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Rule Revision suggestions are taken through December 31. Read the specifics and find the link to the form here:   http://barnhunt.com/rules/revisions/

The list of titles by breed has been updated to include all trials through 9/22. Find them under BHA Events, Stats.

Please review the rules, as I have made some important changes I felt could not wait until we do a scheduled rule revision at the end of the year. This update to the rules is specifically to address rat wrangler safety. Though there has been no incident which precipitated this change, it’s my belief that

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Some notes for competitors, based on information I’ve been hearing from around the country as well as our own trial. First of all, trials are going fast and furious! Stats are updated through August, I haven’t yet started September processing. As far as I know, no Senior titles yet but we are oh, so close

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One of the questions I encounter the most often in emails is how to become a Barn Hunt Club. The first thing to understand is that I do not license clubs. You are not required to be an organized Club, with a Board of Directors, Constitution and bylaws, etc. to hold a Barn Hunt event.

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I have an interesting issue with Zipper. He loves rats, he loves hunting rats. He is an able real-world hunter, and he adores Barn Hunt. But I am having trouble with his signaling. He will often very quickly find the rat on the course, but just as quickly leave it, without giving a strong indication

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Just a short note on how to properly list titles on your dogs. Barn Hunt will use the same protocol for titling as most other organizations, in which a higher title supercedes a lower title, because you must have the lower title in order to advance, therefore it is implied by the listing of the

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As I work through the backlog in trial results, I am finding more than a few dogs who were entered with incorrect Barn Hunt numbers; especially from owners with multiple dogs. In some cases this is a trial secretary issue, in some cases the owner used the wrong number to enter the dog. In all

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I just registered dog number BH-01000. Hard to believe that less than 5 months after I opened registration we already have 1000 dogs, and more and more fun tests and trials all the time. I have four new trials to list tonight as well. I’m still working on processing the June shows, but am making

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I have recently been sent a few videos of introductory training with rats that concern me just a bit, and I wanted to address it with you all. First of all, let me say that Barn Hunt does not have any jurisdiction or control over how people choose to train their dogs. The BHA LLC

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