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Oct 10, 2008 - Day One – Teacup Dog Agility Trial

Today was the one-day trial which was held in advance of the TDAA Pet Prix (Championships). It was our first exposure to Teacup courses and equipment. The equipment is about 60% the size of the equipment used in AAC and NADAC and the ring is laid out on a 60’ by 70’ foot grid. The space between obstacles is quite a bit less and this makes for some additional handling challenges. There isn’t much time for crosses, figuring out where to go next or even just to get commands out. Our cairns adapted to the scaled-down equipment fairly well,...

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