At the National Specialty this year Debby and Joe’s Christian (Ch Amorok’s Fifty Shades Darker) won an Award of Merit!
Breeze (GCh Amorok’s Light Breeze) won Veteran Bitch 9-11 class.
Holly (Yetieska’s Holly Go Lightly) won Sled Bitch Non-Degreed. Holly is owned by Laurissa and Stan Schmidt and runs on Joe Fitzgerald’s sled dog team.
Diane and Frank’s Maya (Ch Highlander’s Right as Rain) won 4th place in a very large BBE class, shown by her breeder Anne Palmer.
Ron and Terri’s Lance (Ch Snoebear’s Dueling in Defiance) won 4th in the Stud Dog class and made the cut in BOB.
Apparently another highlight of the show was the discovery of a new human treat – vodka Gummy bears. We are looking forward to trying these at a future CSHC event.
Many of our members attended the National Specialty this October 28 – November 2 in Midland, Michigan.
Events began with a Rig Race on Monday. Ron, Terri, and Joe competed in several classes. Ron placed third in the 4-dog rig class and Joe placed forth. Ron also won the 2-dog rig class and the 2-dog scooter class. Terri won the 1-dog canicross class.
Ron and his team at the 2013 SHCA Rig Race
Joe and his team at the 2013 SHCA Rig Race
Tuesday was the day for Obedience and Rally. Jack (Krystal Wolf’s Captain Jack) and Tango (Amorok’s Light Fandango) competed in both. Jack won first place in Rally Advanced and in Rally Excellent classes. It was Tango’s first time ever in the Obedience or Rally ring and he did very well. He qualified in Beginner Novice Obedience and he earned a score of 96 in Novice Rally.
Wednesday Jack and Tango competed in Agility and Jack qualified in JWW and in Time2Beat.
Tango and Jack with ribbons from 2013 SHCA National Specialty
Wednesday was also Sweepstakes judging.
Christian (Amorok’s Fifty Shades Darker) was 2nd in the 9-12 Month Dog class. Gretsky (Yetieska’s Hat Trick of Amorok) was 2nd in the 15-18 Month Dog class.
In the Best of Breed class on Saturday Gale’s Mandy (GCh Amorok’s Lighten Up Kadian) and Laurissa Schmidt’s Poppy (Ch Yetieska’s Wild Poppy, daughter of Sarge) received an Award of Merit.