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by jetto
Tue Mar 01, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Pennsylvania Brittany Club Spring Walking Trial
Replies: 2
Views: 538

Pennsylvania Brittany Club Spring Walking Trial

The Pennsylvania Brittany Club will be hosting our spring walking field trial at the PA Brittany Club grounds in Polk, PA on April 30-May 1. Stakes include AWP, OWP,AWD,OWD, AWGD and OWGD and all stakes are open to all eligible pointing breeds. We are a friendly group and a laid back walking trial l...
by jetto
Wed May 12, 2010 6:08 am
Forum: Training
Topic: conditioning
Replies: 9
Views: 2885

Re: conditioning

We're in the same boat you are and hubby does alot of conditioning on the bike. He also rigged up a chain weight system for them to pull and we walk with them in that. We also have a treadmill they go on if the weather is too bad to condition outside. Our male has run in two- one hour stakes this sp...
by jetto
Wed Apr 28, 2010 12:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Roanoke VA area trainer
Replies: 8
Views: 1818

Re: Roanoke VA area trainer

Alot of trainers will work with you and your dog in say 30 minute sessions give or take. We broke Flynn that way. We'd take him to Jesse once or twice a week and then work on yard work, etc. at home in the interim. The one thing to remember is they probably will not be available during trial season ...
by jetto
Thu Apr 22, 2010 8:52 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: food question
Replies: 21
Views: 4342

Re: food question

I agree with Ezzy on adjusting the amount fed. It may be overkill but I look at our dogs every day - especially the ones trialing and adjust accordingly. If it was a heavy work day like yesterday where two of them got biked for almost an hour and then we ran them and did birdwork last night they eac...
by jetto
Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: Health and Nutrition
Topic: predezone
Replies: 8
Views: 1634

Re: predezone

We have a basket muzzle for our Irish Setter for the excessive appetite when he has to be on pred. which isn't that often anymore thankfully. When he was on heavy doses of pred he would eat anything that wasn't nailed down and of course this continued the cycle of health issues....so we got him a ba...
by jetto
Tue Apr 13, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?
Replies: 12
Views: 1762

Re: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?

Thanks so much Holly! Sending her your info now! Kristi
by jetto
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?
Replies: 12
Views: 1762

Re: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?

That reminds me. Art- who do I contact to join the Wayne County Coonhunters club? I told Carl as soon as he gets called back to work we'll go ATV shopping. That brought a smile to his face- nothing like dangling a new toy in front of a guy! Actually its for my dog who disappeared for most of his 30 ...
by jetto
Mon Apr 12, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?
Replies: 12
Views: 1762

Re: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?

Thanks guys! I'll give her the message Art. They found a friend with a little bit of space and did some training this weekend and I think she has been bitten! LOL! Kristi
by jetto
Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?
Replies: 12
Views: 1762

Re: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?

Thanks! Found Pike County on the web and realized we went to a field trial there last year. Nice place!

Forwarded Marks info to her also. So now she has some leads to follow up on. Thanks! Kristi
by jetto
Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Petition for Nolan's Last Bullet
Replies: 55
Views: 9488

Re: Petition for Nolan's Last Bullet

The Brittany Hall of Fame and the Brittany Field Trial Hall of Fame are both under the umbrella of the American Brittany Club. Check out the club website if you are still not believing. The ABC is an AKC affiliated club. It is considered the parent club for our breed within the American Kennel Club....
by jetto
Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?
Replies: 12
Views: 1762

Re: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?

Thanks Greg! I'll forward onto her. Kristi
by jetto
Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?
Replies: 12
Views: 1762

Kentucky/Southern Indiana/Ohio Training?

Hi, I have a friend who would like to get started in AKC hunt tests, walking trials, etc. She has some experience from a few years ago but would like to find a training club, places to train, places to buy birds, etc. She's in the Louisville, KY area. I gave her the info for the Kentuckiana Pointing...
by jetto
Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Petition for Nolan's Last Bullet
Replies: 55
Views: 9488

Re: Petition for Nolan's Last Bullet

I agree with Ezzy & Gunner 100%. I am a Brittany person who pays close attention to nominations for our hall of fames and who field trials and shows. For those of you who are not American Brittany Club members- the ABC is affiliated with the AKC- not the UKC not NSTRA not NAVHDA nor any other organi...
by jetto
Mon Feb 15, 2010 3:12 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: March 6th MVVC Fun Trial
Replies: 3
Views: 604

Re: March 6th MVVC Fun Trial

Justin, Can the horseless ones of the field trial world also enter and run dogs for ground time off foot if we can't find someone to bring us horses? although that all is dependent on the snow melting by then too! LOL! Kristi
by jetto
Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:33 pm
Forum: GDF "Hall of Fame" Posts
Topic: Running HTs
Replies: 32
Views: 16970

Re: Running HTs

If you haven't done so already go to the AKC website and to "rules and regulations". Download the Pointing Breed Hunt Test and Field Trial Procedures Manual. It's mostly hunt test related and will give you alot of good info. Kristi
by jetto
Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:22 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Finished Captain's CH Yesterday!
Replies: 8
Views: 835

Re: Finished Captain's CH Yesterday!

Hey BIG CONGRATS!!! We found out yesterday when we picked up Cruz from Helen. She said she really enjoyed showing Captain! What a great year you've had! Kristi & Carl
by jetto
Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: treads and tracks
Replies: 5
Views: 628

Re: treads and tracks

We have two of them and haven't had any problems. We use them on a weekly basis at the very least and have had them for about a year now I guess. They are always in our van so anytime we decide to do any training wherever we are- we have them. Very satisfied with the product especially considering t...
by jetto
Mon Sep 14, 2009 2:06 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: whats the normal mortality for day old quail?
Replies: 12
Views: 1756

Re: whats the normal mortality for day old quail?

Unlike day old chickens- quail do not have that 24 hour window where the yolk from the egg continues to feed them...we get quail out of the incubator within a few hours of being born whereas baby chicks can stay in the incubator for up to 24 hours to dry, etc. I'd do as someone else suggested and bu...
by jetto
Mon Aug 24, 2009 6:37 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Triple Crown for English setter
Replies: 8
Views: 1042

Re: Triple Crown for English setter

Big Congrats!!! Always great to see a hairy setter do well in multiple venues! Ditto on the hair-cut! Hubby scalped our oldest Irish this weekend in anticipation of fall season! Kristi
by jetto
Mon Aug 10, 2009 7:49 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Do you run dogs (any breed)at the PA Brittany Club Grounds?
Replies: 1
Views: 526

Re: Do you run dogs (any breed)at the PA Brittany Club Grounds?

BIG THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CAME TO WORK AND RUN DOGS THIS WEEKEND!!! We got alot done as far as fencing, liming seeded areas and of course- the always popular ROCK PICKING! LOL! It was great to see the turn-out by the shorthair and vizsla folks as well as the Brittany club members- both long-time...
by jetto
Mon Aug 03, 2009 7:19 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: New Champion!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 2008

Re: New Champion!!!

Congratulations Travis and All Involved! Kristi
by jetto
Tue Jul 21, 2009 6:18 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Back to back majors...
Replies: 6
Views: 1014

Re: Back to back majors...

Big Congrats Travis! Kristi
by jetto
Mon Jul 20, 2009 5:55 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Do you run dogs (any breed)at the PA Brittany Club Grounds?
Replies: 1
Views: 526

Do you run dogs (any breed)at the PA Brittany Club Grounds?

If so this message is important to you.....from Sue Lehosky: The new course is getting green and we hope to open it for use in the fall BUT we need your help!! A work weekend is scheduled for August 8 & 9! We will be doing all the projects necessary to prepare the course to make it safe for use this...
by jetto
Mon Jul 13, 2009 6:44 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Captain Earns First Show Points
Replies: 18
Views: 3267

Re: Captain Earns First Show Points

BIG CONGRATS!!!! Kristi
by jetto
Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Devil Pigeon?
Replies: 6
Views: 907

Re: Devil Pigeon?

Thanks! It's not a pecking order thing that I can see- it's just this one particular bird. I've never seen the others even get twirked at each other. If I used up the birds this one is chasing I'd only have him left, lol....Guess he is first out of the coop for training this weekend! I even walking ...
by jetto
Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:19 am
Forum: Product Ratings & Reviews
Topic: Training videos
Replies: 3
Views: 1424

Re: Training videos

Perfection Kennels Perfect Start/Perfect Finish (expensive but worth it as they show you a bunch of different dogs at different stages of training and they give you step by step instructions on what they are doing- no guessing involved right down to when they are stim'ing the dog) Sherry Ray Ebert T...
by jetto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Devil Pigeon?
Replies: 6
Views: 907

Re: Devil Pigeon?

That option is being discussed! LOL! I haven't had pigeon pie since I was a kid but it may happen again! Kristi
by jetto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: just an everyday gun dog
Replies: 18
Views: 2268

Re: just an everyday gun dog

I'd say Jet's everything you could ask for >>Lol Shadow! I love Jet but then again I'm a bit biased....And yes I enjoy seeing him in the magazine. That whole ego thing...We have faster dogs, we have edgier dogs, we have dogs that are a whole lot more "field" bred than he is...However we have no dog ...
by jetto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 11:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Devil Pigeon?
Replies: 6
Views: 907

Devil Pigeon?

We've had pigeons for like 6 or 7 years now and I've never had this issue before. We have a young bird- I'm not sure if it's male or female. It was born in our coop several months ago. It has become extremely territorial of the top shelf of a perch we have in the coop. We have regular V type perches...
by jetto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:48 am
Forum: Brags
Topic: Captain Earns First Show Points
Replies: 18
Views: 3267

Re: Captain Earns First Show Points

If you get the chance- get a picture of him done there! Nothing prettier as a backdrop than Lake Erie on a nice day! Good Luck! Kristi
by jetto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: just an everyday gun dog
Replies: 18
Views: 2268

Re: just an everyday gun dog

Thanks! We field trial at AKC trials. He finished his AFC this past spring and just needs that Brittany open major to finish his dual. He's a fun dog and of course the apple of my eye. We used to hunt quite a bit on the state grounds around here since they release pheasants but that got dangerous wi...
by jetto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:19 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Off Topic - Black Raspberry Bumper Crop
Replies: 28
Views: 5398

Re: Off Topic - Black Raspberry Bumper Crop

tommyboy, I don't think the cobbler would ship real well, lol....and it sounds HOT out where you are! So far this summer northern Ohio has been pretty nice! Kristi
by jetto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:18 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Off Topic - Black Raspberry Bumper Crop
Replies: 28
Views: 5398

Re: Off Topic - Black Raspberry Bumper Crop

We may try to get down to your trial Justin. Since our Brit club could possibly be the first ones in for 2010 we'd like to get an idea of courses, etc. Thanks for being the guinea pigs! LOL! I'm actually looking forward to going to trials there. I'll miss the amentities of Kildeer but I think the ni...
by jetto
Thu Jul 09, 2009 6:15 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Off Topic - Black Raspberry Bumper Crop
Replies: 28
Views: 5398

Re: Off Topic - Black Raspberry Bumper Crop

Here's the bisquick cobbler recipe. I just used fresh berries intead of the peaches. BISQUICK COBBLER 2 tbsp. butter 1 c. Bisquick 1/2 c. sugar 1/2 c. milk 3 c. cut up peaches or other fruit of your choice (can be fresh, frozen (thawed) or canned) Turn oven to 375 degrees. Melt 2 tablespoons butter ...
by jetto
Wed Jul 08, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: just an everyday gun dog
Replies: 18
Views: 2268

Re: just an everyday gun dog

Nice looking pup Shadow!

I envy you the wild birds....We have 26 quail in the brooder right now and 55 more due to hatch next week.....gotta play the game however we can I guess but we'd rather have wild birds! Kristi
by jetto
Wed Jul 08, 2009 8:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Weekend with Dogs & Horses
Replies: 5
Views: 613

Re: Weekend with Dogs & Horses

Looks like alot of fun for everyone! We didn't get any training in this past weekend...:<(...
Kristi
by jetto
Tue Jul 07, 2009 2:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Off Topic - Black Raspberry Bumper Crop
Replies: 28
Views: 5398

Re: Off Topic - Black Raspberry Bumper Crop

Hey totally understandable! It was a busy day for everyone I think....We got there late and I know alot of folks had other things to do so got there early and left early. We were one of the last ones out, lol...NICE grounds! Need some work in some areas but I was pleasantly surprised! Especially exc...
by jetto
Tue Jul 07, 2009 2:10 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Captain Earns First Show Points
Replies: 18
Views: 3267

Re: Captain Earns First Show Points

Congrats Justin & Captain! Great way to get the summer started! Helen is a class act. She's shown dogs for me- finished Jet actually, given both hubby and I handling tips, etc. I totally trust her with my dogs which is the most important thing for me.
Kristi
by jetto
Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Off Topic - Black Raspberry Bumper Crop
Replies: 28
Views: 5398

Re: Off Topic - Black Raspberry Bumper Crop

I have one word for ya'll....COBBLER!!! Just made a blackberry cobbler this past weekend! I don't have the recipe in front of me but if you google "bisquick cobbler" it will come up somewhere I'm sure! I did have to send hubby for vanilla ice cream to go on it. Yeah yeah came off the diet for COBBLE...
by jetto
Fri Jun 12, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My fuzz face
Replies: 16
Views: 1201

Re: My fuzz face

Great looking dog! Kristi
by jetto
Tue Jun 09, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: Brags
Topic: Vegas had a pretty good spring
Replies: 24
Views: 3225

Re: Vegas had a pretty good spring

Congratulations Art & Vegas! That is a heckava season! Carl wants to know who you got to scout her at the Pa grounds! LOL! Kristi
by jetto
Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training the hunting dog for field and field trials
Replies: 1
Views: 457

Re: Training the hunting dog for field and field trials

Thanks for posting these links Gunner....Just skimming over this "book" and i've noticed that alot of things really haven't changed that much in over 100 years! Which is a good thing IMO....Thanks again! Kristi
by jetto
Thu Jun 04, 2009 2:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Irish Setter Puppy Pix
Replies: 16
Views: 3946

Re: Irish Setter Puppy Pix

The best thing i've found so far is Crisco spray. Not PAM- that works "ok" but the Crisco works better! Took me 2 hours to clean that dog up after the first time he ran at Kildeer in the fall. I vowed never again to go through THAT! The Crisco has worked good. We do trim him up right before trial se...
by jetto
Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Irish Setter Puppy Pix
Replies: 16
Views: 3946

Re: Irish Setter Puppy Pix

Thanks guys! I'm looking forward to next weekend- we're taking all of them down to the field trainers and turning them loose. Should be a blast! yeah Shadow it's no secret that the show people drove this breed into the ground and the 70's was right about the time that started....We got lucky with ou...
by jetto
Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:56 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Irish Setter Puppy Pix
Replies: 16
Views: 3946

Irish Setter Puppy Pix

Just wanted to share some cute puppy pics...These are AKC Irish Setter puppies as you can probably tell. Dual prospects. I'm just the "grandma" being the owner of the stud dog but I think that's the best thing to be when it comes to 16 puppies in one litter- no clean up duties, just go play with the...
by jetto
Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What do you think
Replies: 5
Views: 1402

Re: What do you think

Thank you Shadow....He is our first field titled dog and our first show champion...And we couldn't have asked for a better dog to get started in the field trial game....he is very forgiving of any mistakes made, lol...I keep telling my husband that he needs to let me start handling Jet in the field ...
by jetto
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: AKC Mixed Breed Programs!?
Replies: 14
Views: 3011

Re: AKC Mixed Breed Programs!?

I agree with Karen. At first I wasn't for the mixed-breed program but I've since changed my mind. Carl and I judge at local 4H dog club shows- obedience, rally and junior handling. Many of those kids have shelter dogs/mixes. Some of those same kids are kick butt trainers and handlers! I think allowi...
by jetto
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What do you think
Replies: 5
Views: 1402

Re: What do you think

We had one field Springer in our home for a few weeks and she was about as active as the Brits. Shedding seemed to be about the same also. I think you need to decide if you want to hunt behind a flushing dog or a pointing dog. There is a HUGE difference in the way the two breeds hunt and cover groun...
by jetto
Wed Jun 03, 2009 6:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Is it a homer? Pigeon question
Replies: 22
Views: 5924

Re: Is it a homer? Pigeon question

And count yourself lucky! Carl had two escapees yesterday when cleaning the pen and they haven't come back yet.... :(
Kristi
by jetto
Mon Jun 01, 2009 6:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Launchers
Replies: 6
Views: 641

Re: Launchers

We bought two after the initial "rush" on them and can't be happier. No problems whatsoever and we use ours pretty hard. Kristi