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List of instructions available here

A quick list of the instructions for obstacles we have here: Pause table Broad jump Weave poles (channel, adjustable) Ladder Bar jump – more jump cups here and here Octagon hoop jump

Alternatives for Jump Cups

Related posts: Bar Jump or Hurdle; Adjustable Jump Cups. PAPER BINDER CLIPS: (Pam) One of my favorite ‘jump cups’ for home use are paper binder clips. Just go into an office supply store and purchase binder clips for paper. I put the plastic part around the pvc upright and the metal part straight in front […]

Tunnels & Chutes

We won’t be building tunnels or chutes here at Instant Agility.Here then are the results of my researching in looking for the least expensive: Affordable Agility ( has tunnels, barrels, and chutes. Their competition-quality items are the cheapest I have found on the internet. They also have “practice” versions, which are not as sturdy. I […]

Obstacle Training: Weave poles

There are lots of ways to train the weave poles. What we have here are channel weaves. You start out with the weaves wide open and run the dog down the middle. Then you gradually close them until eventually your dog is doing them all lined up. cialis online without prescription You will want to […]

Obstacle Training: The ladder

The ladder is useful for teaching your dog to notice where they are putting their back feet. This is good to do before they get on the dogwalk or teeter. To get your dog to go over the ladder, just drop treats between the rungs. My dogs, after a fe viagra canadian pharmacy w trips […]

Obstacle Training: Bar Jump

This is the easiest of all obstacles to train. You just put your dog on leash and lead them over, then reward. A piece of cake! Here are tips from Tess & Kipp: Start low, so your dog does not cheat and go under it. Use a vari mail order viagra in uk ety of […]

Obstacle Training: The hoop or tire jump

Once your dog will jump over something, it is easier to get them to jump through the hoop, so teach the bar jump first. Lower your tire or hoop all the way to the ground. You can’t do this with the hoop jumps described here, but you can make very uk viagra online short supports […]


Allie is the primary caretaker and trainer of border collies Tess and Kipp. Tess is the tricolor, and Kipp is the black & white with ticking. These three spend their time jogging, walking, hiking, learning tricks, playing agility & RallyO, and learning tracking.