This hands-on working seminar focuses on Suzanne Clothier's Natural Jumping Method. Since its publication in 1991, literally thousands of dogs have learned to jump beautifully - and naturally! - using this proven method.
This is a hands-on working seminar - all dogs will be measured, assessed and jumped. Dogs with jumping problems are welcome, as are novice dogs with no jumping experience.
Structure vs. function - the physical dog at work
The mechanics of jumping
Good jumping form - more than just pretty!
Body types & stride lengths
Measuring dogs for the right distance
Building confidence through rhythm
Building power through depthBuilding skill through challengers
Common jumping problems: causes and solutions
Conditioning for competition, for health
Puppies and jumping
All participants will learn to appreciate the complex skill of jumping, and to provide their dog with the correct environment to allow the dog to learn naturally.
This is a rare opportunity to see Suzanne teach her Natural Jumping Method! Limited to 20 working dogs; no limit on auditors.