• Show Date: 07/09/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Jeff Horswell Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

Richmond Dog Show Society

Breed: Hovawart

Richmond Hovawart

Interesting to judge this breed for the first time. I found those present to be fairly uniform. Veteran D/B (2) 1st: 3336 McLURE Mr J & Mrs C Hightimbers Penny The better mover of these 2, although not as good in topline. Well balanced head. Lengthy neck. Nice width of chest. Rather down on pasterns now. Well ribbed back. Moderate rear. 2nd: 3340 WOODGER Mrs K A Hightimbers Tuppence Well proportioned. Pleasing head. Good neck. Slightly narrow in chest. Pasterns could be better. Well ribbed. Level topline. Moderate rear. RBD Sp Beginner D/B NE Puppy D NE Junior D NE Post Grad D NE Open D (1) 1st: 3333 FOAKES Miss P J Kanukalos Rhapsody V well conditioned d who has an easy profile action. Liked his head. Correct neck. Moderate front and could be better coming towards. Level topline. Good rear which he uses v well. BD Puppy B ne Junior B (1) 1st: 3331 CAMPBELL Miss L Micona Juliet (IKC V good young b. She is well presented and in super muscle. Fem head. Strong neck. Well laid shoulder. Nice chest. Fairly well sprung ribs. Level topline quite a good rear. Just needs to mature. RBB Post Grad B (3) Quite an evenly contested class. 1st: 3334 HEMSWORTH Mrs S & Mr M Driftingsky Tousle Won on her easy movement. Fem head. Correct length neck. Well laid shoulder. Good return of upper arm. Level topline. Chest to her elbow. Well bent stifle. In super coat. 2nd: 3338 SPENCER Mrs M Kanukalous Harmony At Hightimbers She is slightly better in front that 3. Fem head. Good neck. Well laid shoulder. Just needs a bit more width to her body. Uses her rear well. 3rd: 3339 SPENCER Mrs M Pines Flash In The Pan At Hightimbers Open B (1) 1st: 3337 McLURE Mr J & Mrs C Kanukalos Burletta Mature b who is a v easy mover. Fem head. Slightly short in neck and forward in shoulder. Chest to elbow. Level topline. Moderate rear. BOB

Jeff Horswell