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Old 08-15-2014, 04:51 PM
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I need IRL friends to go to trials with. Like Chaz peeps. Because it would be way more fun... and I'd have people to video for me instead of asking random people I don't know!
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Old 08-17-2014, 06:07 PM
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Alrighty....Crossy is all AKC (canine partners) registered!!

I guess I like CPE because I can decide last minute to enter a trial and they take Day of Show. I'm not good with deadlines & commitment!!! On the plus side, there are AKC shows on most of my weekends off, which is awesome.
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Old 08-17-2014, 06:59 PM
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I'm building an A-frame. Anybody know how tall it should be? I know it varies from venue to venue and I think most use 9 foot sides, and we used 8.5. I tried doing the Pythagorean theorem to get the right angle but I think I did it wrong :/
For AKC, 9 ft planks, the height is within an inch of 5'6.
For 8 ft planks the apex should be 5 feet.
So for 8.5 ft, uh, 5'3ish?
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For AKC, 9 ft planks, the height is within an inch of 5'6.
For 8 ft planks the apex should be 5 feet.
So for 8.5 ft, uh, 5'3ish?
5' 3" is EXACTLY what we ended up doing!
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Old 08-20-2014, 03:40 PM
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Agility trial Aug. 30th..

I bought a flying pig for when she gets her first Q. Dear god let us get one before we both are dead.
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Old 08-20-2014, 06:48 PM
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We're starting our jumps and weaves unit in foundations tonight. I can't wait to see this, I'm having a hard time picturing Squash doing anything except plowing through weaves.
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Old 08-20-2014, 07:04 PM
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Gusto had the fastest dog walk he's probably ever had tonight. Not just cantering, but running.

It's still at home (well, regular training yard, not my home), it's still with a reward at the end, and it doesn't have the stop installed yet. But he is running and accelerating. It's a start, right?

I can't decide if I am going to enter him in one last outdoor USDAA trial this fall. Entries close just before the AKC trial I have him entered in, of course. I want to go, because it is a fun trial and friends and my venue of choice. But I don't know if it is stupid and bad planning.

Stop stressing me out, stressy dog!
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Good luck Penny!!!!
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