• Show Date: 09/09/2023
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judged by: Alexandra Adshead Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 24/01/2024

Kington Horse Show And Agricultural Society

Kington Horse Show & Agricultural Society Open Dog Show 09.09.2023

English Setter

Special Yearling (1,0)

1. THOMAS Kanietter Sarka

14mo dog. Strong head with deep muzzle & well-developed nostrils. Stands straight with good bone and strong feet. Well-ribbed and held topline on the move. Shown in good condition and coped well in the day’s extreme weather. BOB

Limit (3,1)

1. THOMAS Kanietter Sarka

1st Special Yearling

2. WILLIAMS Skippit Sky Full Of Stars

6yo bitch. Feminine head & gentle expression. Good front assembly. Moved true fore & aft. Would like to see her in harder condition.

Open (1,1)

German Shorthaired Pointer

Special Yearling (2,1)

1. POWELL Hiccup’s Leaving A Legacy

12mo dog. Clean skull & well-set ears. Excellent front angulation and well-ribbed with plenty of heart room. Well arched toes. Moved around the ring with good reach and drive, holding topline well.

Limit (2,1)

1. RUSSELL Fraulynzway Lightning Bolt JW

14mo dog. Good head and well-developed nostrils. Excellent front assembly & elbows held tight to body. Excellent muscle tone. Moved well in profile.

Open (3,1)

1. WHITTAKER Pingarypoint Milk Shake

3yo bitch. Very neat and compact overall outline. Short coupled and strong, short back. Very athletic and moved gracefully around the ring Shown in excellent condition. BOB

2. RUSSELL Gaia’s Novaterra Vom Fraulynzway

6yo bitch, another shown with good muscle tone. Good head, well set ears and tight lips. Straight, effortless movement.

Gordon Setter

Limit (1,1)

Open (2,1)

1. ASHLEY-TURNER Hernwood The Botanist JW

2.5yo dog shown in excellent coat & overall condition. Strong head, good length of neck leading onto sloping shoulders. Moderate build and strong loin. Moved with drive around the ring and handled the heat of the day well. BOB


Special Yearling (3,2)

1. PHILO Sunhouse Black Is Back At Salmonmist (AI)

8mo B&W dog. Good head, correct dentition, strong neck. Held topline well on the move and displayed excellent tail carriage. BPIB

Limit (3,1)

1. STILGOE & FOX Teisgol Snow Queen JW

Liver & white 2yo bitch. Well-proportioned head. Presents a clean, balanced outline and correct topline. Good front assembly and stands on tight, strong feet.

2. OLIVER Olivesong Kiss Chase

B&W 5yo bitch with good front angulation which is balanced nicely in the rear. Would like a slightly broader muzzle. Shown in good condition.

Open (4,1)

1. PHILO Tenshilling It’s My Party For Salmonmist JW OSW ShCEx

Liver & white 2.5yo dog. Excellent head and correct muzzle. Head and tail carried correctly on the move. Elegant, strong neck and good angulation. Well-sprung ribs and short coupled. Moved with drive and good muscle tone. BOB

2. OLIVER & STILGOE Teisgol Love Is In The Air

3yo B&W bitch. Close up to 1. Nice head and front assembly. Another moving with good drive and accurate footfall.

3. STILGOE Glenariff Mojito Over Teisgol

Retriever (Flat Coated)

Special Yearling (5,0)

1. EGGINTON & DAVIS Pajanbeck One Moment In Time (AI)

12mo bitch who was my find of the day. Completely unexaggerated, moderate bitch and epitomises the phrase “raciness without weediness.” Beautiful head. Balanced, moderate angulation. Clean outline in profile. Short coupled. Tight feet. Displayed her athletic nature on the move. Unfortunately very out of coat and pushed hard in the challenge.

2. RICKETT Windyhollows Nordmann FIR

18mo dog who was a little over exuberant today. Liked his forehand construction and overall balance. When settled, presented a balance outline in profile. Shown in good coat and excellent condition.


Limit (1,1)

Open (2,0)

1. BUCKLEY Steelriver Hit The Beach With Buckleyhill

5yo dog, full of substance. Masculine head set on strong neck. Well-ribbed and short coupled. Good bone, strong pasterns and stands on tight feet. Moved with plenty of power around the ring and shown in excellent overall condition and coat. BOB

2. EGGINTON & DAVIS Pajanbeck Angels On My Side

4yo bitch. Excellent overall quality. Very close up to 1, but couldn’t match his drive today. Good head, elegant neck, balanced angulation. Moved accurately with good reach and balance.

Spaniel (English Springer)

Limit (2,1)

1. FUGLE Gleadsbury Destiny Belle

11mo bitch. Lovely outline in profile. Good head with kind eye and expression. Strong topline which she maintained well on the move. Lovely overall condition and plenty more to come from this pup. BOB & BPIB

Open (3,3)

Spaniel (Field)

Special Yearling (3,1)

1. JAMES Kingsmist Golden Future For Bleiddiaid

13mo black bitch. Very clean outline and unexaggerated. Neat skull with clean lines. Compact build and short coupled. Balanced movement & stands square on tight feet.

2. JAMES Bleiddiaid Galileo

14mo liver dog that is as masculine as 1 is feminine. Slightly heavy in the head and would like tighter flews. Lovely affectionate temperament. Well off for bone and plenty of substance. Moved effortlessly around the ring, despite the heat.

Limit (0,0)

Open (1,0)

1. GALLEN Sh Ch Woodsong Pleiades (IMP FRA)

4yo liver dog and very worthy of his title. Moderate all through with sufficient substance. Straight legs, strong feet and good bone. Good ribs and short coupled. Held topline well and moved with drive around the ring. BOB

Spaniel (Welsh Springer)

Limit (3,1)

1. WHITFIELD Glenbrows Thought To Amberdella

10mo bitch. Fantastic temperament coupled with a happy, feminine expression. Lovely rich colouring and coat in excellent condition. Stood square with balanced proportions all through. Nicely angulated and excelled in her movement. Delighted to award BPIB.

2. THOMAS Tiggerrock Top Gun

Lovely 14mo dog, very close up to 1. Loved his head and forehand construction. Nicely balanced. Good substance. Moved well.

Open (3,1)

1. JENKINS & WILLIAMS Cwmbeili Morgan

7yo dog shown in excellent condition. Gleaming coat and excellent muscle tone. Strong head, good length of neck and good bone all through. Hocks well let down & stands on tight feet. BOB

2. WHITFIELD Glenbrows Heart To Heart

7yo bitch with gentle expression. Moderate angulation and presents a balanced outline. Moved accurately fore and aft but lacking in drive – perhaps due to the heat of the day.

Miss Alexandra Adshead (Afonbach)