This was a gruelling tracking week as the plan we are following had six tracks a day! Now this might not sound like a lot when you imagine doing six 20 foot tracks but we gradually moved from a 5 meter track to 400 meter tracks which, takes a LOT of time! From a training perspective though, this meansContinue reading “Bear Tracks! Week Two”
Course Details Level: Excellent (CARO) Space Required: 50’x50′ Designer: Ayoka Bubar Comments: This is a pretty straightforward course. Main challenges are a moving stand right off the bat and the fact that teams are only minimum distances required before obstacles. This means you have 10′ to move from an about turn to the weave poles and 10′ to move from aContinue reading “Rally Course of the Week – July 25, 2011”
The first week of the rest of our tracking lives… Bear and I attended a tracking seminar last fall and had a lot of fun, learned a lot and really enjoyed watching different dogs work. We did maybe about 2 weeks of tracking last year before it got cold, I got busy…you all know how it goes.Continue reading “Bear Tracks! Week One”
Most people will notice the challenge of having to walk by food bowls before performing them. This is common enough and something both handlers and dogs should be prepared for. What might be less apparent is the fact that this course consist of numerous sits (I count 16!).
For our inagural course of the week, I present to you….