Handling the 2021 AKC NAC Finals Closing Sequence

28 May 2021Steve Schwarz

I set up the closing sequence of the 2021 AKC NAC Finals course and handled it all the ways I could imagine and video taped them. See what worked best for Snap! and me and some handling options you can practice at home.

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Backyard Mastery - All the Crosses

28 Feb 2021Steve Schwarz

My August 2020 Clean Run magazine Backyard Mastery article with sequences that fit in your backyard or garden. This month shows using all the crosses on the same sequence to increase the challenges of any sequence.

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Backyard Mastery - Move It!

25 Oct 2020Steve Schwarz

My April 2020 Clean Run magazine Backyard Mastery article with sequences that fit in your backyard or garden. This month covers moving obstacles to increase the challenges of ANY SEQUENCE.

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Backyard Mastery - Changing Sides & Cutting Corners

22 Aug 2020Steve Schwarz

My December 2019 Clean Run magazine Backyard Mastery article with sequences that fit in your backyard or garden. This month covers changing the side of the jump and bypassing obstacles to increase the challenges of any sequence.

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Dana Pike Weave Entry/Exit, Straight Tunnel Challenges

03 Jul 2020Steve Schwarz

Dana Pike has been designing medium and small space at home practice sequences for her students. She let me share these great weave pole entry and exit challenges!

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Backyard Mastery - Turning the "Wrong" Way

28 Jun 2020Steve Schwarz

My October 2019 Clean Run magazine Backyard Mastery article starts my series on ways to challenge your team using any sequence that fits in your backyard or garden. This month covers changing the direction you turn your dog around a jump for front and back side approaches.

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Backyard Dogs Practice Sequences - 2019 May

18 Apr 2020Steve Schwarz

My May 2019 Clean Run magazine Backyard Dogs courses for small spaces requires a wide range of handling skills! There are setups with and without weaves and also a slightly larger setup using 12 weave poles.

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Tiny Space Training Sequences/Drills

29 Mar 2020Steve Schwarz

All my training sequences and exercises for tiny spaces with no or only a few obstacles.

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Backyard Dogs Practice Sequences - 2019 Mar

21 Mar 2020Steve Schwarz

My March 2019 Clean Run magazine Backyard Dogs courses for small spaces require a wide range of handling skill and have some of my most challenging sequences yet! Also includes a setup using 12 weave poles.

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Backyard Dogs Practice Sequences - 2019 Jan

26 Feb 2020Steve Schwarz

This is an expanded version of my Backyard Dogs article originally published in the January 2019 issue of CleanRun. These sequences contain a full range of handling challenges including some interesting tunnel to weave and weave to tunnel entrances.

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