Merlin has had a funny fortnight, what with his tummy troubles, and his confidence has dropped, but we are improving again, he is feeling better and getting back his agility mojo. On Saturday we went to Agility Ability at Euston park, a beautiful venue even if the ground is not ideal for running on.
The Graded 4-7 Jumping class had some interesting traps, but I got to pull out my tunnel pull-off command which Merlin does so well at. He ran smoothly and was one of the few clear runs in Grade 4. Even better, he was the fastest, meaning he won his class and gained his third jumping win, taking him to Grade 5!
I am so pleased with my blue man. I cried a few tears when I realised we had gone Grade 5 after all his recent problems. He was clearly feeling better and wants to run once more. He has taken me further than I ever imagined and our journey continues to be full of surprises. Now we are going to have a lot of fun and concentrate on really enjoying ourselves.