DogForum.net | Dog Forums and Community
     
 
Home Gallery Register Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Calendar Members List
Search
Go Back   DogForum.net | Dog Forums and Community > Dog Discussions > Dog Exercise and Sports

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-12-2012, 12:51 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Draco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 3,522

Rep: 79 Draco will become famous soon enough
Unique Rep: 35
Thumbs up Ion's first AKC Agility Legs

This weekend was spent running agility... thanks to the shortened daylight it literally was dawn til dusk since I have Ashenpaw in Excellent class and Ion starting out in Novice. This was Ion's second trial, his first was outdoors a few months and he did great but we were just shy of Qualifying. This weekend, however, he ran four times--a Standard and a Jumpers with Weaves run each day and we Q'd 3 out of 4 runs! His Jumpers were flawless 100pts, and we only had a 5 pt Refusal error in the Standard. Extremely proud of him. We reworked his issues after the first trial and they paid off. All bars stayed up all weekend for both boys, only one weave pole issue the entire weekend, focus and start lines were better, and NO fly off on the teeter!

Below are his Q'ing runs:




Ion and his ribbons--before this shot he was trying to eat them.


The Brass Pack after the trial with a very tired me.
__________________
Training--the key to unlocking every dog's greatest potential. Have you unlocked your dog yet?
http://www.nightbirdgallery.com/WinterDogSig.jpg
Ash- CGC, RE, AXP, OJP
Parker- CGC, RE
Ion-CGC, Therapy Dog, RN, NA, NAJ
Presto- work in progress!
Calypso, Herding the Shepherd's Flock in Heaven May 17th, 1995-March 9th 2008.

Draco is offline Draco's Gallery  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2012, 01:28 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: The Woodlands, TX
Posts: 8,499

Rep: 56 DeeLind7 will become famous soon enough
Unique Rep: 29
Default

Excellent runs!!!!!! Great vids! Congrats!

DeeLind7 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2012, 02:49 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
techie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: In mid Willamette valley in Oregon
Posts: 10,620

Rep: 39 techie is on a distinguished road
Unique Rep: 19
Default

Ion is definitely a champion! Con grats
techie
__________________
I HAVE BEEN KISSED!! by sheplovr
Dogs rule!
"I've got the do: you?"
A dog's love is pure!
Lucy 1999 - Oct.6,2012.
Al
ways in my heart.
Now owned by a female beagle, Rascal


techie is offline techie's Gallery  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2012, 05:18 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
agilityk9trainer's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 4,104

Rep: 217 agilityk9trainer has a spectacular aura aboutagilityk9trainer has a spectacular aura aboutagilityk9trainer has a spectacular aura about
Unique Rep: 59
Default

Congrats on a fun weekend!!! I crated next to a collie at our show this weekend. He was wonderful, and I almost stole him and took him home with me. Ion looks mighty proud, and congrats on Ash's accomplishments from this weekend too.
__________________
MACH4 PACH Aslan MXF, TQX, MXB2, MJS2, MXP2, MJP3, XFP, T2BP, MXPB, MJPS, PAX, RAE, EAC, EJC, OCC, WV-O, TN-N, CD, TG-N, RS-N, JS-N, R2-CL, CGC, TDI, FFX-AG (11 year old sheltie)
Jericho CDX, RAE, NAP, NJP, OA, NAJ, CD, OJS, NAS, R1-MCL, CGC, FFX-AP (9 year old hard of hearing sheltie)
Asher MX, MXJ, MXF, MXB, T2B, RN, CGC (5 year sheltie)
Laika NAJ, CGC (American Eskimo 1997 - 2012)

agilityk9trainer is offline agilityk9trainer's Gallery  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2012, 10:54 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Draco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 3,522

Rep: 79 Draco will become famous soon enough
Unique Rep: 35
Default

Both of my boys just love running with me. And I am proud of how great they look out there even when things don't go according to plan... A.K.A the Border Collie Loop. Agilityk9trainer knows that ref as she made it elsewhere. Stuff happens when you do something this complicated, you end up risking getting humbled by dog big time out there. We laugh, we cheer, we squeal in delight, we let others cry on our shoulders when things fall apart... I love this sport because the majority of those running want to see their competitors succeed (you should hear the sympathetic groans that come when a mistake happens!) There are highs and lows and everything in-between and when you start out success often isn't at defined finitely as a Q... there are often mini-goals within the runs we just want to see. If we nail enough of those, the Q's follow.
__________________
Training--the key to unlocking every dog's greatest potential. Have you unlocked your dog yet?
http://www.nightbirdgallery.com/WinterDogSig.jpg
Ash- CGC, RE, AXP, OJP
Parker- CGC, RE
Ion-CGC, Therapy Dog, RN, NA, NAJ
Presto- work in progress!
Calypso, Herding the Shepherd's Flock in Heaven May 17th, 1995-March 9th 2008.

Draco is offline Draco's Gallery  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2012, 03:29 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
DasTwerp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: UK
Posts: 574

Rep: 17 DasTwerp is on a distinguished road
Unique Rep: 6
Default

wow he has grown into one handsome lad. i still remember the pictures of him as a little ball of fluff. congratulations for the runs, your boys are stunning
__________________
Some days you're the dog, some days you're the hydrant.
-unknown origins-

DasTwerp is offline DasTwerp's Gallery  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 12:00 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
Draco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 3,522

Rep: 79 Draco will become famous soon enough
Unique Rep: 35
Default

Little fluffball? Like this?




Hard to imagine that was just over two years ago!
__________________
Training--the key to unlocking every dog's greatest potential. Have you unlocked your dog yet?
http://www.nightbirdgallery.com/WinterDogSig.jpg
Ash- CGC, RE, AXP, OJP
Parker- CGC, RE
Ion-CGC, Therapy Dog, RN, NA, NAJ
Presto- work in progress!
Calypso, Herding the Shepherd's Flock in Heaven May 17th, 1995-March 9th 2008.

Draco is offline Draco's Gallery  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 10:32 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
agilityk9trainer's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 4,104

Rep: 217 agilityk9trainer has a spectacular aura aboutagilityk9trainer has a spectacular aura aboutagilityk9trainer has a spectacular aura about
Unique Rep: 59
Default

Great pic of Ion weaving!!!
__________________
MACH4 PACH Aslan MXF, TQX, MXB2, MJS2, MXP2, MJP3, XFP, T2BP, MXPB, MJPS, PAX, RAE, EAC, EJC, OCC, WV-O, TN-N, CD, TG-N, RS-N, JS-N, R2-CL, CGC, TDI, FFX-AG (11 year old sheltie)
Jericho CDX, RAE, NAP, NJP, OA, NAJ, CD, OJS, NAS, R1-MCL, CGC, FFX-AP (9 year old hard of hearing sheltie)
Asher MX, MXJ, MXF, MXB, T2B, RN, CGC (5 year sheltie)
Laika NAJ, CGC (American Eskimo 1997 - 2012)

agilityk9trainer is offline agilityk9trainer's Gallery  
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:58 AM.

Shogun Interactive Development Copyright 2006-2015 Shogun Interactive Development. All rights reserved.