Every morning we go for a hunt.
It is nice that she at least lets me have a cup of coffee before we set out.
For the most part I let her roam free.
I may loosely hold the end of the white cord up to keep it
from getting hung up on a rock or downed tree branch.
If she sees something I let go of the cord real fast or I may lose a finger.
She’s real good about turning back and heading for home when we’ve gone far enough.
All I have to say is “Let’s go home” and she gets it although there may be some distractions along the way. If I lead the way she will follow along taking her own route of course on the opposite side of a tree or rock where I will have to go back and free the cord.
She really enjoys her morning hunts and it gives me great pleasure to see her running free after some critter. If you have ever seen film of antelope running on the African plain and how they leap up over tall grasses with their legs folded up beneath them, she does the same thing. I have given up trying to get a picture of that. It all happens too fast.