Sunday, January 6, 2008

Agility Fun Run!

Sorry it's taken Mom and I so long to post. We wanted to show you the video from my Agility Fun Run taken just before Christmas, but Mom was having major troubles with the video upload on blogger. Finally, she loaded to You Tube. I'm just happy she finally got it loaded!

Every so often between agility sessions, if there is an upcoming holiday, my wonderful agility instructor, Stacey Hawk, organizes an Agility Fun Run. This was my first fun run, so I was quite excited. Everyone was quite proud of me when I was done as I did really well for my first time running at a new site. My classes aren't held at this location, so Stacey wasn't sure if I'd pay attention, oh, but I did!

A few explanations before you view, I wasn't supposed to do the dog walk, I was supposed to do the tunnel again. The dog walk at my school is only a foot high, I've never been on a dog walk that was full size, but I was so pumped, I just kept going and did just fine! (Note: on my second run, I fell off the dog walk. Got a bit too cocky and went too fast!) And at the very end are the weave poles. I haven't been trained on those yet, so my teachers were just trying to get me to walk straight through to get comfortable, but since when does an Airedale actually listen to what others are telling them?

I hope you enjoy my video, I know I enjoyed running the course. Oh, please ignore Mommy's commentary. Apparently she forgot that the voices get recorded too. Silly Mommy!



'Till Next Time,
Kirby

21 comments:

Harry said...

Excellent work Kirby! Ma says you remind her of Oscar at his agility. He too would choose what equipment he fancied doing that day!

Toodle pip,
Harry x

Maggie & Mitch said...

You did awesome, Kirby! Great job! No way would I go inside one of those tunnels - nope!

Love ya lots,
Maggie

Amber-Mae said...

Kirby, what a very good clean run! You will do exceptionally well once you've mastered all the obstacles. Terriers are known to run fast ya know? But the floor there looks slippery so it's prob hard for you to run fast. I enjoyed the video alot!

Love licks,
Solid Gold Dancer

Molly and Taffy said...

Gosh well done Kirby. We think you are so clever.

We had fun while your video was playing, we sat and woofed at the screen as we could hear all your friends barking.

Molly and Taffy

Pacco de Mongrel said...

nice vid....

agility fun run was definately fun...

i hope i have some fun run over here too...

way 2 go... n keep up with ur training...

Noah the Airedale said...

You did really well Kirby. We've never been involved in agility. You sure look like you know what you're doing.

Hugs and tail wags
Noah Willow Tess & Lucy

Lacy said...

woofies Kirby, come to me bloggy me gots a surprise fur u...and me got ur xmas carwd back. me furgited one of the 4's...me sorrwy...

b safe,
;)lacylulu

Hercules said...

Wow Kirby...Great job! I've never done agility, but Mom says she'd like the laugh she'd get by me trying...So, maybe she'll take me sometime!

Love, Herc

happy said...

Great job, Kirby! You were awesome! Encore please!

Girl Girl Hamster said...

Pawsome job you did there Kirby. I tot the weave poles look scary

~ Girl girl

Ferndoggle said...

Kirby, you are a superstar! You looked so great on that course. Never mind the stoopid weave poles...they're very confusing.

Lola

Bogart said...

Nice work there Kirb... I'm super impressed!!!!!

Love,
Bogart

Sir Chance-Lot said...

WOW...You are like a champion!!!!
Love
Sir Chancelot

Mango said...

Good job Kirby! I sometimes take private agility lessons. I can't do regular agility 'cause the equipment isn't Mastiff friendly (like the dog walk is too narrow for my wide self). But you did great, Dude and it looks like you enjoyed yourself.

Mango

Jackson said...

That looked like fun! J x

Bogart said...

Hey Kirb...

Check out my blog, I've given you an award because YOU MAKE MY DAY :)

Love,
Bogart

Lillie Valentine said...

Wow Kirby that was great! My mom wants me to go to learn how to do that when I get older but now with my knee injury she is having 2nd thoughts. I need your help we are having a pawty. Can you check out my blog?

erin said...

Wow, Kirby! You are way more advanced than me! My girl won't let me do the A-frame yet because of my toe, she's scared I'll re-injure it. The weave poles are my most difficult thing too. I go super slow on them. Also, my hind legs often fall off the dog walk and it makes my girl gasp because it's a full size dog walk too. I usually am able to pull myself back up though. The tunnels, chutes, and teeter totter are my favorites. What are yours?
woof,
Keeley

Penny & Poppy said...

Hi Kirby,

Please come and see our blog. We gave you an award. We love your bloggy!

Aire-hugs,
Poppy & Penny

Scruffy & Lacie said...

Yo Kirby...Babystan here...I got to do my first agility at obedience class yesterday. It was pawsome. Lacie went for her first obedience class too...ya shoulda seen her on the equipment...she fell off that HUGE scramble thing...was hanging by her collar. Didn't seem to bother her, but it freaked Mumsie out....she ran right back up, however. Little dogs have a lower center of gravity....not fair!!!

Hey, I'm back at Penn State with Bruvver for a couple days or till the landlord sees me...yep...Babystan is in college! Mumsie gave me all of this crap bout NO: drugs, alcohol, chicks, bad food, not enough sleep etc etc. So far I've only humped one lab....yep...sweet...

Will post later!

Babystan

Lenny said...

Kirby, that was PAWSOME! I think I would have been really scared on that tall dog walk. I hope you didn't get bumped up too badly when you fell off.

Your friend, Lenny


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