• Show Date: 12/08/2023
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Jeff Horswell Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 29/08/2023

Bournemouth Canine Association

Breed: Bernese Mountain Dog


Bernese Mt Dog

I took over Trish Goodyear’s entry the day before, and Im sure we all send her good wishes and a speedy return to full strength.

Minor Puppy D ne

Puppy D (1)


Quite a substantial d, would like a bit more leg length. He has a masc head with a broad skull. Medium neck. Deep chest.well ribbed. Can firm in topline. Moderate rear which he uses v well.BP

Junior d (1)

1st: 2449 MILES, Ms J B Jaybiem Noah Fence

Liked his proportions, needs a bit more confidence. He has a good head, correct stop. Medium neck. Broad chest. Level topline. Well bent stifle. Bit close going away and wide in front.

Yearling d (1)

1st: 2427 ANUFROWICZ, Mrs Agnieszka HR Ch Jun Ch Thunder Taro Bohemijos Zibute C.I.B-J

Really good young d lovely shape and proportions with decent length leg. Well balanced and masc head. Tight eyes. Could have slightly more neck. Well laid shoulder. Deep and broad chest. Level in topline. Well sprung ribs. Moderate rear. Could be a little more accurate but a good stride. His better proportions and topline in the challenge took the CC. V well presented, just don’t over do it. BOB

Post grad d (2)

1st: 2432 BRAMBLE, Mrs Julie & BRAMBLE, Mr Michael Nelstephbern me and my boy with shirdees)

Typical male. Better in topline than 2. His head is balanced with a good eye and expression. Short neck. Could be broader in chest. Deep ribs that go well back. Well bent stifle with low hocks. In good coat.


2nd: 2447 MEAKIN, Mrs Rachael Clare & MEAKIN, Mr Paul Bernsego Saburban (Imp RUS

Liked his well balanced head, correct stop. He too is short in neck. Fair front. Deep chest. Well ribbed. Moderate rear. Just a fraction longer than 1.

Limit d (3)

All quite different.

1st: 2436 COOKE, Mrs Penny & STEVENS, Mr James Tickbern Yardhand

He has the best profile action in class. Masc in head. Could have a bit more neck. Good width of chest. Well sprung ribs. Topline better moving than standing. Moderate rear.

2nd: 2451 O'TOOLE, Mrs Deborah & O'TOOLE, Mr John Fortonpark Talk Of The Town

Bigger type of d. He has a masc head. He too is short in neck. Deep chest. Balanced and moderate in angulation. Fractionally longer than 1.

3rd: 2428 AUSTEN, Miss Mandy Kernow Blue Mist

Open d (6)

Competitive class.


V typical outline and accurate out and back with decent stride. V well presented. Liked his masc head. Enough neck. Decent front with a broad chest and v well sprung ribs. Level topline. Moderate hind angulation. RCC

2nd: 2430 BIRD, Ms K Ch Cullumbern Milano JW

Another v typical d, Liked his head. Not quite the neck of 1 but better than many. Decent front. Wide chest and just a bit wide coming towards. Well ribbed. Level topline. Moderate rear with low hocks.

3rd: 2440 COTTON, Mr & Mrs N & D Ch Shirdees Greatest Showman at Jukesbern

Veteran d. (1)

1st: 2455 STEPHENSON, Mrs Linda & STEPHENSON, Mr Frank Kernow Something

V typy 7 yrs dog. Head is masc, deep stop. Teeth could be cleaner. Medium neck. Quite a good shoulder. Just a bit tied in elbow coming towards. Deep chest. Well ribbed. V good rear.

S beginners d/b ne

Minor puppy b ne

Puppy b ne

Junior b (1)

1st: 2431 BLYTHE, Mrs Tracey Rodiveco Dulce Mijenta Avec Bernbienaime

Quite raw, which is no bad thing at this age, but her proportions are good. Would like her a bit longer in muzzle. Enough neck well balanced in angulation. Could have more width of chest. Level topline.

Yearling b (3,1)

1st: 2456 SUTTON, Mrs Joanne & DAVENPORT-WILLIS, Mrs Helen Nelstephbern Dior By Design

She has a v good outline and correct proportions. Fem head, good eye and expression. Ok neck and shoulder. Better width chest than 2. Well ribbed. Level topline d. Good rear, could be tidier out and back but good in profile.

2nd: 2438 COOKE, Mrs Penny & STEVENS, Mr James Tickbern Zonly One of Me

Liked her proportions. Just a bit narrow in head. Enough neck. Chest almost to elbow. Well sprung ribs. Moderate rear.

Post grad b (3,1)

1st: 2443 KING, Mrs Rebecca & GREEN, Mrs Jackie & DEDMAN, Mr Hastaa Vom Durrbachler Wald At Arvella (Imp NLD)

In super muscle and beautifully conditioned. Colour of front legs could be better. Liked her head. Medium neck. Deep chest, with better width than 2. She is well ribbed back and holds a firm topline. Well bent stifle. Could be slightly more accurate moving but v good in profile.

2nd: 2446 MEAKIN, Mrs Rachael Clare & MEAKIN, Mr Paul Salentum Terrae Amber (IMP ITA)

Liked her size and outline. She has a strong but fem head. Medium neck. Narrow chest and turns her feet, medium neck. Moderate but balanced in angulation. Has a level topline.

Limit b (5,2)

1st: 2434 COOKE, Mrs Penny & STEVENS, Mr James Tickbern Yes I Can Yodel

Like her proportions, best mover in this class. She has a fem head. Medium neck. Better shoulder than 2. Deep chest. Enough width in front. Well sprung ribs that go well back. Topline could be firmer. Moderate rear. RCC

2nd: 2442 KING, Mrs Rebecca & GREEN, Mrs Jackie & DEDMAN, Mr Olivia Vom Durrbachler Wald At Arvella (Imp NLD)

She is a fraction long otherwise a v good shape. Fem in head. More neck than 1. Deep chest. Well ribbed with a level topline. Low hocks. Could be tidier out and back.

3rd: 2433 BRAMBLE, Mrs Julie & BRAMBLE, Mr Michael Shirdees me and my girl

Open b (4,1)

1st: 2450 MILES, Ms J B jaybiem phoebe the won

Liked her proportions the best of these 3. She has a fem head. Medium neck. Well laid shoulder. Well ribbed. Liked her width of chest. Moderate rear. Accurate mover and a lengthy stride. CC, congratulations on her title.

2nd: 2457 SUTTON, Mrs Joanne & DAVENPORT-WILLIS, Mrs Helen Ch Nelstephbern Dior ForEva

Would just like a fraction more leg on her. She has a fem head or good width. Medium neck. Fair front. Wide chest. Well sprung ribs. Well bent stifle. Lengthy stride, could be tidier out and back.

3rd: 2441 HEAD, Mrs H M Ch Cullumbern Valencia Millermead JW

Veteran b (1 abs)

Jeff Horswell