Juniors


Judges report Firstly my thanks to Liz Cartledge and the JHA team for allowing me the honour to judge at this most prestigious event and to the owners who provided some quality exhibits for the juniors to handle, all were turned out in the best possible condition.
Focusing on the North east juniors by Marina Scott IT WAS the first time to the North east of England for me as a junior handling trainer and it certainly wonít be the last, writes Marina Scott.
DO YOU know a YKC junior who has accomplished something fantastic in the dog world? If the answer is yes, please take the time to nominate them for this yearís Shaun McAlpine Outstanding Young Person Award.
Itís been a bit of a whirlwind for Connie by Marina Scott MY NAME is Connie Rose Hazeltine and I have just turned 16. I love showing horses and dogs and have just started studying at Merrist Wood College this month for an Equine care diploma.
WHEN YOU are showing your dog you need to look good as well as the dog and, as I explored a fortnight ago there are some sensible doís and doníts when it comes to showing outfits. Recently Iíve found myself going for smart tailored jackets teamed...
Meet the JHA final judge The national final is sponsored by DOG WORLD and takes place at Discover Dogs, Earls Court, London on November 10. The judge is Gary Gray.
MORE THAN 190 of the countryís top junior handlers gathered at Richmond Championship show in September for the DOG WORLD Junior Handling Association Semi-finals.
Happy birthday to the twins! by Marina Scott TWINS, Nicola and Jenna Sturrock from Forfar celebrated their 21st birthday recently on gundog day at Darlington championship show. Itís quite unusual to have siblings competing in the same hobby but to do it successfully and as part of a twin duo...
I happened to be in the right place at the right time for two of the three days of Darlington to watch Mrs Harding judge the YKC handling classes. I enjoyed chatting to some of you as well. It was really good to see some of the older handlers...
One man, his dogs and clubs by Marina Scott LEWIS Fraser, 13, from Inverness, has been showing dogs, mainly Beagles and a Petit Basset Griffon Vendťen, for seven years. He has qualified for Crufts 2013 in both breed classes and YKC stakes final and all these achievements from someone who...
THE SUN definitely shone on the Junior Handling Association semi-finals making an exciting event even more enjoyable. You will be able to read full reports of this in DW October 12 and by then excitement will really be building for the lucky 14...
THE Junior Handling Association semi-finals kick off today bright and early in the rings of Richmond. All year juniors will have been competing in the qualifying classes that are scheduled at open and championship shows.