Saturday, April 22, 2017

Dauphin Dog Training Trial

We only entered one day at Dauphin, it was at a great facility called In The Net.

Ryka has been feeling amazing and is fast!  She and CC Qd in Standard but not in Jumpers.

CC also got her first Premier Q in Standard!  I am so proud!

One more week until the CWCCA national specialty!

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

York County Agility trial

This past Sunday, we made the long drive to Bella Vista Training Center in Pennsylvania.  

The trial there is friendly, nice folks, and the facility is awesome.  

The girls had a great weekend!!!

CC earned her 5th double Q and got 59 points!  She also earned her Masters Jumpers Preferred Bronze title!!!  

Ryka got double Q number 13 and 29 points!  

Saturday, April 1, 2017

March Madness Cluster

I got to show Geddy in conformation at the local shows, known as the March Madness cluster.  We showed in the Herding Group Club of NJ show and he went Select Dog Again.

Saturday he went Best Puppy in Sweeps under breeder-judge Joy Quallenburg!  His only chance to be shown in Puppy Sweepstakes before he aged out, and he won it all.  Good pup!

Sunday we did not get in the ribbons but he showed lovely and with some maturity and more practice, we will have our time in the sun.

Some photos taken by our friend Mindy!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Taconic Hills KC trial

The agility gods giveth and taketh away...

It was our first time at Doggie U out on Long Island, and the trial was run really smoothly.  Friendly bunch, and they reserve parking for you if you let them know you are working out of your car.

We train on mats, so the surface being matting wasn't too hard to adjust to.  My timing on the mats isnt that great.  CC had the one darn thing each run and Ryka didnt qualify in jumpers so I scratched her from standard (no need to do unnecessary contact obstacles for her if we aren't trying to Double Q).  She did get to play in Novice FAST for the first time and loved it!  She got her first Q as well!

Hoping our return trip to Doggie U will result in more green ribbons.  :)

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tail Blazers Trial

No videos for this one but the agility gods granted CC and I another Double Q and a double first place!  Photos of the courses below.

Double Qs are as rare as unicorns with us so this was a great day!
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Monday, March 6, 2017

DCKC february and march trials

CC and I had some nice runs the last 2 weekends.  There were some crazy, seat-of-your-pants runs and some that just clicked.

She picked up 2 more standard legs and FINALLY a jumpers leg.

We still can't QQ but we can Q so I guess it is better than nothing.

Standard Q from last week

here is our standard Q from this past saturday

Our jumpers Q sunday

Monday, February 20, 2017

Westminster and a New Champion

Geddy Lee finished his AKC championship really quickly January 12th at the Northern Neck Kennel Club of Virginia!  He then went on to quickly get his 3 Champions Defeated wins towards his Grand Championship - he just needs majors now!

He went to Westminster as a champion and despite being fussy on the table he showed well and handled all the crowds and noise in stride.

I took Ryka and CC to Westminster agility, both of them qualified in Masters Standard prelim but neither one did well enough in jumpers to make finals.  CC even came in second!  It was a ton of fun, and will do it again.  Ryka finished her MXP2 title there as well!

Videos here.