The Courses and Obstacles

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The BEST MATE course - Racehorse - Henrietta Knight
A gentle course.
Easy to manoeuvre around.
Suitable wheelchair/mobility scooter.
Developmental - non competitive

1. Soft toy - touch

Handler/assistant touch first and then invite the equine to touch with his nose.
A large soft toy or toys sitting on an upturned bucket or something of appropriate height

2. Pole Walk.

Handler/assistant and equine to walk the length of the pole. The pole should be between the handler and the equine. The assistant should be on the OFF side of the equine.
One pole 12 feet in length.

3. Weave.

Handler/assistant and equine to weave between the cones. The weave should be entered through the OFF side shoulder.
4x cones/markers placed approx 4m apart or an appropriate distance

4. Halt and Wait

Handler/assistant and equine to HALT 2 seconds at the STOP sign
1 marker as a stop sign.

5. Gate.

Handler/assistant to halt the equine in front of the gate. The assistant to open the gate and the handler to take the equine through, the assistant to remain along side. The gate to remain open.
2 uprights/cones with a rope suspended between - fixed on the left support- opening from right to left

6. Slow Walk.

Between MARKER A and MARKER B a slow walk.
8 meters between marker A. and Marker B.

7. Flags.

Handler/assistant and equine to walk between 2 flags.
2 flags - minimum 2' x 3' attached to 2 supports placed opposite each other, distance approx 3 meters.

8. Mat.

Handler/assistant to halt the equine with front feet only on the mat, show immobility and walk on.
One large mat or piece of carpet - can be a rubber mat or similar, ideally no smaller than 3' by 4'
You have finished !
Show thanks to each other and your equine.

The Valegro course - Dressage - Charlotte Dujardin

10 Obstacles
Winter weather friendly
Developmental - non competitive.

The Milton course - Showjumper - John Whitaker

This is our AgilityAbility league course
Open to all
10 obstacles
Winter weather friendly.
Special dispensation for all therapy groups, community interest groups and charities.