Kaylie and I had a fantastic agility weekend this weekend. We started off Saturday morning with a devilish Excellent Jumpers run. I'm not even sure how I got through it, but it was a great run. Our Standard run was a little shaky in some spots - there were lots of opportunities for off courses. I only had to scream twice, but she stayed on course and we finished clean. Two great runs for Double Q #7.
Sunday we started off with the Standard run. I kept focused with each obstacle and she followed perfectly. Wooo hooo - another clean run!! Then came our Jumpers run. It wasn't a particularly difficult course, but there were several places where you had to be very careful not to send the dog to the wrong jump. It was a course where one could easily get lost. We made it through though with no problems, and voila! Our second Double Q for the weekend. That brings our total to 8 now. Just 12 more to go. But I'm not counting. :)
Conor did just as well this weekend too. He finished his Novice Standard title on Saturday, with a 2nd place. His Jumpers run Saturday was fantastic, but there was a "trap" jump set up in the corner of the course - Conor figured if it's out there it must be taken! Oh well. Even with taking that extra jump he was still way under the time of the dog that got 1st place. I moved him up to Open Standard for Sunday, but that didn't go all that well. Not that it was a mess, but he took the wrong end of the tunnel at the beginning of the run, then he knocked a bar and he popped out of the weave poles. His Jumpers run Sunday was insanely crazy. He ran it in 19 seconds - I was far behind him just trying to guide him as best I could. He knew what he was supposed to do though and qualified, finishing his Novice Jumpers title, with a 1st place. Wooo hooo!!
Next weekend we'll be in Tucson for another AKC agility trial. Looking forward to getting out of town for a couple of days for more agility!
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