This photo depicts my Sheltie, Flash, at a very young age as he was just learning how to do agility. This was at a "Fun Match", where dogs and handlers can run courses for practice -- just for FUN! I made the swirl with yellow beads and the border with numbered ribbon to echo the numbered obstacles and the path around the course.
Journaling: While Rusty was making her way to the highest levels of AKC competition, Flash was learning his obstacles as well as the finer points of following my cues.
By May, 2005, we had started to attend regular class at Sharon's. And by June, Flash was ready to show off his sequencing skills at a FUN MATCH at FIONA'S FARM. At 18 months old, Flash was already entered into his first trial.
It was obvious that Rusty enjoyed her brother's company. She seemed just as anxious as I was to begin head to head competition. BRING IT ON!
Soon, Flash would be ready to begin his competitive career in CPE [Canine Performance Events], the venue that would remain his favorite throughout his