Tara LaBelle lives in Vancouver, Canada and has been training dog’s in dog agility for the last 15 years; starting with her 1st agility dog’ a sable Sheltie. Tara is a 2016 & 2017 IFCS Canadian Agility World Team member as well as a 5 time medalist. She is a 2 time world champion earning a gold medal in both 2016 & 2017 individual jumpers.  In 2016, she also earned a silver medal in Gamble. In 2017, she earned a silver medal in the all around competition as well as individual standard.

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Why Running Contacts ?

Tara started an interest in running contacts in 2005 long before any other instructors we’re offering online running contact courses and DVD’s. So she set out on a journey to figure out what worked best for both her and her students dogs.

” SWIFT “

Swift won both the BC/Yukon Agility Regional’s,Canadian Agility Nationals, & Canadian Steeplechase Finals in 2013.

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-ATChC – Agility Trial Champion of Canada
-Canadian National Champion
-Bronze Award of Merit
-Silver Award of Merit
-Gold Award of Merit
-AAC Nationals Qualifier 2005- 2015
-2014 USDAA NW Regional Speed Jumping Champion
-2014 USDAA NW Regional Performance Grand Prix Champion
-2013 1st Place 16″ Specials Canadian Agility Nationals
-2013 1st Place 16″ Specials BC Regional Championship.
-2013 1st Place 16″ Specials Purica $10,000 Steeplechase Event
-2012 2nd Place 16 Specials Canadian Agility Nationals
-2012 2nd Place 16″ Specials BC Regional Championship
-2011 3rd Place 22” Regular BC Regional Championship
-2011 4th Place 22” Regular 22″ Canadian Agility Nationals


-2010 BC Regional Championships 22″ Regular Champion
-2010 2nd Place 22″ Regular Canadian Agility Nationals
-2009 2nd Place 22” Regular BC Regional Championship
-2009 5th Place 22″ Canadian Agility Nationals
-2008 4th Place 22” Regular BC Regional Championship
-2007 6th Place 22” Regular BC Regional Championship
-2006 3rd Place 22” Regular BC Regional Championship”

Swift is now retired from agility

” VIPER “

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-ATChC – Agility Trial Champion of Canada
-MSCDC- Steeplechase Dog of Canada
-AAC Nationals Qualifier 2013-2017
-AAC Bronze Award of Merit
-2017 AAC National Champion 16” Specials
-2016 BC Regional Championships 4th Place
-2015 4th Place Overall 22″ BC Regional Championship
-2015 8th Place Overall 22″ Canadian Agility National
-2014 5th Place Overall 22″ BC Regional Championship
-2013 4th Place Overall 22″ Canadian Agility Nationals
-2013 5th Place Overall 22″ BC Regional Championship

” JET “

Jet is a 4 year old smooth coat Border Collie. She is currently running at the masters level.

 

-2018  IFCS Canadian World Team Member

-2017 IFCS Canadian World Team Member

-2017  IFCS Gold medal individual jumping 20″

-2017 IFCS Silver medal individual standard 20″

-2017 IFCS Silver medal all around 20″

-2017 IFCS Team Standard 1st Place 20″

-2017 Biathlon Standard 2nd Place 20″

-2017 BC Regional Championships 22″ 1st Place

-2016 BC Regional Championships 22″ 1st Place

-2016 IFCS Canadian World Team Member

-2016 IFCS Gold medal individual jumping

-2016 IFCS Silver medal gamblers

-2015 22″ IFCS Canadian Tryouts 1st Place

-AAC Nationals Qualifier 2015-2017
-2015 2nd Place  Overall 22″ BC Regional Championship
-2015 2nd Place Overall 22″ Canadian Agility Nationals
-2015 BC/Yukon AAC Regional Steeplechase 22″  1st Place

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