How to train a trail dog with Tom and Ruby

How to develop the skills, trust and commands to ride safely with your shredoggo

Friends of BikeRadar, Tom and Ruby, talk us through how they became the best of riding buddies

There’s little more appealing than the thought of shredding your local trails with your bestest furry friend, but how do you train a trail dog?


Long-term friend of BikeRadar, Tom Wragg talks us through how he and Ruby — a handsome Hungarian Wizla who’s certainly no stranger to the BikeRadar audience — developed the skills, trust and commands necessary to ride together safely.

Be sure to keep up with Ruby’s exploits via her Instagram!


If you prefer your pups a little more dumpy, you can always check out our review of Poppy the short-travel enduro hound.