Luna debuted at flyball.

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Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by Travis » Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:38 am

It's been a while since I first joined and posted but thought I'd update. Hopefully I can figure out how to link in a pic this time.

We ended up going the flyball route with our little undersized rescue Luna. Found a great club back in September and raced her first time in January. I'm sure the time won't hold up as the year progresses but it was very cool to see that we're currently tied for No. 2 in pairs in U-fli :wtg:

http://www.u-fli.com/Dashboard.php

Some pics (if I can get them to link in):

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Re: Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by Travis » Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:44 am

Other pics from the event:
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Ended the weekend with her TF and TF1 titles. Not bad for a runty little rescue's debut weekend. :yeah:
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Re: Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by Schlussdibusti » Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:38 am

Congrats! :wtg:
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Re: Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by Dutchringgirl » Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:45 am

:trophy: :trophy: WOOOHOOO
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Re: Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by Sugars Mom » Wed Feb 15, 2012 3:32 am

Nice!!
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Re: Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by Lauren » Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:13 pm

That is wonderful! that is one gorgeous little girl you have there! :dssmile:
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Post by alspyce » Wed Feb 15, 2012 3:07 pm

Great Job!
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Post by leih merigian » Wed Feb 15, 2012 3:35 pm

Great pics and fantastic job!!!
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Re: Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by felixone123 » Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:47 pm

she doesn't look runty to me - love the 1st pic. nice shot of her coming straight at the camera.
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Re: Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by MeganBays » Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:07 am

Great shots! Thanks for sharing :)

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Re: Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by Travis » Thu Feb 16, 2012 1:34 am

felixone123 wrote:she doesn't look runty to me - love the 1st pic. nice shot of her coming straight at the camera.
It's funny she always looks "normal sized" in photos. But when you see her in person she's downright tiny. 41 pounds only sounds a little on the small side but she's more delicately built (almost whippet-like). Any time I see her near another Dutchie or Mal it's a bit amusing. But she loves her ball and amazingly has more drive for it than even the sport Mal I competed in Schutzhund with. She's a lot of fun to train as she's so happy and joyous in her work. Always makes me smile. :P

We got really lucky on the photos. Someone in the club has a friend who is a professional photographer that wanted to practice some high speed shots. So we lucked into some great photos (I normally end up with blurry iPhone snapshots if left on my own).
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Re: Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by Marjolein » Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:56 pm

Wow, nice pics!!
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Re: Luna debuted at flyball.

Post by GSDNanny » Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:34 pm

Great shots! She looks to be having fun. Im envious that you have flyball opportunities so close. Please continue to share photos.

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