UKI Dog Agility Trial
July 29 - 31, 2022
FENCE (Foothills Nature Equestrian Center)
Fri., Sat. & Sun. 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Admission is Free
The Blue Ridge Agility Club of Western North Carolina will host a UKI Dog Agility trial Friday, July 29, Saturday, and Sunday, July 30 & 31, 2022, from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm. The event will be held at FENCE (Foothills Nature Equestrian Center) in Tryon. Spectators are welcome, bring a chair, admission is free. Please leave your dog comfortably at home.
Purebred and mixed-breed dogs will compete at various levels of difficulty, running against each other and the clock.
UKI trials include Jumping, Gamblers, Snooker, Speedstakes, Nursery, and the Master Series. Dogs compete according to their experience level, as the rules and courses become more difficult at the higher levels.
UK Agility International is an organization that promotes the growth of agility and its standards. Reward-based dog training is encouraged in a competitive arena. The goal is to build and support the dog and handler bond in a relaxed environment for the dogs, handlers and spectators.
Agility is a competitive team sport consisting of a handler and his or her dog. The object of agility is for the handler to navigate the dog through a timed obstacle course without the dog making a mistake. The agility course is made up of jumps, weave poles, tunnels, and climbing apparatuses. Agility rules focus on safety for the dog. The sport of agility combines control, training, and drive into a challenging game for both the handler and the dog.
For more information visit the web at blueridgeagility.com.