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Practice & Competition


Equine and handler to negotiate between the poles without stepping out or touching them.

How do I do this obstacle ?

A HALT is required at the entrance to the obstacle

The handler to move in front of and facing the equine.

The handler should walk backwards, helping the equine to negotiate the turns efficiently.

Where to start

Start with just just two or three poles

Practice asking the equine to turn by stepping under and across with his inside hind leg


6x poles

Two poles 2x equines length

Two poles 1.5x equines length

Two poles 1x equines length

Follow the above diagram

Think about

Remaining focussed

Using your breathwork

Using your energetic connection

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