This page features information on training and handling threadles. You’ll find foundation drills, short sequences, handling advice and more.
Defining a “Threadle”
Typically, when we think of threadles we think of a classic two jump combination. But, our threadle cue allows us to draw the dog to the backside of the jump in a multitude of scenarios.
Threadle Definition: when the dog moves to the backside of a jump where the dog’s path is between the handler and the obstacle.
The dog will ‘S’ over the jump; rather than wrap back.
Take a look below at some unusual scenarios that would qualify as a threadle.
All About Cueing Threadles
“When approaching from the take off side we are most likely to need a turning cue before our threadle cue. When approaching from the dog’s landing side, we can rely on just our threadle cue.”
Click the video to learn more and view examples.
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