Subtitle: Further Lessons for Beginners
Author: Ruth Hobday
Format: Soft cover, wire-o
Length: 184 pages
Release Date: 1999
The third book in the Agility Fun The Hobday Way series is perfect for handlers training alone or agility instructors who want lots of training exercises to try. It contains more than 150 exercises and variations focusing on topics such as obstacle discrimination, teaching turns, and teaching forward movement. It also contains 24 agility courses with suggestions for many more sequences.
Note: Ruth uses the term "beginners" to refer to dogs and handlers who have just started competing in agility. Her beginner-level students have already had 32 weeks of training!
About the Author
Ruth Hobday has been involved in agility since 1979. She gave up her job as a primary school teacher in 1987 to start Hurricane Dog Training. Her famous Border Collie, Heidi, was the top dog in the U.K. for nearly three years. Ruth contines to compete with Heidi's offspring. She has written five books on the sport of agility.