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by Coveyrise64
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Training
Topic: roading
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: roading

I use a Howling dog harness and an older one I bought locally at a Horse Tack Shop hooked up to my Polaris.

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by Coveyrise64
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Hunting/Dog Related Stuff For Sale
Topic: Innotek transmitter
Replies: 3
Views: 4293

Re: Innotek transmitter

Contact Lion Country Supply, they still use some of the Innotek technology in their product line.

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by Coveyrise64
Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Using e collar
Replies: 41
Views: 2332

Re: Using e collar

,,,, Be aware also that the tone button on a collar, at least the Alpha, is not as precise as the whistle. Just curious....can you explain what you mean about the tone on the alpha not being as precise as the whistle? cr Let me start with the whistle. My dog's are trained that one blast is whoa, tw...
by Coveyrise64
Mon Mar 04, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Using e collar
Replies: 41
Views: 2332

Re: Using e collar

gonehuntin' wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:38 pm
,,,, Be aware also that the tone button on a collar, at least the Alpha, is not as precise as the whistle.
Just curious....can you explain what you mean about the tone on the alpha not being as precise as the whistle?

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by Coveyrise64
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Most important commands
Replies: 28
Views: 2969

Re: Most important commands

My most important commands are Heel, Here, and Whoa. With those three basic commands you can just about take your dog anywhere and expect obedience. I also like the "Kennel" command around the house but with the three basic commands I can at least take the dog hunting and expect a certain level of o...
by Coveyrise64
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog boots/leg protection
Replies: 13
Views: 1447

Re: Dog boots/leg protection

The tube boots are meant to be left open at the end. Any debris that might enter the open end of the boot will fall out when the dog raises the foot off the ground. You don't want sand or grit trapped in the boot. One reason I never liked the totally enclosed Lewis boots. If the length is right the ...
by Coveyrise64
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dog boots/leg protection
Replies: 13
Views: 1447

Re: Dog boots/leg protection

gonehuntin' wrote:No, they're a prairie boot.....
Fake news!.....for the price, nothing better for burrs and cactus. Been using tube boots for 40yrs. West Texas, Western Okla, KS, and SD.

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by Coveyrise64
Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Trainers in SE Kansas
Replies: 6
Views: 1042

Re: Trainers in SE Kansas

John Prince
Pittsburg, KS

https://princesqualitygundogs.com/
by Coveyrise64
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: ARCHIVE: Previous Listings SOLD/OLD/GONE
Topic: (FS) Garmin Alpha tt15 Collars
Replies: 0
Views: 11754

(FS) Garmin Alpha tt15 Collars

Two lightly used Garmin Alpha tt15 collars. Compatible with the Garmin Alpha and the new Pro 550 Plus. Each collar comes with charger, extra contacts, and extra antenna. Price is $225 + shipping for each collar.

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by Coveyrise64
Sat Apr 23, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Shotgun Fitting
Replies: 9
Views: 2534

Re: Shotgun Fitting

....in a world where I'm often by bundled up with cloths in the morning, just to shed those clothes in the afternoon, gun fit isn't nearly as important to me. He gun does have to be close though. If your eye doesn't alone with the barrel fairly close, your going to miss birds. All the other measure...
by Coveyrise64
Sun Apr 10, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Pointer pup question
Replies: 4
Views: 1447

Re: Pointer pup question

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http://www.oknavhda.com/

Next training day is April 23 near Garber, OK.

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by Coveyrise64
Fri Jan 29, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Table modification question
Replies: 7
Views: 2207

Re: Table modification question

No need for ropes or pulleys. Right hand under the collar and the ear over the buckle or brass name tag. Bumper in the left hand. Hold the dog back with the right hand while pinching the ear with the thumb against the buckle or tag. If you have transitioned to the e-collar (which should have already...
by Coveyrise64
Mon Jun 29, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Best Shave
Replies: 36
Views: 13713

Re: Best Shave

Spy Car wrote:....Dangerous waters :twisted:
That's for sure.....sounds like you all are at the age where a fork could be a problem let alone a sharp bladed razor! :mrgreen:

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by Coveyrise64
Wed Feb 04, 2015 2:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anyone here hunt in Oklahoma?
Replies: 16
Views: 4801

Re: Anyone here hunt in Oklahoma?

CowboyBirdDogs wrote:I'm thinking about making the drive up there next weekend to Black Kettle. Anybody have a report for me on bird numbers in the area or any advice on general? Thanks in advance.
A few shot up coveys left.....!

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by Coveyrise64
Fri Oct 31, 2014 9:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: O/U shotguns
Replies: 64
Views: 17471

Re: O/U shotguns

I'm looking to buy a 20ga O/U for quail hunting and want to know what your preferences are. I don't want to spend over $1,500. I know the Franchi instinct, the mossberg international reserve II, and maybe a used browning citori are all in that price range. I don't shoot a lot, maybe a few times a y...
by Coveyrise64
Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:56 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What is growing on my dog's lower lip?
Replies: 25
Views: 9285

Re: What is growing on my dog's lower lip?

41magsnub wrote:
Coveyrise64 wrote:Do your dog a favor and go have it checked by a Vet....!

cr
4PM today
Good move....!
by Coveyrise64
Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:36 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What is growing on my dog's lower lip?
Replies: 25
Views: 9285

Re: What is growing on my dog's lower lip?

Do your dog a favor and go have it checked by a Vet....!

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by Coveyrise64
Tue Apr 29, 2014 10:52 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship
Replies: 18
Views: 8652

Re: 2014 ABC Chukar Classic Championship

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Congrats Joe....!
by Coveyrise64
Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Anni JH and Amt. Derby win
Replies: 5
Views: 2348

Re: Anni JH and Amt. Derby win

Congrats Pete....look forward to hearing about more accomplishments from her!

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by Coveyrise64
Sun Mar 30, 2014 2:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NA Test Prize 1 112 Pts.
Replies: 8
Views: 2254

Re: NA Test Prize 1 112 Pts.

Congrats....!

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by Coveyrise64
Fri Mar 21, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What do you feed your Dogs?
Replies: 285
Views: 83343

Re: What do you feed your Dogs?

Don't want to confuse the [raw vs. kibble] debate anymore than it already is but saw this over on the Field Trial forum..... cr That's what were looking for so we can debate this and get a more balanced opinion about the results between the two. Can you dig a little more and see what you can find? ...
by Coveyrise64
Fri Mar 21, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: What do you feed your Dogs?
Replies: 285
Views: 83343

Re: What do you feed your Dogs?

Time will tell, but I have had four of my trial dogs on a raw diet now for several months and I really like the results. Here is a pic of this morning's meal. ImageX I'll pour a small portion of Pro Plan over this so that when on the road I can just feed kibble without upsetting their stomachs. The...
by Coveyrise64
Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Launchers
Replies: 21
Views: 4647

Re: Launchers

Where I think I'm going with this is that I'll try to find some Tritronics Pro Controls and retrofit them to my DT launchers. I think that'll be the path that best satisfies me. Tri-tronics has quit making the Pro-Control with no plans to introduce a new model. Here is a new one on the scene that w...
by Coveyrise64
Wed Feb 12, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Horseback Trial Question
Replies: 59
Views: 16385

Re: Horseback Trial Question

You guys are good. Thanks for the advice. I plan to take him over to Perfection Kennels sometime next week so we can acclimate him to the horses and make sure he "goes along" with them. They might enter him in an Open Derby? Is that the correct terminology? Then I'll run him in Amateur. If Jon's tr...
by Coveyrise64
Wed Feb 12, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Train myself or find a trainer
Replies: 62
Views: 18055

Re: Train myself or find a trainer

ultracarry wrote:....Gspca haha what have they done for field trials or hunting in the breed?
You're right they don't do much, looks like just a couple of small time events.... :?
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GSPCA Events; National Field Trial, National Amateur Gun Dog Championship
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by Coveyrise64
Tue Feb 11, 2014 10:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Train myself or find a trainer
Replies: 62
Views: 18055

Re: Train myself or find a trainer

ultracarry wrote:......Fyi the tail is cropped at 60% (research Gsp standard )

::Cheers:: do some work before you try to give some input. And please don't vote in the future.
GSPCA/Breed Standard..... :?
The tail is set high and firm, and must be docked, leaving approximately 40% of its length.
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by Coveyrise64
Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: training method for retrieving
Replies: 45
Views: 10028

Re: training method for retrieving

magspa wrote:.....I do use it to reinforce the general "here" command.
Do you give a verbal "here" when she picks up the bird? If you do (whether you simulate or not)......is there a possibility she is anticipating the stimulation at the sound of the "here" command and drops the bird?
by Coveyrise64
Wed Feb 05, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: training method for retrieving
Replies: 45
Views: 10028

Re: training method for retrieving

magspa wrote:I have used it to reinforce "here" but not since I first introducing to ecollar
Not sure I understand your statement above.......but, if she is dropping the bird when you give the "here" she is probably anticipating the stimulus regardless if it is applied or not.

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by Coveyrise64
Wed Feb 05, 2014 1:45 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: training method for retrieving
Replies: 45
Views: 10028

Re: training method for retrieving

magspa wrote:She will come just fine..but drops the bird then comes
I see you have your e-collar strapped to your side. When she goes for the retrieve, are you stimulating or have you stimulated her with the e-collar at the time the recall command is given....?

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by Coveyrise64
Sun Feb 02, 2014 3:31 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: training method for retrieving
Replies: 45
Views: 10028

Re: training method for retrieving

magspa wrote:.....If i can find a local trainer to do sessions with that would be great but I only know of one in my area...
Two different NAVHDA chapters in Texas, find one that is near and attend a training day. You should be able to find plenty of help there.

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by Coveyrise64
Sun Feb 02, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: training method for retrieving
Replies: 45
Views: 10028

Re: training method for retrieving

magspa wrote:...any tips for non ff?
I'd start by having a solid recall and a reliable "hold"...... about all you should need with a gsp!

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by Coveyrise64
Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:53 am
Forum: Training
Topic: How long until your dog "got it" (birds, launcher)
Replies: 47
Views: 20141

Re: How long until your dog "got it" (birds, launcher)

.....I prefer to run my dogs on launchers with no checkcord. I start them as puppies popping birds for them, if they point great, if they don't that is okay also, I just launch the bird. I don't have access to tons of wild birds, but I do have access to launchers and pigeons and a place to train ri...
by Coveyrise64
Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Breeding my gsp
Replies: 17
Views: 6967

Re: Breeding my gsp

bow.hunter123 wrote:I am going to breed my 3 year old gsp when she comes in next.
The first question you have to ask yourself is.....why am I breeding?

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by Coveyrise64
Fri Dec 13, 2013 7:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP Breeders
Replies: 98
Views: 21471

Re: GSP Breeders

Ms. Cage wrote:We have just bred 2 outstanding dogs, VC AFC FC Thunderheads Hot Pursuit MH (Chase) X VC Gunslingers NW Heartbreaker (Cage). Pups are due around Feb, 15th.
+1 on this breeding.....
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by Coveyrise64
Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tail docking
Replies: 31
Views: 9493

Re: Tail docking

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I do the measuring and decide the length. My vet cuts a "v" and then applies two stitches. He prefers to use silk sutures, thinks mom doesn't mess with them as much. As was said earlier, make sure you are involved or you will probably get short tails.

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by Coveyrise64
Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin DC-50
Replies: 39
Views: 7389

Re: Garmin DC-50

Neil wrote:And the ignorance continues.
Nobody asked you so, FO.....!
by Coveyrise64
Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin DC-50
Replies: 39
Views: 7389

Re: Garmin DC-50

I could care less what they did 100 years ago, we have the technology to find LOST dogs that are already out of contention using a simple tracking collar. You tell me what they did 100 years ago, you are the one advocating no tracking collars. So how should someone find a lost dog in a field trial ...
by Coveyrise64
Thu Oct 31, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin DC-50
Replies: 39
Views: 7389

Re: Garmin DC-50

Elkhunter wrote:......Would you much rather have the gallery and handlers spread out in a line and ride around looking for the dog.
Don't know. What did they do before the advent of the tracking collar, seems like it worked for over 100yrs.

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by Coveyrise64
Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin DC-50
Replies: 39
Views: 7389

Re: Garmin DC-50

DonF wrote:I never liked the idea of tracking collar's in a trial in the first place.
Not sure if I've ever really understood this either. :?

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by Coveyrise64
Thu Oct 24, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is happening here?
Replies: 44
Views: 9596

Re: What is happening here?

Sharon wrote:.....I can understand a pros' annoyance at having some neophyte correct his opinion,
Can you understand a neophyte's annoyance when some name dropping know it all corrects their opinion and/or then discounts others that might offers suggestions or disagree..... :roll:

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by Coveyrise64
Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:42 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: Inflamation around nails and now a little bleeding
Replies: 10
Views: 2720

Re: Inflamation around nails and now a little bleeding

I like this stuff for cuticle abrasions and cuts, it's available from your vet. Boots are a good option too.

http://www.drugs.com/vet/neo-predef-wit ... owder.html

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by Coveyrise64
Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSP Education
Replies: 14
Views: 3060

Re: GSP Education

volraider wrote:I would put Windrow Saddle Tramp on that list. He threw all-age champions and NAVHDA VC's so I would consider him also. By throwing FC's and VC's that tells me he throws run and cooperation. I have some of his grand get and they were awesome birdfinders.
+1.....
by Coveyrise64
Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Force to pile for a pointing dog
Replies: 38
Views: 7155

Re: Force to pile for a pointing dog

Yeah, you can do pile work without force, even without an e-collar. But what needs clarifying on the "force" is, it's applied - mildly via the e-collar - when the dog's already moving toward the pile. The command sequence is "Back!" - nick - "Back!," it's not continuous nor heavy stimulation, but c...
by Coveyrise64
Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:04 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: stopping the chase
Replies: 31
Views: 7047

Re: stopping the chase

polmaise wrote:.......just trying to get a handle on it from a training point of view :)
I can send you a short outline that I use similar to his if you are interested.
by Coveyrise64
Sat Aug 03, 2013 5:58 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: stopping the chase
Replies: 31
Views: 7047

Re: stopping the chase

That will definatly work if you stick with it, but its going to take time and then you have to have a plan when the dog comes off the check cord. This is the reason I stop to flush before the dog ever starts pointing birds, then its a simple easy progression with no checkcords (most times). The dog...
by Coveyrise64
Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Homemade Remote Zinger Winger
Replies: 3
Views: 620

Re: Homemade Remote Zinger Winger

ACooper wrote:Anyone have plans for building one? Or have experience with building one?
Buy used if you can. I've got two when you need one.

Cr
by Coveyrise64
Sun Jul 28, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GSPs with EP bloodlines?
Replies: 215
Views: 54027

Re: GSPs with EP bloodlines?

Carolina Gundogs wrote:......I do understand the intent the breeders had and possibly even accomplished.
ACooper wrote:......It was done to win trials.....
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by Coveyrise64
Sun Jul 07, 2013 5:24 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Training book/dvd for the Versatile Dog
Replies: 8
Views: 1880

Re: Training book/dvd for the Versatile Dog

Ms. Cage wrote:Join your local NAVHDA chapter . I think you'll get alot of good hands on info there.
+1....

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by Coveyrise64
Thu Jul 04, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Training
Topic: How Do You Define a "Steady" Pointing Dog
Replies: 26
Views: 4791

Re: How Do You Define a "Steady" Pointing Dog

Ms. Cage wrote:I think we could throw in steady to stop to flush also.
And stop to shot....
by Coveyrise64
Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: Training
Topic: How Do You Define a "Steady" Pointing Dog
Replies: 26
Views: 4791

Re: How Do You Define a "Steady" Pointing Dog

aulrich wrote:......I bet trialing is another level to it's self.
Not even close...... :roll:

ezzy333 wrote:Steady to me is defined by the dogs actions and not it's titles.
In any venue, titles are earned by the dogs actions while under judgement. Not sure what your point was. :?

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