Epsane des Coteaux du Petit Gris

French Ring

 

Ring Philosophy
Developed in France, French Ring is a high level sport. This sport requires great rigor for the owner while having a very strong dog both mentally and physically.

French Ring exercises are designed to develop working skills. The exercises are divided into 3 categories: obedience, jumping and protection.

CSAU - Temperament Test
Certificat de Sociabilité et d'Aptitude à l'Utilisation  (In French)
The goal of this test is to demonstrate that the dog is clear headed, sociable and that the owner can control his animal. This is a mandatory test in order to be able to move on towards higher Ring titles.

Brevet - Exercises
Heel on leash
Food refusal
Heel with muzzle
Long down
Defense of handler
Face attack

Ring 1 - Exercises

Heel on leash

Heel with muzzle

Long down

Food refusal

Hurdle (handler choice between one of the jumps)

Palisade (handler choice between one of the jumps)

Long jump (handler choice between one of the jumps)

Positions

Thrown Retrieve

Face attack

Fleeing attack

Defense of handler

Gun attack

Ring 2 - Exercises
Heel on leash

Heel with muzzle

Long sit/down

Food refusal

Hurdle 

Palisade

Long jump

Positions

Thrown Retrieve

Seen retrieve

Face attack

Fleeing attack

Defense of handler

Gun Attack

Search, hold, bark with escort

Ring 3 - Exercises
Heel on leash
Heel with muzzle
Long sit/down
Food refusal
Hurdle
Palisade
Long jump
Positions
Thrown Retrieve
Unseen Retrieve
Seen retrieve
Send away
Face attack
Fleeing attack
Defense of handler
Gun attack
Search, hold, bark with escort
Stopped attack
Guard of object

 

Where to practice this sport?

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Canadian RINGSPORT association