Agility Equipment

Discussion in 'Agility and Dog Sports' started by Peacekeeper, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. Peacekeeper

    Peacekeeper New Member

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    Hi,

    I have a question, I was wondering if anyone would know where I can buy agility equipment or how I can make my own I look forward to your input. :D
    Peacekeeper.
     
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    Hello Peacekeeper,

    I heard http://www.agilityforless.com/ was good. Some of my friends said they have good prices. I wouldn't know, though, because Luke is my first dog and he isn't ready for agility. I wonder what that would be like. :eek: ...nevermind.
    WELCOME TO CHAZHOUND!

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  3. Peacekeeper

    Peacekeeper New Member

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    Thanks soccerwoofer,

    I will check the site out do you know if they give directions on how to build the equipment?
    Thanks Peacekeeper
     
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    soccerwoofer New Member

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    I'm sorry, I don't.
     
  5. SunnyGirl

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    there are books that have directions for building equipment I will search for directions on the net. what kinda stuff do you want?
     
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    You could take the approach Declan does & turn the house into an agility course. :rolleyes: Sofa: great jump (he leaps right over the back & lands on the cushions all the time because it's more fun that jumping up normally, I guess). Cardboard boxes open on both ends: wonderful tunnels. Chair legs: weave poles. Honestly, I've never taught him any agility stuff, but he makes up his own courses & runs around the living room doing them. His breeder did agility with his mom and her other shelties, so I suppose it's in his genes and he can't help it.
     
  8. Agility23

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    If it’s just for personal use than make it your self there’s no point spending a lot of money on proper equip unless your a club

    Here is a link to build your own agility stuff site.

    http://www.parhelion.us/agility_equipment_links.htm#Building Plans

    If you still want to buy it tell me what country your in and i will get you contacts for Suppliers in that country.
     
  9. shyeow2

    shyeow2 Shirley from Malaysia

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    hello there, in my country we cant get any agility equipments here, we got to build it ourselves...
    i have some pictures here :
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    or u visit my DIY site : http://www.malaysiaecs.5u.com/photo3.html
    hope it's help
     
  10. smkie

    smkie pointer/labrador/terrier Staff Member

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    I really appriciate your post about building your own agility equipment. This is something i would like to do with Victor..u can see he has lots of energy to burn and i think he would enjoy the challange very much. Your pictures of the steps in making the equipment are very helpful. I know other people will derive the same good from your post as i have..i watched your movies again...they just make me so happy watching them (and U) having so much fun!
     
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    shyeow2 Shirley from Malaysia

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    hahaha smkie... the steps in building the toy is not that detail bcoz sometimes i miss to take the photo... but anyway, i guess ppl look at the photo they hv idea how to build it using pvc pipe... no need explaint in words... i guess.. ?!
    thank you for the patient watching my movie i know its a big size file.. i will improve next time...
     
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    here hope these help. I have made some of these plus other ones that I have come up with for our backyard course.

    http://www.mfrye.com/agilityeq/aframe.html
    a-frame ,teeter,jumps,weaves, these links work for these things

    I made these and they work well
    http://www.peak.org/~helix/Agility/cheapjump.html

    http://www.dog-play.com/agility/dogwalk.html

    http://www.dog-play.com/agility/equipment.html

    http://futuremach.baka.com/equip.html

    Im in the process of making a chute,A-frame,boardwalk,Baja board and a crawl under
     
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    victor and i thank you both :D
     
  14. Tamrick

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    For jumps I just use bricks and bought some broomsticks from a hardware store. I don't want to train my dog on high jumps yet, so the bricks work fine and I can train sequencing that way. The weave poles were a little more difficult cause I wanted to train the wore method - I got a friend to make the stakes to stick in the ground from steel pipe and twelve inch nails (he welded them for me) and then I just bought electrical wiring for the poles and used T pieces to attach the wires which were also from electrical wiring. It may be easier though just to use PVC piping and fit it together (you'll need a lot of T pieces then)

    I found the easiest way to get ideas was to look up dog agility on Google images and then copy what I saw there.
     
  15. mightymitedoggear

    mightymitedoggear Dog Nut

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    I hope this is OK from the administrator (I truly apologize if it is not). But my website is affiliated with Boorooagiltiy. I'm Mighty Mite Dog Gear and we sell TDAA and puppy agility equipment. Our sister site is boorooagility.com and they sell affordable agility equipment.

    http://www.mightymitedoggear.com

    http://www.boorooagility.com
     
  16. Tamrick

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    Most of the simplest agility equipment to build can be made with PVC - weave poles and jumps. A tyre jump can also be made with a PVC support and drain piping. Go to a hardware store and ask for some help - they are usually quite keen to help.
     

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