• Date: 06/07/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Kim Brown Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 05/11/2018

East Of England Agricultural Society

Breed: Belgian Shepherd Dog (Groenendael)

East of England Championship Show

Sunday 8th July 2018

Thank you to the committee for inviting me to judge. Also thank you to my efficient stewards who kept the ring running smoothly. I had a very enjoyable day.

Groenendael

Post Graduate Dog 3 entries

1st 6596 Niavana Man About Town

Beautiful male shown in excellent condition. Dark almond shaped eye, oblique set. Good length of muzzle. Good chiselling, small neat ears, well set and used consistently. Lovely square silhouette, good depth of chest for age. Good angulation front and rear, shown in excellent condition.
Moved light and even coming and going. Great showmanship, wonderful temperament.
RCC

2nd 6613 Bonvivant Liquorice Liquor

2 year old male of good type, lovely expressive almond shaped eye, small neat ears used well. Good length of muzzle. Mouth well split, square body shape. Good topline and underline. Good depth of chest, moved with a light and even gait coming and going.

Limit Dog 4 entries 1 absent

1st 6615 Niavana Maverick for Zandros

Another beautiful boy of excellent type. Good length of muzzle to skull, dark almond shaped eye. Very good chiselling, well split mouth, good arch to neck. Neat ears well set and used consistently. Lovely square outline, deep chest for age. Good underline and topline, tail of good length. Excellent side gait and moved well coming and going.

2nd 6598 Run For Cover Du Chemin Des Sorcieres At Depamead

Lovely male shown in good condition, good length of muzzle to skull. Almond shaped eyes, mouth well split, ears good shape and well used. I would prefer more reach of neck. Good topline and underline. Good rear angulation, just a little straight in shoulder placement. Crossing a little in front, good rear movement. Excellent side gait, super character.

Open Dog 3 entries

1st 6597 Ch. Becanbrie Darius

4 year old male of excellent type,, Good length of muzzle to skull. Well chiselled head, almond shaped dark eye, beautiful expression, Flat skull and well split mouth, neck well arched. Good topline and underline. Good depth of chest, excellent length of leg. Good angulation front and rear. Slightly sloping croup, excellent showmanship and character. Moved with a light and even gait coming and going. Excellent side gaits A worthy Champion.
CC

2nd 6614 Ch Gron-De-Mon Krusader

Lovely male shown in good condition. Small neat ears, well set and used constantly. Almond shaped dark eye, good length of muzzle. Minimal stop, good length of neck. Lovely square body shape, good depth of chest. Moved well all ways, coming and going.

Puppy bitch 1 entry

1st 6591 Invanse Almost Illegal ***

9 month old puppy of lovely type. Lovely dark almond eye, mouth well split, good length of muzzle to skull. Slight roman nose, small neat ears well set and used well. Good length of neck, good topline and underline. Slightly straight in shoulder placement, good rear angulation. Moved well for age, just a little loose in front, which you would expect from a puppy of this age, Excellent side gait.

Best Puppy

Junior bitch 1 entry

1st 6611 Jetaime All For Love **

Lovely female, good dark almond eye. Good length of muzzle, well split mouth. I would prefer smaller ears but well set and used well. Good arch to neck, good rear angulation. A little straight in shoulder placement. Moved OK coming and going when she settled.

Post graduate bitch 4 entries

1st 6605 Niavana Morocco

Beautiful female who caught my eye as soon as she entered the ring. The most beautiful expressive dark almond set eyes. Small neat ears well set and used constantly. Very good length of muzzle to skull. Very good chiselling. Such a beautiful expression which shouts Belgian Shepherd. Good length of neck and excellent square feminine body shape. Good length of leg. Good front and rear angulation. Good light and even gait coming and going. Excellent side gait.
CC and Best of Breed

2nd 6589 Niavana Moment Of Magic

Litter sister to 1. Beautiful expression, good length of muzzle to skull. Excellent chiselling, small neat ears well set and used well. Obliquely set almond shape dark eye, good length of neck. Good height at withers, good topline and underline. Slightly sloping croup. Lovely even gait coming and going.

Limit bitch 6 entries (2 absent)

1st 6587 Niavana Miss Money Penny At Chatmar

Beautiful feminine female of excellent type. Good length of muzzle. Small neat ears well set and used well. Mouth well split, excellent chiselling, good arch of neck. Good height at the withers. Beautiful body shape, good depth of chest. Good angulation both front and rear, Excellent side gait, light and even gait coming and going.
RCC

2nd Chrisvale Love Me Do With Vanistica

Lovely female shown in good coat. Good length of muzzle, well split mouth.,almond shaped eye, good arch of neck,small ears used constantly , Good topline and underline. Good shoulder placement, good rear angulation. Moved well coming and going, excellent side gait,excellent character.

Open bitch 6 entries

1st 6588 Niavana Heartbreaker

Another beautiful female shown in excellent condition. Long length of muzzle to skull. Beautiful chiselled head, mouth well split. Flat skull, small ears, well set and used well. Good almond eye. Good arch of neck, good height at withers, good topline and underline. Square body shape, slightly sloping croup. Moved with a light and even gait coming and going. Showed consistently on her toes.

2nd 6601 Revloch Love Me Do (IKC) IR JUN CH JW SCHM

Feminine female of good size. Beautiful almond shaped eye, good length of muzzle. Mouth well split. Beautiful chiselled head, ears small and used well. Good length of neck, topline held on the move, good underline. Lovely square body shape, shown in full coat, lovely temperament.

Veteran bitch 2 entries

1st 6600 Ch / IR Ch Revloch Celebrity Status (IKC) JW SCHM

7 year old female shown in beautiful condition. Lovely length of muzzle to skull. Beautiful dark almond eye. Well chiselled head, ears well set and used consistently. Neck well arched and good height at the withers. Slightly straight in shoulder placement. Good rear angulation, excellent side gait. Moved well coming and going. Lovely temperament.

Best Veteran

2nd 6603 Flambards Debutante

8 year old female. Feminine square body shape, good chiselling. Lovely dark eye, well split mouth. Ears a little tall but used well. Good arch of neck. Good topline and underline. Angulation good front and rear, I would prefer my length of leg, Moved well coming and going.

Judge: Kim Brown