The Long Jump

Rule H1B States:

Long Jump:

 

Each unit a minimum length of 1.219m.  

Large Dogs - 3 to 5 units the overall maximum length to be between 1.2m and 1.5m.  The heigth of the front unit to be 127mm and the height of the rear to be 381mm.

 

Medium Dogs - 3 to 4 units the overall maximum length to be between 700mm and 900mm. the heigth of the front unit to be 127mm and the height of the rear to be 305mm. 

 

Small Dogs - 2 to 3 units  the overall maximum length to be between 400mm and 500mm. the heigth of the front unit to be 127mm and the height of the rear to be 229mm. 

 

Marker poles with a minimum height of approximately 1.219m shall be used, these should not be attached to any part of the obstacle.

Training Tip:

 

You must not jump through the sides between the marker posts, always approach in a straight line and it is more difficult to cross behind your dog on the approach to a long jump.

 

Judging Note:  The length of the long jump provides a range for all heights of dog and therefore there is no reduction in the minimum length for a LHO class.

 

A clean attempt should be made to clear the obstacle.  Casual contact will not be faulted, however, running past, jumping in and out of the marker poles, or walking on or between the elements where no attempthas been made to clear the obstacle will be faulted with a refusal.   Knocking down one or more elements will be marked as 5 faults.

Contact Address

Mrs Ann Hampshire

Secretary

Dartmoor Dog Training Club

West Brushford Farm

Wembworthy

Chulmleigh

Devon

EX18 7SJ

 

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