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Forget the Hounds. Salukis Hunting!

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  • Forget the Hounds. Salukis Hunting!

    Wow!

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  • #2
    Salukis are of course hounds (sighthounds), but that was a neat video.
    If thou hast a sorrow, tell it not to the arrow, tell it to thy saddlebow, and ride on, singing. -- King Alfred the Great

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    • #3
      I can't watch the video because fb insists I sign in or make an account but nothing beats sight hounds on the run
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      • #4
        That was great!
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        • #5
          Salukis, meh...... here is the real King of the sighthounds in action.
          http://youtu.be/X5dsfOx2pz0
          http://youtu.be/Tc-2ZpWBuDw
          Lots of footage of nice Iberian horses too.
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          • #6
            Originally posted by Mickey the Marcher View Post
            Salukis, meh...... here is the real King of the sighthounds in action.
            http://youtu.be/X5dsfOx2pz0
            http://youtu.be/Tc-2ZpWBuDw
            Lots of footage of nice Iberian horses too.
            But but! The Salukis are filmed in loving slo-mo over epic desert sands! Can't beat that

            Also dayum, bunnies are fast.
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            • #7
              I see sighthounds out at Great Meadow sometimes. We'll be hunting rabbit with Basset Hounds, and then the sighthounds will show up (on another part of the course) Saluki's, Greyhounds, Lurchers,and Scottish Deerhounds, as far as I can tell.

              Talk about a study in contrasts ! Slow trailing scent hounds versus sighthounds.
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              Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
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              • #8
                Sight hounds beat stupid ol scent hounds any day of the week!
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                • #9
                  Gee, wonder why I now I have Elmer Fudd singing, "Kill the Wabbit," coursing through my head...

                  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yxiv3CBMS4M
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                  • #10
                    The hunt that I whipped with many years ago had two couple of hounds that had come from a foxhound/greyhound cross, incorporated into the pack. Their names were Captain & Cruiser (dogs), and Corsica & Corsette (bitches). Both bitches had light frames, rather slender snouts, and a bit of brindling which made for an odd look, but they were tough girls and fit right in. Captain and Cruiser were mostly white and they looked looked like leaner, racy foxhounds and if you weren't aware of their breeding you might not know.
                    Cruiser was the fastest hound in the pack. Deep into the chase he was often the leader, and he gave voice too, though not so melodious...
                    Last edited by CharingHounds; Feb. 16, 2013, 01:15 PM. Reason: typo

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                    • #11
                      Hate to see the bunnies get killed though. I spent the whole first video ducking and dodging with the rabbit and finally breathing a sigh of relief when he escaped. Was sad to see the rabbit caught in the other video. I know it is all natural behavior, but I just can't fully enjoy seeing the rabbit getting killed for entertainment purposes. Not saying this should be outlawed or that people shouldn't do it, just not my cup o tea. It takes away appreciating the dogs, I am too busy cheering on the rabbit hoping it escapes! :-)

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                      • #12
                        Very interesting to see how different a working saluki looks from a conformation-bred AKC saluki.
                        Last edited by pAin't_Misbehavin'; Feb. 17, 2013, 07:49 AM. Reason: spelling
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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Coanteen View Post
                          But but! The Salukis are filmed in loving slo-mo over epic desert sands! Can't beat that

                          Also dayum, bunnies are fast.
                          Right!! Who says the desert isn't beautiful? I used to ride out for hours on gorgeous dunes just like those and come across Bedouin just like those. Wish I could go back in time sometimes and appreciate how lucky I was but it was just my norm then. Beautiful video...sorry about the bunny but food is food.
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                          • #14
                            I took my ridgebacks lure coursing a few times but they sucked at it -

                            1. The first time they catch the plastic bag and realize you can't eat it so meh.
                            2. Why run the perimeter of the line when you can cut across the middle and catch the "rabbit" faster?

                            Live prey would be a different story. BTW the hare crossing video shows you exactly why sighthounds need a fence. When they're on like that they have no sense of danger. A friend of mine lost one of her dogs chasing a rabbit across a country road. Got hit by a truck. I am sure Lucy didn't even know she was dead because she was on the rabbit.

                            Paula
                            He is total garbage! Quick! Hide him on my trailer (Petstorejunkie).

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                            • #15
                              I watched a coursing trial once & I laughed b/c it really was the smarter ones who figured out that they could run ahead & wait to ambush rabbit. They are the ones who would really get their dinner.

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                              • #16
                                We had a whippet for 14 years. Best.hound.ever. Total love and beautiful to watch run.

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