- Show Date: 23/09/2023
- Show Type: Championship Show
- Judged by: Nicky Bower Contact Judge
- Published Date: 11/10/2023
Skye Terrier Club
The Skye Terrier Club Championship Show 23/9/2023
Firstly, I would like to say thank you to the STC for inviting me to judge the Championship show, it
has been an honour. Even though I have not been around the ring for some time it was nice to see a
good turnout of Skyes' on the day. Secondly it was lovely to see lots of new faces in the breed as well
as people I have known and have grown up around, still showing.
1, Herbert’s Riskerytree Dave’s Allan, Nice cream dog with a good skull and strong muzzle. Nice
expression, good ear placement. Nice overall outline, well bodied, long and level moved well with a
2, Taylor’s Riskerytree Ruaridh at Billkenstar, litter brother to 1. Dark silver dog with a strong head
and good expression, dark eye, correct bite: little unsettled on the move.
1 Lyne’s Madaza Box of Frogs Cream Drop ear, more mature than 2. Dark eye, correct bite. Correct
ear placement and super expression. Good reach of neck leading into good shoulders, well bodied.
In good coat. Classic drop temperament. Moved well around the well-presented.
2 Herbert’s Riskerytree Raven Wing, black dog with strong head and muzzle with dark eye. Lovely
expression when using his ears in good coat. Appeared a little anxious on the move.
1 Lyne’s Madaza Box of Frogs
2 DeLeie’s Verumamicus Cicero with Castrumskye, cream, with a super head and expression, good
ear placement with plenty of fringing and pigmentation. Nice depth of muzzle and length of skull.
1 Turner’s Knowlespring Quincy SHCEX , nice cream, lovely head, good eye. Plenty of fringing on the
ears. Nice expression, level topline, moved freely.
2 McLeod’s Esgia Glen Garloch, Dark silver, dark eye, correct bite, lovely expression when using his
ears. Level and low with a nice outline. Moved steadily around the ring. Happy disposition in good
1 Heath’s Lavaux’s Bahamian Chris, dark silver, lovely dog who is well balanced. Super head and
expression. dark eye, correct bite, nicely proportioned skull, lovely reach of neck leading into good
shoulder placement and length of rib, 3 L’s . Moved beautifully around the ring with the air of “look
at me”. Dog CC, BOS
2 Sanderson’s Esgia Highland Laddie, dark silver dog, with a lovely head and expression, dark eye,
correct bite. Nice reach of neck. moved well in the ring. Maintains his topline on the move.
1 Kendrick’s Ch Frisco Kiaora at Jeraro (Imp Cze), dark silver with a super head and expression. Still in
super condition for his age, well bodied and in good proportion, good reach of neck. Moved with
drive. Lovely overall outline. Res CC, BV
1 Holt’s Coriend Let’s do Justice, cream Very feminine young lady. In good proportions. Lovely
expression and feminine head, dark eye, good bite. Ears in correct placement, lovely reach of neck
leading into well placed shoulders. Long and level, moved well. Well-handled and presented. BP
1 Herbert’s Riskerytree the Magpie, black lovely young lady with a good head, correct ear
placement, lovely reach of neck, long and level. Little unsettled on the move and on the table. Well
2 Fook’s Silverbriar Isabelle, Dark Silver, with a feminine head, dark eye and correct bite, good ear
placement. Fun loving young lady who had quite a lot to say for herself whilst moving, needs a little
time to settle in the ring
1 Heale’s Rhoderns Helena, cream, very pretty young lady with a super head, dark eye, correct bite.
Lovely ear placement, very feminine, in super proportion, good reach of neck leading into good
shoulder placement, good length of rib and loin, moved effortlessly in the ring. BCC, BIS
2 Whitelam’s Madaza Star, cream bitch, dark eye, correct bite, pretty head, lovely reach of neck,
level topline and in good proportion. Quite immature to 1. well handled and presented.
1 Hamilton’s Headscrook Heads or Tails, silver bitch with a super head, good ear carriage, dark eye.
Little unsettled on the move.
1 Heath’s Skyeshire Rosie, cream, lovely young bitch who is well coated, good texture, Super
feminine head, great ear placement. Lovely fringing's, dark eye, correct bite. Well bodied up, moved
well going away but a little distracted on the return. RCC RBIS This young lady has a promising
future, look forward to seeing her progress.
2 O’Rourke’s Borcho Skoosh of Struanmore, cream bitch with a pretty head, good pigmentation,
dark eye, lovely disposition, well bodied, moved with drive.
1 Curtis’s Brakemill Midsummer Dream JW, dark silver, pretty expression, dark eye, good ear
placement, nice reach of neck, moved well with drive, well presented and handlled.
2 McLeod’s Esgia Lone Wolf, dark silver, lovely head and expression, well fringed ears, dark eye,
correct bite, long and level carried herself steadily around the ring.
1 O’Rourke’s Esgia Glen Scotia of Borcho cream bitch, correct pigmentation, dark eye, correct bite.
Well coated and well bodied, moved with drive. Lovely outline on the move long and level.
Beautifully presented and handled.
2 Curtis’s Ch Verumamicus Aurora of Brakemill JW cream with good pigmentation, dark eye, correct
bite, good reach of neck, lovely expression, moved well. Well handled and presented.
3 Parker’s Tweedsmuir Feebee Mine SHCM
1 Heath’s Perrylands Hello Again. Lovely cream bitch, in super coat for her age. Very feminine head,
super ear carriage, dark eye, correct bite, moved well. Well handled and presented.
2 McLeod’s Noap Chariot Madlen Mardzheri at Esgia (Imp Rus) Pale silver bitch also in supercoat for
her age. Lovely head and expression. Very staedy on the move.