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2019 RRCUS National Specialty

In early October, Eve, Torro and I traveled to the RRCUS National Specialty in Ohio. We had a great time– Eve had some fun playing agility, showing in breed and earning both her Trick Intermediate and Advanced titles (TKA) and her Endurance Test (ET) title. The endurance test is a Ridgeback specific 12 mile run
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Eve wants to be Merrell’s 1st Dog Ambassador!

Eve entered her photo in Merrell’s Dog ambassador contest. She has to get in the top ten dogs with the most votes in order to be up for the grand prize– which includes a $5000 donation to the rescue of her choice! She’d love to see that money go to Rhodesian Ridgeback rescue. Take a
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New CH Eve!

I missed some show updates, but on June 22, 2018, Eve finished her Championship going Best of Opposite Sex at the Genesee Valley Kennel Club under judge Gloria Geringer.  She finished with 3 majors just a day over 18 months old. We’re looking forward to having some fun with performance training before going back out
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Great start to the spring!

Last weekend we went to one of my favorite dog shows– The Peach Blossom Cluster in Perry GA.  5 days of never-ending events to watch and participate in: conformation, agility, lure coursing, barn hunt, dock diving, even carting this year!  We had a very successful weekend– Eve won a 4pt major on Thursday and earned
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Our newest family member: Eve!

Quite a delay on this announcement, but in mid-February we brought home a new puppy– Celtic Lore’s Evolution, aka “Eve”.  Bred by and co-owned with one of my closest friends, we waited excitedly for a year for Eve’s litter.  And, 9 months later, I can say that she’s everything I’d hoped for– smart with over
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Torro wins OH Best In Show

We started the year without any trips to conformation shows– focusing on other events this year.  But, in March we had two show weekends mostly because Torro’s daughter Pimba that I co-own came to stay with me so I could finish her.  Torro went back into the ring in style, going Select Dog at two
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MACH2 Cali

Cali earned her MACH2 with a QQ (2nd and 4th place) on February 5th 2016 at TVKC in Harriman TN under judges Kelli and Tim Verrelli!  It was the first day of the trial and a great way to start the weekend.  I’m looking forward to spending more time in the agility ring again this
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2015 RRCUS National Specialty

Torro, Cali and I hoofed it up to Rhode Island for the Rhodesian Ridgeback National Specialty.  We brought home some pretty ribbons– Cali qualified and was 2nd in Master Standard agility and Torro completed, for the second time, the Endurance trial, earning himself the ET2 title.

middle 2015 update

It’s been a pretty busy show year– Torro and I have been on the road showing a fair amount and I’m still trying to squeeze in agility trials here and there.  We’ve had a fun year so far some really nice breed wins, several Owner-Handled Group placements and on June 6th, Torro was awarded a
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Eukanuba 2014 National Owner-Handler Series Finals

I’m quite late updating, but Torro and I earned an invitation to the AKC National Owner-handler Series final at Eukanuba (he finished as the  7th ranked Rhodesian Ridgeback for the 2014 qualifying period).  So, we packed up and drove down to Florida in early December.  It was a great experience and I got to see
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