Why walk when you can run? The AKC/ASFA Lure Coursing Trials in Ocala Special Photo-Feature With an explosion of sight-hounds entering Florida homes now, Lure Coursing has a special importance in the goal of seeing all of our dogs have full happy lives.
http://lurecoursing-fl0320.badazzdogz.net The Greater Ocala & Gainsville Club Coursing Club (GOGLCA) hosted a weekend of both American Kennel Club (AKC) and American Sighthound Field Association (ASFA) trials in
Great weather and fast dogs highlighted an exciting weekend Category: Competition Special Photo-Feature An early Spring comes to Florida and the Suwannee Valley Kennel Club Dog Show near Gainesville, Florida hosted two great days of all-breed AKC Fast CAT. For those who do no know, this sport is the canine equivalent of doggy drag racing. Times are taken as the dogs pursue the lure down a 1000 foot track and it makes for great images. The Suwannee Valley Kennel Club had help
An incredible day of field racing resulted in many stunning and magical moments. Category: Competition Special Photo-Feature The Greater Ocala & Gainesville Lure Coursing Association (GOGLCA) hosted one incredible weekend of Lure Coursing on the beautiful pasture in Central Florida on the 2nd of March 2019.
The pups were ready to go and put on an eye-popping display of stunning close races and more than one magical moment.
This sport is geared for the Sighthounds. From big G
2019 SOMOS Winter Derby Jacksonville, Florida Category: Competitions Southern Most Sighthounds 2019 Winter Derby On a weekend which brought fierce winds and snow across most of the country, in north-east Florida the weather was cool but things were about to get hot. Whippets and Greyhounds from across the country come to the yearly games held on the oval greyhound practice track complete with a "rail 'system" to draw the lure at high speed before of these very Bad Azz hounds.
Lure Coursing in Ocala heats up the cool winter weekend in Florida. Category: Competitions Winter in Florida is a mild affair. Cooler temperatures and overcast days give the "Sunshine State" landscape a drab color and generally less energy. So the contrast at the February ASFA Lure Coursing trials in Ocala was an exciting, colorful two days of fast dogs and warm friendships. We have visited the Greater Ocala and Gainesville Lure Coursing Association (GOGLCA) before. The sport
C. Florida Sighthound Holiday Classic 2018 Category: Sports Clubs 8-9 Dec. 2018 Ocala Florida Thunder rolled, and the winds burst tents as a crowd of people and their sighthounds huddled under the shelters in the boiling Florida storm on a Sunday in C. Florida. Despite the occasional thunder and gusts, they remained upbeat and good humored of the wrath around them. Nearby were two sand mix tracks in the large green fields. One two-hundred-yard-long straight and the other an o
Lure Racing Holiday Classic Photo Feature Category: Sports Clubs Special Photo-Feature 2018 Holiday Classic Lure Racing Race Secretary "Jules Vermeulen" stated the title and we couldn't say it better. A stormy winter morning did not slow the Central Florida Sighthound Clubs Sunday portion of the weekend event . The 8-9 Dec 2018 Winter Classic brought teams from far and wide to the fields of C. Florida for this lesser know but equally ancient sport.
Humor and spirits remained
Fast Hounds on a relaxed Winter day in Florida AFSA/AKC Lure Coursing Brooksville A typical Florida winter day. Scattered clouds, a cool breeze and occasional sprinkles across the green slopped field close to central Florida’s inner spine in Brooksville, Florida. Very different than the popular image of beaches and palms. A procession of off-road SUVs and RVs parked around the field and immediately the sharp barks of excited dogs rang in the air as across the fields as three
A hi-octane sport for your speed king dogs focuses on safety… AKC National Lure Coursing Championship (NOV 10th – 11th 2018) The Grand Oaks Resort A year of races around the nation led to this meeting of the fastest sight-hounds in the country. As with our other visits to Grand Oaks Resort, the location was perfect, with large open and hilly expanses that provided a great view of the dogs as they chased the expertly controlled lure around the fields. It is not “all about spee
The Treasure Coast Kennel Club hosts one fun Cluster in St. Lucie, FL.. Off to St. Lucie, Florida and the 2018 Treasure Coast Pirate Cluster... The three-day event at St Lucie County Fair (North of Palm City, FL) combined several groups to host competitions in Agility, Precision Lure Coursing, Dock Diving, Barn Hunt and Frisbee Dogs. It was quite an expansion from previously hosted events of the Treasure Coast Kennel Club (TCKC) and the credit goes to Christine Segedin for co