Riverstone Dog Training
is proud to present World-Renowned
Canine Expert, Teacher and Trainer
The Gap Between Training and Trial Performances
Training the Thinking Dog
Heeling as Dancing Partners
August 10 – 11, 2019
The K9 Jym, Colmar PA
Come and spend a weekend with one of the founders of modern dog training. Her book “Beyond Basic Dog Training,” first published in 1986 and now in its third revision, helped to revolutionize our sport. Her success, especially with non-traditional breeds (Afghan Hounds!), is renowned and unparalleled. Diane is one of the most innovative and out-of-the-box trainers and competitors of our time.
The Gap Between Training and Trial Performances (covered on both days)
Learn how and when to use food to your advantage
Motivation you can take into the ring
Getting the maximum performance from your dog’s training
Training “real” dogs to be competitive
Using match shows to your advantage
How to know when your dog is ready to compete
Causes and solutions for the “ring wise” dog
Are you practicing your mistakes?
Preparing your dog for multi-show weekends
Keeping your dog’s attention in the obedience ring
Taking what your dog can do in the backyard into the show ring
Impact of other dog activities on your dog’s training and performance
Training the Thinking Dog (covered on both days)
How to view training from the dog’s perspective
How to train for understanding, not patterning
Building a strong training relationship through communication
Understanding “help” vs. “correction”
Special small dog techniques
Heeling as Dancing Partners (covered on Saturday)
Teach your dog to heel so that the two of you look like dancing partners
Understand the difference between “artificial” and “real” attention
Discover how to transfer from on-leash to off-leash heeling without losing accuracy
One of the most successful professionals in the field of canine agility and obedience, Diane Bauman uses her talent and innate sensitivity for understanding how dogs think and how people learn. Teaching the handler and dog to THINK is foremost in her teaching skills. She has instructed thousands of successful students, many of whom have gone on to become famous competitors and trainers in the world of canine competition. Diane has put obedience, agility, tracking, and herding titles on a wide variety of breeds. Her record includes 16 perfect 200 scores earned on 4 different breeds and 4 OTCHs (Golden Retriever, Keeshond, Pekingese, and Pomeranian). In addition to competing & teaching, Diane has devoted countless hours to rehabilitating and training hundreds of rescued dogs throughout the years. Diane lives on a 32-acre farm “Flying Ewe Ranch” where she owns and operates the training facility “Dawgdome South” located in East Tennessee. Diane is the author of numerous publications, DVDs, training manuals, and books on the topics of obedience, tracking and agility. For more information on Diane, please visit http://dianebauman.com
Format and Details
There are NOT working vs. auditing spots. All participants may bring a dog if desired. Seminar format is lecture, demonstration, and some audience participation. There will be opportunities to work with dogs on problem solving and mastering new skills. Dogs will be worked, but not every dog will do every exercise. Problems addressed will be based on participant submitted questionnaires.
1 day $110; 2 days $220.
Registration is limited to about 50 each day based on order of receipt of registration.
All checks will be deposited on July 1, 2019.
Cancellations: Your check will be shredded ONLY if your cancellation is received by July 1, 2019.
Registration form – email me for one: AnnePaul200@gmail.com
During the workshop, all dogs will be quiet and well behaved and will not in any way disrupt or disturb the workshop. If not, the owner will remove the disruptive dog from the building for the remainder of the workshop.
The workshop will be held in a 100 X 100 arena, and there will be plenty of crating space.