NEW TITLES:

New WC and WCX Titles

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Nico & Bruce – Magicgold Ruff Times WC – “Nico” –  o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Congratulations to Bruce and Nico on earning their Working Certificate Title at the NorCal GRC GRCA WC/WCX Test!  At not even 7 months old, Nico is the youngest in the Magicgold family and brought home a title from her first event!  Bruce and Nico are sure to follow in mother Roca and grandmother Keltie’s footsteps and bring home many more titles and ribbons.  Way to go Bruce and Nico!!!

 

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TaTa & Cheryl – Magicgold’s Abra Abracadabra SH WCX – “TaTa” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female.  Congratulations to Cheryl and TaTa on earning their WCX title!  Cheryl and TaTa have had a very busy and successful spring, first getting their Senior Hunter title and now their WCX.  Good job!

 

 

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Hazy & Cathy – Magicgold’s Red Sky at Morning RN JH WCX CGC – “Hazy” – o/h Cathy Colley – Golden Retriever Female.  Congratulations Cathy and Hazy on earning both their WC and WCX titles at the NorCal GRC GRCA WC/WCX Test!  Cathy and Hazy have had a very productive trip up to Northern California this Spring.  They’ve gotten a lot of training in, ran some hunt tests and earned a couple of new titles!  Awesome job!

 

New Senior Hunters

2016 02 29_1316 (2)Zest & Cathy – CH Coastalight LivnLife 2 The Max SH WC – “Zest” – o/h Cathy Lynch – Flat-Coated Retriever Female.  Congratulations to Cathy and Zest for passing 4 tests in a row and earning their Senior Hunter title at the Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club test!  Cathy says that Zest “gives herself so wholeheartedly to our training sessions and has taught me so much about teamwork I could not be more proud of this accomplishment.”  These two have become quite the team and deserve to be proud of their accomplishment.  Way to go Cathy and Zest!!

13103304_10206200773234297_891687824978481122_nTaTa & Cheryl – Magicgold’s Abra Abracadabra SH WC – “TaTa” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female.  Congratulations to Cheryl and TaTa on getting their 4th Senior pass for their Senior Hunter title at the NorCal Golden Retriever Club test in March!  TaTa and Cheryl went to Arizona in February for their first Senior test and came home with 2 legs from the Copper State Hunting Retriever Club test.  They picked up their 3rd pass at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club test in February then finished their title at NorCal.  Great job Cheryl and TaTa!

 

Leif & Pam – CH Spader Damens Anjou SH WC CGC – “Leif” – owner Pam Morris/ handler Cheryl Baca – Flat-Coated Retriever Male.  Congratulations to owner Pam Morris and handler Cheryl Baca on earning Leif’s Senior Hunter title at the NorCal Golden Retriever Club test!  Cheryl and Leif had an excellent February and March starting in Arizona at the Copper State Hunting Retriever Club test where they received their first pass.  After coming home from Arizona, Cheryl and Leif were on a roll and passed 3 straight tests to finish their title!  Awesome job Team Leif!

2016-03-20 14.39.47Boomer & John – Wingdogs Whiskey On The Rocks SH – “Boomer” – o/h John Rohrbacher – Labrador Retriever Male.  John had a successful weekend at the NorCal Golden Retriever Club test in March bringing home two titles.  On Saturday, he earned his 4th Senior pass with Boomer to complete his Senior Hunter title, and followed up on Sunday with a Junior Hunter title (see below).  John and Boomer earned their previous Senior passes in the Fall at the Sagehens Retriever Club and Marin Retriever Club tests, and in February at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club test.  Congratulations to this hardworking team!

New Junior Hunters

Congratulations to the newest group of Cheryl’s Dog Training students and dogs on receiving their Junior Hunter titles!  Your hard work and dedication have paid off and you’ve made Cheryl proud.

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2016-03-20 14.39.47Quincy & John – Masters-n-Lee Feather River Gold JH – “Quincy” – o/h John Rohrbacher – Golden Retriever Male.  John and Quincy started their hunt test career last Fall, earning their first 2 Junior passes at the Sagehens Retriever Club test, and a week later another pass at the Marin Retriever Club test.  They received their 4th pass for their title at the NorCal Golden Retriever Club test in March.  They still weren’t done and earned 2 extra Junior legs at the Marin Retriever Club’s Spring test.  Congratulations to this great team!

Devon & Christine – Deven Of Arlon JH CD RE WC – “Devon” – o/h Christine Dorcich – Labrador Retriever Female.  Christine and Devon went 5 for 5 to earn their Junior Hunter title with an extra pass!  They received their first pass at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club test in February, and then another a week later at the Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club test.  In March they ran the NorCal Golden Retriever Club test for their third pass, and then title and a bonus pass at the Marin Retriever Club test in Corning.  Way to go Christine and Devon!

2016-03-20 14.37.59Ellis & Jonathan – CH QuinnCreek’s Wings N’ Rings JH – “Ellis” o/h Jonathan Goto – Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Male.  Jonathan and Ellis earned 4 straight passes for their Junior Hunter title.  They had their debut and first pass at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club test in February, and then another pass a week later at the Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club test.  In March they ran the NorCal Golden Retriever Club test for their third pass, and followed that up at the Marin Retriever Club test for their title.  Congratulations to this hard working team!

2016-03-20 14.38.35Marshal & Russell – Kd’s Marshal Hunts Rain Or Shine JH – “Marshal” – o/h Russell Hubbard – Nova Scotial Duck Tolling Retriever Male.  Marshal had his hunt test debut on the road at the Copper State Hunting Retriever Club test in Arizona, where Cheryl handled him and got his first Junior Hunter leg.  He received his next JH pass at the NorCal Golden Retriever Club test with Russell and then got his last 2 passes for his title at the Marin Retriever Club test in Corning.  Congratulations Marshal and Russell! 

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Significant Milestones:

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Angel and her sire Ryman with owners Jean and Ardith at the MRC Spring Test

Angel & Jean – 1st MH leg – Sunbeam’s The Devil Made Me Do It SH WCX – “Angel” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female.  Congratulations to Jean and Angel for earning their first MH leg at the Marin Retriever Club test in October!  Since then, they’ve received 2 more MH legs at the NorCal Golden Retriever Club and Marin Retriever Club tests this Spring.  Way to go Angel and Jean!

Ryman & Ardith – Qualified for 2016 Master National – Fern Hill Sunrise at the Ryman MH WCX – “Ryman” – o/h Ardith Osborn – Golden Retriever Male.  Congratulations to Ardith and Ryman for earning their 6th Master pass for the 2016 qualifying period which qualifies them for this year’s Master National!  Ardith and Ryman earned 2 passes last Fall at the Sagehens and Marin Retriever Club tests, then 4 straight passes this spring.

Andy & Mimi – 1st MH Leg – Ch Rockyhill’s Once You Go Black SH WCX CGC – “Andy” – o/h Mimi Ruiz/David Taft – Flat-Coated Retriever Male.  Mimi and Andy received their first MH pass in October at the Labrador Retriever Club of Southern California test held in Chino.  They also took a trip in February to Arizona and earned another MH leg at the Copper State Hunting Retriever Club test.  Great job Team Andy, congratulations!

Reegan & Bruce – Qualified for 2016 Master National – Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH WCX – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Congratulations to Bruce and Reegan for qualifying for the 2016 Master National!  This is the 3rd year in a row that this talented team has qualified for the Master National, and they earned their 6 qualifying passes before the end of 2015.

Tux & Pat – 1st MH legs – Aqueus White Tie And Tails SH – “Tux” – o/h Pat Romeiro – Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Male.  Congratulations to Pat and Tux on earning their first and second MH passes!  They made the trek to Arizona in February for the Copper State Hunting Retriever Club double header test and it was well worth the trip, coming home with 2 passes.  All your hard work is paying off, great job!!

Rowdy & Kerry – 1st SH Leg – Wind Dancer’s Fortune Hunter JH, WC – “Rowdy”- owner Kerry Forni/handler Cheryl Baca – Flat-Coated Retriever Male. Congratulations to owner Kerry Forni and handler Cheryl Baca on Rowdy’s first SH pass at the Marin Retriever Club (MRC) test!  Cheryl has been working with Rowdy and their teamwork really came together at the MRC test.  Great job Team Rowdy!!

12932830_1167011149997535_3238631748475330632_nHazy & Cathy – 1st SH Leg – Magicgold’s Red Sky at Morning RN JH CGC – “Hazy” – o/h Cathy Colley – Golden Retriever Female.  Congratulations to Cathy and Hazy on earning their first SH pass at the Marin Retriever Club test!  Cathy came up to Northern California from San Diego for her annual Spring training trip with Cheryl and her Magicgold family.  It only seems fitting that Hazy got her first SH leg while in Northern California where she came from.  Way to go Cathy and Hazy!!

 

NEW TITLES:

“Roca & Cheryl – New MH Title”

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Magicgold’s Rock A Doodle Doo MH, WCX – “Roca” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Roca earned her Master Hunter title at the Inland Valley Retriever Club Spring Hunt Test held in Chino in June.  Roca was just over 3 years old when she earned her Master title, and earned 2 of the Master legs before her 3rd birthday.  She is Cheryl’s 5th Master Hunter from her Magicgold breedings.  Congratulations to this very talented team!

“TaTa & Cheryl – New JH Title”

Magicgold’s Abra Abracadabra JH, WC – “TaTa” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

TaTa earned her Junior Hunter title at the Norcal Golden Retriever Club Hunt Test in March.  TaTa ran her first test In February and earned 2 passes in Arizona at the Copper State Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test, and then earned another pass the following weekend at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test.  She went four for four to earn her title and at barely 10 months old!  Congratulations, way to go TaTa and Cheryl!!

“Sammy & Harvey – New SH Title”

GCH Bertschire Return To Sender SH, CGC – “Sammy” – o/h Harvey Riggs – Flat-Coated Retriever Female

Sammy earned the last leg for her Senior Hunter title at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test in February.  Harvey was out of town, so Cheryl stepped in and handled Sammy for her title.  Harvey and Sammy received their first SH leg at the Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test last year, a second at the Flat-Coated Retriever Society Specialty, and the third at the Sagehens Retriever Club Hunt Test last Fall.  Congratulations to this very hard working team!!

“Tux & Pat – New SH Title”

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Aqueus White Tie And Tails SH – “Tux” – o/h Pat Romeiro – Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Male

Congratulations to Pat and Tux on earning their Senior Hunter title at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test in February!  Tux received his first two SH legs last September at the Sagehens Retriever Club Hunt Test at Denverton.  They took a little road trip to Chino in November and earned their third SH leg at the Great Western Flat-Coated Retriever Club Hunt Test.  Great job Pat and Tux!

“Rion & Kathy – New SH Title”

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Aqueus Galaxy of Stars 2 Orion SH, WCX – “Rion” – o/h Kathy Gibson – Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Congratulations to Rion and Kathy for getting 5 straight passes to earn their Senior Hunter title with an extra bonus pass!  They earned their first SH leg at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test in February, and a month later they were earning their title at the Marin Retriever Club Spring Hunt Test.  In between, they took a little road trip to Nevada and received 2 passes at the Las Vegas Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test.  Rion was just 20 months old when he earned his Senior Hunter title!  This very talented team has also already earned their first Master Hunter pass at the Redwood Empire Retriever Club Hunt Test in August.  Way to go Kathy and Rion!!

“Rowdy & Kerry – New JH and WC Titles”

Wind Dancer’s Fortune Hunter JH, WC – “Rowdy”- o/h Kerry Forni – Flat-Coated Retriever Male

Congratulations to Kerry and Rowdy on earning their Junior Hunter title in February at the Copper State Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test in Arizona. Kerry handled Rowdy to earn his first 2 JH passes last November at the Great Western Flat-Coated Retriever Club Hunt Test, and then Cheryl took him to Arizona in February and earned the final 2 passes for his title at the Copper State test.  Kerry and Rowdy also earned their Working Certificate title at the Flat-Coated Retriever Society 2015 Specialty in April, as well as a JAM in the Unsteady Singles!   They earned extra JH legs at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club test and the FCR Specialty  Great job Kerry and Rowdy!  See you in Senior next!

“Vixen & Xan – New JH and WC Titles”

Kistryl Kid Vixen JH, WC – “Vixen” – o/h Xan Latta – Flat-Coated Retriever Female

Congratulations to Xan and Vixen for going 5 for 5 and earning their Junior Hunter title with an extra pass!  Xan and Vixen got their first JH pass at the Flat Coated Retriever Society 2014 Specialty.  They earned 2 passes at the Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test in March, and the following weekend they earned another 2 passes at the Marin Retriever Club Spring Hunt Test to complete their JH title.  In April, Vixen and Xan earned their Working Certificate title at the Flat Coated Retriever Society Specialty.  Nice job Xan and Vixen, way to go!!

“Hazy & Cathy – New JH Title”

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Magicgold’s Red Sky at Morning JH, CGC – “Hazy” – o/h Cathy Colley – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Hazy and Cathy for earning their Junior Hunter title in style with 4 straight passes plus a bonus pass!  Hazy got her first 2 passes at the Norcal Golden Retriever Club Hunt Test in March and followed that with a pass at the Lassen Retriever Club Hunt Test in April.  She finished her title at the Inland Valley Retriever Club Spring Test in June.  Can’t wait to watch this hard charging team in Senior.  Way to go!

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Significant Milestones:

“Tyler & Paddy – 1st MH Leg”

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Photo courtesy of John Carelli

UG Feldspar Dream On at Windsong SH, WCX – “Tyler” – o/h Paddy Berne – Standard Poodle Male

Congratulations to Paddy and Tyler for earning their first Master Hunter pass at the Poodle Club of America National Specialty held in Maryland in April!  Paddy and Tyler took a cross-country training trip this past Spring, ending in Maryland to run at their National Specialty.  They spent about a month traveling and training in different areas before arriving at the Specialty.  What a great way to end their trip!  Great job Paddy and Tyler!!

Student Results by Hunt Test:

Copper State Hunting Retriever Club Double Header Hunt Test Feb 2015

Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH, WCX – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Reegan earned 2 additional MH legs at this test.  Handled by Cheryl.

Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test Feb 2015

Magicgold’s Orient Express MH, WCX, UDX, OM1 – “Jade” – o/h Suzanne Mikolajcik – Golden Retriever Female.  Jade earned another MH leg at this test.

Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test Mar 2015

Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH, WCX – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Reegan earned another MH leg at this test.

Fern Hill Sunrise at the Ryman MH, WCX – “Ryman” – o/h Ardith Osborn – Golden Retriever Male.  Ryman earned another MH leg at this test.

Marin Retriever Club Spring Hunt Test Mar 2015

Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH, WCX – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Reegan earned another MH leg at this test.

Fern Hill Sunrise at the Ryman MH, WCX – “Ryman” – o/h Ardith Osborn – Golden Retriever Male.  Ryman earned another MH leg at this test.

Magicgold’s Orient Express MH, WCX, UDX, OM1 – “Jade” – o/h Suzanne Mikolajcik – Golden Retriever Female.  Jade earned another MH leg at this test.

Norcal Golden Retriever Club Spring Hunt Test Mar 2015

Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH, WCX – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Reegan earned another MH leg at this test.  This pass qualifies Reegan for the 2015 Master National.

Wright’s Mindy’s Independent Girl MH, WCX – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Indee earned another MH leg at this test.

Magicgold’s Orient Express MH, WCX, UDX, OM1 – “Jade” – o/h Suzanne Mikolajcik – Golden Retriever Female.  Jade earned another MH leg at this test.

Shannara’s Flyte of the Rav’n – “Flyte” – o/h Pat Rohde – Flat-Coated Retriever Female.  Flyte earned her second JH leg at this test.

Lassen Retriever Club Hunt Test Apr 2015

Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH, WCX – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Reegan earned another MH leg at this test.

Wright’s Mindy’s Independent Girl MH, WCX – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Indee earned another MH leg at this test.

Fern Hill Sunrise at the Ryman MH, WCX – “Ryman” – o/h Ardith Osborn – Golden Retriever Male.  Ryman earned another MH leg at this test.

Rogue Valley Retriever Club Hunt Test Apr 2015

Magicgold’s Orient Express MH, WCX, UDX, OM1 – “Jade” – o/h Suzanne Mikolajcik – Golden Retriever Female.  Jade earned another MH leg at this test.

Sierra Nevada Retriever Club Double Header Spring Hunt Test May 2015

Wright’s Mindy’s Independent Girl MH, WCX – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Indee earned another MH leg at this test.

Fern Hill Sunrise at the Ryman MH, WCX – “Ryman” – o/h Ardith Osborn – Golden Retriever Male.  Ryman earned another MH leg at this test.

California South Coast Retriever Club Hunt Test May 2015

Wright’s Mindy’s Independent Girl MH, WCX – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Indee earned another MH leg at this test.

Magicgold’s It Has To Be Shasta SH, UD – “Shasta” – o/h Sue Stauffer – Golden Retriever Female.  Shasta earned her 3rd MH leg at this test.

Oregon Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test May 2015

Magicgold’s Orient Express MH, WCX, UDX, OM1 – “Jade” – o/h Suzanne Mikolajcik – Golden Retriever Female.  Jade earned another MH leg at this test.  This pass qualifies Jade for the 2015 Master National.

Inland Valley Retriever Club Spring Hunt Test June 2015

Wright’s Mindy’s Independent Girl MH, WCX – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Indee earned another MH leg at this test.

Salem Retriever Trial Club Summer Hunt Test July 2015

Magicgold’s Celtic Causeway MH, WCX, **, OD – “Keltie” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female.  Keltie earned another MH leg at this test.

Redwood Empire Retriever Club Double Header Hunt Test Aug 2015

Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH, WCX – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Reegan earned another 2 MH legs at this test.

Wright’s Mindy’s Independent Girl MH, WCX – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female.  Indee earned another MH leg at this test.

The 2014 Master National was well represented by dogs and handlers from Cheryl’s Dog Training.  There were eight dog and handler teams that qualified to run at the Master National, and six of these teams entered the event.  It is quite an accomplishment to qualify and run at the Master National, and each team deserves a big congratulations!

2014 MASTER NATIONAL FINISHERS:

“Keltie & Cheryl” – Magicgold’s Celtic Causeway MH WCX ** OD – “Keltie” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

“Jade & Suzanne” – Magicgold’s Orient Express MH WCX UDX OM1 – “Jade” – o/h Suzanne Mikolajcik – Golden Retriever Female

KeltieJadeCongratulations to Keltie & Cheryl, and Keltie’s daughter Jade and O/H Suzanne Mikolajcik for completing all six series and earning a coveted pewter plate at the 2014 Master National!  These dog and handler pairs demonstrated great teamwork and composure, running the tests over an eight day period in conditions ranging from hot sunshine, to blustery winds and rain.  All of their dedication and time spent training in preparation for the event were well rewarded.  Cheryl is very proud to have 2 Magicgold dogs finish the 2014 Master National!  Outstanding job Keltie and Jade!!!

 

MASTER NATIONAL QUALIFIERS:

“Reegan & Bruce – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH WCX – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Bruce and Reegan on qualifying for the Master National!  They not only earned the necessary 6 passes, but they earned 8 straight passes in a row!  Way to go Bruce and Reegan!

“Gabby & Cheryl – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Magicgold’s Galloping Gabby MH WCX ** – “Gabby” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Cheryl and Gabby on qualifying for this year’s Master National!  Having qualified for and finished a previous Master National, Gabby’s experience and talent enabled her and Cheryl to quickly earn their 6 passes needed for the Master National this October.  Great job Cheryl and Gabby!

“Keltie & Cheryl – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Magicgold’s Celtic Causeway MH WCX ** OD – “Keltie” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Cheryl and Keltie for earning 6 straight passes to qualify for the Master National!  Besides qualifying for the Master National, Keltie has had a busy spring, whelping a litter of puppies in March.  Way to go Cheryl and new mama Keltie!!

“Flyer & Jean – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Sunbeam’s Leap of Faith MH WCX – “Flyer” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Jean and Flyer for earning their 6 Master passes to qualify for the Master National!  This is the third time Flyer has qualified for a Master National.  Good job Jean and Flyer!

“Ryman & Ardith – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Fern Hill Sunrise at the Ryman MH WCX – “Ryman” – o/h Ardith Osborn – Golden Retriever Male

Congratulations to Ardith and Ryman for earning 2 Master passes at the California South Coast Retriever Club Hunt Test at Lost Hills to qualify for the Master National!  Great job!

“Indee & Bruce – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Wright’s Mindy’s Independent Girl MH, WCX – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Bruce and Indee on getting a Master leg at the California South Coast Retriever Club Hunt Test to qualify for the Master National!  Bruce and Indee obtained their Master Hunter title in April and then followed that with the MN qualification in May.  Great work!

“Jade & Suzanne – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Magicgold’s Orient Express MH WCX UDX OM1 – “Jade” – o/h Suzanne Mikolajcik – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Suzanne and Jade on qualifying for the 2014 Master National!  This is the 4th year in a row that this team has qualified for the Master National.  Great job Suzanne and Jade!

Ali’i & Debbie – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Hui Nalu’s Royal Flush With A Joker MH NF – “Ali’i” – o/h Debbie Chun – Labrador Retriever Female

Congratulations to Debbie and Ali’i on getting qualified for the Master National!  Ali’i earned her 5th Master leg for her MH title and 6th Master leg to qualify for the MN in the same weekend.  Way to go!

 

Congratulations to all the handlers and dogs on their accomplishments this Summer and Fall!

NEW TITLES:

“Angel & Jean – New SH Title”

Sunbeam’s The Devil Made Me Do It WCX SH – “Angel” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Jean and Angel  on earning their Senior Hunter title at the Great Western Flat-Coated Retriever Club test in November!  Angel earned her first Senior pass in Fallon, NV at the beginning of May and followed that up with a second pass a few weeks later at Lost Hills.  At the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test they received their third pass.  At the GWFCRC test they earned their title on Saturday, and then got an extra pass on Sunday.  Great job Jean and Angel!  Watch for this stylish team in Master tests soon!

“Rion & Kathy – New WCI Title”

10734226_10203741635273708_810223053647453312_nAqueus Galaxy of Stars 2 Orion JH WCI – “Rion” – o/h Kathy Gibson – Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Male

Congratulations to Kathy and Rion on earning their Working Certificate Intermediate title at the Golden Retriever Club of Greater Los Angeles WC/WCX held in Chino!  They had to wait out a downpour and deal with a very muddy and mucky test site, but Rion did nicely on the water and passed the land series with flying colors.  Way to go Kathy and Rion!!

 

“Stryker & Michael – New WC, WCX, SH Titles”

Quartermoon Stryker California Gold SH WCX – “Stryker” – o/h Michael Fauria – Golden Retriever Male

IMG_1457Congratulations to Michael and Stryker on earning their WC, WCX and Senior Hunter titles! In May Stryker earned both WC/WCX titles at the Norcal GRC test held at Denverton.  He then passed four straight Senior Hunter tests to earn his SH title!  Michael and Stryker earned their first SH pass at the Salem Retriever Trial Club hunt test in Oregon in July.  The team followed that up with another pass at the Redwood Empire Retriever Club test in August, and then earned the last two passes at the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test at Denverton in September.  Michael gives credit to Cheryl for preparing him for whatever the judges could throw at them.  He also thanks her for training him to be able to help Stryker perform at his best.  Now that the hunt test season is over, Stryker will be pheasant hunting in Nebraska and duck hunting in California.  Congratulations to a great team!!

 

“Tyler & Paddy – New SH Title”

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Congratulations to Paddy and Tyler on earning their Senior Hunter title at Sagehens Fall Test!  Paddy and Tyler have been training hard all year and it has paid off.  Paddy is proud that she and Tyler have been working together as a team to earn their title.  Tyler is only the 43rd poodle to obtain a Senior Hunter title.  What a fantastic accomplishment!!  Paddy and Tyler will continue their journey and plan on running in Master next year.  Congratulations on a job well done!!!

 

“Tide & Jeanne Collier – New SH Title”

IMG_2637Hiddenspring Topwater Glad Tidings SH – “Tide” – o/h Jeanne Collier – Labrador Retriever Female

Congratulations to Jeanne and Tide on their Senior Hunter title!   A couple months after earning their JH, Jeanne and Tide ran their first Senior test at the Sierra Nevada Retriever Club Spring test and earned a Senior Hunter leg there.  They got a second SH leg on the road in Utah later that month, and finished their title in September at the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test.  What a great Summer and Fall they’ve had!  Congratulations on this wonderful accomplishments!!

 

“Ali’i & Deb – New MH Title”

IMG_0067Hui Nalu’s Royal Flush With A Joker MH NF – “Ali’i” – o/h Debbie Chun – Labrador Retriever Female

Congratulations to Deb and Ali’i on earning their Master Hunter title at the Northeast Washington Gun Dog Club’s Summer Hunt Test!  Deb and Ali’i had a great time on the road this summer and traveled to Nevada, Utah, Oregon and Washington running some hunt tests.  They obtained a MH pass at each of these places to go along with the pass they earned earlier in the year, and earned their title at the end of July in Washington.  Deb is very proud of her little brown dog who earned her Master Hunter title at the age of 2 years, 3 1/2 months.

 

“Oakley & Don – New WC and JH Titles”

DSCN0557Magicgold Oakley Annie Get Your Gun JH WC – “Oakley” – o/h Don Mantz – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Don and Oakley on earning their WC and JH in back to back weekends in May!  Don and Oakley earned their WC at the NorCal GRC WC/WCX test held at Denverton on May 10th, then traveled to Lost Hills the following weekend for the California South Coast Retriever Club Hunt Test and earned their 4th Junior leg to complete her Junior Hunter title.  You’ve made Cheryl and momma Monkey very proud!  Great job!

 

“Angel & Jean – New WC and WCX Titles”

photo 1(6)Sunbeam’s The Devil Made Me Do It JH WCX – “Angel” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Jean and Angel on earning both their WC and WCX titles at the Norcal GRC WC/WCX Test held at Denverton in May!  Jean is proud of Angel running in both the WC and the WCX tests and bringing home 2 ribbons.  Jean and Angel had a very busy May and also ran hunt tests just before and after the WC/WCX.  They earned their first Senior Hunter pass at the Sierra Nevada Hunting Retriever Club test in Fallon at the beginning of May, and their second SH leg at Lost Hills the weekend after they got their WC/WCX titles.  In September, Angel got her third SH pass at the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall test.  I’m sure we’ll be hearing about her Senior Hunter title real soon!  Congratulations to this great team!!

“Roca & Cheryl – New WCX Title”

DSCN0565Magicgold’s Rock A Doodle Doo SH WCX – “Roca” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Cheryl and Roca on their Working Certificate Excellent title at the Norcal GRC WC/WCX held at Denverton!  Roca did a great job on both land and water picking up all her birds and earning her WCX.  Cheryl is very proud of Roca’s latest title.  Great job Cheryl and Roca!  Way to go!!

 

“Spyder & Laurie – New JH Title”

Wildwind’s Spyder JH – “Spyder” – o/h Laurie Leach – Labrador Retriever Female

Congratulations to Laurie and Spyder on earning their Junior Hunter title!  Laurie and Spyder went to Oregon for Memorial Day and ran in the Oregon Hunting Retriever Club double header to complete the last 2 legs for their title.  Despite the strong winds and rain storm, Spyder got all her birds and came home with 2 ribbons and a new title.  Laurie is happy and very proud of Spyder meeting this goal, and wants to thank Cheryl for helping them with this accomplishment!  Way to go Laurie and Spyder!!!

“Zest & Cathy – New WC Title”

DSCN0572Coastalight LivnLife 2 The Max JH WC** – “Zest” – o/h Cathy Lynch – Flat-Coated Retriever Female

Congratulations to Cathy and Zest on their WC!  Cathy thanks Cheryl for running Zest and earning her WC title at the Norcal GRC WC/WCX test in May.  Cathy had to work that weekend, so Cheryl ran Zest to earn her Working Certificate.  Cathy is very proud of Zest’s accomplishments and said “I want to give a huge thanks to Cheryl Baca for running her and for all of her training to get us this far.”  Great job all!!

 

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

“Reegan & Bruce – 1 Master Hunter Leg”

Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH WCX – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Bruce and Reegan on earning another MH pass at the Great Western Flat-Coated Retriever Club Hunt Test held in Chino in November.  Bruce and Reegan endured the blustery Santa Ana winds and long days to obtain a well deserved MH pass.  Great teamwork Bruce and Reegan!

“Gabby & Cheryl – 1 Master Hunter Leg”

Magicgold’s Galloping Gabby MH WCX** – “Gabby” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Cheryl and Gabby on earning another MH pass at the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall test.  This was Cheryl and Gabby’s first test since the beginning of the year, but with all of their experience, they passed without a hitch.  Great work Gabby and Cheryl!!

“Ryman & Ardith – 3 Master Hunter Legs”

Fern Hill Sunrise at the Ryman MH WCX – “Ryman” – o/h Ardith Osborn – Golden Retriever Male

Congratulations to Ardith and Ryman on earning 3 more MH passes!  Ardith and Ryman earned 2 passes at the California South Coast Retriever Club double header test in Lost Hills in May.  Then they trained hard all Summer and ran again at Sagehens Retriever Club’s Fall test for another pass. Congratulations to this hard working, hard running team!!!

“Flyer & Jean – 2 Master Hunter Legs”

Sunbeam’s Leap of Faith MH WCX – “Flyer” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Jean and Flyer on earning another 2 Master passes at the Sierra Nevada Retriever Club Hunt Test and the California South Coast Retriever Club Hunt Test in May!  These two passes made it five in a row for Jean and Flyer.  What great teamwork!

“Ember & Jean – 2 Master Hunter Legs”

Sunbeam’s Wildfire MH WCX – “Ember” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Jean and Ember on earning 2 Master passes at the California South Coast Retriever Club double header test in May!  Ember wasn’t going to let Flyer get all the credit, and worked hard with Jean to go 2 for 2 at the double header in Lost Hills.  Great job Jean and Ember!!

“Indee & Bruce – 1 Master Hunter Leg”

Wright’s Mindy’s Independence Girl MH WCX – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations Bruce and Indee on earning another Master Hunter pass at the California South Coast Retriever Club Hunt Test in May!  This pass qualified Indee for the Master National.  Way to go Bruce and Indee!!

“Tux & Pat – 3 Senior Hunter Legs”

Aqueus White Tie And Tails JH – “Tux” – o/h Pat Romeiro – Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Male

Congratulations to Pat and Tux on earning their first two Senior Hunter passes at the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test!  Pat and Tux have been training hard and working on their teamwork and it sure showed.  This was their first Senior tests and they came away with 2 ribbons.  Well done!!  Pat and Tux followed up their Senior debut with a trip to Chino in November where they earned their 3rd SH leg.  Congratulations, one more for their title!

“Sammy & Harvey – 2 Senior Hunter Legs”

GCH Bertschire Return To Sender JH CGC – “Sammy” – o/h Harvey Riggs – Flat-Coated Retriever Female

Congratulations to Harvey and Sammy on earning their 2nd and 3rd Senior Hunter passes!  Harvey and Sammy took a roadtrip to the Flat Coated Retriever Society’s Specialty held in Oregon in May and obtained their second SH leg.  They earned their third pass at home at Sagehens Retriever Club’s Fall test.  Just one more to go for their title!  Way to go Harvey and Sammy!!!

 

 

2014 has started out to be another great year!  Congratulations to all the handlers and their dogs on their new titles and legs!

NEW TITLES:

“Ember & Jean – New MH Title”

Ember(1)Sunbeam’s Wildfire MH WCX – “Ember” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Jean and Ember on earning their Master Hunter Title at the Norcal Golden Retriever Club Spring test!  Ember received her 4th MH leg in Arizona in February at the Copper State HRC Spring test, and her fifth MH pass for the title at Denverton in March.  Jean is especially proud of Ember earning that last pass for their title as it was one of the toughest tests they’ve run.  Jean said that Ember did a great job and really worked as a team the whole weekend.  All their hard work in training has definitely paid off for this team.  Congratulations on your new title!!

“Indee & Bruce – New MH Title”

Wright’s Mindy’s Independent Girl MH, WCX – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Bruce and Indee on their new MH title!  Indee earned three Master passes in a row at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club, Marin Retriever Club and Norcal Golden Retriever Club tests.  Her Master Hunter Title was earned with the pass at the Marin test.  Way to go Indee and Bruce!!!  Bruce would like to thank Cheryl for not letting him give up on Indee.  He says “We are here today because of you.”  Congratulations to a hard working team!

“Roca & Cheryl – New SH Title”

Magicgold’s Rock A Doodle Doo SH – “Roca” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Cheryl and Roca on earning their Senior Hunter Title 4 for 4 at the Copper State Hunting Retriever Club Hunt Test in Arizona in February!  Roca was one of four dogs to qualify at the Arizona test. She lined her land blind, pinned her land and water marks as well handled to the water blind despite having the memory bird gunner walking around distracting her.  Roca and Cheryl started the spring hunt tests as strong as they ended the fall tests, and earned the last Senior pass for their title on their trip to Arizona.  It was a great trip to Arizona for Cheryl, as she not only earned Roca’s Senior Hunter Title, but also earned 2 Master passes for both Gabby and Keltie!

“Tide & Jeanne Collier – New JH Title”

IMG_2637Hiddenspring Topwater Glad Tidings JH – “Tide” – o/h Jeanne Collier – Labrador Retriever Female

Congratulations to Jeanne and Tide on their new Junior Hunter title!  Tide earned her JH title at the Marin Retriever Club Spring Hunt Test held in Corning.  They passed the Junior test both days there to complete the legs they needed for the title.  Great teamwork Jeanne and Tide!  Congratulations on this wonderful accomplishment!!

 

“Zest & Cathy – New JH Title”

Coastalight LivnLife 2 The Max JH** – “Zest” – o/h Cathy Lynch – Flat-Coated Retriever Female

ZestRuns_1 Congratulations to Cathy and Zest on earning their Junior Hunter title at Marin’s Spring test!  This wonderful team went 4 for 4 and earned their title in 2 weekends.  Cathy is very proud of her baby dog who qualified both days at the Hills Ferry HRC test in Los Banos, then did the same at the Marin Retriever Club test in Corning the next weekend.  From Cathy: “Zest truly loves this game and really wants to get it right.  We are having so much fun together and I can’t wait to see what the future has in store for us!  Thank you Cheryl Baca for all your help and encouragement in making this goal become a reality!”

“Rion & Kathy – New JH Title”

photo(27)Aqueus Galaxy of Stars 2 Orion JH – “Rion” – o/h Kathy Gibson – Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Male

Congratulations to Kathy and Rion on earning their Junior Hunter title at the Rogue Valley Retriever Club’s Spring test!  Rion had his hunt test debut in March at MRC’s Spring test and picked up his first JH leg there.  A couple weeks later they took a road trip up to Gervais, OR and earned another JH leg.  They earned their last 2 legs 2 weekends later at the RVRC test in White City, OR.  At not even 10 months old, this young man is now an AKC titled dog!  Congratulations to this great team on the first title of many more to come!!

 

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

“Reegan & Bruce – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH WCX – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Bruce and Reegan on qualifying for the Master National!  They not only earned the necessary 6 passes, but they earned 8 straight passes in a row!  Way to go Bruce and Reegan!

“Gabby & Cheryl – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Magicgold’s Galloping Gabby MH WCX ** – “Gabby” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Cheryl and Gabby on qualifying for this year’s Master National!  Having qualified for and finished a previous Master National, Gabby’s experience and talent enabled her and Cheryl to quickly earn their 6 passes needed for the Master National this October.  Great job Cheryl and Gabby!

“Keltie & Cheryl – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Magicgold’s Celtic Causeway MH WCX ** OD – “Keltie” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Cheryl and Keltie for earning 6 straight passes to qualify for the Master National!  Besides qualifying for the Master National, Keltie has had a busy spring, whelping a litter of puppies in March.  Way to go Cheryl and new mama Keltie!!

“Flyer & Jean – Qualified for 2014 Master National”

Sunbeam’s Leap of Faith MH WCX – “Flyer” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Jean and Flyer for earning their 6 Master passes to qualify for the Master National!  This is the third time Flyer has qualified for a Master National.  Good job Jean and Flyer!

“Ryman & Ardith – 3 Master Hunter Legs”

Fern Hill Sunrise at the Ryman MH WCX – “Ryman” – o/h Ardith Osborn – Golden Retriever Male

Congratulations to Ardith and Ryman on earning 3 straight passes at the first 2014 spring hunt tests!  Ryman obtained passes at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club test in February, the Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club test in March, and the Marin Retriever Club test the following weekend.  Congratulations on your great teamwork Ardith and Ryman!!!

“Tyler & Paddy – 2 Senior Hunter Legs”

Feldspar Dream On at Windsong, JH WCX – “Tyler” – o/h Paddy Berne – Standard Poodle Male

Congratulations to Paddy and Tyler on earning their 2nd and 3rd Senior Hunter passes at the MRC and Norcal GRC Spring tests!  Paddy and Tyler have been spending a lot of time training and their teamwork is really coming together.  One more for their title, then it’s on to Master!

“Carly & Karen – 1st Junior Hunter Leg”

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Eromit’s California Dreaming, MX, MXJ, XF, CGC, WC – “Carly” – o/h Karen Johnson – Labrador Retriever Female

Congratulations to Karen and Carly on earning their first Junior Hunter pass at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club test in February!  This dedicated team is now focusing on training for future hunt tests.  In the mean time, word on the street is that they’re tearing it up in the agility ring.  Keep up the good work Karen and Carly!!

 

“Oakley & Don – 2 Junior Hunter Leg”

2014-04-01Magicgold Oakley Annie Get Your Gun – “Oakley” – o/h Don Mantz – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Don and Oakley on their first 2 Junior Hunter passes!  Don and Oakley made their hunt test debut at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club test in February and came home with a ribbon.  They followed up that performance with another Junior pass at the Norcal Golden Retriever Club Spring Test in March.  Way to go Don and Oakley!!!

“Sammy & Harvey – 1st Senior Hunter Leg”

GCH Bertschire Return To Sender JH CGC – “Sammy” – o/h Harvey Riggs – Flat-Coated Retriever Female

Congratulations to Harvey and Sammy on their first Senior Hunter pass at the Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club Spring test!  Sammy and Harvey showed great teamwork at the test to earn their first SH leg.  Keep up the good work!!

“Spyder & Laurie – 2 Junior Hunter Legs”

Wildwind’s Spyder – “Spyder” – o/h Laurie Leach – Labrador Retriever Female

Congratulations to Laurie and Spyder on earning their first 2 Junior Hunter passes!  Laurie and Spyder took a little roadtrip to Chino for the Labrador Retriever Club of Southern California Spring Hunt Test and came home with 2 ribbons.  They are now halfway to their title.  Way to go to this well deserving team!!!

“Ali’i & Deb – 1st Master Hunger Leg & Derby JAMs”

Hui Nalu’s Royal Flush With A Joker SH NF – “Ali’i” – o/h Debbie Chun – Labrador Retriever Female

Deb and Ali’i started out the year running the Spring field trials and earned Derby JAM’s at the San Jose Retriever Club field trial and the Lassen Retriever Club field trial, and a Reserve JAM at the Sacramento Valley Retriever Club field trial.  Then as soon as Ali’i turned 2 years old and aged out of the Derby’s, they entered the Rogue Valley Retriever Club hunt test and earned their first Master Hunter pass on their first Master outing.  Congratulations to Deb and Ali’i!!

Congratulations to all the handlers and dogs on their continued hard work and achievements!

Fall 2013 – Titles and Accomplishments Earned:

NEW TITLES:

“Ryman & Ardith – New MH Title”

Fern Hill Sunrise at the Ryman – “Ryman” – o/h Ardith Osborn – Golden Retriever Male

Photo by Bernadette Talbot

Photo by Bernadette Talbot

Ardith and Ryman received their Master Hunter title at the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test held at Denverton over the October 7th-8th weekend.  Ardith wants to thank Cheryl and the groups she trains with for all the help and support they’ve given her along the journey towards this accomplishment!  She said that Ryman is a very exciting dog to run and she’s learning a lot from him, but without Cheryl none of their achievements would have been possible.  Congratulations to a very talented team!!!

“Windy & Cathy – New SH Title”

Magicgold’s Wind in the Willows – “Windy” – o/h Cathy Colley – Golden Retriever Female

AKC HT PRADO 4-14 and 4-15 2012 - 00123 - Version 2  Windy earned her Senior Hunter title at the Sagehens Retriever Club test at Denverton in September.  Windy had one previous pass from a trip to Arizona in February.  Cathy and Windy came up North to train and run the Fall tests at Denverton, and received 4 straight passes over 2 weekends at the Marin Retriever Club and Sagehens Retriever Club tests.  Cathy is very proud of Windy’s work those weekends, and said that Windy ran nice straight lines and did some good dog work!  Cathy has had a wonderful journey with Windy and is grateful to Cheryl for Windy and for working with them on their trips up north to train!  Congratulations to Windy and Cathy on their hard work and wonderful accomplishment!  Windy is now formally known as Magicgold’s Wind in the Willows CDX RN TDX SH WCX VCX CCA.  Cheryl is very proud of you two!!!

“Tyler & Paddy – New WCX Title and 1 Senior Hunter Leg”

Feldspar Dream On at Windsong JH WCX – “Tyler” – o/h Paddy Berne – Standard Poodle Male

Photo by John Carelli

Photo by John Carelli

Congratulations to Tyler and Paddy on their new WCX Title and first Senior Hunter pass!  Paddy took a little roadtrip up to Oregon in September to attend the Poodle Club of America Regional show.  It was a very successful trip for them!  Tyler not only received his Working Certificate Excellent (WCX) title, but entered his first Senior Hunter Test and earned a pass there too.  Paddy is very proud of how Tyler performed that weekend and said that he was the only dog to pass the Senior Hunter test.  Great job Paddy and Tyler!!!  Your hard work and dedication are paying off!

“Ali’i & Debbie – New SH Title”

Hui Nalu’s Royal Flush With A Joker – “Ali’i” – o/h Debbie Chun – Labrador Retriever Female

Caroline Fenton Photography

Caroline Fenton Photography

Ali’i and Debbie had a busy Fall, running hunt tests and field trials, and earning some ribbons at both!  At the Marin Retriever Club (MRC) Fall Hunt Test at the end of August/beginning of September, they entered their first Senior Hunter stake and earned their first leg.  The following weekend, they ran their first Derby at MRC’s Derby/Qual Field Trial and brought home a Judges Award of Merit (JAM) in the Derby.  The next day they entered the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test and earned their second Senior Hunter leg.  In October they did a lot of traveling.  They went down to Lost Hills the 2nd and 3rd weekends in October and earned two more Derby JAMs.  Then the following weekend they went to Chino and ran the double Senior stake of the Labrador Retriever Club of Southern California Fall Hunt Test, earning the final two legs for their Senior Hunter title.  Debbie is very proud of her little brown dog who earned her SH title at under 19 months old!  She said that Ali’i is so much fun to run and always exciting, although maybe scary, to watch.  Debbie would like to thank Cheryl for all her guidance and training that allowed her and Ali’i to obtain these accomplishments!

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

“Reegan & Bruce – 4 Master Hunter Legs”

Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go MH – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female

Bruce and Reegan went into the Fall tests running as strong as they finished the Summer tests, picking up 4 more Master Hunter legs.  They earned a pass at the Redwood Empire Retriever Club test held in Smith River, then ran and passed the Marin Retriever Club and Sagehens Retriever Club Fall tests held at Denverton.  They also traveled to Chino for the Labrador Retriever Club of Southern California Fall test and received another pass there.  This amazing team just needs 2 more passes to be qualified for the 2014 Master National!  Way to go Reegan and Bruce!

“Indee & Bruce – 1 Master Hunter Leg”

Wright’s Mindy’s Independent Girl SH – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female

Indee and Bruce earned their 3rd Master Hunter pass at the Redwood Empire Retriever Club test in Smith River in August.  Bruce is very proud of Indee for working with him and and getting through a very tough test.  They just need 2 more legs for their title.  Congratulations to this hardworking team!

“Flyer & Jean – 1 Master Hunter Leg”

Sunbeam’s Leap of Faith MH – “Flyer” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

Flyer and Jean earned another Master Hunter leg at the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test in September.  After taking most of the summer off while Jean was recuperating from knee replacement surgery, Flyer showed that she’s an experienced Master Hunter and worked well with Jean to earn their first pass towards qualifying for the 2014 Master National.

“Bounder & Barbara – 1st Junior Hunter Leg”

IMG_6429-2Tashora Alberta Bound, CD, RE, CGC, CCA , Can. RN – “Bounder” – o/h Barbara Brinkerhoff – Golden Retriever Male

Congratulations to Barbara and Bounder  on their first Junior Hunter pass!  They earned their first JH ribbon at the Marin Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test at Denverton.  Barbara was extremely proud of Bounder for working with her to mark and bring back all the birds!  It was very exciting for them to get that first pass.  Congratulations to this team’s hard work!!

“Leif & Pam – 1 more Junior Hunter Leg”

CH Spader Damens Anjou WC JH – “Leif” – o/h Pam Morris – Flat-Coated Retriever Male

Congratulations to Pam and Leif on earning an additional Junior Hunter leg at the Marin Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test at Denverton at the end of August.  This team continues to work well together and their ribbon collection proves it!  Great job Pam and Leif!

“Sammy & Harvey – 2 more Junior Hunter Legs”

GCH Bertschire Return To Sender JH CGC – “Sammy” – o/h Harvey Riggs – Flat-Coated Retriever Female

Harvey and Sammy received another 2 Junior Hunter Legs both days of the Marin Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test over Labor Day weekend.  Sammy always does her best to work with Harvey and it’s great to see this team in action.  Congratulations to Sammy and Harvey on all their achievements!!

“Roca & Cheryl – 3 Senior Hunter Legs”

Magicgold’s Rock A Doodle Doo JH – “Roca” – o/h Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Roca and Cheryl made their Senior Hunter debut at the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall Hunt Test in September at Denverton and got earned their first pass!  They took a roadtrip down to Chino in October to run in the Labrador Retriever Club of Southern California Fall Hunt Test and came home with two more Senior passes.  Roca and Cheryl are well on their way to completing their Senior Hunter title and will soon be joining the rest of the Magicgold dogs running in Master!  Cheryl is very proud of ‘baby’ Roca.  Congratulations to the youngest of Cheryl’s Magicgold girls!!

“Keltie & Cheryl – 3 Master Hunter Legs and 1 Qualifying JAM”

SR. Magicgold’s Celtic Causeway **, MH, WCX – “Keltie” – o/h – Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Cheryl had a busy and successful Fall with her older dogs too.  Keltie earned 3 more Master Hunter legs at the Marin Retriever Club Fall Test and the Sagehens Retriever Club Fall Test at Denverton, and at the Labrador Retriever Club of Southern California Fall Hunt Test in Chino.  In between the hunt tests, they also earned a JAM in the Qualifying stake of the California South Coast Retriever Club Fall Field Trial.  Congratulations to a very talented team!!!

“Gabby & Cheryl – 3 Master Hunter Legs”

Magicgold’s Galloping Gabby ** MH, MNQ, WCX – “Gabby” – O/H- Cheryl Baca – Golden Retriever Female

Not to be outdone by her sister, Gabby was also very successful running the Fall hunt tests!  Cheryl and Gabby also received passes at the Marin and Sagehens tests at Denverton, as well as the Labrador Retriever Club of Southern California test in Chino.  Cheryl says that she always enjoys running Gabby because she loves doing her job and is fun to run!  Great job Cheryl and Gabby!!!

2013 has started out to be a very successful year for many of Cheryl’s students. Congratulations to all the handlers and dogs on their achievements!

Spring/Summer 2013 – Titles and Accomplishments Earned:

NEW TITLES:

“Roca & Cheryl – New JH Title”

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Roca started out this year’s hunt test season as strong as she ended last year’s and earned three straight passes to finish her Junior Hunter title.  Her first test this year was at the Monterey Bay Hunt Test in Los Banos in February and then her last two passes were at the Marin Retriever Club Hunt Test in Corning in March.  Cheryl is very proud of her ‘baby’ dog.  We’ll be seeing a lot more accomplishments from this team throughout the year.  Congratulations Cheryl and Roca!!!

“Angel & Jean – New JH Title”

Sunbeam’s The Devil Made Me Do It – “Angel” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

Angel made her hunt test debut by taking a roadtrip to Arizona for the Copper State Hunting Retriever Club’s test in February.  The trip was well worth it for Jean and Angel as they came home with 2 Junior passes!  A few weeks later Angel earned another Junior pass at the Hills Ferry test in Los Banos. The following week Angel earned her title at the Marin Retriever Club test in Corning.  What a great accomplishment for Jean and her ‘baby’ dog to complete her Junior Hunter title before she was even 11 months old!  Congratulations to this talented team!!

“Ali’i & Debbie – New JH Title”

480070_10200413156839002_948581315_nHui Nalu’s Royal Flush With A Joker – “Ali’i” – o/h Debbie Chun – Labrador Retriever Female

Ali’i made her hunt test debut in February at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club’s test in Los Banos and earned her first pass.  Debbie and Ali’i returned to Los Banos at the beginning of March for the Hills Ferry test and earned their 2nd JH leg.  They drove up to Corning the following week and did one day of the Marin Retriever Club hunt test and brought home another JH ribbon.  Then at the Norcal Golden Retriever Club test the next weekend, they earned their JH title on Saturday and got an extra leg on Sunday.  Debbie is very proud of her little brown girl.  Congratulations!

“Kodiak & Gail – New JH and WC Titles”

Flyway Farms Thunder on the Mountain – “Kodiak” – o/h Gail Crawford – Flat-Coated Retriever Male

Gail and Kodiak completed their Junior Hunter title this Spring after earning JH passes at the Monterey Bay Hunting Retriever Club test and the Hills Ferry Retriever Club test!  These two weren’t quite finished with their spring competitions, and earned their WC in May at the Norcal Golden Retriever Club’s WC/WCX test.  They are now training for Senior Hunter and will be just as successful there.  Congratulations Gail and Kodiak on your Junior Hunter and Working Certificate titles!!!

“Raven & John – New JH Title”

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Bayside Lloyd’s Raven – “Raven” – o/h John Lloyd – Labrador Retriever Male

John and Raven earned their Junior Hunter title going 4 for 4, getting their first 2 passes at the Norcal Golden Retriever Club hunt test in March and then a couple weeks later finishing at the Lassen Retriever Club test at the beginning of April!  This is John’s first time handling a dog in hunt tests and he’s doing a great job with his talented girl.  They are sure to be bringing home more ribbons and titles in the future! Congratulations to this very talented team!!

 

“Tux & Pat – New JH Title”

2013 05 19 016abAqueus White Tie And Tails – “Tux” – o/h Pat Romeiro – Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Male

Pat and Tux qualified in their 1st two HTs at the Sierra Nevada Retriever Club on May 3rd and 5th in Fallon, NV.  A couple weeks later Tux earned his 3rd and 4th passes at the California South Coast Retriever Club hunt test in Lost Hills, CA on May 18th & 19th to complete his Junior Hunter title.  Pat thanks Cheryl for her consistent and diligent training and patience with her and Tux.  Congratulations to this team on their accomplishment and now on to Senior Hunter!!!

“Julep & Xan – New JH Title”

Flyway Farms Liquor is Quicker – “Julep” – o/h Alexandra Latta – Flat-Coated Retriever

The FCR crew at Flyway Farms has another Junior Hunter in its midst, with Julep earning her JH title at the Labrador Retriever Club of Southern California in April.  Congratulations to Julep and Xan!!  Besides finishing her Junior Hunter title this Spring, Julep started her show career and won two 5-point majors in her first show!

“Shasta & Sue – New SH Title”

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Magicgold’s It Has to be Shasta CD WCX SH – “Shasta” – o/h Sue Stauffer – Golden Retriever Female

Sue and Shasta completed their Senior Hunter title at the Monterey Bay Hunt Club test on February 19. To date, Shasta has now passed 8 consecutive Senior tests.  Sue said that the most challenging test was the Hills Ferry test.  One-half of the dogs went out on the land series.  The water series was measured at 150 yards with at least 20 yards of solid tules to go through before getting to the water.  For both the go-bird and the memory bird Shasta somehow made it through all the tules and came out on line and picked up both of her birds with no handles. Sue said that they got a huge cheer and several high fives when they finished.  Ten of the 40 dogs running qualified and almost all of the dogs that did qualify were handled by pros.  Way to do Sue and Shasta!!  Congratulations to this hard working and talented dog and handler team!!!

“Andy & Mimi & David – New SH and WC Titles”

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Rockyhill’s Once You Go Black SH WC – “Andy” – o/h Mimi Ruiz & David Taft – Flat-Coated Retriever Male

Mimi, David and Andy had a very busy and successful two months from mid-March to mid-May, earning both Senior Hunter and WC titles!  They earned their first SH pass at the Marin Retriever Club test in Corning in March, then traveled to Anderson in April for the Lassen Retriever Club test where they earned their 2nd SH pass.  Their next road trip was to Fallon, NV for the Sierra Nevada Retriever Club test at the beginning of May.  Once again they came home with a SH ribbon!  They decided to stay home for a week and competed at the Norcal Golden Retriever Club’s WC/WCX test held at Denverton on May 11th, where Andy earned his WC title.  The next week they were on the road again and traveled down to Lost Hills for the California South Coast Retriever Club test and earned their Senior Hunter title there! Mimi said that they drove 33+ hours and who knows how many miles and were exhausted, but very happy, after two months of seemingly “on the road.”   Congratulations to this very dedicated and talented team of Mimi, David and Andy!!!

“Lilah & Xan – New SH Title”

Xan and Lilah have a lot to be proud of so far this year!  Besides two of Lilah’s puppies (Kodiak and Julep) earning their JH titles this Spring, Lilah earned her Senior Hunter title in June at the Great Western Flat-Coated Retriever Club test in Chino.  What a talented crew Xan has raised and trained!  Congratulations to Xan and Lilah!!!

“Teak & Kathy – New MH Title”

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Photo courtesy Danika Bannasch

Aqueus Dutch Wood Polish – “Teak” – o/h Kathy Gibson – Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Female

Big congratulations to Kathy and Teak on obtaining their Master Hunter title at the California South Coast Retriever Club hunt test at Lost Hills in May!  Kathy and Teak have had a very busy Spring traveling to hunt tests in Arizona and Nevada, as well as various locations in California.  After getting their first Master pass last October, they started out this year going to Arizona for the Copper State Hunting Retriever Club’s test in February, and came home with their 2nd MH pass.  They received their 3rd pass in Anderson, CA at the Lassen test in early April.  A month later, they traveled to Fallon, NV to run in the Sierra Nevada Retriever Club’s hunt test, and came home with their 4th pass.  Two weeks later, they got their final leg to earn their title!  Kathy has done a wonderful job and should be very proud of her little red rocket dog!  Way to go Teak and Kathy!!!

“Reegan & Bruce – New MH Title”

photo(24)Magicgold Ruff ‘N Ready To Go – “Reegan” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations are in order for Bruce and Reegan on their new Master Hunter title!  This talented and hardworking team completed their Master Hunter title in less than a year, earning their first pass last October and their fifth and final pass in June.  In addition, they achieved this accomplishment and Reegan isn’t even 3 years old!  Bruce says that Reegan is so good she just needs him to take the birds so she can go get the next one.  He also credits Cheryl for picking Reegan out of the litter for him, and said that without her wisdom and insight none of this would have happened.  Bruce and Reegan have definitely made Cheryl very proud!  Congratulations on this fantastic accomplishment!!!

“Echo & Cathy – New WCX Title”

Ch Coastalight Rip Times Two Am/Can CD,JH, NA, WCX Can WCI – “Echo” – o/h Cathy Lynch – Flat-Coated Retriever Female

Echo earned her WCX at the NorCal Golden Retriever WCX test on May 11.  This was Echo’s first time having to be steady with live flyers.  Cathy is very happy to say she was solid in her sits as she watched the birds going down. Cathy is so proud of this girl coming back from 4 months off, raring to go and being able to pick up where she left off.  It’s great to see this team back in the field and doing so well!  Congratulations to Cathy and Echo on this latest title!!

“Carly & Karen – New WC Title”

Photo courtesy Cindy Ellis

Photo courtesy Cindy Ellis

Eromit’s California Dreaming – “Carly” – o/h Karen Johnson – Labrador Retriever Female

Congratulations to Karen and Carly on earning their Working Certificate title!  Even though Karen and Carly are newbies to the game, Carly’s natural talents are already showing.  They earned their WC in May at at the Golden Gate and Sierra Vista Labrador Retriever Club’s WC and WCX test.  Karen said that they went to the test just to observe, but got talked into entering, and to her surprise Carly passed!  She said Carly had no problems and delivered all birds right to her.  We’ll be seeing a lot more from this talented team.  Way to go Karen and Carly!!

OTHER ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

“Ember & Jean – 3rd MH Leg”

Sunbeam’s Wildfire – “Ember” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

Congratulations to Jean and Ember on earning their 3rd Master Hunter pass at the Hills Ferry Hunting Retriever Club’s test in March!  Jean is taking the rest of the Summer off to have knee surgery, but we expect to see her and Ember back in the field in the Fall working towards the last 2 passes for their title.

“Flyer & Jean – Qualified for 2013 Master National”

Sunbeam’s Leap of Faith – “Flyer” – o/h Jean Mott – Golden Retriever Female

The oldest of Jean’s Sunbeam girls, Flyer continues to run strong and has earned 6 Master passes from last October to this March and is now qualified to run at the 2013 Master National.  Congratulations to Jean and Flyer on this great accomplishment!

“Ryman & Ardith – 3 MH Legs”

Fern Hill Sunrise at the Ryman – “Ryman” – o/h Ardith Osborn – Golden Retriever Male

Congratulations to Ardith and Ryman on their 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Master passes!  Ardith and Ryman continue to exhibit great teamwork and earned passes at the Marin Retriever Club’s test and the Norcal Golden Retriever Club’s test in March.  They also took a road trip to Glide, OR for the Umpqua Valley Retriever Club’s test and came home with their 4th Master ribbon.  Great job Ardith and Ryman!!

“Indee & Bruce – 2nd MH Leg”

Wright’s Mindy’s Independent Girl – “Indee” – o/h Bruce Hayes – Golden Retriever Female

Bruce and Indee earned their 2nd Master Hunter pass this March at the Marin Retriever Club’s hunt test in Corning.  Congratulations Bruce and Indee!  Your hard work and dedication are paying off and will get you to your title!

“Boy Wonder & Xan – 3 MH Legs”

Flyway Farms Boom Boom Pow – “Boy Wonder” – o/h Alexandra Latta – Flat-Coated Retriever Male

Boy Wonder and Xan earned 3 more Master passes, giving them a total of 4 Master legs.  Boy Wonder was in Ohio in April and earned 2 passes at the Ohio Valley Retriever Club Spring Hunt Test.  After returning home, he and Xan went down to Chino and got another pass at the Great Western Flat-Coated Retriever Club test.  Great job Boy and Xan, one more leg to go!  Congratulations!!

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