The First Quarter of a new year full of potential. We did a lot this first quarter - lure coursing, dog shows, CATS and FAST CATS and voted on our judge for the 2017 Regional Specialty.  Enjoy the newsletter



Khalfani’s Redds  Apple Ale owned and loved by Everett & Laura Cooper & Paula Alshouse DVM.    Best in Sweeps Winner SSRRC Regional Specialty December 2016.   Redd is expertly handled by Cassandra Carpenter.       Bred by Paula Alshouse DVM, MaryAnne Draper, Sally Swenson.

Rooney - Bindura's Breaker of Chains - added 9 more points to her winnings and now sits 1 point from her AKC Championship, having won 4 majors from the BBE class.

1/12/17  Hernando County Kennel Club - WB/BOW/BOBOH/BOBOH/BOBOHGRP2  (3 point major)
1/13/17  Clearwater Kennel Club - WB/BOW/BOBOH (3 point major)
1/15/17  Tampa Bay Kennel Club - RWB
1/16/17  Manatee Kennel  Club - WB (3 point major) 
1/20/17  Tampa Bay Kennel Club - RWB

Springridge Red Dawn’s Supermoon Rising- DELTA

BPB/BPG2 – Manatee Kennel Club in Brooksville, 01/16/2017
AKC 4-6 Months Puppy Competition
Delta was 4 months and 4 days old
Judge: Mrs. Sally P Jennings
Owned & Loved by: Rhonda Johnson
Breeder: Rhonda Johnson, Stacy Ford, & Ross Johnson


Amber Trace Bella Ragazza at Avanti, "ZsaZsa", owned and loved by Raul Lopez, and bred by Julia Toole, prepared to start her show career in Brooksville, FL on January 22, 2017 by taking Best of Breed in the 4-6 month puppy class, followed by a Puppy Hound Group 2.

Ella - Kengali's Mama Jazz from the Highland Rim won a 4 point major in Michigan on January 22nd.  She followed this up with two single wins in Missouri.  Huge thanks to Sarah Karger Krickberg for the great job she's doing with my little hellion!

On February 18, 2017, Rooney received her 5th major and became a champion.  CH Bindura's Breaker of Chains.  Rooney was shown exclusively in the Bred By class and finished with 5 majors - a 5 point major, 3-3 point majors and a 4 point major.  

Spring Hope’s True Grit by Kengali earned her first points at the Great Fort Meyer Dog Club In February. Expertly handled By Christina Roberts…

On March 26th, Suwannee Valley Kennel Club of Florida,  Mattie Ross won she won a 4 point major Winners Bitch, Best of Winners and Best of Breed. Expertly Handled by Christina Roberts.

CH JafariRidge "Leena" of Spring Valley, finished her Championship on March 11, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida. Expertly handled by Giuseppe Renzulli and Cassandra Carpenter.  Thank you!!

"ZsaZsa" - Amber Trace Bella Ragazza at Avanti - In her first weekend of showing at 6 months, back to back "Best of Sweepstakes" wins in RRCUS supported entries - Franklin, Tennessee - March 11, 2017 and March 12, 2017 

At the Davie Shows and at the PM show, Meera was Winners Bitch for 2 points toward her Championship.  Meera is expertly handled by Cassandra Carpenter

And Rooney, CH. Bindura's Breaker of Chains, was Best of Breed for the Saturday AM show and the Sunday show down in Davie.


Deborah Rocco and Paula Alshouse are pleased to introduce “Remy”. TuckerRidge Something To Talk About at Khalfani/RoccRidge.  Many thanks to breeders Stacey and Nathan Tucker for this special girl.

Springridge Hit The Ground Runnin- TURK
WD for 2 Points! Suwannee Valley Kennel Club of Florida- Newberry
March 26, 2017 WD  from the 6-9 puppy dog class
Judge: Mrs. Sheila Smith
March 25, 2017 RWD
Owned & Loved by: Tami McMillen & Rhonda Johnson
Breeder: Rhonda Johnson, Ross Johnson & Stacy Ford

TuckerRidge Dugga Boy Simba Ridge has received his ROM. He has produced 10 champions to date.  Very special boy..

MBBIS MBIF INT Ch UKC Ch FC Zuri's Ropasa's Escapade LCM2 MC CGC just achieved her VFCH in ASFA in less than a year!!!

MEERA became an ASFA Field Champion and an AKC Master Courser.  

On the heels of becoming an MC, Meera ran her heart out at the Alamo Area Whippet Club's coursing event in March and was awarded Best of Breed (on Saturday) over 12 other Ridgebacks!!   On Sunday she was 3rd in the Field Champion class.

February 17, 18 & 19, 2017

We ran over 700 dogs over the course of 3 days.  A huge thank you to the members that stayed around and helped your club with this massive event.  We are planning another event next year most likely with a different club so please come out to help.
Please mark your calendars for the following dates for meetings:

May 20, 2017  BOD and Members meeting at the Volusia County Fairgrounds after Ridgebacks show

June 24, 2017  BOD and Members meeting at the Orange County Fairgrounds