JHA semis at National Working and Pastoral


JHA semis at National Working and Pastoral

Four junior handlers won through to the Junior Handling Association/Dog World UK Junior Handler of the Year competition last Saturday when National Working and Pastoral Breeds Society hosted a qualifer. The judge of the two working classes was all-rounder Frank Kane and judging the pastoral classes was former JHA winner Hollie Kavanagh


Winning the working six-11 years class in an entry of five was Elizabeth Hodgkinson, handling a Bernese Mountain Dog, who is through to her first JHA final. Making the presentation are Marina Scott from sponsor Dog World, judge Frank Kane and Irene Terry.


Lauren Bridges is through to her second final as she was the winner of the six-11 years pastoral class from an entry of ten – this time handling a Cardigan Corgi. They are seen with judge Hollie Kavanagh, Liz Cartledge and Marina Scott. 


Kizzy Porter has been in the final a few times before handling a Parson Russell and this time qualified handling a Siberian Husky and winning the 12-16 years working class in an entry of 12. She is pictured with  judge Frank Kane and Marina Scott.

Robyn Arnall is through to another final, this time with an Australian Shepherd after winning the 12-16 years pastoral class out of ten entries. Also pictured are judge Hollie Kavanagh,  Liz Cartledge and Marina Scott.