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#5538035 - 01/12/15 03:01 PM DFW training ground
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Registered: 08/13/09
Posts: 453
Loc: Mansfield
I posted on here a few months ago looking for a field in Mansfield where I can train my new lab. I looked on the tax maps and knocked on doors, but haven't had any luck. My pup is almost 4 months now, and I really need somewhere bigger than my backyard to train. If anyone has a vacant pasture or knows a guy who knows a guy, I would love to find somewhere on the south side of DFW where I can go throw some bumpers after work.

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#5538099 - 01/12/15 03:34 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Registered: 01/16/09
Posts: 324
Loc: Cedar Park, Tx
Do you have a school in the neighborhood? I use the school grounds by my house. Hand thrown or with a dummy launcher. Police stopped by once and watched the action and then moved on. Bring a poop scooper so you don't leave anything behind and wear out your welcome.
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#5538215 - 01/12/15 04:26 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Registered: 05/22/12
Posts: 487
alot of people use the tarrant county community college campus in south arlington off 360. it has a pond out back people use also

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#5538571 - 01/12/15 06:49 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Registered: 04/08/11
Posts: 701
Loc: Corinth,Tx
What about Joe Pool?
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#5540705 - 01/13/15 03:10 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Woodsman

Registered: 02/26/10
Posts: 162
Loc: Grayson County
I train in a big park and an elementary school soccer field when I train during the week. This time of year there aren't many people in the park because it's cold. Google Earth is your friend. I also use a big/wide power line easement from time to time. Water on the other hand is very hard to find in Dallas.

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#5540801 - 01/13/15 03:53 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Registered: 02/09/07
Posts: 7510
Loc: In the yak
Looking at google maps, there are a ton of places to go in Mansfield.
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#5540840 - 01/13/15 04:09 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Registered: 08/13/09
Posts: 453
Loc: Mansfield
I have steered away from the city parks / schools / Joe Pool because of the leash laws, but I guess It's better to ask forgiveness than permission. Thanks for the tips.

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#5541184 - 01/13/15 07:39 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 5023
Loc: Frisco, Texas
empty soccer fields, school yards are great for drills.

finding water and terrain is the tough one

There is a great place but it's in Sanger, long way for you. You also need some friends to throw marks, bumpers
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#5542269 - 01/14/15 10:06 AM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Registered: 08/13/09
Posts: 453
Loc: Mansfield
I am willing to drive to Sanger to train some on the weekend.

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#5545645 - 01/15/15 07:05 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Registered: 06/29/11
Posts: 5023
Loc: Frisco, Texas
I think its called Ackerman's, long time ago we used to train there. Lots of water, with areas to train "cheating the bank" ...and water, land back in the water, training holding a good line.

You should look at joining a club, lots of dog knowledge and training partners. That's what makes it fun, dog people are great people!!
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#5559172 - 01/22/15 08:33 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Registered: 09/05/12
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Loc: Poetry, Texas Kaufman County 8...
If you are willing to drive check us out we are living to serve the bird dog owner. We have ponds, fields and birds
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#5559977 - 01/23/15 09:26 AM Re: DFW training ground [Re: shooterwalter]
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Registered: 08/13/09
Posts: 453
Loc: Mansfield
Originally Posted By: shooterwalter
If you are willing to drive check us out we are living to serve the bird dog owner. We have ponds, fields and birds


I am already planning to come check you out as soon as I get my pup gun broke. Probably some time in March.

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#5561069 - 01/23/15 07:30 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Bird Dog

Registered: 03/16/11
Posts: 368
Ackerman charges to train on his place.

Robby

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#5566268 - 01/26/15 07:58 PM Re: DFW training ground [Re: Buffs 1]
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Green Horn

Registered: 02/12/13
Posts: 8
Loc: Burleson,tx
I run rabbits with my Basset hound and found lots of public land. I usually go to the Crp Of Engin. land on Benbrook. Hundreds of acres, and recently I have been running the Resource Center nature center by TCJC south campus off I20. Lots of wide open land at the RC nature center

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