• Date: 24/10/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Ann Ingram Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 29/10/2019

Midland Counties Canine Society

Breed: Bernese Mountain Dog

Midland Counties 2019

Judge Ann Ingram


Breed : Bernese Mountain Dogs


Puppy Dog (2)

1. Bird’s Cullumern Milano.

 Well built puppy with good bone and feet who scored on his shoulder placement and length of back. Broad skull, nice expression and correct stop. Strong neck, well laid shoulders, good ribcage and topline, moves well with a nice outline. Best Puppy.

2. Dybdall, Lydon, Hughes ‘ Carragbern Noble Heart of Rodiveco (IKC)

Impressive youngster in lovely condition. Very nice head and expression,with broad skull and correct stop, nicely arched strong neck, good bone and feet. Could be shorter in back, well sprung ribs, strong hindquarters, very enthusiastic on the move, one to watch for the future.


Junior Dog ( 6)(1)

1. King, Green & Dedman’s Parwizz Vom Durrbachler Waldemar At Arvella (Imp. NLD)

Well constructed dog who won on his good movement and carriage. Head needs time to develope in muzzle and have a little more stop. Could have tighter eyes. Strong neck running into well laid shoulders, good bone and feet, well sprung ribs, strong hindquarters, carries himself well on the move. 

2. Watkins’ Monalou Paul Hollywood

Well balanced dog in good coat with very nice head and expression. Strong neck, well laid shoulders, deep ribcage ,good topline and tail set. Not quite the rear angulation of the winner .

3. Flippance’s Tickbern What About Walter At Nenebern


Postgraduate Dog (7)(1)

1. Perks’ Kernow Festival Buzz SHCM

 Well presented in good coat with nice colour and markings. Scored with his very nice head and well shaped eyes. Strong neck could have a bit more reach. Good bone and feet, well sprung ribs, good body proportions, could have stronger hindquarters, moves soundly .

2.Dickson’s Monalou Raffael At Geruth

Impressive male with very nice outline. Head could have tighter eyes and a little more stop. Nicely arched neck, well laid shoulder, a little weak in pasterns, correct body proportions, strong hindquarters, covers the ground well on the move keeping his nice topline.

3 Hallam’s Napoleon Vom Durrbachler Wald At Waldershelf (Imp. NLD)TAF


Limit Dog (11 )(2)

1. King & Green’s Joseph Vom Durrbachler Wald At Arvella JW (Imp. NLD)

Well constructed male in good coat could have a little more white markings. Broad skull, kind expression and correct stop. Strong arched neck , well laid shoulders, good bone and feet. Deep well sprung ribs, strong hindquarters, moved really well covering the ground easily.

2. Hastings ‘ Bernemcourt Liv’n on a Prayer.

Impressive male in super coat and great colour markings. 

Broad skull , nice expression, strong muzzle, correct stop Strong neck, well laid shoulders, a little weak in pasterns and not quite the front of winner. Deep ribs, strong hindquarters covers the ground well on the move.

3. Fairclough’s Monalou Spirit of Discovery


Open Dog ( 4)( 1)

1. Benson’s Ir.Ch. Maple Ridge The Dark Knight At Bernervalley

Impressive male with lovely outline in great coat and condition with good colour. Broad skull, correct stop, could have slightly tighter eyes. Nicely arched strong neck, good bone and feet. Well sprung ribs , correct body proportions, strong hindquarters, moves really well covering the ground easily, keeping his correct topline. C.C.

2. Green’s Matthias Vom Durrbachler Wald At Waldershelf JW (Imp.NLD)

Another very good moving dog who goes with great drive and nice carriage. Broad skull , lovely expression,correct stop and strong muzzle, strong well arched neck, well sprung ribs, strong hindquarters, just preferred the front on winner. Res. CC.


Veteran Dog ( 1)

1. Ratcliffe’s Welshbern Seven Seas of Rhye At Tribern SHCM

7 year old in great condition and moving so very well, with great drive and ground covering movement . Kind expression, could have slightly shorter muzzle and a slightly wider skull. Great bone and substance, well sprung ribs, very nice outline and great attitude.


Minor Puppy Bitch ( 2)(1)

1. Pawlyszyn’s Materas Azure

8 months old who has so much to like about her. Lovely head and expression broad flat skull, strong neck, well laid shoulders , good bone and feet. Well sprung ribs, deep chest, good topline and tailset, covers the ground easily on the move with good carriage and outline.


Puppy Bitch ( 2)

1. Pawlyszn’s Materas Grande Sierra

A close decision, winner scored in front assembly . Well balanced head needs time to develop a little more stop. Strong neck, good bone and feet, great coat and condition, well sprung ribs, strong hindquarters, moves really well, keeping her nice outline . 

Best Puppy Bitch.

2. Head’s Cullumbern Valencia Millermead

Such a nice head with her broad skull , correct stop and tight expressive eyes. Could have a little more layback of shoulder , good body and topline, strong hindquarters, moves really well with good drive and covering the ground easily. Very good coat and colour.


Junior Bitch (5)( 3)

1. King & Green’s Olivia Vom Durrbachler Wald At Arvella (Imp. NLD)

Well presented in great coat and condition with very nice colour and markings. Scored with her head and expression. Strong neck running into well laid shoulders, good bone and feet. Deep chest, good topline and hindquarters, could be tidier in front but goes around very well with nice carriage and outline.

2. Wright & Kirk’s Objet D’Art Du Hameau De Baika Avec Roesilbern JW (Imp. FRA)

Another well presented bitch with good colour and markings and so much to like with her good bone , deep chest, strong hindquarters which she uses well on the move. Head just needs time to develope and eyes could be slightly more almond shaped.


Yearling bitch ( 5)( 3)

1. Sutton & Davenport-Willis’ Nelstephbern Dior Foreva.

Well presented in great coat and condition with good colour and markings. Very nice head with broad skull, correct stop and lovely expression. Strong arched neck, well laid shoulders, good bone and feet. Deep chest, good forechest, strong hindquarters, moves really well keeping her lovely outline. A strong contender in the challenge. 

2. Flanagan’s Collansues Lexis Pot of Gold

Well marked bitch with lovely attitude. Head could be a little shorter in muzzle and have more stop. Nice expression. Good reach of neck and well laid shoulders, could be shorter in loin, moves really well with good ground covering movement.



Postgraduate Bitch (6 )(2)

1. Watson’s Stepdashar Winters Wish

Well constructed bitch who scored with her head and expression. Strong arched neck, well laid shoulders, deep chest good forechest. Good topline and hindquarters.

2. Knight’s Kernow Something Fancy

Well presented in good coat, head could have stronger muzzle and tighter eyes. Strong neck, turns her feet out a little, well sprung ribs , good body proportions, goes around the ring well with nice temperament.

3. Harris’ Meadowparks Dancin On My Own.


Limit Bitch ( 7)(1)

1. Dybdall & Lydon’s Tjofselinas UK Ella Rose For Meadowpark. (Imp. Swed)

Eye catching bitch in gleaming coat and condition. Broad skull with correct stop, could have better expression. Nicely arched neck well laid shoulders, good bone and feet. Well sprung ribs , good body and hindquarters, tailset a little high. Very positive on the move.

2. Flanagan’s Collansues Precious Rock

Well presented in good coat and nice colour markings. Broad skull, kind well shaped eyes, strong neck, could have a little more layback of shoulder, good body proportions, moves with good drive and carriage but can dip her topline slightly at times .

3. Spencer’s Padiky Star Studded Skye JW.


Open Bitch ( 8)(3)

1. Sutton’s Ch. Bernsteph Dior Remember Me JW

Really caught my eye from the start with her well presented coat, good colour and overall balance, no exaggerations here! Classic head with broad flat skull, correct stop and strong muzzle. So well constructed with strong arched neck, well laid shoulders, good bone and feet. Deep chest well sprung ribs, correct body proportions and strong hindquarters. Really comes into her own on the move with her great front extension and free easy movement, lovely carriage and correct tail, she looks as if she could go all day! A pleasure to award her the CC and BOB in top class competition. 

2. Peacocke’s Meadowpark Everlasting Love.

Very nice head with broad skull , correct stop and kind expression. Good reach of neck, could have better feet and pasterns. Well sprung ribs, strong hindquarters which she uses so well on the move.

3. Miles’ Ch. Jaybiem My My My JW.


Veteran Bitch (1)

1. Atherton’s Ch. Athersbern Peronelle Blush.

What a lovely picture this bitch makes with her classic head,dark expressive eyes and lovely temperament. Strong well arched neck running into well laid shoulders, good bone and feet. Correct body proportions, deep chest, strong hindquarters, a pleasure to watch on the move, with her great outline and positive attitude. Wonderful coat and condition. So very close decision between her and the CC Winner. Res.CC.