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Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 22Updated : 25/05/2017

SKC WAS held at the weekend at Ingliston, our judge was Lisa Aitken who was awarding CCs for the first time. DCC was Gillian Craven and John Mackfall’s Ch Hespa Henry Higgins. RDCC was Lena Piehl’s Ch Kiromol Kubwa Mno.       BCC and BOB was Michele Farliegh’s Ch Kinabula Bin There...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 21Updated : 18/05/2017

THE KENNEL Club Journal for May has revealed the following judges for 2017, ’18 and ’19.       2017: Belfast Mr J J H von den Berg; 2018 Manchester Miss E Haapanieme; SRRA Mark Cocozza; Midland Counties Ann Ingram; 2019 the National Keith Thornton. ANNE BATES, gunthwaite@btopenworld.com...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 20Updated : 11/05/2017

IT’S BEEN a busy week for all of us with the National and the SRRA championship show.      At the National we had Editha Newton as our judge and she found her DCC in Gillian Craven and John Mackfall’s Ch Hespa Henry Higgins. RDCC was Sarah Nix’s Kitoko Wherever You Go Eiko.   ...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 19Updated : 04/05/2017

AT WELKS Gillian Mitchelson awarded DCC to Kelvin and Lindsey Barnes’ Ch Diamondridge Da Vinci. RDCC was Gillian Craven and John Mackfall’s Ch Hespa Henry Higgins.       BCC and BOB was Paul and Liz Storey and Lena Piehl’s Kiromol Kendi. RBCC was John Kirby and Helen Mansfield&rsqu...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 18Updated : 27/04/2017

THE M&NRRC has received good news from the Kennel Club in the form of an ‘Excellent’ grading for its open show held in March at the new venue, Speedwell, Chesterfield. Well done to their team for a well run show!      David Coleman has participated in the Manchester Marathon this month co...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 16Updated : 13/04/2017

WE HAD two shows recently, the first being the Hound Association of Scotland championship show where our judge was Anne Harrower. DCC and BOB was Karen Barnard’s Ch Jockular Lord Leonti at Tsjakka, who went onto RBIS, and RDCC went to Gill Greeves’ Hespa Hermes.      BCC went to Michele Farle...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 15Updated : 05/04/2017

THE KENNEL Club Journal for March reveals the following judging appointments for 2018: Charlotte Strickland WELKS; Jacqui Cook East of England; Jerry Robertson SKC (Aug). 2019 judges are: Graham Hill Bath; and Mr A Foss Blackpool.      There is also three new junior warrant winners: Kim Hodge’s Col...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 13Updated : 23/03/2017

THE MIDLAND and Northern RRC open show was held at the Speedwell Rooms, Staveley, Chesterfield, a new venue which I hear was a great success. Kate Lowson was the judge and she found her BIS in Kiromol Kindred Spirit, owned by Rob Wilding and Laura Deacon and RBIS went to Harry and Caroline Catharell’s Faahac Free N&rsq...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 12Updated : 16/03/2017

WE ALL had an early start for Crufts with judging starting at 8.30am and our judge Robin Searle found his DCC and BOB in John and Ann Woodrow’s Mirengo’s Mangula and RDCC went to Mr and Mrs Lower’s Mirengo's Mukuru at Vinju.      BCC was Philomena Nash’s Mutoko’s Lledwenau L...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 11Updated : 08/03/2017

IT’S HERE! Spring Quizz Night is Saturday April 1 at its usual haunt Normanton-on-Soar Village Hall, Loughborough LE12  5HB.      Quizz night is hosted by MNS&RT trustees Geoff and Eileen Phillips who have made the evening such a fun filled success that many keep coming back for more. ...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 9Updated : 23/02/2017

SUE CAMPBELL (Nyassa) has been in touch to say she is so sorry that she has had to give back word on her judging appointment at SKC in May and she wishes to thank everyone who had entered under her. Sue also wishes to thank everyone who had sent cards, flowers and kind words it has helped her get through this terrible time. ...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 8Updated : 16/02/2017

THE KENNEL Club Breed Records Supplement covering October to December shows registrations at 268 from 29 litters. 19 with affixes. There was 18 bitches who whelped their first litter, six bitches their second litter, three their third and two their fourth. The youngest bitch to whelp was 21 months and the oldest was one week...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 7Updated : 09/02/2017

WHAT A super entry for our Crufts judge Robin Searle – 237 making 253 dogs! Good luck to everyone going or entered.      The AHA has for the last three years run a very well received ‘Spotlight on Hounds’ day and this year are repeating it but slightly altering the focus to essential fi...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 6Updated : 02/02/2017

I SEE WE have been given the green light regarding testing for JME. At the moment the test is being carried out by Genoscoper in Finland and I can only think that it will be a good thing when the test is carried out worldwide by other companies as well.         One breeder from the CZ has ...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 5Updated : 27/01/2017

KERRY Rhodes, the Mercurial Mistress of Magic, is at it again! I’ve heard it said that she’s a graduate of a school famous for Witchcraft and Wizardry. I don’t know about that but she has crashed through a few brick walls in her time! Below, in her own words are details of her latest spellbinding project. ...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 4Updated : 20/01/2017

THERE are more judges revealed for 2018: Three Counties Frank Kane; RRC of GB Carol Ann Carlton; and South Wales Mr H Heathcote.      We have two new junior warrant winners in the breed. Sarah Nix’s boy Kitoko Wherever You Go Eiko bred by Sarah (Bashaani Abasi-Aaragon ex Kitoko Good Golly Miss Moll...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 3Updated : 12/01/2017

BOSTON, the first championship show of the year, has brought us two new champions in the breed subject to KC approval. Cath Davies, our judge, found her DCC in Jo Pyke’s Rozelridge Who The Man, this was his third CC giving him his crowning glory. RDCC was Karen Barnard’s Ch Jockular Lord Leonti at Tsjakka. &n...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 2Updated : 05/01/2017

IT APPEARS that there is good news on the horizon for our breed in that we will shortly be told when and where we can have our dogs tested for JME and hope that when this does come out that all Ridgeback breeders/owners will make use of this test.      The RRCGB is holding a health seminar on Saturday ...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 1Updated : 29/12/2016

I HOPE you all had a wonderful Christmas and now looking forward to 2017!      2016 was a great year for breeder-owners of the following dogs: Top dog in the breed for the second year running is Michele Farleigh’s homebred bitch Ch Kinabula Bin There Done That.      Top bre...

Rhodesian Ridgebacks - week 51Updated : 15/12/2016

WE HAD the last championship show of the year, LKA where our judge Liz Storey found her DCC and BOB in Gillian Craven and John Machfall’s Hespa Henry Higgins. RDCC was Helen Walker’s Amahle Don’t Stop Me Now.        BCC, her third, was David Bates, Jackie McCarthy-Booth and Jemma...

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