Overseas News From France
News from Cathrine Carter (Anacardium) who moved to live in France at the end of 2017.
She did of course take her four Irish Setters with her and has been very successful so far in the show ring.
"After having had my youngest bitch (Anacardium Foehn - Juicy ) confirmed ( you have to have a French Judge confirm the Export Pedigree and the dog in case you want to breed here ) I entered a few Shows to see how Juicy would compare with the others here. The Judges here judge very much on the 'fit for function' criteria first and most judges judge shows and field trials alike.
So Far Juicy has done very well.
Vesoul - France-Comte !st Excellent Open Bitch Class, CACS, Best Of Breed, Best of Group 7 (Chiens D'Arret)
Mulhouse - Alsace 1st Excellent Open Bitch Class, Res CACS, Res CACIB
Lyon - Rhone-Alpes 2nd Excellent Open Bitch Class
Saulieu - Bourgogne 2nd Excellent Open Bitch Class
GAME FAIR - Lamotte Beuvron - Sologne (Grand Prix Des Chiens De Chasse ) 1st Open Bitch Class, CACS, Best Of Breed.
We had many compliments from judges and members of the Red Club Of France, telling us she was not the field trial type that they like ( Most of them hunt with their dogs ) but they could not fault her and liked Juicy very much.
All very gratifying as I bred her and she is now 4 years old"
The group photo is taken at the Game Fair and is an informal photo of some of the Irish Setters that day.
Thank you Catherine for your news, results and photographs
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