20 Apr 2005
Serpentine describes the dog’s path through three or more obstacles when the dog performs obstacles in the sequence in opposite directions. The obstacles are often jumps and are also often arranged in an almost straight line, making the dog perform a series of 180 degree turns between obstacles. Although the spacing, rotation and arrangement of the obstacles can vary significantly. The key feature is the dog’s taking each obstacle in the opposite direction from the previous obstacle. The name comes from snake-like shape of the dog’s path.
Contrast the Serpentine sequence with the.
Here are articles on Serpentine handling.
- Traditional Threadle Handling
- Star Box Sequence Generator
- "International" Threadle Sequence - With Video
- Octagon Serpentine/Threadle Handling Drills