Maidstone Activity Dogs

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Agility Classes - From April 2017

Mondays
(Leybourne)

Tuesdays
(Homewood)

6.30pm-7.30pm- New starters Agility (Full)
Suitable for those who have not done any agility training or have done a short introduction. There is no pressure to compete but we are looking for members who want to attend regular training rather than try it.

7.30-8.30pm - Competing Dogs Grades 1-2 (3 spaces)
For those who are able to complete all equipment and are now working on proofing contacts and weaves, preparing for competition and running sequences appropriate to their grade.

8.30-9.30pm - Competing dogs G3+ (Full)
Suitable for dogs with competition experience. Looking at more complex handling, European turns, the fastest lines for the dog and proofing weaves and contacts.
11am-11.50am -  Young Dogs (Full)
Suitable for those who have completed our foundation class or similar elsewhere. Starting to look at contact equipment and weaving as well as more handling appropriate to the dog and handlers level. Dogs must be able to complete short jumps and tunnel sequences.

12.30-1.30pm - Agility Foundations (Full)
Suitable for those who  have done a short introduction. Looking at short jumping sequences and starting to learn turns and contact equipment. There is no pressure to compete but we are looking for members who want to attend regular training rather than try it.

6.30-7.30pm - Competing Grades 1-2 Coursework (Full)
For dogs getting ready to compete or already competing. An opportunity to train courses suitable to the grade. Dogs must be reliably doing all equipment.

7.30-8.30pm - Pre Competiton (Full)
Preparing dogs for competition, proofing contacts and finishing teaching weaves. Handlers are improving handling skills, learning course walking skills and looking at the best lines for their dog.

Wednesdays
(Homewood)

Thursdays
(Leybourne)

11am-1145am - Young Dogs (2 Spaces)
Suitable for those who have completed our foundation class or similar elsewhere. Starting to look at contact equipment and weaving as well as more handling appropriate to the dog and handlers level. Dogs must be able to complete short jumps and tunnel sequences.

12.30-1.30pm - Agility Foundations (Full)
Suitable for those who  have done a short introduction. Looking at short jumping sequences and starting to learn turns and contact equipment. There is no pressure to compete but we are looking for members who want to attend regular training rather than try it.

6.30-7.30pm - Young Dogs (3 Spaces)
Suitable for those who have completed our foundation class or similar elsewhere. Starting to look at contact equipment and weaving as well as more handling appropriate to the dog and handlers level. Dogs must be able to complete short jumps and tunnel sequences.

7.30-8.30pm - G3+ Coursework (Full)
For dogs competing in Grade 3 or above. Looking at more complex courses and handling and looking at the best lines for each dog
6.30-7.30pm - Agility Foundations (Full)
Suitable for those who  have done a short introduction. Looking at short jumping sequences and starting to learn turns and contact equipment. There is no pressure to compete but we are looking for members who want to attend regular training rather than try it.

8.30-9.30pm - Competing Dogs Grades 1-2 (Full)
Expanding and lengthening sequences appropriate to the dogs grade.  Looking at cueing and placement of reward to get the best results and proofing of contacts and weaves.
  • Classes are £7 per class payable at the start of the month (Missed weeks are charged for)
  • Tuesday & Wednesday training is held outdoors at Homewood, Farleigh Lane, ME16 9LX  
  • Monday & Thursday Evening classes are held at Leybourne Grange Riding Stables, West Malling, ME19 5HZ Riding Stables.
We are very lucky to get both of these venues. There are members of the non dog community around. We ask that you do not allow your dogs to excessively bark (particularly if left in vans) and always ensure that you pick up after your dogs.