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Ira Mikkanen: amazing results despite injuries
Photo: Essi Rahikainen Ira Mikkanen is a 26-year-old agility enthusiast, competitor and coach from Mikkeli in Finland. Dogs and agility became a part of her life when she was only 9 years old. Ira felt agility was her thing right from the beginning and what an amazing journey it has already been. At the moment, […]
Becky Sinclair is preparing for Olympia, the most important showcase event for agility in the UK
Picture: Yulia Titovets One of the most important ‘showcase’ events for agility in the UK takes place every December at Olympia, the London International Horse Show. “Every year the qualifying events are held at agility shows across the country to gain a coveted invitation to compete in the Olympia finals. Competition is tough and you […]
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Speed Up way – Member Zone is now open to members!
Speed Up way is now open and this Zone will be the largest and most comprehensive database in the world, in which you can find everything you need to improve yourself and become a dream team with your dog! We think it’s really cool that you have joined us and want to invest in yourself […]
An agility handler’s shoes matter! What should you pay attention to when selecting your shoes?
The shoes you use as an agility handler play a key role in working seamlessly together with your dog. You guide your dog’s behavior and the quicker you are able to move from one obstacle to the next, the more smoothly you both will perform. This sport poses a challenge for your shoes and it […]
Project Agility Nation
Rosa-Maria and I were contacted by Say Yes! Dog Training to do a video for Agility Nation and we immediately said yes to Say Yes! ☺ Our main priority was to compile a video with some of Rosa-Maria’s best exercises to inspire and help other agility enthusiasts become faster runners. Speed Up Agility is all […]
Ina Himle: Staying focused was the key to winning the Fionia-Cup
Fionia-Cup, held in Denmark last week, is one of the hottest agility events of the summer. It consists of five days of competing, with the big finals on Friday. The amazing Ina Himle won medium class with her dog Wii. I really wanted to find out how you can win the Fionia-Cup and what Ina’s […]
Do you want to run an agility course tirelessly?
Do you get a lactic acid build-up in your legs in the middle of an agility training course? You would like to run non-stop for several minutes with high intensity and quality? However, one time after another you get tired too early? Because of this: Your dog may drift off-course You feel disappointed in […]
Agility World Championship 2019: interview with agility judge Toshiyuki Oba
Toshiyuki Oba is a japanese agility trainer and judge, who both judges and runs in agility competitions all over Japan as well as in Europe. He became an agility judge when JKC decided to recognise agility as an official dog sport and agility judges were needed. Another interesting fact about Oba is that he is […]
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