In the video below, we show you a recent typical training session with our young border collie Miriya. This session is her first time to transition from threadle work in the flat to actual jumps, and every repetition is shown in order, although we’ve edited out the transitions (time between repetitions) to keep the video
In this episode (28:12) In this episode, we discuss the different ways people apply positive reinforcement to their training sessions, and suggest a way to help dogs that struggle with non-reinforced repetitions. Mentioned Silvia Trkman and Bu
Any course with multiple 270s provides handlers with numerous handling options. In the course below, Ann Croft has designed one of the most challenging practice sequences I have ever run. For handlers who don’t typically blind cross in these situations, your dog must have a strong understanding of motion, threadles, and rear crosses to be
In this episode (36:36) In this episode, we discuss the potential impact of Westminster’s live agility broadcast on the future of our sport. Mentioned Westminster Kennel Club’s Masters Agility Championship Greg Louganis as analyst Our article: “The Moneymaker Effect in Dog Agility“ Agility on TV at a Sports Bar
(photo by: Samantha Dillard) It’s 7:00 am on Monday morning, and I’m caring for patients at a nursing home. The television is on at the bedside when my ears perk up because I hear the words “dog” and “agility” coming from the mouth of Robin Roberts, a co-host of ABC’s nationally televised Good Morning America.
In this episode (15:50) In this episode we discuss how we address bar knocking in practice. Mentioned Justine Davenport’s Handling Foundations