Watch Video

Categories

Flyball

Views: 2392
Length: 6:41
Flyball is a popular sport. There are over 2,700 members of the British Flyball Association in the UK alone. In this video, Richie O'Neill, Team Captain of Hotshots Flyball Team and newly qualified Divisional Judge, tells us about the sport of flyball.

In flyball, a team of 4 dogs competes against another team of 4 dogs. They jump over 4 jumps, trigger a box to release a ball which they retrieve, back over the four jumps.

In this video, Richie explains what the sport entails: how many dogs and people make up a team, what they have to do, what constitutes a penalty, what age dogs have to be to compete and what equipment is needed. Some equipment is chosen on the basis of personal preference and some is determined by the size of the dogs competing. Richie tells us why it can be to a team's advantage to have at least one little dog in the team.

Finally, he informs us where to go for more information should we decide this is something we'd like to do with our dog.

Like this? You might also be interested in these articles...

So many great reasons to join...

Total access

Access to the whole video library at any time, that's over 500 videos and over 70 hours of footage!

Video Library

Discounts

Save over £100 per year with our discount codes for dog-related products and services

Discount codes

Ask us

Get in touch - let us know your canine questions and our experts can help you find the answers you need

Get in touch

Sign up now for just £4.95!