Well, Fiddles pregnancy seems to be showing, but I really wanted to try and get our owner handled bronze, and finish our Grand Championship. Her movement was starting to struggle toward the end, but we did it! Wednesday: BOS/BOBOH: CH Clarjos Twisted Golden Fiddle RL HSAc (3 pt major) Thursday: SB/BOBOH: CH Clarjos Twisted Golden … More Grand Champion Fiddle: The Blue and Grey Cluster – Harrisburg, PA
Fiddle has returned from being bred, and we are totally hitting up the Blue Crab Cluster in Doswell, VA for four shows! 3/29/23 Chesapeake Virginia Dog Fanciers Association Show #1 Judge: Ms Katheryn Madden BOB: CH Clarjos Twisted Golden Fiddle RL HSAc (over the #2 ACD in the country!) 3/29/23 Chesapeake Virginia Dog Fanciers Association … More Road Trip Leg 6 – Blue Crab Cluster
Because I wanted something beautiful for my wall. I contracted my friend Bekki, who works for American Dog Fancier, and they created an absolute work of art for me. And I am in love.
This is the last weekend of work before Fiddle goes off to be bred. We worked the alley way on cattle. One of the things we have been working on is changing directions and covering and gathering without me supporting with the physical movement. She was doing ok with the driving and the inside flanks, … More Fiddle – Cathy Hartley
Saturday 02/18/23 In West Friendship, MD Judge: Mr. Lloyd Graser I forgot how to show a dog……. Sunday 02/19/23 In West Friendship, MD Judge: Mrs. Polly (Mrs. Robert) D. Smith Select Bitch – CH Clarjos Twisted Golden Fiddle RL HSAc – 5 Point Major, 1 Champion Defeat
One of my puppy buyers is amazing! She decided to feature Fiddle and our cattle dogs in the digital edition of the Australian Cattle Dog Quarterly! She showcased some of my very favorite Fiddle pictures, with the cover taken by Sandra Allen, and featuring some of her amazing little babies!
Erie Kennel Club Sunday 01/29/2023 Judge: Mr Lawrence Terricone I really loved this judge. He looked at me stacking Fiddle, and was like…. No, don’t do that. Leave her be! Fiddle moved so smooth through the ring that day, and wound up taking her third major to finish her Championship. She also took Owner Handled … More CHAMPION Fiddle: Erie Kennel Club, Owner Handled Group 4
So, with Fiddle, I have been working A LOT on getting her to roll off stock and take square flanks on cattle, be them the inside or outside varieties. And… it became super apparent at the clinic, that we didn’t do any work in having her bring and keep cows to me without me telling … More Fiddle: Larry Painter Cattle Clinic
Well, the National Owner Handled Rankings came out. And Fiddle is tied for #8, with 45 total points. From her two Owner Handled Group 3, and 3 Owner Handled Best of Breed I am a bit bummed we are breeding her when she comes in, because I want to ride this train out!
Well, we ventured out to the AKC herding trial over New Years, Ukulele was making her sheep debut, and Fiddle and Mazikeen were trying to finish up their started Cattle Titles Fiddle Finished Saturday, with a respectable score in the 80s. Our first shots at intermediate were actually pretty nice too. Got a lot of … More New Years Herding Trial