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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Great Start to the Fall Conformation Season

I decided it was time to get Torro’s daughter Pimba (that I co-own) out to some shows this fall. So, after not entering the conformation ring since June, I entered Torro 3 weekends in a row, starting with the Bluegrass Classic in Lexington KY.  What fun we had!  At the Lexington shows, not one but
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2013 National Agility Championships

This is the first time that Cali (and I!) have qualified for or attended the AKC National Agility Championships.  I went expecting just to have fun and enjoy the craziness (there were something like 2000 dogs!)– and watching all the amazing dog/handler teams that were there.  But, Cali had a fabulous weekend– she ran clean
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Franklin shows

Torro had a great show weekend at the Music City Cluster in Franklin TN.  It was our first time back in the show ring since October and he took Best of Opposite Sex Thurs and Fri, was awarded Select Dog in the RRCUS Supported Entry on Saturday and BOS again on Sunday in a big
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Torro is a father

Torro’s first litter was born on Jan. 3rd to Trouble (CH Cynara’s Affinity for Intrigue, JC, RA, BN, CGC, JH-S) of Cynara Ridgebacks in Oklahoma– 10 beautiful, healthy, ridged puppies; 5 girls and 5 boys.

2013 year in review for Evolution RRs

Last year on facebook, I posted a dog year in review and goals. So, here we go again….in 2013 I made my goals very focused on titles I was looking for the dogs to earn.  I wanted Cali to earn her Master Agility Championship (MACH) and complete the RRCUS endurance trial (a 12 mile run
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