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Yoda tracking

Discussion of Tracking in the various sports.
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Steve Gossmeyer
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Yoda tracking

Post by Steve Gossmeyer » Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:32 pm


TimL_168
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Location: central MD

Re: Yoda tracking

Post by TimL_168 » Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:32 pm

:DSlove:
Have you ever used a Botcher?
Tim L.
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Re: Yoda tracking

Post by centrop67 » Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:36 pm

It's not surprising to see that DS intense focus on the job at hand, but it's still a "wow" moment.
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Steve Gossmeyer
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Tell us about yourself: Schutzhund helper and trainer I own and work two Dutchies
Location: Long Island

Re: Yoda tracking

Post by Steve Gossmeyer » Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:09 am

TimL_168 wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:32 pm
:DSlove:
Have you ever used a Botcher?
I don't know what that is...

Steve Gossmeyer
Training Dog
Posts: 399
Joined: Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:43 pm
Tell us about yourself: Schutzhund helper and trainer I own and work two Dutchies
Location: Long Island

Re: Yoda tracking

Post by Steve Gossmeyer » Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:09 am

centrop67 wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:36 pm
It's not surprising to see that DS intense focus on the job at hand, but it's still a "wow" moment.
Thanks!!!

TimL_168
Training Dog
Posts: 612
Joined: Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:11 pm
Tell us about yourself: I am: a father of 2 boys, a carpenter, hunter, runner. We have extensive experience with sled dogs, shepherd mixes, a wolf hybrid, and our current dog a 95# long haired Shiloh Shepherd. We added Endeavor in April 2016. She was not working out in HRD. I train for game recovery and general utility.
Location: central MD

Re: Yoda tracking

Post by TimL_168 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:42 am

Steve Gossmeyer wrote:
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:09 am
TimL_168 wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:32 pm
:DSlove:
Have you ever used a Botcher?
I don't know what that is...
It's entirely possible I horribly misspelled it. It's intended to keep the dog's nose down.
http://leerburg.com/867.htm
I only ask because you're the most active person I see on here actually doing tracking. I'm training En for trailing game, and I've had to basically start over after doing nothing but area searches for the past six months or so.
Tim L.
Aurora(Shiloh) Endeavor

TimL_168
Training Dog
Posts: 612
Joined: Wed Oct 08, 2014 2:11 pm
Tell us about yourself: I am: a father of 2 boys, a carpenter, hunter, runner. We have extensive experience with sled dogs, shepherd mixes, a wolf hybrid, and our current dog a 95# long haired Shiloh Shepherd. We added Endeavor in April 2016. She was not working out in HRD. I train for game recovery and general utility.
Location: central MD

Re: Yoda tracking

Post by TimL_168 » Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:49 am

How long was that track? Looks close to 200 yards!
Tim L.
Aurora(Shiloh) Endeavor

Steve Gossmeyer
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Posts: 399
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Tell us about yourself: Schutzhund helper and trainer I own and work two Dutchies
Location: Long Island

Re: Yoda tracking

Post by Steve Gossmeyer » Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:01 am

TimL_168 wrote:
Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:42 am
Steve Gossmeyer wrote:
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:09 am
TimL_168 wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 4:32 pm
:DSlove:
Have you ever used a Botcher?
I don't know what that is...
It's entirely possible I horribly misspelled it. It's intended to keep the dog's nose down.
http://leerburg.com/867.htm
I only ask because you're the most active person I see on here actually doing tracking. I'm training En for trailing game, and I've had to basically start over after doing nothing but area searches for the past six months or so.
I've never used them... no need to with the way I teach foundation!

Steve Gossmeyer
Training Dog
Posts: 399
Joined: Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:43 pm
Tell us about yourself: Schutzhund helper and trainer I own and work two Dutchies
Location: Long Island

Re: Yoda tracking

Post by Steve Gossmeyer » Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:02 am

TimL_168 wrote:
Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:49 am
How long was that track? Looks close to 200 yards!
That's about right! 4 legs around 50 yards a leg... I normally lay 6-8 50 yard legs lol I was being lazy this day!

Steve Gossmeyer
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Joined: Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:43 pm
Tell us about yourself: Schutzhund helper and trainer I own and work two Dutchies
Location: Long Island

Re: Yoda tracking

Post by Steve Gossmeyer » Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:06 am

This weekend I'll take another good video of a long track for you guys!

Joxgirl
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Re: Yoda tracking

Post by Joxgirl » Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:03 pm

What do you do to prepare for the tracking? Not asking for me or my dog. Curious about what you are doing. It's fascinating to see your videos. I have found dog sports enjoyable. The videos I've been watching lately are very entertaining and I'm hoping you will make a video of what you do to set up for Yoda.
Saralee
Rogue (Dutch Shepherd)-6 months old.
Phoenix (Lab rescue) -10 y/o
Charley (Malti-Poo; rescue)-4 y/o

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