“Hideous” Jumpers Course

We kicked off class with the Excellent Jumpers course (white circles). While my students walked, I overheard them describe it with colorful adjectives, such as “hideous.” One student jokingly inquired if I’d gotten into a fight with my husband before designing these courses. Of course, their comments are all good natured – well, usually. AsContinue reading ““Hideous” Jumpers Course”

Small Space Handling Skills

Tuesday mornings, I teach private lessons for students whose dogs can perform all the obstacles, but the human part of the team needs help with handling. We use a small matted space (80 x 30) which is often used for group classes such as obedience, puppy kindergarten, nose work, tricks and rally. I find thatContinue reading “Small Space Handling Skills”