29 Posts Tagged With "UKI"

  • Snap! Injury Update

    17 Jun 2024

    Snap! was injured at the UKI Midwest Cup and I took him to see Dr. Woodside at Ready to Go Veterinary Rehabilitation today. Here's an update.

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  • Mike Murphy UKI Midwest Cup Masters Series Jumping Course

    16 Jun 2024

    This was the course I wanted to run more than any other at the UKI Midwest Cup. Mike Murphy's Masters Series Jumping course from Saturday.

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  • UKI Midwest Cup 2024 - Snap! Injured

    15 Jun 2024

    Definitely not the "comeback" I was hoping for at the UKI Midwest Cup with Snap!

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  • AgilityNerd Results Blender 2.1.0 Released

    24 May 2024

    AgilityNerd Results Blender, for amazing viewing your UKI scores, version 2.1.0 is RELEASED. Here's a video explaining the new "Skipped titles" button.

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  • Debugging UKI Titles and Missing Points in ANRB

    17 May 2024

    Your Blender says I didn't finish some of my UKI titles! Here are explanations for why this might happen.

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  • View UKI Scores Needed for Your Dog's Next Titles

    12 May 2024

    With the latest release of the AgilityNerd Results Blender you can now see the scores your dog needs to earn their next UKI title. Here's a video showing how to use the new feature.

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  • A Downside of the ANRB Titling Dashboard

    12 May 2024

    The ANRB titling dashboard is a fun way to see your dog's progress, but it can also bring up feelings of "shoulda-woulda-coulda" for the titles you might have earned with your retired dogs.

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  • Make the Second Obstacle Free - UKI Invitational Finals - Video

    05 Apr 2024

    In the UKI Invitational finals I failed to take my own advice and it almost cost me the run. Here's a video of the run and my thoughts on the importance of setting up your dog on the start line to help you both.

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  • Spark's UKI Invitational Experience - Video

    03 Apr 2024

    Spark's first UKI Invitational experience and what I learned about running a young dog in a high energy environment.

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  • UKI Invitational 2024 Overview - Snap! on the Podium

    01 Apr 2024

    It was a mix of sleep deprivation, excitement, waiting, strategizing, and "the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat" at the UKI Invitational. Snap!, Spark and I had some wonderful results.

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  • Spark's First Snooker Run - UKI Invitational

    29 Mar 2024

    Spark's first ever snooker run and it was at the UKI invitational!! The youngster looked great.

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  • Working Through Pre-Event Jitters

    28 Mar 2024

    With the UKI Invitational coming to my area this weekend I'm wondering why am I burning mental energy on stuff I can't really control? In my usual way, let me work through this and see if my situation is something that resonates with you.

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  • UKI North American Invitational Personalized Schedule Website

    20 Feb 2024

    Going to the 1-TDC UKI North American Invitational? I've created a website that builds a personalized schedule/timetable just for you in two steps!

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  • Snap! - UKI Masters Series Agility - Video

    18 Feb 2024

    First trial back actually running since last October! Well it was 0-fer 6 in the Q department but our 2nd place in Masters Series was good…

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  • NFC/FEO for Start Line Training and Snazzy Photos

    04 Jan 2024

    I took Snap! and Spark to a UKI trial at Agility at the Farm on NYE day. I decided to work Snap!'s start lines by running NFC/FEO. I "ran" Spark in two runs. Here are some nice photos too!

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  • Taking Advantage of Not For Competition (NFC) and For Exhibition Only (FEO) - Video

    05 Sep 2023

    I've put together some notes about the Not For Competition (NFC) and For Exhibition Only (FEO) options at agility trials and how I've used them.

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  • Weave entries/exits from Courtney Keys' UKI Midwest Cup Masters Series Jumpers

    01 Oct 2021

    Handlers were really challenged by Courtney Keys' UKI Midwest Cup Masters Series Jumpers course. Specifically, the weave entry/exit was tough for a lot of teams. I created four smaller variations of her course to work on in your training.

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  • Weaving is Hard Work!

    18 Sep 2021

    I think we underestimate what dogs have to do physically to run through the weave poles. I've got some great photos that demonstrate all that is going on.

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  • Weave Safety in One Photo

    15 Nov 2019

    Whitney Rupp of Chops Photography took this action shot of Snap! and I loved it because it showed three potential weave safety issues in one shot; can you spot them?

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  • Agility Jump Height Calculator

    31 Oct 2016

    Lately there have been a lot of discussions about jump heights due to the USDAA adjusting some of their jump heights . That got me…

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  • AKC Premier Standard Courses by Tim Pinneri and Arlyn Sigeti - Video

    01 Jun 2016

    This past weekend Smack Dab's Agility Club held an AKC agility trial featuring both Premier Standard and Jumpers classes each day. The…

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  • Finding Motivation in Success

    09 Jan 2016

    I'm probably unusual but I thought I'd share how a "successful" agility run helped motivate me to improve my health and Flyer's skills on…

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  • More Thoughts on Goals and Success

    04 Jun 2014

    Five years ago I wrote an article on goals and success and I'm revisiting the subject on today's Dog Agility Action Day on Success along…

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  • Nested Masters/Master Challenge/Novice Fun Run Courses

    28 May 2014

    I dreamt up these nested courses for the Meeker's Pals Memorial Day Fun Run and they include all sorts of fun challenges. The equipment…

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  • Emily Klarman - UKI Masters Agility/Jumpers - Video & Analysis

    14 Mar 2014

    This past weekend Flyer and I competed in UKI Agility at Lucky Dog Academy and competed in the Masters Agility biathlon where you run…

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  • Dog Agility News/Links: Jun-Nov

    26 Nov 2013

    Since Meeker 's diagnosis with lymphoma back in July I had been updating the AgilityNerd Facebook page more than posting here on my blog…

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  • What's International? International Two Jump Drills

    06 Mar 2013

    You don't need a lot of equipment to train yourself and your dog to master the "International" handling challenges that are coming to USDAA…

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  • RACE Agility UKI Fun Match or UKI is A-OK

    19 Feb 2010

    This past weekend Meeker and I attended our first UK Agility International fun match and had a wonderful time. I recently blogged…

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  • UK Agility International (UKI)

    02 Jan 2010

    I'm primarily interested in UKI because they will be offering "European Style" courses, with multiple Pull Throughs and other challenging…

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