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 Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend

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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Fri Sep 01, 2017 4:28 am

YAY!! Great pics, and Congrats on all of the competitions!! I am so jealous of the dock diving, both of mine would have such a great time doing that. Can't wait to see more pics Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:16 pm

@Artic_Wind wrote:
Wow! SO BEAUTIFUL!!!! She looks amazing! Congratulations! I could float a steak in the middle of my pool and my two wouldn't jump in to get it, LOL.  That's awesome!
@MiyasMomma wrote:
YAY!! Great pics, and Congrats on all of the competitions!! I am so jealous of the dock diving, both of mine would have such a great time doing that. Can't wait to see more pics Smile

Thank you both!! Definitely took some effort to get her to jump, as she didnt like swimming beforehand, but so so proud of her persistence and motivation to get that ball!
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:06 am

Just an update from our last event, the Eukanuba Performance Games. Ame and Yona both competed all three days - Yona's fastest time was 24.88mph, earning herself 8th place in Siberians. She is still nervous of the line and only doing a recall game - not in it for the chase - so overall I am pleased with that time.

Funny story for Yona. On her third day, I didnt have a 3rd person to be my releaser (as a friend who was with me was already holding Ame while I ran Yona) so I tried Yona on the continuous loop for the first time. Now, every time before this, I was in the catching area yelling her name, and she was running for the sake of getting to me. Regardless, I figured I'd give it a try. Got her into the chute, waited for the tally-ho, and I released her. She took off pretty well. Then as she gets halfway down the chute, she slows down, and goes slower, and slower, and yet slower.. until she stops. RIGHT in front of the timer. Now, I wasnt worried about the time. I didnt care if it was 1mph. I was just hoping to get her through the timer so I didnt have to run her again. So I yell her name from the start chute. YONA! She stumbled through the timer, and spun around and looked in my direction. I throw my hands in the air in a big hooray, and am about to go get her, when the operator says oh no no the timer didnt catch her time. Then as theyre about to reset the timers, Yona realizes where I'm at, and lopes down back to me, getting a decent time and triggering the timer properly. Not terribly exciting, I just thought it was pretty funny looking back.

As far as Ame, she did me really proud, running some really nice runs. She earned her a spot in the top 16 fastest dogs and got invited to the championship Sunday, however she blew it on a pretty slow run, she was being lazy, so we didnt make the top 8. Shes hit and miss with her drive on it, but I do this all for her so if she wants to lope, then so be it!

Yona also earned her BCAT at this event, so both Ame and Yona have their BCAT's now.

Kelim's Rain at Midnight at Yukikaze CAA BCAT



Sibersong's Shot of Espresso BCAT




And this just shows their placings currently.
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:37 am

All these pics are amazing but that last pic (with the ribbon) just makes me smile Smile TOO CUTE! Congrats to all and I love the story behind it all too.
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:28 am

@Artic_Wind wrote:
All these pics are amazing but that last pic (with the ribbon) just makes me smile Smile TOO CUTE! Congrats to all and I love the story behind it all too.

Thank you!! Wave is her favorite trick, and she looks so proud haha!
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:01 am

They have so much personality. This is such a neat adventure you are on with them.

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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:01 am

@TwisterII wrote:
They have so much personality. This is such a neat adventure you are on with them.

Sorry for the late reply but thank you so much!!

We havent had any events lately but Ame did end as #1 Siberian Husky for 2017 in Fast CAT so that was exciting Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:13 am

Edit -commented on the wrong thread sorry.
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:47 pm

So I just realized I never posted - our primary sport has always been mushing, and the reason I have four dogs from a mushing kennel. In January we competed in our first snow race. Dan let us borrow his 10yo dog "Boo" who is from Karen Ramstead's kennel, and despite my dogs never meeting or running with Boo before my 4 dog team placed 6th out of 16 in a pretty competitive class of purebred teams. I was really proud! The race was called the Tug Hill Challenge on February 17th/18th 2018.

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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Sat Apr 14, 2018 9:54 pm

Yona tried her hand at lure coursing today for CAT instead of fast CAT. She ran... but didnt chase the lure LOL. No Qs for us today. Thankfully she recalled. Having fun is all that matters Smile



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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:53 pm

Oh wow, the mushing pics are incredible!!! Looks like so much fun for all.

I had to smile when I read she didn't chase the lure... seeing her running like that she definitely was having a blast, that's awesome. Great pics
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:09 am

Awesome pics! I want to do dock diving so much, my baby LOVES swimming. Your group looks fantastic and so happy running!
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:31 pm

@Artic_Wind wrote:
Oh wow, the mushing pics are incredible!!! Looks like so much fun for all.

I had to smile when I read she didn't chase the lure... seeing her running like that she definitely was having a blast, that's awesome. Great pics

Thank you! Mushing is definitely where they're in their element.
And yes we all had a good laugh at the coursing trial, she was loving it so that was worth the entry.

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Awesome pics! I want to do dock diving so much, my baby LOVES swimming. Your group looks fantastic and so happy running!
Thank you! Dock diving is a lot of fun.
The pool should be opening next month so we can get back at it.
But of course.. running is their most favorite thing Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Fri May 11, 2018 10:52 am

On April 28th I took Ame to the fast CAT at Gated Dock spur of the moment. It's the same venue where she did her first ever fast CAT last year. She rocked it as always with a 26.98mph (had the calculations wrong the first time).


Then Sunday, April 29th, I took Ame and Uta to the fast CATs in Eaton. Not very fast times but I was VERY proud of Uta for running it and that solidified my decision to enter him into future events.



Unfortunately Yona couldnt come since she was IN HEAT! I swear these girls love to play games with me. First Ame went into heat before the CAT, then Yona before the fast CAT Razz Thankfully thats all over now though and their spays are in a month and a half. But I have events planned including the Sleddog Showcase in NH next weekend and fast CATs in Eden, Maryland on June 2nd/3rd. The dogs and I will be kept busy this summer!
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Fri May 11, 2018 11:36 am

Love to see these guys in action! Won't life be easier after the spay!
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Fri May 11, 2018 11:52 am

@amymeme wrote:
Love to see these guys in action!  Won't life be easier after the spay!

So true! Although honestly the heats weren't as bad as I had imagined. Never had any obnoxious whining or screaming, no doors being torn down or crates being broken out of, the intact boys honestly didn't care that much!
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Fri May 11, 2018 12:33 pm

You are very lucky with that! As a kid, we had an intact Irish Setter. The goal was to breed her...bred she was but NOT to another Irish Setter. She was a marvel at escaping, slithering out any door opened, no matter how guarded it was. After, I think, the third very large litter of black and brown pups, parents gave up and had her spayed.
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Tue Jun 05, 2018 12:07 am

Over the weekend we drove to Maryland for a fast CAT event.
Ame's best run of the weekend was 25.66 mph.
Yona's best run of the weekend was 21.13 mph.
Uta's best run of the weekend was 22.33 mph.

The dogs were facing 100% humidity and thunderstorms saturday, and a very wet course and high winds sunday. Despite this they managed to still have decent runs. Couldnt be prouder.

I'll post pics from the photographer when theyre posted.
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PostSubject: Re: Team Yukikaze - Mushing, Lure Coursing, Dock Diving - Updated 06.04.18 - Fast CAT Weekend   Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:05 pm

congratulation , she s really pretty
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