Reading an agility course is part physics, part dog psychology, part self-analysis, and part art. There are the technical aspects of the course; there is knowing your dog and yourself, and there is the art of feeling how it will fit together—the creative side. The Art of Reading Agility Courses will help you understand even the subtle challenges on a course so that you can choose the best path and handling for you and your dog.
- Do you always see all the handling options so that you have a selection of choices?
- Do you always make it to handling positions on time?
- Do you always see potential off-course traps and potential faults?
- Do you always make decisions based on what’s best for your dog rather than on what the prevailing top person is doing?
If you answered “no” to any of these questions, this book will show you how to look at a course with renewed confidence. It will open your mind to a wealth of possibilities.