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Coal Mountain Schutzhund Association


2016 Fall IPO Trial
December 10-11, 2016
Titles offered: IPO 1-3, AD, BH, BH-VT,
TR (FPr) 1-3, FH 1, OB (UPr) 1-3, and Utility Dog (APr) 1-3

Judge: Andrea Duggan, USCA/SV

Tentative Trial Schedule
December 10, Saturday
7:00 check-in
7:15 Obedience begins
Approximately 10-10:15 Protection

December 11, Sunday
6:45 am meet up at TBD location.
We will caravan to the
tracking field.

Award Ceremony to follow


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Updates/ News

Our spring trial was a huge success, especially for our club members! The following are the trial results:

Handler: Dennis VanderLinde Dog: Huey van de Biezenhoeve    Score: 93| 91 | 95 (279:V6)

Handler: Scott Havlak   Dog: Cara’s Mind Body and Soul  Score: 70 (70:S)

Handler: Joye Farnsworth    Dog: Joye’s Bulldog Recon of KiWS   Score: 71 | 90 (161:G)

Handler: Scott Havlak   Dog: Cara’s Mind Body and Soul  Score: 71 (71:S)

Handler: Dale Franz Dog: Java aus dem Traumblick    Pass
Handler: Rick Schair    Dog: Cora vom Rio Negro Pass
Handler Crystal Singleton   Dog: Alaska vom Hans Marsh (Axle)   Fail

Handler: Dale Franz Dog: Java aus dem Traumblick    Pass
Handler Kelly Cornelison    Dog Crassus vom Essweiler Tal (Hondo)   Pass
Handler: Rick Schair    Dog: Cora vom Rio Negro Pass
Handler Rob Moser   Dog: Koyuk vom Lytle    Pass



Congrats to Tammie and Deuce aka Valor's Double Take in obtaining Schutzhund III!
Deuce is one of a select few female american bulldogs to ever reach SchH III!


Our 2011 Trial was a huge success, especially for our club members! Congratulations to the following members of Coal Mountain who had a great time and good results:

Tammie Barnet, Schutzhund III
Dennis Vander Linde, BH, TR1
Parker Barnet, BH
Charity Wilson, BH
Steve Miller, BH
Christina Schobbie, BH
Scott Havlak, BH , TR1
Lisa Williams, AD

Our crew with Judge and
Apprentice Judge
Part of our crew with their dogs Parker receiving
Grys' BH Certificate
Scott and Soul during the BH Christina and Trauma during BH Dennis and Huey during the BH
Steve and Ace during the BH Charity and Halo during the BH Lisa and Fala during the AD
Tammie and Deuce Deuce during Retrieve
Photo by BJ Spanos

Deuce and Parker during
Sch3 protection.
Photo by BJ Spanos


Presenting Coal Mountain Schutzhund's newest member, Mr. Parker Grey Barnett
Born October 12, 2011 at 12:50 a.m. 7# 3oz and 20" long. Congratulations!


Several members of the Coal Mountain Schutzhund Association took their dogs to
The Canine Ranch for a Herding Instinct Test. All the dogs tested, showed their willingness to work
the sheep and will receive their "Instinct Testing Certificate". Photos by Pete Clukey. Thanks Pete!



CMSA participated in the Ruckers Horse and Pet Annual Doggie-Palooza on October 16, 2010.
We were asked to present a 15 minute demonstration on the basics of Schutzhund.
Here are a few pictures from the event. Photos by Pete Clukey. Thanks Pete!

Dale narrated CMSA's Demo

Tammie and Deuce demo the precision heeling

More Precision Heeling

Intense handler focus

Dennis on hand for coaching during the sit in motion

Tammie and Deuce demo recall after a down in motion

Tammie throws a 5lb dumbbell for a retrieve

Deuce goes out to retrieve the dumbbell

Deuce brings the dumbbell back to Tammie

Mary and Bolo demo the protection phase of schutzhund

The demo area was a little small but Mary and Bolo made it work

Bolo on the Revier

Bolo turning toward the
helper (Parker) in the blind

Mary and Bolo getting ready
for the escape


CMSA would like to welcome Maura, born in April, 2010 and weighing 7 lbs and 9 oz.
Congratulation Charity and Jared!

Maura can often be spotted on the training field enjoying the view
and catching a nap during protection training.


Annual March 2009 Spring Trial was another success, especially for our club members! Congratulations to the following members of Coal Mountain who had a great time and good results:

Mary Clukey and Bolo achieved their Schutzhund III,
High Schutzhund III, High Tracking and High Protection in Trial!

Tammie Barnett and Deuce achieved their Schutzhund II, High Schutzhund II in Trial

Addison VanderLinde achieved Schutzhund III w/ Kiva
and was the best Jr Handler we've seen in a long time! Way to go Addie!

Dan Linsley and "the Wookie" achieved their BH

Jared Wilson and Stormy achieved their BH


** March 8-9, 2008 Coal Mountain's Spring Trial was a true success
and a great time was had by all, despite the unusually cold weather and snow for this time of year!
Congratulations to the following club members who had a great showing:

Aaron Cason and Baja for Schutzhund A w/ 80/93a

Mary Clukey and Bolo for Tracking III w/ an 88

Pat Klausman and Nikko for BH

Tammie Barnett and Deuce for Schutzhund I w/ 96/82/97a

- Thanks to all those who supported our first official trial, especially those from our neighboring Schutzhund Clubs: Greater Atlanta Schutzhund Assoc., Rising Star Schutzhund Club, and South Metro Schutzhund Club!


*February 10, 2007 Affiliation trial went very well and we are officially a full member club of USA!


*March 2nd- 4th 2007 Protection and Obedience seminar with Gert Vandermissen and Christine Sonberg from the Veerle, Belgium Schutzhund club was a success!

We had a wonderful time w/ our friends returning from Belgium to conduct a protection and obedience seminar.

Click the image below for new pictures from last year's seminar...

-- Christine and Gert with Club member and local Canine Officer Ranger and his handler Officer Garrison--

Congratulations to our friend Christine Sonberg on her 5th place finishing in the WUSV World Championship 2007!