G&G Accomplishments For The Year So Far

Miss Glory’s Accomplishments

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This has been quite a year for Miss Glory and I. I should say our year started last August 2012 when I finished Glory to her UKC conformation title adding UCH to the beginning of her name. In January Glory and I did something we have never done before. We entered a AKC conformation event, we or more so I had a blast. Glory took Winners Bitch and Best Of Opposite. She continued to do well in March where she took Winners Bitch and Best of Opposite 2 days in a row. We attended a 3 day show in May where Glory took Reserve Winners with 4 other dogs in the ring. This was a big deal to me as this was only the seventh time in a AKC ring. She also took third on the last day. Not to bad for a couple of newbies.  She has a total of 3 points out of the 15 she needs for her conformation title. Then in 2013 we were invited to the UKC Premier where she had a special invite to participate in the Top Ten as she was the #6 Chesapeake in t he Top Ten Breed And Dog Standings for 2012. Glory recieved the Award Of Excellence for the Top Ten Show. She went on to receive 2 reserve champion ribbons. She learned how to Dock Jump, starting out at 6.8 feet and ending with her best jump at 12.2 feet. This summer we worked on her UKC SHR Started title, she received 3 out of 4 passes. We ran out of HRC events so we are unable to finish her title this year. She continued to do well with passing 3 more AKC Junior Hunter tests recieving her JH title on August 25th at Manitowoc Kennel Club adding JH to the end of her name. John handled her to her first JH pass and I handled her to her last 3 passes along with the title pass. She has been trained by John and I. She is now getting ready to start the fall hunting season. Early goose is first, then a trip to Sasketchewan for some snow goose hunting then coming home to the WI waterfowl and upland season. Along with starting the hunting season she is entered in the upcoming AKC conformation shows, so her event’s for the year still arn’t finished. Glory you have been such a joy to train, you really have your own personality that makes me smile. I am so happy with your success and hope you have more success in the near future.

Her new name is:

UCH SAND SPRING NO GUT’S NO GLORY JH

(CH Port Side’s Great Xpectations MH    x     HRCH Sand Spring Hurricane Nellie SH)

DM: CBP

EIC: CBP

PRA: CBP

 

Gambler’s Accomplishments

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WOW, what a year so far we have had with “Gambler”. We have had a year of first’s. I should say our year started last August 2012 when I finished Gambler to his UKC conformation title adding UCH to the beginning of his name. Then in September I ran my first AKC Senior Hunter test ever and we ended up with a pass and his first leg out of four towards his title. Then in 2013 we were invited to the UKC Premier where he had a special invite to participate in the Top Ten as he was the #1 Chesapeake in the Top Ten Breed And Dog Standings for 2012. We went to the UKC Premier where he learned how to Lure Course where he passed two runs, one shy for his LC title. He learned how to Dock Jump where he started out jumping 3 feet then ended at 18.3 feet and received his United Senior Jumper title, adding USJ to the beginning of his name. He went 3 out of 5 BOB in the conformation ring where he received 3 legs out of 5 towards his Grand Champion title.  While at the Premier Gambler also participated in the Total Dog program. It is for dogs that have gotten a show champion and a performance title. As well as participating he qualified for Total dog proving that he is a versatile dog. The United Retriever Specialty also offered a Total Retriever where again he needed to have a show title and a performance title. He got a ribbon for his accomplishment in both venues. This  summer we worked on his UKC HRC Seasoned title, he received his HR title on August 4th at Muddy Waters Club adding HR to the beginning of his name. He continued to do well with passing 2 more AKC Senior Hunter tests receiving his SH title on August 25th at Manitowoc Kennel Club adding SH to the end of his name. I unfortuantly didn’t handle him to his UKC or AKC titles. John handled him while I continued to do all his hunt test training. He is now getting ready to start the fall hunting season. Early goose is first, then a trip to Sasketchewan for some snow goose hunting then coming home to the WI waterfowl and upland season. This should be a great year as he has really come along. Thanks Gambler for being who you are. To say I am very proud is a understatement.

His new name is:

USJ HR UCH SAND SPRING EV’RY PAW’S A WINNER SH

(HRCH Sand Spring Norm Of Caroway MH   x     HRCH Hope Springs Dowry MH**)

Hips: Good

Elbows: Normal

PRA: CBP

EIC: CBP

DM: CBP

13 Replies to “G&G Accomplishments For The Year So Far”

    1. Sand Spring Chesapeakes

      Oh Jodi, thank you I am very proud and proud to share it with everyone. I’m glad you love Glory’s name. I thought of that all by myself! lol actually Lada Gaga came on tv and was singing the edge of Glory and it came to me I wanted to name her that.

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  1. Miss Harper Lee

    Congratulations on a banner year for Glory and Gambler. It is so nice when hard work results in well-deserved accolades. And it’s even nicer to feel your love for them in reading this post. 🙂

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  2. 2browndawgs

    Congrats on your fabulous accomplishments. You sure have had a wonderful year and so did the dogs. I love the way you did the pictures with all of their ribbons. Have a fabulous time hunting.

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