Archive for the 'Ritka' Category

Ritka Training – First day with no launcher & no check cord

Saturday, November 24th, 2007

This afternoon, I decided to try Ritka on chuckar without using the launchers. I’ve slowly been working to teach Ritka to be steady on her birds. Usually we use bird launchers which lets me control when the birds flush. But someday we need to graduate to loose birds. I put out 3 chucker. I put […]

Ritka Training – shots & frozen birds

Sunday, November 25th, 2007

About 1pm on the Sunday after Thanksgiving we went out to train. We had a nice breeze today from the SW. It is sunny and about 40 F. I had put out two chukar in launchers. We are back to launchers with harness and check cord today. Wesley is going to shoot for me today. […]

Farli 2 July 1993 to 10 December 2007

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Blackwood’s Linden Farli CD, RN, JH, OA, OAJ, TF1, ONYX, UTP3, TDI Born 2 July 1993 Died 10 December 2007 In the last few years, Farli has been really aging. On Dec 7 we found out that her kidneys were failing. We supported her with fluids and some meds over the week-end to make decisions […]

CPE Nationals 30 May – 1 June

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

Ritka, Wesley and I went to CPE Nationals this weekend. Ritka Qualfied in 7 of 9 Runs. She earned Third in Wildcard and Second in Jackpot. The first NQ (in Snooker) was because I was facing the off-course jump. The second NQ was when Ritka decided to bail off the teeter. She is doing well […]