Mixed Dog Championship

At the weekend we took part in the Mixed Dog Championship. The competition was open to all breeds, but the best mixed breed dog in each size category was awarded a special prize. There were two open runs, Nia won jumping (again with the best time from all sizes) and Nova came second in agility.

First quali weekend

We are not competing for selection this year, for many reasons. The main one is that we want a litter from Nia this year, and if for some reason it doesn’t work out, we’ll have a plan B by the end of the year. Anyway, I’m not a fan of a dog running at the World Championships at such a young age with so little experience. Nova is in great shape, but the uncertainty around my legs without added pressure is stressful enough on its own, so everything this year has clearly tipped the scales to the side of not competing. Nevertheless, we will be competing in the Open and the goals we set for the first weekend have been met to the maximum.
Nia: 2X 1st place, 1X7th place, 3X dis. She was perfectly focused and kept the dragon in herself in check, she worked incredibly well all weekend! Behind the disqualifications were a misunderstanding due to lack of routine, a late cross, and a wall t in the way of the handler. Videos of all the runs can be seen here.
Nova: 4 clear runs (one 2nd place, and all of them in the top 5 Hungarians), and 2 with a single fault. He was a pleasure to run with, he compensated my physical deficiencies very well all the time, those 2 mistakes were also the result of handling errors. His runs can be seen here.


Lord of The Winter IV.

This weekend we were at the last round of Lord of The Winter. Emotionally, we had a very difficult week, so mentally it was hard for both of us to be present at the weekend. Overall, we managed to make the most of the weekend.
Nia won one run and then got the second place in the final, and Nova finished fourth in the final  after a second place in one run.
Thanks to the organising team for this fantastic series of competitions!


HO 2024

This year, it so happened that three Dancing on Fire shelties took part in the HO.
Fox and Zsolti did very well in their first international competition of their lives, and it was only a very little step to get to the finals.
Nova finished 10th in the final with a nice clear run in a very strong field.
Nia simply surpassed all our expectations, after winning the first qualification run, she get the first place in the final and won the mini category at the Hungarian Open 2024. You can see a compilation of her runs here.



Lord of The Winter III.

Ismét egy fantasztikus versenyen vehettünk rész az RSDC szervezésében.
Nia utoljára futott A2-ben, 2X J2 első hely, 1X A2 első hely, 1XA3 4. hely, és három futamban volt a leggyorsabb minden méretkategóriában. Videó itt. 
Nova az éves szünete után tért vissza a versenyzéshez. A3-ban két futammal kvalifikálta magát a fináléba a sánta gazdájával, ahol 1 hibával a 10. helyen végzett.