The Yorkshire Shetland Sheepdog Club

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YSSC DOG REPORT


Dogs Judging Critique by Simone
Berry (SIMCOURT)



 

YORKSHIRE SHETLAND SHEEPDOG CLUB
Championship Show
6th May 2018
Thank you for a lovely day, especially to my stewards Sue & Debbie, we managed to
muddle through.


Minor Puppy Dog (7,0)
Mr & Mrs Edwards CASTLEROSE FOXTROT.
This 7 mth baby has a very bright future, head balanced, good under jaw well set ears & eyes all
combine towards his very sweet masculine expression. Reach of neck into well angled shoulders &
level top line held on the move.
Miss Gamble SOLYRIC INAUGURAL GOLD
Also 7 mths old with a bright future, not quite as forward as 1st but he his very well balanced
beautiful reach of neck, level top line and length of tail. When asked to show he quite happily
shows his well placed ears. Angulation good front and back which showed on the move.


Puppy Dog (9,0)
Mrs K Durant SHOUGIES WINTER WIZARD AT NERAKLEES
Well what an impressive young man, 10 mths old and shows so well. Carries head on a lovely
reach of neck into laid back shoulders. Very good underjaw, wedge from ears to nose with the
slight stop and well placed eyes which all combine to good effect. A very good spring of rib with
tucked elbows allowing the ease of movement to keep going all day. With co judge agreement
BPIS.
Mrs J Miles MILESEND MORELLO
10mth S/W Another promising youngster, head handles nicely, flat skull, rounded muzzle each of
equal length.
Good reach of neck, lovely level top line which was held on the move.


Maiden Dog (3)
Miss H Gamble SOLYRIC INAUGURAL GOLD
Mr & Mrs Heels GUXEL GOLDEN STAR
9 mth old shaded sable in very good coat, very masculine and balanced. Hope he will concentrate
on other things beside growing. Moved well showing his good construction.


Novice Dog (5,1)
Mr & Mrs Edwards CASTLEROSE FOXTROT.
Miss H Gamble SOLYRIC INAUGURAL GOLD.


Jun. Dog (5,1)
Mrs J Hardy SANDWICK STAGELIGHT
15 mth old Tri. Talk about a teenage strop! He decided he didn’t really like this floor but
fortunately his other qualities could not be passed. Impressive angulation front and back, length of
back to height balanced. His flat skull, slight stop and almond eyes with his rich tan markings
make for a very handsome boy.
Miss Bird/Mrs Caden
16 mth old B/M of good colour, good bone, a very pleasing head free from coarseness, with a
lovely jaw. Good spring of rib, level top line into sweep over croup. Bend of stifle providing the
drive on the move.


Yearling Dog (8,1)
Mrs K Parry GEMSHELLS ONYX APACHE
20 mths old Tri. Full of promise, fabulous shape, good shoulders into reach of neck. A balanced
head. Deep chest, good ribs sweep over loins and bend of stifle create smooth movement covering
the ground well.
Mrs G Bray LIANBRAY LOTHARIO JW
20 mth old shaded sable, very good head properties lovely dark almond eyes well placed which
combined with wedge of good length and well placed ears makes for a beautiful expression.


Grad. Dog (6)
Miss S Sangster AMETHRICKEH STORM WIZARD
2 yrs old B/M I forgave him his reluctance to show as he is so well put together. Masculine head of
good proportions, from flat skull to tip of nose a good wedge with slight stop. Front angulation
allowing reach, spring of rib into sweep over loin and bend of stifle provide the drive. If only!!
Mrs J Miles KEYCHARM HEAVEN KNOWS OF MILESEND
2 yrs old S/W in good coat well presented, head handles nicely, flat skull, good wedge, good reach
of neck leading to well laid back shoulders, sufficient well rounded bone. Moved with drive.


P. Grad. (12,1)
Mr & Mrs Edwards CASTLEROSE STARTURN JW
2 Yrs old Tri. Very good head properties, dark eyes giving desired expression. Lovely
round muzzle. Level top line to good bend of stifle and good tail carriage. Moves freely.
Miss S Sangster AMETHRICKEH STORM WIZARD


Limit Dog (5,1)
Mrs J Macfarlane SOMMERVILLE TAIGH REUL OF SLOY
3 yrs old Tri. In very good coat well presented, good head with flat skull, and reach of
neck into good shoulder angles. Level top line with sweep over loin into bend of stifle
providing drive of movement.
Mrs S Atkin ESSTREMERE BLACK SAPPHIRE
3 yrs old Tri. Again very well presented, lovely shape, flat skull, ears used well, round
muzzle. Good reach of neck, deep chest and well sprung ribs. Just found winners
movement a little more free flowing.


Open Dog (5,1)
Mr & Mrs Dimmock HILLHENRY JUST ONE LOOK FOR FERNHILL.
4 yrs old B/M Very good harsh well presented coat of good colour. Very good head with
a flat skull good ear placement, the slight stop required with a good round muzzle. His
deep chest with spring of rib allows for a lovely reach of movement which with the drive
from the rear made for effortless flow.RCC
Mrs R Jackson IR CH FEARNACH BLUE RHAPSODY AT CLUAINULTAIGH.
7yrs old B/M also of very good colour, the winner just had the edge today. Lovely bone,
good head properties. Lovely reach of neck with laid back shoulders level top line and
sweep over croup. Moved with drive.


Veteran Dog (11,4)
Mr & Mrs Pattinson KYLEBURN ACIS
9 yrs old S/W Very well balanced and well constructed, good neck and very good outline,
Very sound on the move.
Mr & Mrs Gruszka SAMPHREY MOONLIGHT SHADOW JW.
8yrs old B/M as with the winner he belies the veteran tag. He is also balanced with good
angulation fore and aft allowing free movement. Only the 1st place expression coming
between them.


Special Owners Dog (6,1)
Mrs R Clubley MOSSVALE FROSTY MOON
5yrs old B/M Well presented in good coat. Ear carriage very good and used to advantage.
Head a blunt wedge, eyes dark and almond in shape. Good reach of neck, Height to
length proportions good. Moved very well.
Miss H Gamble SOLYRIC INAUAGURAL GOLD.


Special S & W Dog (6,1)
Mrs C Aaron CH LAFITTE DE MOORSTILE CHEZ SHELRIDGE JW
2 yrs old. So pleased to be able to go over this dog, head refined and so well balanced.
The sweetest of expressions which is only enhanced by well placed and well used ears.
His movement only confirmed his construction as he covered the ground so well with
very little effort. CC & RBIS
Mrs R Fransham JONTYGRAY GILT EDGED FOR FRANMEAD JW.
5 Yrs old. Another quality dog of lovely proportions a sweet expression coming from a
balanced head with dark almond well placed eyes. Angles front and back allow for good
movement.


Special Tri. Dog (8,0)
Mrs D Fisher FEARNACH DON’T STOP ME NOW AT COLROY (Imp. Ir)
3yrs old. Very good balance of flat skull to length of muzzle which is also well rounded,
eye placement enhances overall picture.A very good reach and arch of neck which flows
into good shoulders and length of back with sweep over loin.
Mrs K Parry GEMSHELLS ONYX APACHE


Special B/M Dog (6,2)
Miss S Sangster AMATHRICKEH STORM WIZARD
Mr & Mrs Edwards CASTLEROSE SPIRITMASTER JW SH CM
6 Yrs old A very nice colour he has good well placed ears, a flat skull, good reach of
neck, level top line with sweep over loin, lovely bone, sound mover, very well presented.
Judge Miss S Berry

 

 

 

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

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