We went home with one lovely ribbon each (Sparrow in Standard and Reuben in Jumpers), and Reuben earned seven points towards a spot in the Black & Tan Coonhound Performance Hall of Fame for his second-place finish. Yes, there is such a thing. Don't laugh.
Oh, and we have NO VIDEO because we were right next to each other in the running order.
She's such an earnest little dog, ready to do whatever I say in the ring, despite the fact that I am a GIANT bundle of nerves. Now when it comes to counter-surfing, hmmm, not the most obedient of little beasts she is.
Pretend this is a second place ribbon. We didn't realize they had given us the wrong ribbon until we were already on our way home. Whoops! Reuben's jumpers run was fab, which was a complete shocker because he nervous sniffed his way over to the leash basket after half of his standard run. Such are the mysteries of the Performance Coonhound!
Also, behold the new harness and leash I made last week so Reuben and Sparrow could trial in style.
Work it, Reuben!