Update:  October 22nd, 2012

INTL & NATL CH HORIZONS ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD

PR15185904  DOB:  MARCH 7TH, 2011     

 OFA PREL:  GOOD  CERF-NEG

DNA TESTING:  PRA/VWD - CLEAR ON PARENTAGE

"MERRI"

 

"Merri" (at 9 months) and Izabelle (Grand daughter - 10 years old) Wish Everyone a Happy New Year!!!

 (MERRI'S PEDIGREE UPCOMING)

"Merri" at 5 months.

Fall & Winter 2011:   - Mishelle has added Merri to her breeding program as the original buyer for her decided to wait for a "red apricot" puppy instead from one of Mishelle's upcoming litters.  As a result Mishelle has decided to keep her after putting months of work into her.  It was a good decision as she also went Reserve Best In Show two of the four shows at the 2011 Evergreen Autumn Sieger Internal Show October 22ND & 23RD in Ridgefield, WA.  She now has her Junior International Champion Title   "Merri" has also represented herself well at two Fall AKC shows, showing with vibrancy and elegance, and the usual puppy antics.

SHOW RECORD

 A summary of "Merri's" critiques at the age of 19 months when competing for her Adult National Champion Title is shown below.  The summaries are compiled from the judges reports of the following judges:   Ms. Noreen Cartwright - USA:  Mr. Richard W. Samide - Intl & USA;  Ms Cheryl D Anderson - USA; and Mr David Krogh - USA at the Evergreen State Autumn Sieger International Show October 20th & 21st, 2012 in Ridgefield, WA are as follows:

 Judgement:    

    1.)  Overall Impression:  Well proportioned, great show prospect, very feminine, elegant, great attitude, good attitude, happy go lucky.

    2.)  Coat:  Soft, not thick for age, great condition, profuse, nice.

    3.)  Head:  Good proportions, could use more muzzle, long, typy, clearn one piece, like to see darker pigmentation in nose.

    4.)  Bite, mouth:   Correct, scissors, good.

    5.)  Eyes:  Almond, dark, lovely, correct, rounded almond, slightly round, set flush, good and dark.

    6.)  Ears:  Well placed, could be longer, well set, long, well feathered, good.

    7.)  Chest:  No prosternum, good spring of rib, well set, well developed, fine for age.

    8.)  Front Angulation:  Feet nice!  Short upper arm which affects movement - common to breed, good - matching angles, balanced - moderate angulation, great.

    9.)  Back Angulation:    Well muscled, made good use of, good - matching angles, balanced - moderate angulation, great - no problem.

   10.) Top line:  Nice, level, very good.

   11.) Tail:  Happy, carried a bit over back, well set, high set, good.

   12.) Movement:  Good for breed, moves clean and smooth, free and easy, clean coming & going, overall pretty good.

 

4 X Best of Breed;  4 X Best Bred By Exhibitor,  Bred By Exhibitor Group - 1st x 2, 2nd x 1,  Open Group - 2 x 2nd, 1 x 3rd.

 

A summary of "Merri's" written critiques at 1 year of age is as follows from the 2012 Willamette Valley Spring Sieger International Show in May 2012 in Albany, OR..  Many thanks to the following Judges:  Ms Cheryl D Anderson - USA;  Mrs Bernadette Cox - USA.; and Mr. Clyde Morris - Intl & USA.

Judgement:  

  1. Overall Impression:  Beautiful body balance, very square, nice side-gait, very feminine, nicely formed bitch puppy, nice bitch will improve with time.
  2. Coat:  Profuse & correct, cream, very good condition.
  3. Head:  Would like to see more muzzle fill, feminine and sweet, nice.
  4. Bite, Mouth:  Correct, scissors.
  5. Eyes:  Very nice, dark, well placed.
  6. Ears:  .Well feathered, beautiful set & carriage, proper set & used.
  7. Chest:  Well developed, good development for age, immature.
  8. Front Angulation:  Very balanced, moves free & easy thru shoulder assembly, square, out at elbows.
  9. Back Angulation:  Very balanced, correct stifle angulation, well let down.
  10. Topline:  Hard, level, good with good head carriage.
  11. Tail:  .High set, but arch is forward, fits nicely into croup, proper set & carriage.
  12. Movement:  Reaches and drives well, not as jaunty, alert, soundness front & rear, tends to sidewind.

 

3 X Best of Breed Puppy, 3 X Best Bred By Exhibitor Puppy,  Bred By Exhibitor Group 1 1st, 2 2nd, Best Of Breed Group 1  1st, 1 2nd.  Reserve Best In Show Bred By Exhibitor Puppy.

"Merri" earned her Junior International Champion Title as well as the following:  4 X Best of Breed Puppy, 4 X Best Bred by ExhibitorPuppy.  Groups:  Open Puppy- 2 x Group 1st, 2 x Group 2nd, Best Bred by Exhibitor Puppy 3 x - Group 1st, 1 x Group 2nd.  2 X Best In Show Bred By Exhibitor Puppy.

 

"Merri" pictured at 7 months of age earning her 1st  International Junior Champion Title and taking Reserve Best In Show Puppy.

A summary of "Merri's" written critiques at 7 months of age is as follows from the 2011 Evergreen Autumn Sieger International Show in October 2011 in Ridgefield, WA..  Many thanks to the following Judges:  Ms Cheryl D Anderson - USA; Mr Don Dvorak - USA; Mrs Elaine Young - CAN & USA; Mr Hank Williams - USA..

Judgement:  Very classy, lovely profile, sweet temperament.  Good ring presence.  Pleasing - represents well for age.

  1. Overall Impression:  Very pretty, typey, short back, long legs.  Nice puppy.  Nice body and appearance.  Smart looking, ?
  2. Coat:  Profuse (cream apricot).  Nice soft full coat.  Of good texture, needs pack.  Age appropriate.
  3. Head:  Good length, strong muzzle.  Correct shape - nice muzzle.  Pleasing.  Nice clean head.
  4. Bite, Mouth:  Good.  Good scissors.  Excellent.  Correct.
  5. Eyes:  Dark, round, protrude.  Nice eyes.  Dark, well placed.  Pretty.
  6. Ears:  Good lenth, leathers, feathering.  Good ear set.  Well attached & good shape.  Placed well.
  7. Chest:  Good prosternum, rib spring, well ribbed.  Good for age.  Deep for age.  Age appropriate.
  8. Front Angulation:  Short loin, angles balanced.  Straight in front.  Moves with authority.  Good.
  9. Back Angulation:  Angles balanced.  Rear moderate.  Pleasing turn of stifle.  Correct..
  10. Topline:  Solid, good neck length.  Good level topline.  Acceptable.  Solid.
  11. Tail:  Set & carriage ideal.  Correct set.  Set correctly & good length.  Set and carried well.
  12. Movement:  Jaunty, light.  Moves with ease.  Pleasing.  Good, lively.

"Merri" earned her Junior International Champion Title as well as the following:  4 X Best of Breed Puppy, 4 X Best Bred by ExhibitorPuppy.  Groups:  Open Puppy- 2 x Group 1st, 2 x Group 2nd, Best Bred by Exhibitor Puppy 3 x - Group 1st, 1 x Group 2nd.  2 X Best In Show Bred By Exhibitor Puppy.