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Nanyima City Clan and my Son, Mitchell gained their first Tracking Qualification last weekend at the Tracking Trial.
Photo taken at the presentation: Rosemary Lahz, Judge; Mitchell Gorey and Nanyima City Clan "Clancy". Way to go Boys!!!!
well done to your son Mitchell and Clancy give them my congratulations. What is involved in tracking, I don't know much about it.
The criteria for the 1st Tracking Qualification:
The dog will follow a trail for approximately 400 metres, and the exhibitor shall nominate the
Tracklayer. The Track will have two changes of direction of approximately between 30 to 90 degrees, the
first change of direction to be not less than 100 metres after the start.
One article will be placed on the Track, as nominated by the Judge; this article does not have
to be indicated to gain a Pass.
The minimum time for the commencement of the track must be 20 minutes and the maximum
40 minutes, from the time the Track is laid.
The Tracklayer or final article must be found at the end of the Track for the dog to obtain a
The next Tracking Test will be 800m long with a longer wait time from when the track is laid.
Congratulations!!!!! Very well done, indeed!
My dogs have never trained for anything like this.....how do you go about it?
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