Welcome to Shetland Pony Agility. What is it ? 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.
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.
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