WYSIWYG Welsh Terriers
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Hogyn - over the top of the A-Frame
Photo by S Ritter
Dazzle clearing a bar jump
Photo by S Ritter
Dazzle exiting a tunnel
Photo by S Ritter
Patrick at the beginning of
the weave poles
Patrick "flying" over the top of the A-Frame
Patrick heading up the seesaw, wait for the pivot... then make sure
the seesaw hits the ground and you step into the contact area
Zachary finishing the weave poles
Zachary descending the A-Frame
and has his rear feet in the
contact zone (yellow area)
Zachary through
the tire jump
Patrick exiting a tunnel
The time stops when Zachary takes the final obstacle - a triple jump (with wings)
Patrick making a big jump. Yes, he cleared the bar!
Patrick over the
triple bar jump
Zachary clears a
double bar jump
Patrick taking a
bar jump
Zachary clears a
panel jump
Zachary crossing
the dogwalk
Dazzle ascended the dogwalk and is
starting to cross the center section
Photo by S Ritter
Zachary waiting on
the pause table
Zachary over a triple bar jump (no wings)
Note - the timing device is visble
Patrick nearing the end of the center section of the dogwalk...
...proceed down the ramp and make sure to touch the contact area!
Patrick - time to leave
the pause table
Performance for AKC TIRE JUMP
Dog must jump through the tire opening in the
direction indicated by the judge without breaking
the tire segments apart or knocking the tire frame
over. The tire's jump height will be set one jump
height lower than the bar jump height.
Performance for AKC Weave Poles
Dog must enter the poles by passing between #1 and
#2 from right to left. Then pass between #2 and #3 from
left to right and continue this weaving sequence until
they pass between the last two poles.
Performance for AKC PANEL JUMP
Dog must jump over the top bar,
without displacing the bar, in the
direction indicated by the judge.
Performance for AKC Pause Table
The dog shall pause on the table for
five consecutive seconds. The judge's
count shall start once all four paws
have touched the table (and the dog
remains on the table top). Neither a sit
or down position shall be required.
Performance for AKC A-Frame
Dog must ascend one panel and
descend the other in the direction
designated by the judge and they
must touch the contact zone on the
down side only, with any part of one
foot prior to exiting the obstacle.
Performance for AKC Dogwalk
Dogs must ascend one of the ramps, cross the
center section, and descend the other ramp in
the direction designated by the judge. They must
touch the down contact zone with any part of one
foot prior to exiting the obstacle.
Performance for AKC DOUBLE BAR JUMP
Dog must jump over the top bars, without
displacing either bar, in the direction
indicated by the judge.
Performance for AKC Open Tunnel
Dogs enter the end specified by the
judge and exit the other end.
Performance for AKC Seesaw
Dog must ascend the plank touching the "up" contact zone with any
part of one foot and cause the plank to pivot. At least one paw must
touch the "down" contact after the plank has touched the ground and
prior to exiting the obstacle with all four (4) paws. The dog must exit
the descent end of the seesaw.
Performance for AKC TRIPLE BAR JUMP
Dog must jump over all of the bars without
displacing any, in the direction that starts
with the lowest bar.
Woody bracing and waiting for the seesaw plank to hit the ground
Woody with the seesaw plank on the ground and front paws in the contact zone
Welsh terrier competitors at the AKC 2010 Agility Invitational - Long Beach, CA
Linda with Higgins and Zachary, Norma with Pika,
Joan with Duce and Esther with Piper
Welsh terriers in the regular classes in AKC agility
usually jump in either the 12" or the 16" division
(depending on the dog's height at the shoulders).
Several organizations offer competition in agility
including:

OBSTACLES for AKC Agility

A-FRAME
DOGWALK
SEESAW
PAUSE TABLE
OPEN TUNNEL
WEAVE POLES
JUMPS
  • Bar Jump
  • Panel Jump
  • Double Bar Jump
  • Triple Bar Jump
  • Tire Jump
  • Broad Jump
  • Jump Wings
  • Ascending Double Bar Jump
  • Wall Jump
A view of an outdoor agility venue in PA
  • Ring with obstacles setup
  • Large tent on the right is the secretary/organizing club's "office"
  • Small tents on the left are individual exhibitors
Patrick waiting at the start line with
Linda Brisbin preparing for the start
Prepare for your run:
  • pick up your course map
  • walk the course to plan your run
  • wait for your turn
Zachary with Linda Brisbin takes
the first obstacle (bar jump with
wings) and the timer starts
Performance for AKC BAR JUMPS
Dog must jump over the top bar, without
displacing the bar, in the direction indicated
by the judge.
Patrick clearing a bar jump
The following Wysiwyg and Baileywyc Welsh terriers have
participated in classes and/or have competed in agility:
Gwin  
Moose  
Sky  
Hogyn  
Lark  
Kip  
Dazzle  
Zachary  
Brysyn  
Bones  
Delyth  
Bonnie Blu  
Patrick  
Woody