Sunday, September 19, 2010

Indy's AKC Debut

It was a fun weekend! Indy made her AKC debut on Saturday and I think she had a great time. I only entered her in Fast and JWW - no teeters to ruin her day. :) A little bobble in both, but she did qualify in Novice JWW with 3rd place. Good girl!

She's so cute! I will probably enter her in preferred for future trials because I think she would really enjoy jumping 16". I honestly didn't think about it in time for this trial. Other than being a little cautious, she had nice speed and loved being back in the spotlight.

Peyton had a decent weekend. We started with Excellent Fast on Saturday - not my favorite class, but he had a nice run and qualified with 1st place. He was wound up pretty tight though - no big surprise there. He seemed very spacey in standard and JWW, although it was a very long day and I can't say that I really blame him.

This morning we started out with Standard and we had an awesome run! Then I found out that the judge called a wrong course on the dog-walk. She said he had all four paws on the ground and then stepped back on the dogwalk. I didn't see it and looking back at the video, I'm pretty certain all toes were still on the contact. Bummer. I usually try not to take things like that seriously, but will admit that I was pretty disappointed. We just so rarely have runs like that! Oh well, he was still a rockstar, and that's all that really matters.

In JWW, I didn't have the best plan for the opening and he went around the second jump. I'm still trying to figure out what to do with some of these running's just hard because he is so amped! The rest of the run was fun and he he did a great job.

I have to say that the new "position-less" table is pretty awesome. No more worrying about getting those elbows all the way down...until we do USDAA...which happens to be in two weeks! :)


Anonymous said...

Lol... It's pretty exciting about the no position tables. Delta likes to take her time sitting down so that will be good for us... I don't know if I'm going to do other association agility runs yet. Lol


Kim said...

I really wish we had a fast down for USDAA and the next spotty *will* have an automatic down on the table, if it's the only thing I train. :)

Lisa said...

How fun to see Indy run! She looks like she just had a fabulous time...and nice runs, too!!

Of course, there is no doubt that Peyton had a good time. Too bad about that dog walk call. I'm not sure I agree with the judge on that one. At any rate, it was a pretty run.

Thanks for posting the videos!

Paula said...

Yay, Indy! You're right, she IS cute. And looks great out there!

You know I think that was a bad call on Peyton. Boo.

Kim said...

Thanks guys! :)