Running Sighthounds -
A Guide for Beginners
Updated for 2012
By Denise Como
204 pages / 4MB PDF download
5.25 x 8.5 actual format
140 B&W photos
Fun illustrations by artist Maryann Conran
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This quick-reference handbook covers all lure coursing, straight racing, oval racing and open field events, and all the accepted sighthound breeds currently competing in North America:
Chapter 1 The Basics
An overview of sighthound performance events, and
a quickie version of feeding & conditioning.
Chapter 2 The Sports
American Sighthound Field Association lure coursing
Welcome, Silken Windhounds!
American Kennel Club lure coursing
New FSS Breed!
Qualified Courser, New Singles Stake!
New C.A.T. Events!
Canadian Kennel Club (Canadian Sighthound Field Assn) lure coursing
National Lure Coursing Club lure coursing
Whippet Racing Association
National Oval Track Racing Association
Large Gazehound Racing Association
Canadian Amateur Racing Association
North American Whippet Racing Association
Continental Whippet Racing
Independent Whippet Racing Organization
Weight Graded Whippet Racing Association
British Rule Whippet Racing
National Open Field Coursing Association
North American Coursing Association
United Kennel Club lure coursing program
Chapter 3 The Breeds
Afghan Hound, Azawakh, Basenji, Borzoi, Chart Polski,
Cirneco dell'Etna, Galgo Espanol, Greyhound, Ibizan Hound,
Irish Wolfhound, Italian Greyhound, Magyar Agar,
Peruvian Inca Orchid, Pharaoh Hound,
Portuguese Podengo (all coats & varieties);
Rhodesian Ridgeback, Saluki, Scottish Deerhound,
Silken Windhound, Sloughi, Thai Ridgeback and Whippet.
Chapter 4 The Gear
A comprehensive listing of sighthound field and race gear
suppliers, and well as other sighthound-oriented vendors.
Chapter 5 The Resources
Web site information for national performance organizations
and national breed clubs.
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