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Below are the descriptions of the particular classes listed above, i.e. the ones that are being offered at this time. For a complete list of all possible classes that we can offer, click here.
Advanced Barn HuntTaking Barn Hunt to the next level! More tubes, more challenging locations, and more fun! Rat of Games. We will work with our dogs at different search games. Which include Tunnels and Distance. Course building and trialing information. Pre-requisite: Novice Barn Hunt Class or equivalent.
Agility 101A EquipmentTime to get busy with Equipment! Introduction to Table, Tire, Teeter - bang game, ½ Height Dogwalk, Low Frame, Jumps (Backside/Switch/Tight), Weave Guides, Angled Tunnels. Handling Concepts: Timing, Showing Path, Finish Cues, Start Lines, Lead Out and Release, Parallel Path, Sequencing.
Pre-requisite: Foundation B
Agility 101B PositionsMore equipment work on Table, Tire, Tunnel, Jumps, Weaves, Teeter - bang game; Full height Dogwalk, High Frame. Handling Concepts: Lateral Distance, Post Turns, Front Crosses, Blind Crosses. Introduction to Snooker. Pre-requisite: Agility 101A
Contacts and WeavesImprove your dogs performance on these challenging obstacles! Includes proofing, criteria, speed, distance, entrances, confidence and independence on Weaves, Teeter, Dogwalk, and A-Frame.
Pre-requisite: Intermediate A
Jumps and TunnelsThis class is designed for those who would like to work on sequencing and flow using only jumps and tunnels. Learn more advanced crosses, fine tune your handling, all while not compromising your dog's developing skills on contacts, weaves and other more advanced equipment. For dogs at a 101B or higher level.
Novice Barn HuntGerbils are in very safe heavy duty pvc tubes, and dogs learn to find the gerbil tube among a maze of straw bales. Start from very beginning, get to know the rules, courses and the Rats. Fun to get to know how you and your dog work together to find the Rats.
Obed-Agility Foundation AGetting started with the basics of your relationship: Walking on a Loose Leash, Sits/Downs and other positions, Drive and Impulse Control, Heel, Finish, Stay, Recall, Etiquette when meeting people, Trick Training and more. Also introduction to Cones, Target Plates, Tunnels, Ladder work.
Pre-requisite: Non aggressive dogs at least 3 months old.
Reg-Nat PrepFor those who are entering Regionals and/or Nationals and who wish to hone their performance to the max. Focusing on Regional course work and Gambles.
Skills and DrillsDogs entering into the Skills & Drills class should have a strong understanding of all obstacles and equipment including a basic understanding of the teeter and weave poles. All dogs must work off-leash in this level. Distance skills, obstacle discrimination, directional cues, longer sequences and course running will be covered. Handers will learn the technique and handling skills required for running a smooth agility course. This class is ideally suited to those competing in Starters or Novice level trials and to those who are new handlers starting to compete in the sport of dog agility.