Juniors


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.
Taking the lead by Andrea Keyte By the time many of you get around to reading this you will be preparing for the Dog World Coventry Ladies Kennel Society Keith MacGregor Memorial Adult Handling finals – 2014.
Handle with care - Sadness as we say goodbye by Marina Scott IT'S THAT time of year again – the first week in September that has always been associated with the Junior Handling Association’s semi-final competition.
34 years at Richmond Former winners of the JHA Handler of the Year share their tips for the big day and they share their memories of the year they won.
Taking the lead by Andrea Keyte SOUTH West Handler of the Year was held by Exeter and County Canine Society on Sunday August 24. Neil Hood was the secret judge who had a fabulous entry of both junior and adult handlers.
Try junior handling abroad - a World Show experience by Marina Scott Antonia Leech urges other juniors that if you get the opportunity to compete in handling abroad then grasp the opportunity with both hands.
Taking the lead by Andrea Keyte For a while I have been thinking about how we can raise the profile of adult handling and perhaps get it to the same level of ‘notoriety’ as the junior handling.
YKC camp 2014 - The new venue is a big hit Young dog-loving children and their four legged best friends have had their summer holidays with a week of ‘pawsome’ activities at the Young Kennel Club (YKC) Summer Camp.
Handle with care: Details of the new JHA changes in 2015 by Marina Scott YOU CAN be assured that the decision to change the format of the JHA semi-final competition wasn’t easy and has taken almost a year of planning.
All change for JHA 2015 IT’S ALL CHANGE for the Dog World/Junior Handling Association semi-finals which will change to a stakes format for the 2015 season.
I’VE HAD several queries in the past few months regarding Young Kennel Club stakes and the unbeaten dog rule at championship shows. What happens if your dog wins best of breed – can you withdraw from the YKC stakes class that you had originally...
Youngest ever boy to take part in international agility festival MAX GLOVER from Bracknell, Berkshire will be competing at the world’s largest agility festival at the age of six, with his dog Maisie, who has been deaf since birth.
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