2019 Results and Critiques

Shetland Sheepdog Club of NSW 13th March 2019 show

Judge Ms Lisa Berrill - Shemana Shelties

 

 

Baby Puppy Dog - (Best Baby in Show)

1st - Lyndream Imperial Moet

4 Month old dog -  Impressive baby with a balanced head with an almond eye obliquely set.  Sweet expression.   Good length of neck going into a well laid front angulation.  Correct length of body, well angled rear.   Moved well on the out and back.   Very good ground covering movement for a youngster.   Baby in Show Winner

Minor Puppy Dog -  

1st - Peerilee Blu Print

7 Month old Blue dog -  Balanced head that is still developing, currently a little lean. Ear wider at the base but used well for his handler.  Adequate length of neck, but currently open in angulation front and rear.   Moved with tail carriage a little high, but that could be a balance thing currently.    Lovely blue colour, presented well and responded well to his handler.  

Junior Dog -

1st Hartly Keep Commenting 

14 month old dog – Masculine balanced head, with a correct dark almond eye well set.  Ears set well on skull and nicely tipped.  Sweet expression.  Good length of neck going into a well laid front.  Correct length of body with a lovely sweep over the croup.   Would have preferred a longer tail to finish him off better behind.  Moved well, but a little unsure of himself on the day.  Abundant coat in very good condition.

2nd Cheralay As If By Magic

Balanced head with sweet expression.  Correct almond eye obliquely set.  Ear well tipped and set high on the skull.  Long neck and longer in body then 1st place so rolled on the side gait.   Angled well in front  but would have preferred a little more let down of hock.  Coat currently going through a change.  Again another young dog unsure of himself on the day.

Intermediate Dog (Inter in Show)

1st Ch Hartly How About That  

A dog with a very sweet expression, balanced head with a dark almond and obliquely set eye.  Ears well tipped and set correctly on the skull.   Good length of neck with a well laid front.  Correct length of body finished with a lovely sweep over the croup.  Abundant coat of correct texture.  Would have preferred this dog to have a little more let down of hock.  Move well on the out and back and covered the ground on the sidegait.  Gave enough to his handler today to be awarded first place,

2nd Ch Deerod Dont You Know Its Magic

Another balanced head with good parallel planes,  Eye almond, but not as sweet in expression as 1st place.  Good length of neck, front well angled, but would have preferred a little more length of upperarm.  Correct length of body and well angled rear.  Moved well on the out and back and covered the ground adequately on the sidegait.  Coat of correct texture and in top condition. 

3rd Ch Ronashill Blue Tycoon

Blue Merle dog.  Showed and presented well by his handler.  A stronger head and overall a stronger dog hen 1st & 2nd but still balanced.  Ears set and tipped well.  Good length of neck and good length of body.  Would have preferred a little more angulation in front and a little more let down of hock.  Moved balanced on the out and back also on the sidegait.

Australian Bred Dog   (Aust Bred in Show)

1st Ch Sheldan Mile High

Masculine head, balanced with correct head planes.  Sweet expression with a correct dark almond eye.  Ears a little heavier and set a little low, but did not deter from his expression.   Correct length of neck and length of body finished with a lovely sweep over the croup.   Front and rear well angled.   Sound on the out and back and covered the ground well on the side gait.  Coat abundant and in very good condition.   Showed well for his handler.   Eventually went on to be awarded Dog Challenge and Runner Up Best in Show. 

2nd Ch Peerielee Iridescent Blu

Blue Merle dog with an abundance of coat.   A shorter but balanced head, eye a little round. Could do with a little more length of neck and little more angulation front and rear,   Good length of body with a sweep over the croup.  Pretty blue colour and coat of correct texture.   Moved well on the out and back, but would have preferred for reach and drive on the side gait.  Lovely temperament and responded well to his handler. 

3rd Ch Thurrana Tristram

Tri colour dog.  Head balanced but not as sweet in expression at the other place getters.  Full underjaw,  Ears a little high.  Good length of neck.  A little more open in angulation front and rear.  Nice black coat with good coppers and correct texture.

Open Dog 

1st NZ Gr/ Sup Ch Beauideal Midnight Rush

Head balanced but would have preferred a cleaner wedge and  a more almond shaped eye.  Ears set well on the skull and well tipped.  Correct length of neck, well angled front and rear.  A little longer in body  finished well with a correct sweep over the croup.   Balanced in his movement at all angles.  Slightly out of coat on the day, but he was presented very well.   Sound temperament.   This dog was awarded ResCC because of his impressive ground covering movement.  

Dog Challenge Ch Sheldan Mile High

Res Challenge   NZ Gr/ Sup Ch Beauideal Midnight Rush

 

Baby Bitch 

1st Hartly Thats That 

5 mth old bitch Head balanced with a sweet expression, correct almond shaped eye.  Ears well placed. Elegant neck into a well angled front for her age.  Correct length of body.  Would have preferred a little more strength in the rear.  Moved well for her age. 

2nd Summerset Tailor Made

5 mth old bitch Head balanced with a sweet dark eye. Would have preferred more stop and a smaller higher set ear.  Elegant neck, front angled well for age.  Good length of body.  Little long in hock.  Pretty coloured sable. 

Minor Bitch (Minor in Show)

1st Sheldan All My Dreams 

7 mth old sable bitch.  Balanced wedge shaped head with correct almond shaped eye, sweet expression.  Ears a little large at base and would have preferred them to be set higher on the skull. Currently looking a little leggy, but that is the age.  Elegant neck into well angled front.  Good length of body.  Would have preferred also a better let down of hock.   Covered the ground well on the side gait.

2nd Arajento Its About Time 

Smaller bitch with an abundant of coat for her age.  Head balanced, but would have preferred a little more fill under the eyes. Would have preferred the eye to be more almond and obliquely set.  Good length of neck with a well angled front.  Good length of body finished with a correct sweep over the croup. Well angled hindquarter.  Covered the ground well on the move.

3rd Brashelle Sweet Child O Mine

Tri colour bitch.  Head balanced with a good fill of underjaw. Pretty expression but would have preferred a more almond eye.  Adequate length of neck, front is currently narrow requiring more spring in the rib, hopefully will improve with development of her body.   Well angled rear with a good let down of hock.   Beautiful pigment, colour and quality of coat. 

Puppy Bitch (Puppy in Show)

1st Ch Deerod Thats The Way It Is 

10mth old bitch. Balanced head with pleasing expression.  Dark almond eye, well placed.  Good length of neck. Front angled well, would have preferred a better return of upperarm.  Longer in body, but finished with a lovely sweep of croup.  Abundant coat for her age of correct texture.  Covered the ground well on the side gait. 

2nd Brashelle Candy Crush

7 mth old Blue bitch.  Balanced head, would have preferred a more almond eye and more underjaw.  Ears well placed on the skull.  Neck of good length.  Currently more opened angled front and rear and little square in shape compared to number 1.  Lovely blue colour with coat starting to develop.  Lovely attitude in the ring.

Junior Bitch  (Junior in Show)

1st Hartly Jewel Of Fire  

12 mth old sable bitch. Balanced head with a good dark almond and obliquely set eye, would prefer more fill under the eye and muzzle.  Elegant neck into a well laid forequarter.  Good length of body with a lovely sweep over the croup.  Covered the ground well on the side gait and was true on the out and back.  Currently out of coat due to age, but coat was of good texture. 

2nd Daydream Devil Inside

Tri bitch.  Pretty head and expression of a good shape.  Would have liked a little more fill of muzzle and underjaw  Ears a little lower set then number one.  Neck a little short and would have preferred a better lay of front angulation.  Good length of boy with a well angled rear.  Great coat quality and in abundance for her age.  Drove well from behind on the move but would have preferred more reach in front.

3rd Tisman Sayou Sayme

Tri bitch.  Head not as clean in shape as the first 2 placings.  Head balanced but a little rounder in back skull.  Eye also a little round and would have preferred it darker in colour.  Good length of neck and body. Strong level back with a good sweep of croup.  Rear well angled.  Covered the ground well on the side gait.  Coat of correct texture and good strong colour. 

Intermediate Bitch 

1st Ch Hartly How Devine

2yo bitch.  Balanced, but more solid in head, broader in backskull.  Lovely dark eye with great pigment.  Good length of neck in a well laid shoulder.  Correct length of body and moderately angled rear.  Covered the ground well on side gait.  A stronger bitch all over.

Australian Bred Bitch 

1st Ch Deerod Etoile Brillante 

Dark shaded sable bitch.  Balanced wedge shaped head with a lovely dark almond eye set well on the skull.  Good length of neck with a well laid shoulder.  Correct length of body with a lovely sweep over the croup.  Well angled hindquarter with a well let down hock.   True on the out and back and covered the ground well on the side gait.  Coat of correct texture and presented well.  Overall a quality bitch.

2nd Ch Brashelle Galactic Crisis

Blue merle bitch.  Shorter but balanced head with sweet expression.  Ears little wider in base and in set.  Adequate length of neck and little more open in angulation in front and would prefer a little more upper arm.  Well angled rear.  Moved true on the out and back, but would have liked more reach on the side gait.   Pretty blue colour well broken up. 

3rd Ch Hartly Ima Sweet Talker

Sable bitch.  A very clean wedge shaped head with an almond and obliquely set eye.  Sweet expression.  Elegant neck into a well laid forequarter.  Longer in body finished with a lovely sweep over the croup.  Moved true on the out and back, but lost her topline on the said gait.  Abundant petticoats, but a good textured coat. 

Open Bitch  (Open in Show)

1st Sup Ch Hartly Shine On Me

7yo sable bitch.  Balanced wedge shaped head with a sweet expression. Correct almond eye, but would have preferred a neater ear.  Correct length of neck into a well laid forequarter.  Strong level topline with a correct finish in the rear.  A well angled hindquarter with a good let down hock.  Moved so true on the out and back and held herself so well on the side gait covering the ground effortlessly.  Lovely amount of coat of correct texture not to hide this bitches elegant outline.  This little girl was not going to be denied on the day, absolutely lovely herself and went on to be awarded Best in Show. 

2nd Ch Sunland Scotch N Soda

Sable bitch.  Another balanced head, but a little more sold then number 1. Well placed neat ear. Eye a little more open, but still had a sweet expression.  Neck of good length, but would have preferred better angulation in forequarter with more upperarm.  Good length of body with a well angled rear.  Moved well on the out and back. Covered the ground well, but would have preferred for reach in front.  Good quality coat.  

3rd Ch Brashelle Scrumdiddlyumptious

Blue Merle Bitch.   Balanced head, but a little more solid in back skull and would have like a cleaner stop.  Heavier wider based ear.  Good length of neck and little more open angled in front.  Good length of body and a well angled hindquarter.  Moved true on the out and back and cover the ground well on the side gait. Coat of correct texture and a good blue colour.

Bitch Challenge   Sup Ch Hartly Shine On Me

Res Challenge   Ch Deerod Etoile Brillante 

BEST IN SHOW  Sup Ch Hartly Shine On Me

RES BEST IN SHOW  Ch Sheldan Mile High


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