Lure coursing is a system of mechanized lures and pulleys that simulate the unpredictability of chasing live prey. Dogs are evaluated for their ability to run with speed, agility, and endurance as they pursue an artificial lure zig-zagging across an open field.

In the Coursing Ability Test offered by AKC, dogs do not have to execute extreme turns, with no turn being more acute than 90 degrees.

The 600-yard course must be completed within 2 minutes and the 300-yard course within 1-1/2 minutes. Lure coursing often requires no training. Most Boxers see the lure move and immediately want to chase it!

To pass the Coursing Ability Test, your Boxer must qualify twice under two judges…but you can be sure your Boxer will want to keep chasing, and chasing, and chasing….


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