Juniors


Handle with care: What to expect from judging by Marina Scott LAST WEEKEND, I was honoured to judge the junior handling classes at the very well run Gravesend and Medway Town Canine Society all breed open show in Maidstone, Kent.
This week I wanted to focus on bullying, I wanted it to be specific to the adult handling world but the truth is I couldn’t. When I put the appeal out on Facebook asking people to get in touch with me if they have been subjected to bullying the...
Handle with care: Reviewing the Richmond critiques by Marina Scott IT SEEMS like yesterday when the last JHA semi-finals at Richmond were in full swing, but we are already looking ahead to the new format 2014/15 semi-finals.
During the lunch break at the CLKS adult handling finals, a handling workshop was given by Lisa Gudgin and me. I thought I would go over a couple of points that were raised for the benefit of those who are not there. Firstly we discussed over...
Richmond JHA semi-finals Round-up 2014 Find all you need to know about the 2014 JHA semi-finals including critiques, photos and much much more!
Meet the JHA finals judge... WELCOME to the annual JHA semi-final special. Due to the change of format for next year’s semi-finals, this will be the last ever Richmond JHA special so it is sad times but next year we have the new look JHA semi-finals to look forward to!
JHA semi-final hound class round-up MIA MILLWARD is ten years old and won her semi handling her five-year-old Greyhound Int/UK Ch Windspiel Northern Steel for Alouann (Diego) who she co-owns with her mum Claire and auntie Liz, both former successful junior handlers.
JHA semi-final toy class winners RYAN ROSS is 11 and handled his 17-month-old English Toy Terrier Witchstone China Girl for Poshpins, who is co-owned with his mum Louise Frost and Andy Leanord...
JHA semi-final pastoral classes Holly Fear is 11 and has won through to the final on her second consecutive year. Last year she won the same class handling a different Bearded Collie.
JHA semi-final working classes I WAS delighted to receive an invitation to judge the Richmond semi-finals and very much enjoyed my appointment. The size of the ring was good but the shape and differing lengths of grass gave the handlers something to think about...
JHA semi-final terrier class winners POPPY Wynter is ten years old and handled Travella Striking Novely, a Wire Fox Terrier owned by Poppy and Ms K Hampton. She attends Sellack, Drybrook and Stonehouse ringcraft club. She also handles Smooth Fox Terriers and Lancashire Heelers.
JHA semi-final gundog classes IT WAS a great honour and privilege to be asked to judge such a prestigious event. I thoroughly enjoyed judging them all. I found it such a hard task choosing between them. They all presented their dogs correctly and to their best ability...
JHA semi-final utility classes ELEVEN-year-old Molly Cousins had to change dogs at the last minute as her Dalmatian was in season and she used Celia Bell’s Miniature Poodle Jusanin Glenister (Pippin). Molly is a member of Westbury and North Dorset ringcraft club and competed in...
THE ROLL OF HONOUR - past and present - DOG WORLD spoke to former overall winners of the JHA competition from the past 33 years. Although not actively involved in exhibiting nowadays, I really enjoy the organisational aspect of showing, and I am privileged to hold the position of vice-chairman and show manager of Border Union championship show held at Kelso every June...
HANDLE  WITH CARE: Feel-good factor week MY APOLOGIES to Ryan Ross and Robyn Arnall, the two toy handlers who won their classes at the Richmond JHA semi-finals. For some reason, I totally missed talking about them in the last Handle With Care. So the toy classes were...
Coventry Ladies KS Adult Handling Finals THE COVENTRY Ladies Kennel Society Keith Macgregor Memorial Adult Handling finals took place last Sunday, September 28. For the final time it was held in Coventry at the Sports Connextion, Ryton on Dunsmore. Before the competition started a...
SKC multi-discipline day ‘14 SATURDAY September 14 saw the Scottish Kennel Club host its popular juniors multi-discipline day. The event held at ‘The Barn’ in Perthshire offered juniors the opportunity to train in activities including...
Handle with care: Semi-finals showcase the best by Marina Scott I HOPE you have all recovered from the Richmond semi-finals – it was an exciting competition with what looked like some very close decisions. It was also a bittersweet three days as it was the last time the semis will be held at Richmond...
Agility and obedience training opportunity for YKC members Young Kennel Club (YKC) members are being given a unique opportunity to boost their canine training skills and attend a special fun training day in Oxfordshire on January 31 2015.
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