Archive for October, 2013

Advance Water Blinds part 6
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Advance Water Blinds part 6

The long awaited time has come! We are now going to take your spaniel through the advance stages of training for the water blind. Your spaniel now should be very comfortable with the following concepts: 1. taking a solid initial line 2. Traveling enthusiastically through water and making a blind find up on the opposite […]

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Introduction to Water Blinds  part 5
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Introduction to Water Blinds part 5

Time has passed and your spaniel has progressed in their training. You now should be well on the way to creating a finely tuned team! Lining and handling on land blinds should be part of your spaniel’s routine during field training. Now the time has come to make the transition from land to water. We […]

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Mastering The Blind Retrieve part:4
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Mastering The Blind Retrieve part:4

Well folks, you have been at it for some time now and finally your spaniel has started to put together the pieces of the blind retrieve puzzle. The spaniel is now taking a solid initial line, stopping to the whistle, and is executing their casts with enthusiasm. As a result of having taught the 8 […]

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Mastering the Blind Retrieve part:3
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Mastering the Blind Retrieve part:3

Well, so far we have been focusing our spaniel on the two pieces of the puzzle that is required to construct a blind retrieve. “Lining and Casting”, this month we will start to put the two pieces of the puzzle together. Hopefully you have developed good attitude on the lining and casting drills. Your spaniel […]

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Mastering the blind retrieve: part 2
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Mastering the blind retrieve: part 2

    Last month we reviewed the “baseball” concept or as many know it,” three hand casting.” This month I will go through the technical procedure that I use for “lining” a spaniel. As I mentioned last month, the lining drills may be taught at the same time you are teaching three- hand casting. However […]

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Mastering The Blind Retrieve with Spaniels
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Mastering The Blind Retrieve with Spaniels

  The Spaniel hunting test game has entered its fifteenth year. Boy it sure does seem like only yesterday that this sport was introduced. Through the years we have witnessed many changes as this game has gained in popularity. We are now starting to see more consistencies in the set up and qualifying on the […]

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