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Crufts 2018: Live stream

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by Dogloverlou, Mar 7, 2018.


  1. Dogloverlou

    Dogloverlou PetForums VIP

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    The thread to discuss on all things live as it's happening :)

    https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialCrufts


    Good luck to all those showing/competing this year, and have fun to anyone who is just going for the shopping.
     
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    Ditto ^^^^ best of luck to everyone showing :)
     
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    I’ll be watching it livestreaming on youtube.
     
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    Or I would if it worked at 8.33. It says 8.30, no later so crufts make it work, you are late livestreaming.
     
  5. StormyThai

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    It's starting now.
     
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    I thought so too but no it’s not. They say it is starting at 8.40. At the minute it is humans walking around the agility course. We want dogs, we want dogs, we want dogs.
     
  7. StormyThai

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    They always start by walking the course, every year.
    They will start to bring the dogs out soon...just in time for me to start my day :(
     
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    Still humans. You see them walk it you’d think they were going to do it qhen actually it’s the dogs who are going to so it. The humans just guide the dogs round by now. Wonder if crazy Olly the jack russell will be there after the laughs he gave us last year.
     
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    Yes, the humans walk the course so they they know which way to guide the dog and to check out distances between obstacles so they can set their dog up for success...Horse riders also walk their course without their horses too ;)
     
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    And what great fun that is :Arghh

    I used to think ‘and this is exactly where the fun will start. Those flowers look dodgy’ :Facepalm
     
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    danielled PetForums VIP

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    I never walked the course when I rode my old mare Copper not even at horse shows.
     
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    danielled PetForums VIP

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    Well that lady is right about being disabled. Not only that but we can be discriminated against. Discrimination has happened before, to me.
     
  13. StormyThai

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    I've been known to smash a few plant pots in my time...dressage and jumping...it wasn't unusual to see "well sat" as part of my judges remarks :Hilarious

    Lucky you...unfortunately once you get past local shows not walking the course isn't an option unless you want to miss distances and knock poles all over the place...to not walk a cross country course would be a death wish for sure.
     
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    Even for obedience they usually have someone walk the course first so that the handlers know when the turns will be. As stormythai says it helps the handlers set their dogs up for success.
     
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    Need to get myself some tissues after watching the friends for life entries. I'm such a wuss!
     
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    Yeah naff that and naff that again.

    Although, technically according to the Crufts programme none of the events start till 08:45...
     
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    We only ever did local shows, nongetting past local shows so no need to waste time walking the course. We won many trophies and rossettes. As for crufts they walked the course dogless and still knocked jumps off and told the dog to go the wrong way through the tunnel. So not much point walking the agility course first.
     
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    Well yes there is point in doing it. Just because mistakes were made it doesn't mean that there was no point in preparing. I imagine Holly and I will make plenty of mistakes on Saturday, but hopefully a few less for seeing the course in advance.
     
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    The time i didn't walk one of the courses at my races, I crashed. Go figure.

    If mistakes were made after walking it, imagine the calamity if they hadn't!
    Wasting time... who's time are they wasting? Their own? Far from it. Yours? Perhaps you'd could get out there and show your stuff at that level of competition, hmm?
     
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    Best of luck on saturday. Walking the course first doesn’t mean mistakes won’t happen.
     
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