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Belatarr Boys win at Mid-Western Gundog.

Many congratulations to Jenny & David for a fantastic collection of results with their Belatarr boys at this years’ Mid Westen Gundog Show. Jenny writes:

Belatarr Charlie Parker ShCM was 3rd in Veteran 7 to 9 years and then 1st in AV Open Dog or Bitch.
Sh Ch Belatarr Hercules was 1st HWV Open Dog HWV with Belatarr Jupiter (Luka) 2nd in that same class, His uncle Herc then went Best of Breed under breed specialist Tanya Pryer.
Next up, Charlie & Herc were 1st in the AV Brace Class and Luka was 1st in the huge Cancer Research In Dogs Open Stakes under Carole Coode, winning a lovely pair of bronze bookends
Herc then went on to take Best In Show 4 from a pretty much full gundog representation at the end of the day under judge Judith Carruthers.

ShCh Belatarr Hercules in the Best in Show Lineup.

Fabulous haul of wins for the day!

02/03/2020 at 13:06 Leave a comment

Luka wins Best in Show!

David & Jenny achieved a really stunning win with Lyra’s son, Belatarr Jupiter (Luka) at the Bedford & District Canine Society this weekend. He won Best of Breed and then took Gundog Group 1 under judge Chris Hill, before being named Best in Show by judge Jane Lilley, collecting a rather fine trophy and set of rosettes along the way! Only the second time that a Belatarr has been awarded Best in Show, Luka also becomes one of the very, very few HWV’s to ever achieve this at al all-Group show in the UK. We are thrilled and proud in equal measure.

 

22/09/2019 at 11:30 Leave a comment

Luka wins his 2nd CC.

Fabulous results from the Richmond Championship show this afternoon, where Lyra’s son, young Belatarr Jupiter (Luka) was awarded Best Dog & his second Challenge Certificate along with Best of Breed, also for the second time, following the same result in June at Windsor Championship.

Judge Jeff Horswell then also awarded Luka’s uncle, Belatarr Charlie Parker ShCM, the Reserve Dog CC along with Vest Veteran in Breed & Luka’s Show Champion Uncle Belatarr Hercules 1st in Open Dog too.

Many congratulations to Jenny & David on another great day with their boys – we are super proud and excited today!

08/09/2019 at 18:37 Leave a comment

Big win For Belatarr Venus.

Lyra’s puppies have been enjoying some top results this year and another big day was had by young Belatarr Venus (Iris) who had two different shows at the same venue on 24th Aug. First came the North Riding Gundog Club where she was awarded 1st in Graduate and RBOB, then the main event came next at the North of England HPR Club Show where she took 1st in Post Graduate and went Best of Breed under judge Ashleigh Frost before going on to take Reserve Best in Show under judge Leslie Forfar.

Big congratulations to Andy and Alyson for their super day!

From an impressive line-up of BOBs, I shortlisted 4 for further consideration…. RBIS Forster’s Belatarr Venus. Hungarian Wire Haired Vizsla. A bitch with substance whilst remaining feminine. Head and expression typical of her breed. Correct reach of neck into well-laid shoulders. Big ribbed body. She stands on well-boned legs with good feet. Presented in hard condition and in good harsh wiry coat. Moved well with reach and drive.

Leslie Forfar

28/08/2019 at 13:47 Leave a comment

Billie wins her Working Gundog Certificate.

In the midst of all the exciting puppy shenanigans comes news that having broken various show records and accumulated 13 CC’s along the way, ShCh Melatarr Mahalia Jackson (Billie) has also now become the first Belatarr to be awarded the Kennel Club Working Gundog Certificate – https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/activities/field-trials-working-gundogs/new-to-field-trials-gundog-working-tests/working-gundog-certificate/

A VERY proud Billie!

Massive congratulations to Irene on yet another milestone achievement with Billie!

25/08/2019 at 22:09 Leave a comment

Puppies: week 7

After enduring endless weeks of rain, high winds and unseasonably cold temperatures, conditions have at last returned to more normal for August and the puppies have finally been able to get out onto the grass, making life more interesting for them and much easier for us. Now fully weaned and (most, at least) with a full set of puppy teeth, they are readily tucking into their raw diet interspersed with goat’s milk and will soon be heading off to their exciting new lives in their loving new homes, so this coming week will be their final one with the whole litter together.

THE GIRLS

Miss Lime

 

Miss Orange

 

Miss Pink

 

Miss Purple

 

Miss Yellow

 

THE BOYS

Mr Black

 

Mr Blue

 

Mr Grey

 

Mr Red

BONUS / CUDDLE SHOTS

Mr Black

 

Miss Pink

 

Miss Lime

 

Mr Red

25/08/2019 at 16:15 Leave a comment

Puppies: week 6

Time is flying by and the puppies are looking very grown-up now, fully weaned from mum and getting stronger and more boisterous by the day. Once again, the often terrible weather has meant that they are indoors more than outdoors, but they certainly make the most of it when the sun does make an appearance.

THE GIRLS

Miss Lime

 

Miss Orange

 

Miss Pink

 

Miss Purple

 

Miss Yellow

 

THE BOYS

Mr Black

 

Mr Blue

 

Mr Grey

 

Mr Red

Mr Red – stacking practice

18/08/2019 at 11:59 Leave a comment

Puppies: week 5.

The pups have been dodging torrential rain and gale-force winds throughout most of this week but we’ve still managed to get them out for at least a few hours every day and, as a result, they have quickly become immune to all of the racket from the storms raging in the trees around them.

They have also enjoyed lots of visitors and additional cuddles through the week, as well as becoming super-adept at eating solids from their feeding bowls. Now, at 5 weeks of age, they have transitioned almost entirely onto their raw food diet with mum making visits to feed only once a day, and this will drop off further over the coming days so they should be fully weaned by this time next week.

Developmental changes are more gradual this week, but a brief break in the rain (if not the wind!) did allow us to get some extra head-shots of them today:

THE GIRLS

Miss Lime

 

 

Miss Orange

 

Miss Pink

 

Miss Purple

 

Miss Yellow

THE BOYS

Mr Black

 

Mr Blue

 

Mr Grey

 

Mr Red

 

Mr Red – Bonus Shot!

10/08/2019 at 19:26 Leave a comment

Puppies: week 4

Another huge week for the youngsters as their eyesight finally comes fully online allowing them to play and chew their way excitedly around their ever-expanding worlds.

Semi-decent weather has allowed them to be outside in their run for at least a few hours every day of this past week, taking in the sunshine, rain, winds and all points in between. Just like all Belatarr generations before them they also immediately gravitated towards their mini den for snoozy puppy pile-ups:

They are now well on their way towards being weaned and have quickly become experts at eating solid food from their Weenafeeder in-between visits form Mum. This is also the most significant change in their head shape, as muzzles elongate, eyes widen and skulls develop to give them fully formed puppy heads. Here they all are, outside in the dappled sunshine this morning:

THE GIRLS

Miss Lime

 

Miss Orange

 

Miss Pink

 

Miss Purple

 

Miss Yellow

THE BOYS

Mr Black

 

Mr Blue

 

Mr Grey

 

Mr Red

 

03/08/2019 at 13:43 Leave a comment

Billie makes Breed History (again!)

Amongst all the puppy news a thrilling update: Sh Ch Mahalia Jackson ShCM (Billie) achieved her Kennel Club Veteran Warrant today, becoming the first-ever HWV to qualify for the award!

Billie turned 7 years of age in Oct 2018 and managed to achieve this from just seven consecutive shows. She was named Best Gundog Veteran at 5 of those shows, at two of which she went on to be named Best Veteran in show, whilst she also collected 2nd Gundog Veteran at two further shows.

Billie is, of course, the first and still the only HWV ever to win a UK Championship Show Group, and her extraordinary achievements never cease to amaze and delight us.

Huge congratulations to Irene for this latest incredible milestone.

27/07/2019 at 18:37 Leave a comment

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