South Eastern Pyrenean Mountain Dog Club - Limited Show Amended - 4th October

 

 

Please find below the amended Critique with the necessary corrections, my unreserved apologies for any upset this may have caused to specific exhibitors.

A pleasure to judge some lovely dogs and my thanks to exhibitors for the sporting & friendly way in which my decisions were taken, a lesson to other breeds I’m sure.

 

MPD/B (3)2a

1st       Kalkasi a Star is Born of Ricaduffal - 9 months male of medium size with badger markings, would prefer him stronger in head, nice eye giving him a lovely expression, good ears, correct reach of neck into well laid shoulders, steep in upper arm, correct bone, good depth and ribbing, correct coupling, well rounded rump, correct hindquarters with medium width of thigh and good angulation, stood straight behind, double dew claws. He was sound both ways with a steady side gait but would prefer a little more reach and drive, curl in tail on the move. Shown in good coat and condition for a youngster.

 

PD (3)

1st          Jacko Du Haras De Chante Neige Avec Kricarno (Imp Fra) - 11 months large male of good quality and breed type, lovely head & expression, good mouth, nice dark eye, good ears, correct reach of neck into well laid shoulders, he was well balanced throughout with good angles & proportions, correct bone, good depth of chest and ribbing, good coupling back needs to firm a little, well rounded rump, correct hindquarters with good width of thigh and correct angulation, stood straight behind, double dew claws. He was sound both ways with a lovely side gait showing good reach and drive, carried tail well on the move. Shown in good coat and condition. BOB & BPIS

 

2nd      Sketrick Odin - 9 months orange male of med/top size, lovely head and expression, nice dark eye, good mouth, shade stuffy in neck, well laid shoulder, he was well balanced throughout with good angles & proportions, good bone, rolling over the top line on the move, strong hindquarters, double dew claws. He was sound coming but a shade close away with a steady side gait showing fair reach and drive.

3rd       Kalkasi a Star is Born of Ricaduffal

 

JD (2)

1st       Jacko Du Haras De Chante Neige Avec Kricarno (Imp Fra)

2nd      Sketrick Odin

 

SPYD (1)

1st       Bursville Summer Knight - 15 months, medium sized male, lighter in head but lovely expression, good mouth, good eye, correct reach of neck into well laid shoulder, short & steep in upper arm, medium bone, good feet, correct depth, needs to strengthen in back, would prefer a little more angulation behind, double dew claws, correct length of tail. He was close away and needs to tighten in elbows coming, steady side gait but lacking in reach & drive, shown in good coat.

 

ND (2)1a

1st       Sketrick Odin

 

GD (1)

1st       Shanlimore Lucky Spirit - 3 years, medium/top sized male, fully entire, lovely head and expression, good mouth, nice dark eye, good ears, strong neck into well laid shoulders, shade steep in upper arm, medium bone, good feet, and correct depth of brisket and firm back into well rounded rump, strong hindquarters with good angulation. Double dewclaws. He moved close away, sound coming, lovely side gait. Would prefer a little more body condition, good coat.

 

PGD (3)1a

1st       Amandjena Conway Orlando - nearly 3 years medium/top sized male with slight badger marking on ears, lovely head and expression, good mouth, nice dark eye, strong neck into well laid shoulder, he was well balanced throughout with good angles and proportions, good bone, nice feet, correct depth of brisket, strong back into well rounded rump, strong hindquarters, double dew claws. He was sound both ways with a steady side gait showing fair reach and drive. He was sound both ways with a steady side gait. Shown in good coat and condition.

2nd      Shanlimore Lucky Spirit

 

LD (3)

1st       Kricarno Karrizzmatick – 4 years medium sized dog of good proportions, lovely head & expression, nice dark eye, good reach of neck into well laid shoulder, shade steep in upper arm, he was balanced, with good bone & feet, good depth of chest, correct topline into well molded croup and tailset, strong hindquarters, double dew claws, he was sound both ways with a steady side gait. Shown in good coat & condition.

2nd      Kricarno Kookie – 4 years medium sized male litter brother to winner, deeper in stop, nice dark eye, good mouth, good ears, good reach of neck into well laid shoulder, steep in upper arm, good bone & feet, level back into well rounded rump, strong hindquarters, double dew claws . He was sound both ways with a steady side gait/

3rd       Fontenay Newton Wonder – 5 years large male, good head & expression with nice dark eye, good ears, appeared stuffy in neck, well laid shoulder, steep in upper arm, good bone, good depth of brisket, could be firmer in back, good hindquarters with good strength, double dew claws. He was sound away but wider coming, steady side gait showing fair reach & drive, not in full coat & condition.

 

OD (3)

1st       Sketrick Next Addition – 4 years medium sized male of good proportions, of good quality & breed type, lovely head & expression with a nice dark eye, correct mouth, good ears, strong neck into well laid shoulder, he was well balanced throughout with good angles and proportions. Good bone and nice feet, correct depth of chest level back into well molded croup, strong hindquarters, with strong hocks, double dew claws, good tail carried well. He was sound both ways with a steady side gait showing fair reach but good drive. Didn’t perform in the challenge as well on the move Res BD & Res BIS

2nd      Kricarno Kookie

3rd       Fontenay Newton Wonder

 

VD/B (2)

1st       Sketrick Justification – 7 years orange marked boy of medium size & strength, lovely head & expression, good eye, correct ears, medium reach of neck into well laid shoulder, he was well balanced throughout with good angles and proportions, medium bone, slightly down on pastern, level back into well rounded rump, strong hindquarters with double dew claws. He was sound both ways with a steady side gait. Not in full coat.

2nd      Alchazandis Rupert Bear at Pyrajay – 9 years medium sized male, not entire, lovely head & expression, well defined stop, broad skull, good eyes & ears, good reach of neck into well laid shoulder, steep in upper arm, medium bone, strong pasterns, good depth of chest, strong back into well rounded rump, needs to be stronger in hocks, double dew claws. He was sound coming, weaker away, steady side gait showing fair reach & drive.

 

PGB (1)

1st       Desalazara Valencia – 2 years medium size female of good breed type, lovely head & expression with nice dark eye, good ears, correct mouth, good reach of neck into well laid shoulder, shade steep in upper arm, medium bone, good feet, correct depth of chest, back needs to firm a little, well molded croup and strong hindquarters delivering good drive on the move, double dew claws. She was sound both ways with a steady side gait showing fair reach and good drive, shown in good coat & condition. Res BB

 

LB (2)1a

1st       Shanlimore Pheobe at Bursville – 5 years good sized female, lovely head & expression, nice dark eye, good mouth, correct ears, shade shorter in neck, well laid shoulder, shade steep in upper arm, medium bone, strong pastern and good feet, correct depth of chest, needs to firm in back, well rounded rump, strong hindquarters with double dew claws. Wide coming, sound away, steady side gait showing fair reach & drive, not in full coat & condition.

 

OB (3)1a

1st       Kricarno Kornish Krystal – 4 years medium sized female of good quality & breed type, lovely head & expression, nice dark eye, good mouth, correct ears, good reach of neck into well laid shoulder, shade steep in upper arm, medium bone, good feet, correct depth of chest, strong back into well rounded rump, strong hindquarters, with double dew claws. She was sound both ways with a steady side gait showing fair reach and good drive. Shown in good coat & condition BOS

2nd      Sketrick Nom De Plume – 4 years medium sized female, slightly heavier in build to winner, lovely head & expression, nice dark eye, good mouth, correct ears, good reach of neck into well laid shoulder, she was well balanced throughout with good angles and proportions, medium bone, correct depth of chest, level back into well rounded rump, needs to be firmer behind, double dew claws. She was sound coming but weaker going, steady side gait showing good reach and fair drive.

 

Judge: Gary Gray