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Agility Training

To be able to attend Wednesday night agility training you must first have completed the beginners agility course held periodically throughout the year after training on a Monday night. Handler and dog must have reached at least Class 3 to be able to start the beginners agility course.

Members to sign in at arrival.

All members to help to set up the Agility equipment and at the end of the night help put the equipment on the trailer and push the trailer in to the shed.

New handlers are welcome (dogs must be one year old due to the physical stress on young dogs).

Dogs will be assessed, for health requirements and basic Obedience (minimum standard – Class 3 formal obedience classes on Monday night).

Safety

Dogs should wear flat collars for Agility training.

No dogs off lead unless working in the Agility ring.

The one metre rule between dogs to be practiced at all times.

Safe handling practice for lifting and shifting equipment. (For heavy equipment preferably four helpers)

Toys

Handlers are not to play with their dogs close to the ring as this can create a problem / distraction for other Members working with their dogs in the ring.