One event on October 15, 2022 at 1:00 pm
One event on October 16, 2022 at 8:00 am
Teams will work on shorter sequences. Dogs should be performing all equipment but will accommodate teams that need to bypass an obstacle.
Coursework at the open-ex-mas level.
Must be competing at Master level to attend
Marco has been an Agility trainer in Italy since 1995. He started competing in agility in 1994 at only 17 years old with his first dog, a mixed breed named Chicca. In 2004 he founded the “Beck’s Hill Agility Team”, where he was teaching, before moving to USA (Michigan) in 2017, and he is now the “head coach” of a beautiful facility with more than 200 students: TNT Training Center in Midland.
Marco was European Open Italian National Team member for three years and with 3 different dogs (2011 with Dark Star, 2012 with Fetch Granting Pleasure and 2015 with Beck’s Hill Flashback “Blaze”). As a Coach, from 2004, every year “Beck’s Hill Agility Team” students were in the Italian National Team at the biggest Agility events (AWC, EO, WAO, IMCA, FMBB, etc). They won a lot, but the biggest result was in 2015: the FCI Agility World Champion in Small size from the Italian Team was his student!
Marco’s results as competitor:
•3 times European Open Italian Team member (2011 with bc Dark Star, 2012 with bcFetch Granting Pleasure and 2015 with bc Beck’s Hill Flashback “Blaze”).
•Silver medalist EO Large Team Final 2011, with Dark Star.
•Qualified his Border Collie “Diavel” for the USDAA Cynosport in 2017, where hewon the 24” Steeplechase quarter final.
•currently competing in AKC 12” with his Sheltie “BET”, that is ranked #1 in BDAPower 10 for 4 years in a row, and ranked #2 in All-Decade Power 70, as secondfastest 12” dog of the last 10 years!
•in 2019 Marco and BET made the USA EO Team and the AKC USA World Team,so they participated to the EO in Netherlands and to the FCI World Championshipin Finland, where the USA Small Team got the Bronze Medal in Jumpers Team run!
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