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Ryan - Winners Dog at the New Castle Kennel Club show on May 26, 2012 for a 4 point major and his championship

Conformationally, Ryan is well balanced, has beautiful angulation, and has lots of bone.  He has a beautiful head, nice length of neck, and low set and long ears.  He has a nice tail set and carriage.  He has a very nice front both angles and depth of chest without being too much.  He has lots of dark coat, it is thick and crisp curls all over.  Ryan has beautiful movement and it amazes me how effortlessly he moves.  He has good proportions, tons of rib spring and short loin.  He has incredibly muscular thighs which I just love. He is 24 1/4 inches high at the shoulders and weighs 68 pounds. 

Ryan made his dog show debut at the IWSCA supported entry at the Maryland Sporting Dog Association show on March 4, 2011 at 11 months of age.  He showed beautifully and moved effortlessly.  He got reserve winner's dog and best puppy.  He had a blast in the puppy sporting group and he thought the whole experience was great fun.  So much so he was very eager to get back into the ring on Sunday.  He loves the show ring!  He really loves the photographers.  They throw toys to get the dogs attention and he is sure the photographer needs him to retrieve them.

Ryan earned his championships by winning the following points:

  • Best of Breed/Best of Winner's at the Nebraska Kennel Club show on July 16, 2011 for 2 points

  • Best of Breed/Best of Winner's at the Nebraska Kennel Club show on July 17, 2011 for 2 points

  • Best of Breed/Winner's Dog at the Carroll County show on January 21, 2012 for 1 point

  • Winner's Dog at the Annapolis Kennel Club show on January 22, 2012 for 1 point

  • Winner's Dog/Best of Winner's at the IWSCA supported entry at Maryland Sporting Dog show on Saturday, March 3, 2012 for a 4-point major

  • Winner's Dog at the Old Dominion Kennel Club show on April 21, 2012 for 2 points

  • Ryan finished his breed championship by winning a 4 point major at the New Castle Kennel Club show on May 26, 2012.

Ryan showed beautiful at the 2012 IWS national specialty.  This was his first specialty and he won 2nd place in the Open class.  The boy who won first in the Open class went on to earn winner's dog/best of winners.  Ryan moved beautifully.  He is figuring it out that the show ring is not a race and he loves to show.  Ryan showed beautifully at the 2013 IWSCA national specialty and was entered in best of breed.  He made the first cut in a beautiful line up.

12/24/2014                                                                                                     

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