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Kicking Off the AAC Nationals

Today kicks off the first day of the AAC Nationals. John and I did some sightseeing yesterday with John and Lynda Hill and all our dogs (well, the ones that we have out here in Calgary).  It was a wonderful day in the Rockies as these pictures will prove.   Two peas in a pod. […]

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Big Trial Prep: 5 Days Out

We will be leaving for the Canadian National Agility Championships next Wednesday AM so the countdown begins. Five days out so I have to squeeze in some training between the rest of my life. Today’s to do list: Morning work out (I have been naughty and not as regular as I should (only once in […]

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“Wow!” On So Many Levels

This weekend was another fabulous Canada Cup competition. And it was wow, amazing as it is every year. There is always the threat that this event will go away as entries are inconsistent at best. The weekend is so much work for our hosts Susan and Adrian to take on, but it is almost like […]

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The Count Down Begins . . .

Rushing around making sure everything works before we open up registration to the new e-course, I am still hoping it will happen before the end of this week, cross your fingers. We had our CKC Agility Team Canada practice last week followed by a  fundraiser trial on the weekend. Thanks to everyone that turned out […]

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Another Weekend, Another Regional Event

Last week it was another trip, another big event for the two red girls and I. This time it was down to Perry, Georgia for the USDAA South East Regional. I love this venue, air conditioned dirty footing, just great. Encore got her first entire weekend at a 22″ jump height in a very long […]

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Standard Runs

Here are our standard runs from the weekend’s Ontario Regionals.  Both dogs ran at 26″ Enjoy! Today I am grateful for a chance to work out with Jill again here in southern Florida.

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Does this Mean 2×2 Training Doesn’t Work?

At the recent IFCS World Championships in England Encore really struggled with her weave entries. Believe it or not I actually had people come up to me telling me they where concerned as they just bought my 2×2 Weave Training DVD and wondered if I felt they should train that way? Too funny. First of […]

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Videos Up!

I will try to get more videos up but for now here is our Standard runs. Enjoy! Today I am grateful that the volcano is settling down and team will get to fly home tomorrow.

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Updates From the Motherland

Well our IFCS 2010 adventure began last weekend. We had a team practice locally and then the team came back to our place for dinner and a photo shoot.  Our team managers Tracy Sklenar and her assistant Nina Durante have done a super job of organizing us all. From the group vet check on Friday […]

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