Category Archives: Obstacles

building low-rise platforms

A low-rise platform is used from Level1 upwards. The following is a simple design for a light-weight timber platform. As we’re not using treated timber these should not be kept outdoors or where rot or insect damage may affect them. … Continue reading

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Training in Corowa

Horse agility training in Corowa is moving ahead with some great obstacles  

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Not enough obstacles? Doesn’t matter!

Mailbox – we had this enquiry from someone starting an agility group I still havent been able to find a tractor tyre yet, only have basic obstacles to start with – is this okay? I dont want people to get … Continue reading

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TANGO’s obstacles taking shape

Our Toowoomba agility affiliate, TANGO, have done some sensational work getting their obstacles up and working – check the gallery!

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Donkey tackling bridge for first time

HAA-affiliated group Riverina Equine Assisted Learning Centre introduce one of their donkeys to their brand new bridge for the first time using clicker training.

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Obstacles and courses

We’ve adopted much of Finland’s work in this area, but we’re being very flexible. Flexibility is the key to a well-trained agility horse. Nature is anything but uniform,it offers variety and challenge. An obstacle is just that, an obstacle – … Continue reading

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Cones as obstacles

Kim Gould-Wende’s Shetland/Arabian mare going through the obstacle course at Liberty. It’s a great demonstration of how you don’t need to build anything fancy and new to create obstacles, just use what’s already around.  Traffic cones are a cheap option … Continue reading

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