The CSJ Big Sporting Dog Quiz Of The Year Check your answers here…

 

Screenshot 2019-02-05 at 14.56.38Agility

By Steven Richardson

Q1). How many championship tickets do you need to become an agility champion?
A). 3 championship tickets

Q2). What faults are incurred for a pole being knocked down?
A). 5 faults are incurred

Q3). What is the highest grade you can get to in Kennel Club shows?
A). Grade 7

Canicross

By Ben Robinson

Q4).What is the (stretched) length of the most commonly used canicross bungee line?
A): 2metres.

By Ben Robinson

Q5). What age can dogs compete in canicross competiton?
A): 1 year old.

By Lucy Matthews

Q6). What is the standard race distance for canicross?
A): 5km

Flyball

By Sam Bawden

Q7). How long is a flyball lane from the line to the box?
A). 51 foot

Q8). What consists of a multi breed flyball team?
A). 3 or 4 recognised breeds and one cross breed permitted

Q9). What is the fastest team time recorded?
A). 14.74 Tails We Win

Gundogs

By Andy Cullen

Q10).What does HPR mean?
A) Hunt Point Retriever.
Q11). Name three types of working Spaniel?
A) English Springer Cocker Spaniel Clumber Spaniel
Q12). What is a blind retrieve?
A) A retrieve the dog is sent for but hasn’t seen

HTM

By Kath Hardman

Q13). Is a dog allowed to compete whilst on a lead in HTM or Freestyle?
A). NO. A dog must be off lead whilst competing.

Q14). In Heelwork To Music, how many official positions can the dog work in?
A). 8 on the left or right hand side of the handler, facing forward or backward, across the front or back of the handler

Q15). What are the allocated maximum marks to be obtained for each of the three categories which are judged in HRM and Freestyle?
A. Content and Flow, Accuracy and Team Performance and Musical Interpretation, eachallocated a maximum of 10 marks

Obedience

By Jeannie Gee

Q16). What side does a dog usually do heelwork on in competitive obedience?
A: Left

By Mary Ray

Q17). Which is the first class that features sendaway as a test?
A: B

By Mary Ray

Q18). From which class do dogs have to retrieve the judge’s article?
A).:B

Sheepdogs

By Ceri Rundle

Q19) Who was first lady to win International Supreme Champs – when and where?
A). Julie Hill won the International in 1996 held at Chatsworth
Q20). How many handlers make up each Home Nations Team to go and compete at the annual International Championships?
A). 20 handlers (15 singles plus 1 reserve; 2 brace; 1 driving and 1 Young Handler).
Q21). Which Musketeer was mentioned in the first AWwD series?
A). d’Artagnan

Showdogs

By Emma Gates

Q22). How many Challenge Certificates must a dog win to become UK Champion?
A). 3
Q23). What does BIS stand for?
A). Best in Show
Q24). Which of the 7 groups in the UK is the border collie part of?
A. Pastoral

Sleddogs

By Mary Carter

Q25). If you want to tell your husky team to take a right turn, what command would you give?
A. Gee!
Q26. Which CSJsponsored handler won the IFSS European Championship in 2018 and the WSA World Championship in 2017?
A).John Carter
Q27). In Sleddog racing, what term is given to the metal anchor that is used to hold a Sleddog team from moving forward when racing in the snow?
A). Snow hook

 

Thank You!

FCI IPO World Championships, Slovenia, Sept 2016

Posting by Victor Pogson

Wendy and Calli did well, achieving solid pass grades in all three phases.

Marks were A: 79, B: 84, C:85, Total 248.

Out of 129 dogs entered, 107 achieved pass grades and Team GB came in 86th place. Considering that this was Wendy’s first World Championship event and only her second ever entry at IPO3 we are delighted with the result.

Thanks again for the support – the jackets looked great and it was good to fly the flag for CSJ.

FCIIPO 2016 – Wendy and Calli compete for GB in this year’s FCI IPO World Championships

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Report from Victor Pogson

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Wendy Pogson from Ripon will be competing for Great Britain with her German Shepherd Dog, Vytensa Calli in this year’s FCI IPO World Championships which take place in Slovenia from 14th – 18th September.

The World Championships run for four days with teams entered from 36 countries from around the world. Competitors will complete all three phases of the competition: Tracking, Obedience and Protection.

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Wendy has been involved with the sport of IPO (or Schutzhund as it was known) for around seven years. Having owned dogs for over twenty years, she had previously done obedience training and tried her hand at Agility and Flyball, but was encouraged to take part in Schutzhund by the breeders of her older GSD, Kaiser. Having discovered the sport, which is not yet very well-known in the UK, Wendy was keen to progress through the levels, and bought Calli, whose pedigree includes some top working German Shepherds.

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IPO Clubs are quite few and far-between in the UK, so competitors often have to travel long distances. Wendy can often be seen on the M62 heading to training with North West IPO Club in Manchester at the weekend and has taken part in trials and training with clubs as far apart as Fife and South Wales. She has even been known to travel to Belgium for training weekends!

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Calli has progressed through the IPO qualifications, starting with the “BH” temperament test and followed by IPO1, IPO2 and most recently IPO3. She has also completed her Kennel Club Good Citizen Award and the “AD” Endurance test – a half-marathon distance running alongside a bicycle.

FCI IPO World Championships, Slovenia, Sept 2016

Post from Victor Pogson, CSJ Ripon Stockist

We are delighted to tell you that Wendy Pogson will be representing Great Britain at this year’s FCI World Championships with Calli, our 5 year old German Shepherd.

Wendy Pogson & Calli

 Calli has been our star promoter for CSJ within her IPO Club, where many of the dogs are now using Hike On (and other CSJ foods) after their owners saw how well she was doing on this ration. She is now also using  STORM ® Canis in the run up to the Event.