What is Shetland Pony Agility? Well firstly it's a sport, much like dog agility, however it is much more than that, it's also a great way to have fun with your pony and to socialise with like minded friends.
SALLY GOLDING. Based in Warwickshire. Covers - all areas.Learn More
Rachel is based Nr Long Sutton, Lincolnshire. She is the founder of Berry Fields Animal Assisted Education and Consultancy.Learn More
Bridget is based on the Nottingham/Derby border, close to the outskirts of Derby City. She runs Helping Hooves C.I.C An non-ridden Equine based development centre, helping people with mental health issues.Learn More
Kyle is based in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. He is the coach at Aldertree Equine.Learn More
Sophie is based on Guernsey. She is the owner and facilitator at Sophies Smile Ponies.Learn More
Obstacle group - TOUCH. The handler must present the obstacle to the pony to touch with his nose.Learn More
Obstacle group - CONFIDENCE. The pony must walk confidently through the gap on his own, the handler to lead the pony from outside the obstacle.Learn More
Obstacle group - MANOUVRE. The pony to negotiate his way through the s- bend without stepping out of or touching the poles.Learn More
Obstacle group - AROUND. The pony must weave his way around 5 cones directed by the handler, who must remain walking in a straight line.Learn More
Obstacle group - UNDER. The pony walk along side the handler and together pass under the arch.
Obstacle group - HANDLING SKILLS. The handler must lead the pony through a corridor marked by coloured discs. In the Red zone WALK, In the White zone , HALT 4 seconds, Blue zone, SLOW WALK away.
Obstacle group - OVER. Pony and handler both to walk confidently over the tarpaulin.
Obstacle group - TRUST. Pony and handler to walk calmly and confidently through the Crazy Corner.
Obstacle group - COMMUNICATION. The pony must halt and wait at the gate, the handler to open the gate and invite the pony through and then close the gate.
Obstacle group - Step Up. The pony must step onto the podium. FRONT feet only, show immobility and be asked to step gently back and reverse off.
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