2nd Quarter Newsletter 2012

 Welcome to the Sunshine State Rhodesian Ridgeback Club's Second Quarterly newsletter.  Our members sure know how to have fun in the Sunshine.  Here is the news about what we all have been up to.

Enjoy


NEWS YOU CAN USE

Did you know that SSRRC has its own Fcaebook page?  Please click on the image below and the link will take you right to the page


 
 

NEW DEBUTS

Making their debut in the ring at the Sebring shows on April 21, 2012 was Cooper - Kengali's Unbridled Power - and his handler (and SSRRC member) Lisa McElroy.  


NEW CHAMPIONS

Completing her championship at the Perry Shows was Chyna - CH. Kengali's Sweet Chyld O' Mine, Too.  Chyna finished the week-end with 2 major wins and on her first day as a Special, was SEL bitch.  Way to go Chyna.



New ASFA FIELD CHAMPION

Champions aren't just made in the conformation ring, they are also made out on the field.  Bindi completed her American Sighthound Field Championship in May 2012 up in Calhoun, Georgia.  She is now:  GCH CH Regal Tolerton's Luminara Unduli for Bindura, FCh, SC.
Here she is on the GANG field in Calhoun, GA



 

FIELD REPORTS

On March 10, 2012, at the ASFA trial over in Brooksville, Riffe - FC Terra Christa's Riffe Octavian, SC - went Best of Breed and ran his heart out in Best in Field.  Riffe is very close to becoming an ASFA Field Champion!  Riffe is owned and loved by Ross Johnson.  




March 24 & 25, 2012 saw AKC Coursing in Florida for the first time this year.  On Saturday, March 24, 2012, Bindi - GCH Regal Tolerton's Luminara Unduli for Bindura, SC - received her first coursing major on the field.!  Here is Bindi coming back to her daddy after her Best of Breed run.



And even bigger news was Chyna - Kengali's Sweet Chyld O' Mine, Too.  On Sunday, Chyna was BEST IN FIELD!  Chyna took home some beautiful ribbons and trophy AND a 5 point major!



Earning her J.C. title at the Perry Shows was Pepper - TuckerRidge Bold & Spicy at Regal.  Pepper is owned and loved by Stacey and Nathan Tucker.



Having fun on the field is Logan, owned and loved by Amanda Kelley.  Logan earned his Senior Courser title.  Logan is Msaada's Call to Duty, CGC, TT, HIC, SC.



MORE AKC COURSING in Altoona on May 12 & 13, 2012

The last AKC coursing of the spring saw majors, majors, majors in Ridgebacks.  

On Saturday, Chyna took first place in the Open class and earned her 2nd major - and it was a 4 point major.  Chyna finished 2nd on Sunday, for 2 points,  and is now 1 point from her Field Champion title.  
Here is Chyna running her heart out in Altoona this past week-end.  Chyna is in yellow and her buddy Deja is right behind her.


 Sunday's major went to Bindi.  Bindi was 2nd on Saturday for 2 points and then the winner in the Open class on Sunday for her 2nd major - another 4 point major.  Bindi is 2 points from her Field Champion title.  
Here is Bindi on her 2nd run of the day. Pictured in yellow, Bindi was running with Mozart and Tori.


And not to be outdone by the girls, Mozart showed he is an excellent runner.  Both days he came in 3rd and earned himself a point each day!  
Here is Mozart waiting to be released.


Coursing is over for the summer and will pick back up this September.  

BIG WINS

 Another big winner at the Perry Shows was Jethro - Kengali's Beyond Boundaries.  Jethro was WD/BOW for a 3 point major on Sunday at the North Georgia Hound Show.  



Regal Tolerton's Can't Keep A Secret at Radiant Ridge had a great win in Sebring, FL when she went Winner's Bitch, Best of Winners and Best of Opposite Sex under Judge Steven Gladstone.  Raven is owned and loved by Casey Carpenter.


ASFA FUN RUN

 On May 20, 2012, in High Springs, Florida, SSRRC held its first ASFA Fun Run.  The weather was glorious, the field was ready and everyone had an awesome time.  A special shout out to the Johnsons - Rhonda, Bob and Ross, for letting us come up there and use their field as well as to their awesome hospilaity and hard work leading up to this event.  

All in all, we had 17 entries - the majority were Ridgebacks - but we did have Silken Windhounds and some Borzois! A big thanks to judge Shirley Rehburg and Kasey Parks for juding and to Dale Parks for operating the lure machine.  
Riffe - FC Terra Christa's Riffe Octavian, SC - walked away the winner at the Fun Run!  Way to go Riffe.

EDUCATION CORNER

 

KNOW YOUR TERMINOLOGY





ANNOUNCEMENTS

 Stay tuned to the Facebook page as well as your e-mail.  SSRRC has some exciting events coming up and we hope to see members coming out to help support their club.