• Show Date: 30/07/2023
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judged by: Valerie Mann Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 09/08/2023

Hawick & District Canine Society

Judges report of Hawick & District Canine Society Open Show 30th July 2023

Border Terrier.

J (3)

1 Allison Achnagairn Ruby Red. 10mth Grizzle bitch with a lovely feminine head. Dark eyes of correct shape, strength of muzzle. Enough breadth of skull for age & well set & carried ears. Narrow all through with correct deep of chest. Ribs reach well back. Firm level topline held on the move & correctly set & carried tail. Balanced angulation with a good width of second thigh. Really good texture to her coat, thick loose pelt & spannable. Moved well showing reach & drive.

2 McCluskey Chadbrook Astrid. 11mth Grizzle bitch. Another attractive puppy with a feminine head. Strength of muzzle & well set ears. Good length of rib. Firm, level topline with well set & carried tail. Good coat with a thick loose pelt & spannable. Moved well.

3 Grassie Valicetarn Vienna Eclipse At Sandyfaulds.

PG (2)

1 Appleby Hollexby Travellin Man. 4yr old Grizzle dog. Good masculine head with well set ears & dark eyes with a keen expression. Strength of muzzle. Good reach of neck into well laid shoulders. Narrow all through with a good length of rib. Well muscled hind quarters. Just enough coat of good texture. Spannable. Moved well.

2 Armstrong Carrickfarm Myra. 20mth Grizzle bitch. Smaller bitch with a feminine head, well shaped eyes with correct width of skull. Well angulated all through. Thick loose pelt & spannable. Just enough coat of good texture. Moved well.

O (2)

1 Grassie Ravenside Run To Me At Sandyfaulds. 2yr old Grizzle dog. Lovely masculine head having strength of muzzle, well shaped dark eyes & neat well set ears. Good reach of neck leads to well laid, close bladed shoulders. Well angulated fore & aft with a nice width of second thigh. Narrow all through with an excellent coat, thick loose pelt & spannable. Firm level topline held on the move with correct tailset. Moved soundly with plenty of reach & drive. BOB

2 Appleby Oakyard Objet D’Art At Hollexby. 7yr old Grizzle bitch with a feminine head. Nice expression with dark eyes of correct shape. Well set ears lie close to her cheek. Straight front, ribs reach well back. Good topline & tailset. Nicely angulated all through with width of second thigh. Moved well.

Val Mann (Judge)