2014 has started out to be another great year! Congratulations to all the handlers and their dogs on their new titles and legs!
“Ember & Jean – New MH Title”
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”
Hiddenspring 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
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”
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!!
“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”
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”
Magicgold 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!!