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UKC Rally Guide Week 11

Final week! The new Rally Rulebook is effective July 1, 2020

May 22, 2020

Source: Karen Shivers, UKC Program Manager
Email: kshivers@ukcdogs.com

Welcome to our final week of the new Rally signs!

Magnum and I have certainly had fun introducing the new signs to you. Good luck and please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or comments.

There was a question concerning the broad jump that can be used in the Master class. Although we have standard and minimum jump heights for the bar and high jump, this is not the case with the broad jump. Because of the limitations of the width of the boards used for the broad jump, all dogs will jump the minimum height when the broad jump is used. Here are the specifications:

Broad Jump. The broad jump will be set at the minimum distance for all dogs outlined below. The boards used will go from the shortest board to the highest board when setting the distance as follows:

  • Up to and including 14" one (1) board
  • Over 14" and up to and including 20 two (2) boards
  • Over 20" three (3) boards

We will be covering the following exercises this week:
419: HALT - Send Dog Forward around Cone, Return to Front, Handler Returns Right
420: HALT Send Dog Forward Around Cone, Front, Finish Right, 180 Pivot Right, Forward
421: HALT Send Dog Forward Around Cone, Front, Finish Left, 180 Pivot Right, Forward
422: HALT - Send Dog Forward Around Cone, Return to Heel Right, 180 Pivot Right, Forward
423: HALT Send Dog Forward Around Cone, Return to Heel Left, 180 Pivot Right, Forward
424: HALT Leave Dog, Call Dog Over Jump, Handler Returns to Heel Right

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