Pre-Comp Week 6
So we ran two courses in pre-comp on Wednesday. Riot did really well. His handler, not so much. The biggest thing I got out of class this week is we need to work wood/tunnel discriminations. The first course of the night was jump to dog walk with a tunnel discrimination. Riot’s eyes were set on that tunnel before he ever left the start line and he was go. The first time through the weave...
Handling 3 - Week 6
After a week delay due to snow, we finally got in our last class. Since the weather was still kind of iffy, the class was pretty small. We did two novice level jumpers courses (minus weaves). Riot did really well. The first was near perfect with the exception of him taking out a jump standard on the second to last jump. I was so busy not trying to get left in the dust by him, that I think I ran...
Handling 3 Week 5
Week 5 already? Time sure flies when you’re having fun! Riot had a really good week. This week because of the way the groups were slit up, there were no other 20s in his group, so we jumped 24 for all 4 sequences. I finding with Riot that he is very body aware and I need to fully support obstacles and make sure he has full committed before going on. Just the slightest turn of the shoulder...