Hunt Test Terminology
Air Your Dog or Airing: A brief period before a test or training exercise to allow the dog to relieve itself, warm up, and get a feel for its surroundings. Blind: A...
Basic Handling Command Terminology
Like all commands these are tailored to specific handler preference. Back: Directional signal given to dog by handler. The handler arm & hand is raised vertically telling the dog to move...
Basic Supplies List
12-Bumpers Whistle Duck Call Flat Collar, no tags attached Long Line Short length of hose, paint roller, or dowel – for Hold Reward Treats First Aid...
AKC Retriever Hunting Tests
to download the AKC rulebook. Visit their site
for more info....
THRC Club Members Training Guidelines
Please complete a THRC membership form and sign the waiver each year when you pay your dues. You will then receive a membership tag to hang from your car mirror. This will help the staff at Springhill/Borderline to identify club...
Dog training resources
Here are a few of our favorite training sites.
Autumn Run Retrievers
Total Retriever Training