Canine Draft Work

Determining the height of bend in your shafts.

The height of bend in your shafts should be determined by the height of the axle, height of the attachment of the shafts to the cart, and the height of your dog at the point of shoulder. Advantages of having a bend in the shafts include being able to roll the shafts in or out… Continue Reading →

0 comments

Teach a Dog to Back Up in Cart with Mouse and Vesta

Questions: Jennie@romanreign.com[youtube=://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XF_ONeF43yo&w=560&h=315]

0 comments

Fine Tuning Shafts and Points of Attachment on a Cart

[youtube=://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwApNv2mruU&w=560&h=315]

0 comments

How to Build Training Shafts and a Cart for your Dog – Video

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQIfoTOIraM?list=UUWCSM47hFwIk22H1FcZ2loA]

0 comments

Harnessing and Hitching During a Draft Test

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pc4Dqk6C2FA&w=640&h=480] This video shows the harnessing and hitching section that is common in many draft tests.

0 comments

Teaching Your Dog to Love Carting

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxRwq5Dnq2w&w=640&h=480] These are the first few steps for teaching your dog to love carting. I strongly believe that this is the most important step in carting.

0 comments

Teaching a dog to back up in cart

Vesta, a 19 month old Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, demonstrates how to back up into a cart.  She also shows how to make turns in cart, back up in cart, and a moving stand.  Vesta is owned by Jennie Chen.  Her registered name is Seneca’s Roman Candle Reigns Vesta, CA, HIC, NWPD.  You can visit… Continue Reading →

0 comments

How to Measure a Dog For a Drafting Harness

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Z0-W9OTmOQ?list=UUWCSM47hFwIk22H1FcZ2loA&hl=en_US]

0 comments

Starting a Puppy in Conformation

Someone in our regional club asked about handling classes, and I wrote this response.  I thought it might be good to share publicly as well.  Location/person specific information has been removed. Enjoy! Jennie I would recommend that you not start conformation classes with your puppy until you’ve tried it without your dog or with trained… Continue Reading →

0 comments

Lesson: Setting yourself up for the Tight Narrows

Lesson: Setting yourself up for the Tight Narrows Really tight narrows can be challenging. With a dog that can perform the side-step, and this video shows an easy way to navigate your dog through very narrows.

1 comment

Proudly powered by WordPress | Theme: Baskerville 2 by Anders Noren.

Up ↑