker is a game that most people who are new to agility absolutely hate. First of all, it is a game of […]

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International Agility Championship . . . The First Time All Over Again

Posted on 05/23/13 30 Comments Susan Garrett trip to WAO - Aqueduct in Segovia

I just got home from my participating in my second WAO (World Agility Open) event held in Oviedo, Spain. Some consider this one of the four “world championship” type agility events; FCI in October, European Open in July, WAO in May and IFCS held every other year. This is my second year competing at WAO […]

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IFCS 16″ World Champion . . . Couldn’t Have Happened to a Nicer Person!

Posted on 05/18/12 65 Comments

I asked Lynda to put together a brief video walkthrough of her World Championship weekend. It is almost as good as being there. Lynda is not your typical “big name” agility guru although she has now earned a spot on to 2 IFCS and 2 FCI World Teams with two different dogs. She doesn’t have […]

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Feature at the World Agility Open Championships

Posted on 05/24/11 32 Comments

Today I will go over some of my  rounds at the WAO. Sadly for Encore all of my clean runs were with Feature — that is no reflection on Encore whatsoever! The first run for Feature was Individual agility — the first run in the pentathlon. I was conservative and got caught behind going to […]

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Whoa is Me

Posted on 02/22/10 42 Comments

I haven’t written much in the last week because honestly each time I try to write I am overwhelmed by depressing thoughts that I don’t think belong here. I have always preserved this blog to be as uplifting as possible. However, I figured maybe by writing about what has gotten me down, I can move […]

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World Championship Wrap Up

Posted on 09/21/09 26 Comments Team picture at the venue in Dornbirn

I am sitting at the airport Monday morning waiting to board our plane back home. Our 2nd FCI Championship experience is over. I will post some of my runs later but unfortunately I haven’t been able to see my last run as it was accidentally not recorded with my camera. No medals to come home […]

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That Once in a Lifetime Dog

Posted on 08/21/09 19 Comments Mike & Bailey

What I am about to say may come across as haughty and please forgive me if it does, as it is not my intention. I want to describe for you the relationship that develops with a dog when you compete at the highest level of competition. By doing so I hope not to minimize the […]

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