Retriever Training Seminar
Dave Rorem, a student of Rex Carr, along with Rex conducted a three day retriever training seminar in 1994.
Favorite Rex Car Quotes
- "You must have self-confidence. It is vital for success."
- "You have to believe you can and will win every trial and every national."
- "Fundamentals are the foundation to our success. Practice them often."
- "You must learn to accept and make changes. Our sport demands it."
- "You must never stop dreaming big. Your success hinges on it."
- "Always, do what is right, with dogs and people."
- "Always, be fair to dogs and people."
- "Always, do the best you can . Do not accept mediocrity.”
- "Nothing can lull you to sleep and cause complacency, like success can and does.”
- "Don’t limit yourself to where our sport is now. Think beyond that, into the future.”
- "Are you committed to excellence?”
Goal of seminar
Principals of training
Go straight theory
Picking a puppy
Basics of training
No no procedure
Use of dummy collar
Introduction to retired guns
Land marks with Scout and George
Sending on marks
Starting water marks
Tune up drill
Training Problems Discussion
Slow whistle stops
Holding a line
Reading your dog