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203 Lure Coursing

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What is Lure Coursing?

     The objective of lure coursing is to demonstate the basenjis hunting ability in the field. The events help to preserve and develop the coursing skills inherent in sight hound breeds. These field events try to emulate real hunts but use only a non-animal lure to simulate real game bounding through the field.

     Most basenjis are excited about this activity which shows off their natural instincts and ability.

Basenji Lure Coursing

Lure Coursing for Basenjis

     This course answers your questions about sighthound lure coursing in the US for those of you who are looking to get your dogs out and see them perform the tasks they were bred to do (and get a fair amount of exercise yourself).

Lure Coursing in Rain

Weather doesn’t seem to be an impediment when the hounds go lure coursing.


Some Answers to Your Questions

What happens at a lure coursing trial?

How can my basenji start in lure coursing?

How do I train my Basenji for lure coursing?

How do I find a place to practice?

How do I find a lure coursing field trial?

How are the dogs scored?

How do I get more on information?

What do all all the terms mean?

What are all the titles and abbreviations?

A History of Lure Coursing

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