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Feoras Collies Presents:

CFC Jr.Ch. & Ch./Can.Ch. Bannerstone Feoras ImpishDebut, CGN, RN (CKC/AKC), RA, VC, RPT, TT, HIT, HT

"Echo"

(February 12, 2012 - June 18, 2017)

**CKC CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW SUMMARY**

**2013**

September 7, 2013 - Pictou Kennel Club, Trenton NS - WB/BOB/Group 4 win under judge John RowtonNew Champion
August 25, 2013 - Dominion Kennel Club, Cape Breton NS - WB/BOB/Group 2 win under judge Avery Gaudin
August 25, 2013 - Dominion Kennel Club, Cape Breton NS - WB/BOB/Group 3rd with judge Douglas Gaudin
August 24, 2013 - Dominion Kennel Club, Cape Breton NS - WB/BOB/Group 1 win under judge Virginia Lynne
August 24, 2013 - Dominion Kennel Club, Cape Breton NS - WB/BOB/Group 4 win under judge Donald Wallace

 **2012**

At just under 8 months of age, Echo debuted at the Island Dog Club and went WB/BOW/BOS under judge Sandy Gelinas for her first Major!

Echo attended her second show (and final show of the Maritime circuit that season) in Moncton NB in November, 2012.  There she took WB/BOon Saturday from judge Steve Dainard.  On Sunday, we were pleased to accept WB/BOB/BPIB from judge Janet Lobb.  

    

**FCI/CFC CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWS**

**ELITE**

Following the Championship class, a dog can move up into the Elite level of competition (similar to the Grand Championship class in the CKC) where more stringent requirements apply, including the need for 4 CACSC cards with an Excellent rating.  Unlike Open, for a Elite Championship (CACSC) award, only one CACSC card is awarded per Champion class bitch, and Champion class male in the breed, no matter the number of entries within the breed.  Echo moved into Elite on the last show class of the weekend, and was awarded her first CACSC card at only 26 months of age:

April 20, 2014: CACSC #1 (Excellent rating/Elite) under judge Cathy Delmar (Ireland)

**OPEN**

[Note: To achieve a Championship in Open, there must be 3 ratings of "Excellent", and 3 cards called CACS (Certificate of Aptitude for excellent Conformity to the Standard - CACS) to qualify under FCI regulations].

April 19, 2014: CACS #1 (Excellent rating/Open) under judge Annette Bystrup (Denmark)
April 19, 2014: CACS #2 (Excellent rating/Open) under judge Hassi Assenmacher-Fevel (Germany) 
April 20, 2014: CACS #3 (Excellent rating/Open) under judge Michael Forte 
(Ireland) --- New Champion!

Evaluations were provided by all the judges, including: 

"Feminine, a bit low set. Nice long head with correct scissor bite.  Excellent flat skull, correct eye set, strong neck and topline, nice deep chest. A bit too close ears. Well angulated, nice top coat, well-set tail, excellent hindquarters. Correct single tracking - effortless & smooth" (judge Annette Bystrup)

"Good size.  Feminine head.  Almond shaped dark eye.  Nice pigmentation.  Excellent ear carriage, lay of neck.  Level topline, good depth of chest. Nice front.  Good tail carriage. Moves close front and behind(edit to clarify: single track gait)" (judge Hassi Assenmacher-Fevel)


**JUNIOR PUPPY**
(14 months old)

April 27, 2013: JCAC; Best Junior #1 (Excellent rating) under judge Patricia Cruz (Mexico)
April 27, 2013: JCAC; Best Junior #2 (Excellent rating), BOB, Best Junior in Breed, Best Junior in Group under judge Joyce Lea-Hanson (England/USA)
April 28, 2013: JCAC; Best Junior #3 (Excellent rating) under judge Horst Kliebenstein (Germany)  --- New Junior Champion!
April 28, 2013: JCAC; Best Junior #4 (Excellent rating) under judge 
Sean Delmar (Ireland)
 
Evaluations were provided by the judges, including: 
"Great showmanship, beautiful front. Young. Darling headpiece, beautiful bite. Topline - good, lovely tail. Condition: lovely" (judge Joyce Lea-Hanson)

"Feminine head, exc(ellent) temperament/topline, shoulder, tail placement - pretty picture" (judge Pat Cruz)


**PERFORMANCE**

July 2014 - The American Working Collie Association (AWCA) awards Echo her VC title - Versatility Companion.  Versatility titles (click link for more information) are awarded to Collies who have accumulated points in a variety of categories (Stock Work, Obedience, Soundness, Scent Work, Draft Work, Assistance Work, Canine Sports, Conformation and/or Public Relations). She received her points for Conformation, Soundness, Obedience and Canine Sports. 


Oct. 12, 2013 - Cobequid Dog Show, Truro, NS - Novice Obedience qualifying leg (CD leg) - 185 under Michael Calhoun (3rd in Class).


Sept. 21, 2013 - Maritime Disc Dog Cup, Truro NS - RPT (Retrieval Proficiency) under judge Stephen Dahr under Canadian Disc Dog Association regulations


Oct 13, 2013 - Cobequid Dog Show, Truro NS - RA qualifying leg - 93 under Michael Calhoun (2nd in Class & New Title)
Oct. 12, 2013 - Cobequid Dog Show, Truro, NS - RA qualifying leg - 96 under Michael Calhoun (4th in Class)
July 28, 2013 - Fredericton NS, River Valley Show - RA qualifying leg - 81 under Lynne Oslach (2nd in Class)


July 28, 2013 - Fredericton NS, River Valley Show - RN qualifying leg - 100 under Lynne Oslach (HIC/HIT)
July 27, 2013 - Fredericton NS, River Valley Show - RN qualifying leg - 96 under Paul Oslach (HIC & New Title)
July 21, 2013 - Summerside PEI, RN qualifying leg - 72 under Cheryl Bishop (4th in Class)
July 20, 2013 - Summerside PEI, RN qualifying leg - 95 under judge Cheryl Bishop (HIC)


July 27, 2013 - Fredericton Dog Show - TT under evaluator Reta Boyd (Temperament Test certification)
June 1, 2013 - Lunenburg NS - CGN certification (Canine Good Neighbour)

**OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS**

Echo and Jerrica traveled to Cumberland, Maine for the "Chickadee Classic" dog shows in Penobscot June 21-23, 2013.  She received all 3 legs of her RN title her first time out on the 3 offered classes achieving her AKC RN title with scores of 97 from Mr. Michael Calhoun, and 91 & 95, respectively, from Mr. Arthur Cartwright. We were delighted with her motivation and attentiveness on her first Rally trials. 


(Rebeccah Aube photo)


*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*HERDING*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*
At 6.5 months of age, Echo attends her first herding clinic to test for intensity and instinct with sheep. She received her first Herding Instinct Test certification under judge Leroy D'Entremont in Otterbrook NS in September, 2012

October 17, 2015 - Herding Instinct Test certification under judge Ron Forbes put on by the NSGSDC in Blue Rocks, NS (Rottweiler Club of Canada CKC sponsored event)

October 17, 2015 - Rottweiler Club of Canada Herding trial - Blue Rocks, NS - Herding Tested (HT) qualifying score, under judge Heather Forbes
October 18, 2015 - Rottweiler Club of Canada Herding trial - Blue Rocks, NS - Herding Tested (HT) qualifying score, under judge Ron Forbes - HT - New Title!


(6.5 months old, herding instinct test #1)


(Herding Started trial, after moving up from HT - Photo courtesy of Deborah Rozee)

Echo's Pedigree

SIRE


CAN.CH. BANNERSTONE'S GOLDEN NIMBUS, CGN, RN, VC, TT

 

AM/CAN. CH. BANNERSTONE'S MIDNITE SPECTRE

AM.CH. HIGHCROFT ASHLAWN ENDEAVOR, CGC
CAN.CH. HIGHCROFT ULTIMATE SERENITY
CAN.CH. HIGHCROFT MISCHIEF A FOOT AM.CH. OVERLAND CLASSIFIED
AM.CH. HIGHCROFT FARRAH FAWCETT

DAM


BISS AM.GCH. TRAVLER'S SARITA 

AM.CH. OVERLAND IN SUSPENSE, ROM
AM.CH. HIGHCROFT ULTIMATE SUSPENSE
AM.CH. OVERLAND TOY BOX, ROM
AM.CH. TRAVLER'S GOOD TO GO
AM.GCH. MARNUS LUCKY STRIKE, ROM
AM.GCH. TRAVLER'S LIBERTY SPORT, ROM, HIC, CGC, AOM

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