Surfaces Suck

Agility surfaces ... man, dirt is not easy. All of the major trialing facilities in our area have settled into this hard packed dirt, which is what happened with the arena as well. It's just not easy to maintain a surface that is even, not loose, but with enough give to be a good jumping …

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Puppyless

Took a little roadtrip to Eastern Oregon today to meet up with Aja's new owner. Aja is now settling in at her new home in Idaho with some new border collie siblings. So far, so good. She seemed to really like her new people and looks really happy with the new dogs. David decided not …

MACH Bright!

I think I finally figured out why I really did not want to 'celebrate' Bright's MACH, it just didn't feel right. It's not because I'm not proud of her and the journey we took to get there, but it's such a very private and altogether different journey than the one I took with London. London …

Valentine’s Love

What a crazy winter we've had, from last year being one of the coldest on record to this winter being one of the warmest. If only it could be like this year round! I do like winter, 50 degrees, overcast and drizzle is my kind of weather. No bugs, no heat, the dogs get to …

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Well, we came close, but no MACH for Bright - she dropped a bar in jumpers. In some ways it would have been nice to finish it up today, but I still celebrated anyway. So I think that's going to be our new thing, celebrating non-MACHs. I can get a lot of those. Our next …

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A long day at the AKC trial today, ran at 8am and 5pm. Those small to tall days are brutal if you want to do Premier in the morning. My current plan is once Bright finishes her MACH to just enter Premier in the morning and go home! I do find it funny that after …