& Other Breeds
A Guide for Beginners
New Print Update for 2020
By Denise Como
224 pages / laminated cover, comb binding to lay flat
5.25 x 8.5 format
186 B&W photos & illustrations of breeds & activities
Fun artwork by late 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 (ASFA)
Introducing the ASFA Lure Chasing Instinct (LCI) Stake
American Kennel Club lure coursing (AKC)
Qualified Courser, New Singles Stake!
New C.A.T. Events!
New FASTCat Events!
Canadian Kennel Club (Canadian Sighthound Field Assn) lure coursing (CKC)
CKC Chase Ability Program (CAP) lure coursing
National Lure Coursing Club (NLCC) lure coursing
United Kennel Club lure coursing program (UKC)
National Oval Track Racing Association (NOTRA)
Large Gazehound Racing Association (LGRA)
Canadian Amateur Racing Associationn(CARA)
Whippet Racing Association (WRA)
North American Whippet Racing Association (NAWRA)
Continental Whippet Racing (CWA)
Independent Whippet Racing Organization (IRWO)
Weight Graded Whippet Racing Association (WGWRA)
British Rule Whippet Racing (BRWR)
National Open Field Coursing Association (NOFCA)
North American Coursing Association (NACA)
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,
Norrbottenspets, Peruvian Inca Orchid, Pharaoh Hound,
Portuguese Podengo (all coats & varieties);
Rhodesian Ridgeback, Saluki, Scottish Deerhound,
Silken Windhound, Sloughi, Thai Ridgeback, Whippet,
Xoloitzcuintli, Lurchers & Longdogs.
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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