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Canicross Intro North Yorkshire

Enjoy a fun and informed Canicross Introduction session with your dog before putting your new found teamwork skills to practice out on the trails! This workshop is perfect for any dog & owner teams who are complete beginners looking to get involved and learn more about the world of Canicross running!

Canicross is the exciting and fast growing sport of off-road running with your dog. It offers a fun, social and highly effective way for you and your dog to get fit and is a perfect source of both physical and mental stimulation for your dog. It is also the safest way to enjoy running with your dog – by using specially designed equipment that allows you to run hands free and for your dog to run comfortably and efficiently.

What to expect?

-Duration 2 hours approx
- An introduction to Canicross
- Canicross equipment trial & fitting for you & your dog
- Basic commands and techniques training
- A 3 mile steady run in the countryside with the opportunity to swap & trial the different equipment.


Available workshop dates & locations:

- 10am Saturday 9th March 2019  at Boltby Forest North Yorkshire

- 10am Saturday 13th April 2019 at Grassington North Yorkshire

- 10am Saturday 11th May 2019  at Richmond North Yorkshire

- 10am Saturday 14th September 2019 at Fewston Reservoir North Yorkshire

- 10am Saturday 12th October 2019 at Osmotherly North Yorkshire

- 10am Saturday 16th November 2019  at Yearsley Woods North Yorkshire


Unable to make any of the above workshop dates? Worried your dog wouldn’t be comfortable in a group environment? – We can also accommodate Introduction sessions on a date convenient for you. These sessions would be held at Ripon, North Yorkshire.


£20 per dog/owner team.


Open to dogs 1 year old+. Although the workshops are kept as small groups, we do advise that your dog is comfortable around other dogs & people. Spaces are limited and by booking only.


PLEASE NOTE spaces are limited, and there might be a possibility you may not get a space on the event depending on equipment available. In this case you will be offered an intro session in Ripon at a convenient time with you and our canicross hosts, or if sufficent numbers from one area another available event date. If in doubt please email us and we will confirm availability.

I would be happy to travel to Ripon for an intro session if I am not able to be booked on a specific event date:I Agree


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