AKC Agility All-Breed Trials, August 22 & 23, 2009
Posted Thu 27 August 2009
Shot August 2009
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A heavily-culled selection of shots from two days of the Orange County Rhodesian Ridgeback Club's AKC All-Breed Agility Trails in Walnut, California.
For those uninitiated, canine agility is a competitive sport that tests a person's skills in training and handling of dogs over a timed obstacle course. Competitors race against the clock as they direct their dogs to jump hurdles, scale ramps, burst through tunnels, balance a teeter-totter and weave through a line of poles in an obstacle course configuration designed to challenge a handler's competitive and training skills. Scoring is based on faults similar to equestrian show jumping.