KIAN: ARCHIVED NEWS & RESULTS
Welcome to my pages, I am 13 years old now and I have to say I must first apologise for not keeping my pages up to date, as you can probably guess the past years have been very much up and down for me and my family and it's been a bit hit and miss when I can update. Well there are no excuses now, I am going to try and bring you up to current times in my doggy world!
I have been an Ambassador of the YKC since 2012 as they recognised how much I have contributed to the dog world in and out of the ring and they are monitoring my progress around the various activities that I partake in including all my voluntary work
It has been confirmed by Robert McDougal and Linda Carnaby (the Boxer Records Department) that Kian is the youngest Owner/Exhibitor to win a Green card in our breed
Pictured with my 2 Spanish youngsters Mateo and Madge. As they approach the end of their Junior Career having achieved qualification for The Boxer Event prestigious Mancunian Pup of the Year and also gaining their Kennel Club Junior Warrants too. In the past 18 months I have helped to campaign our past 3 youngsters to their titles Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW, Rosanyos San Mateo JW and his litter sister Rosanyos Madre Mia JW. At 13 years old this is a superb record and I am very proud.
I am delighted to announce that I have been entrusted by Boxer Quarterly to create and produce a Junior Journal section which will be launching in Crufts 2014 edition. Needless to say I am very excited and honoured to be given this opportunity
The Cotswold Boxer Club CH Show - 4th December
Judge: Mr Diego Garcia (USA)
4th Yearling Dog with Hayden (Twrcymru Puttin on the Style)
3rd Veteran Dog with Howard (Rosanyos Take That ShCM)
Kian handling Katy Dawes Kai the Cornish Bear
Penzance & DCS - Supermatch Final 2014 - 3/12/2014
The criteria is that all Best in Match winners, Reserve Best in match & Best Veteran in Match compete at the end of each year for the Overall Winner. Matches are held every 2 months through the year and Kian has qualified 3 dogs for these finals. Rocket, Madge & Howard
However, due to circumstances beyond his control he could only compete with his Veteran Howard who has not only won over the year 3 x BVIM, Howard & Kian have also won BIM and RBIM over the year. So this is a fantastic achievement for them both. So to compete with Howard who had to fly the flag for the Rosanyos Team, they did not disappoint and under our judge Tony Madge they won the Supermatch RBIM Final AND they also won the Supermatch BVIM Final. A fantastic result for Kian & Howard!!!
South Western Boxer Club - 15/11/14
Judge: Arthur Butters (Mindenwood)
Twrcymru Putting on the Style reserve in Yearling
Judges critique: A Very nice brindle dog who did not look his age. Nice head with no coarseness, good mouth Nice brisket with good layback of shoulder and strong quarters. Moved and showed very well for his handler.
Judge: Mrs Carol Green
Mitchell’s Diceulon Pina Colada third in Novice
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket reserve in their first Limit class (after winning their way out of Post Graduate)
Kian also handled Rosanyos Take That ShCM in Veteran Dog
'Howard' won the class and Best Veteran Dog in Show
London & Home Counties CH Show - 18th October
Judge: Maritha Ostland-Holmsten (Sweden)
Twrcymru Putting on the Style 4th in a super entry Yearling dog
Kian with Rocket under Nadia Maddocks
Handling Shelby for Wendy Mitchell
Rocket and Kian have had a fantastic year in Post a Graduate classes with excellent placings at nearly all the shows they have attended, only being unplaced twice which is a great record for them. Kian would like to thank all the judges who have thought so highly of Rocket as they now progress out of Post Graduate classes into Limit
Trent Boxer CH Show - 4th October
Judge (Bitches): Betty MacDonald
In a BUMPER entry Rocket piloted by Kian win a fantastic quality and numerically high Post Graduate Butch class under well renown Breed Specialist Betty MacDonald! A memorable day and another great Milestone reached in Rockets and Kian's show careers!!!!!
Judges critique: This 3 year old golden br/white has style and substance, a balanced outline, evident forechest, arched neck and sloping topline. Good head and mouth, full muzzle of correct proportions, dark eyes, alert expression, evident chin. Very sound mover. Well handled.
Kian had a fantastic day with his Team of Boxers at Belfast Championship Dog Show
Judge: Mr Hans van den Berg (Netherlands)
Kian heading a lovely Yearling Dog class with Mairi Wynne-Eyton's home bred boy, Twrcymru Puttin On The Style (Kennel mate of Harris who Kian co-owns with Mairi)
An excellent result for Kian as this was the first time he had put his hands on the dog. Fantastic!
Kian & Rocket second in Post Graduate Bitch and 3rd in the YKC Handling Stakes. Kian & Harris reserve in very strong Limit Dog. Kian & Rosanyos Madre Mia JW (Madge) wins the YKC Members Stakes qualifying Madge for the YKC Members Stakes Finals Crufts 2015
An excellent result as Kian now has 2 dogs qualified for these finals. Unfortunately YKC rules only allow him to take 1 dog so Kian will have to choose which one to take. An excellent achievement and a good position to be in!
Twrcymru Puttin on the Style - Yearling Dog Class Winner
Rocket gains her KC Show Certificate of Merit.
Lightly shown at Open Shows - well done Kian & Rocket!
Richmond CH Dog Show
Judge: Luis Pinto Teixeira (Portugal)
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW ShCM - 3rd Post Graduate Bitch
Kian showing Rocket in the JHA Semi-Finals at Richmond CH Show 2014
Birmingham City CH Show - 30th August
Judge - Mrs P Marsdon-Pollock
Kian and rocket 2nd YKC Members Stakes class
Judges critique: YKC Members Stakes 2nd Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW ShCM Put up a good performance, well balanced with good bone substance, well made and in good muscle tone, pushed hard. Moved well.
Post Graduate Bitch - 3rd
Welsh Kennel Club CH Show - 16th August
Judge: Mrs P Beisell McLlwaine (USA)
Post Graduate Bitch - 2nd
Judges critique: 2nd Post Graduate Bitch Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW Brindle bitch with a square outline, proper size, good bone and topline. Plenty of substance and angulation. Nice arch of neck. She also had good feet and moved well.
Kian would like to thank Bridget Rashleigh of Stormefex Boxers for taking charge of Harris for him at the recent Welsh Kennel Club Championship Dog Show and showing him in the Special Beginners Stakes class whilst he was engaged in the breed ring showing his bitch Rocket. A big well done to Bridget for piloting Harris in to 4th place in a large well supported class of all breeds and boxers too. And a first attempt of this particular partnership in the show ring together, so very much 'in the deep end'! Once again, thank you Bridget
North Devon Agricultural Show - 6th August
Judge: Val Jackson
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - 1st Open Bitch and Reserve Best of Breed
Judges Critique: 1st - very pretty feminine bitch, good length of neck into an elegant body. Very well made all round with good ground covering movement. Pretty expression with a good ear set, well padded muzzle and a lovely mouth. Close decision in the challenge. RBOB.
Judge: Janice Mair (Glenauld)
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - 1st Post Graduate
Judges critique: 1st - Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW Very sound b/w with excellent front and feet, good depth of body, lovely crested neck, good layback of shoulder, good spring of rib, short loin and good tailset, balanced feminine head with good mouth and good sized teeth. Moved with drive and purpose for her excellent young handler.
YKC Members Stakes
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - 2nd
Our Dogs Issue: 18/07/2014 - BOXER BREED NOTES
Some news from Yolanda Tonkin she writes "today (Sunday 13th) Kian has won the YKC Handling Qualifier to the Finals at Crufts 2015. He has now qualified for both sets of YKC Finals, Members Stakes and Handling. Today's win was at Liskeard & DCS the judge was Tanya Ann Pilgrim". Well done Kian and the best of luck at the Crufts Finals.
Keith Jump (Breed Notes writer)
Another Quarterly edition of 'The Pennant' from Penryn College
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Stithians Agricultural Society - 13th July
Kian spent the day stewarding for the Terrier and Utility Groups
National Working and Pastoral Breeds Society - 12th July
Judge: Liz Cartledge (Ryslip)
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - Shortlisted in a large Good Citizen Stakes Class
Our Dogs Issue: 04/07/2014 - BOXER BREED NOTES
As far as I can ascertain Kian Pellow is the youngest person to have won a green card at the age of 13 at Three Counties recently under breed specialist Fearn Pynegar (Berwynfa) it is a tremendous achievement and a reward for all the hard work and dedication this young man has put into Boxers at such a young age. Many congratulations to Kian and long may you continue to succeed in the breed.
Keith Jump (Breed Notes writer)
Kian is a Year 8 Pupil at Penryn College and this magazine is produced every quarter called 'The Pennant'
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Kian has made all the Dog Papers and even the local news with recent events
Kian Pellow of Rosanyos Boxers also had a very good day (Southern Counties) by winning the Young Kennel Club Member's Stakes
A.V. Working Dog Or Bitch under Ben Reynolds Frost. Well done Kian and keep the good work going.
A young man with a very big future within the dog world for sure.
Saturday 7th June saw Three Counties hold a general Championship show at Malvern .......... The RCC went to the winner of Post Graduate class which was Yolanda Tonkin & Kian Pellow's Rosanyos Pocket Rocket who was handled by Kian and on the day both dog and handler were winning their 1st Green Card to date. So well done to them on a lovely win. Next day Sunday 8th June the South Western Boxer Club held an Open Show .......... Best Bitch & Best In Show went to Tonkin & Pellow's Rosanyos Pocket Rocket with the same owners Rosanyos Madre Mia taking Reserve Best Bitch& Reserve Best In Show what a cracking weekend for team Rosanyos.
And finally the local press
Kian makes the Dog Paper yet again
Pictured here winning the YKC Stakes at South Wales CH Show
South Western Boxer Club Open Show - 8/6/2014
Judge: Lyn Bunyan (Thatledome)
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - 1st Limit Bitch, Best Bitch and BEST IN SHOW ahead of her kennel mate Rosanyos Madre Mia JW who stood Reserve Best In Show!! Fantastic weekend of showing and one that will never be forgotten
Limit Bitch - 1st Rosanyos Rocket Pocket JW - Strongest class of the day with overall the bitches appearing to be much stronger than the males in certain areas. So, it bodes well that for some of these ladies we may look forward to further enhancement and betterment of our beloved breed in their prospective progeny. BB & BIS. This striking 3 year lass stood away from the class on entering the ring, such presence, style, verve and above all that wonderful aloof boxer attitude and character, her temperament is wonderful. She was handled by her young owner to perfection to take the top honours today (a memorable weekend I was informed at end of judging), shown in bang on condition and with super rapport to give very best. The vibrance was visibly electric from her. From her wonderful strength throughout she moved and covered the ground as only a boxer can 'eating the ground up with every stride'. Headpiece is clean with no exaggerations, good flat cheeks, well set ears, broad level skull, good tilt of nose, correct muzzle to skull ratio with good strength stop. Lovely dark inviting eyes that melt you as she draws you in to her. Excellent dentition and spacing, correct lip placement. Uses her beautiful length of neck to advantage, flowing in to correct laid shoulders to strong broad back, topline retained in motion. Tightest of cat feet. Tailset bang on and carried happily. Congratulations for today and may we see you reaching the highest honours with this smashing young boxer.
Three Counties CH Show - 7/6/2014
Judge: Fearn Pynegar (Berwynfa)
Rocket - 1st Post Graduate Bitch and Reserve CC!!!
Judges critique: Post Graduate Bitch - 1st: Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW So pleased to see this bitch under me today, she so reminded me of my CH Berwynfa Za Za Zoom, beautiful clean head with no exaggerations, expressive eyes, evident stop, super depth and width of muzzle, excellent mouth with correct lip to lip placement, such an elegant bitch, everything flowed, well angulated shoulder, strong level topline, excellent well muscled rear quarters, her movement was free, parallel and ground covering. I had no hesitation to pull her in my last 4 for the CC & to award her the RCC. She was as always handled by one of the best of our junior handlers, if not the best, many of the adults in the ring today could learn a thing or two from this young man, very well deserved.
Pictured above with Fearn Pynegar and outside Essenjay Leather who made Kian's show lead for Rocket
Judge: Moa Persson (Sweden)
Diceulon Louisiana - 2nd Maiden Bitch
Diceulon Louisiana handled by Kian for Wendy Mitchell
Judges critique: 2nd Maiden Bitch Diceulon Louisiana (AI) Light brindle that still needs to fill in front. Feminine well balanced head and expression. Good topline. Well angulated behind. Well handled and moved correctly.
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - 2nd Post Graduate Bitch
Judges critique: 2nd Post Graduate Bitch Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW lighter brindle in excellent condition. Well balanced. Feminine head. A little upright in shoulder. Excellent neck and topline. Well shaped body. Moved well behind.
Judge: Pekka Teini (Finland)
Rocket - 3rd GCDS
YKC Members Stakes - Judge: Ben Reynolds-Frost
1st with Rocket
It is important to note that Kian & Rocket have won this class 3 years in a row at SCCA under 3 different judges, as a puppy in 2012, Yearling in 2013 and an Adult 2014. What a fantastic achievement and record to be proud of!
Judge: Jo Cairns (Galicar)
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - 2nd Limit Bitch
Judges critique: Limit Bitch 2nd - Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW B/w butch with a striking outline, pretty head, would prefer a darker eye, handled well as always and have her all for this young man, moved out and back well.
Kian had a busy weekend at The recent Birmingham National Championship Dog Show, studying on the Saturday and the hard work and perseverance has paid off. Kian seen here being presented with his certificate by KC Accredited Trainer - Christina Chapman
Then on the Sunday various classes
Judge: Jean Watson (Roylark)
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - 4th Post Graduate Bitch
Rocket - 3rd GCDS Judge: Andrew Brace
Rosanyos Madre Mia JW - 4th YKC Members Stakes Judge: Jill Peak
A short video clip of Kian's final run out before being placed 4th in Special Beginners Stakes under Christina Chapman
Penzance District Canine Society - 7th May
Judge: Angela Roberts
Kian & Rocket with Best in Match
They are now qualified for the Supermatch to be held at the end of the year
L-R Winning Post Graduate Bitch, In the Challenge & Junior Handing
An excellent weekend of showing at 2 x Championship shows
Merseyside Boxer Club CH Show - 20/04/2014
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - 1st in a very strong Post Graduate Bitch Class and Shortlisted into final 5 for Bitch CC.
Judge: Tony Curtin (Shiloh)
1st JH 12 - 16 years and Best Junior Handler in Show partnering Rocket.
Judge: Lynsey Roach
Judges Critique: Post Graduate Bitch - Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW, she was a delight to go over. She has a very good head, so well balanced & an alert expression. Correctly short coupled with correct spring of rib and depth. Well laid shoulder and strong level topline & strong well muscled quarters. Very well handled and moved with drive. Was in last 5 for the CC.
At Working & Pastoral Wales
WAPBW CH Show - 19/04/2014
Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - 3rd Post Graduate Bitch
Twrcymru A Knockin Bett JW - Shortlisted in Post Graduate Dog (largest class of the day)
Judge: Malcolm James (Maromad)
Exonian Canine Association
Judge: Barbara Powell (Jobaran)
Madge wins her class - Kian and Madge have had a very successful couple of months
Rocket wins Open and RBOB
Judges Critique: Graduate - Rosanyos Madre Mia JW - R/W bitch lovely alert expression heavier head than I would normally go for Good muzzle and wide straight mouth Nice neck and shoulder, good angulation, moved well.
Limit - Rosanyos San Mateo JW - Smart R/W dog, on his toes, nice head with padded muzzle and wide mouth, kind expression and dark eyes. Lovely arched neck, well muscled quarters, moved with drive.
Open Bitch - Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW - Very feminine Br/W bitch with pleasing head and sweet expression, correct muzzle and good mouth, square outline when stood. Nice reach of neck and straight topline good angulation and tight feet. Moved and handled well. RBOB.
Kian pictured with Rocket at Exonian CA
Judge: Helen Filer (Barrus)
Rocket wins Open Bitch and BOB
The hard work at home continues to pay off they won their classes on both days at the weekend of 22nd & 23rd March by winning their classes at Exeter & County Canine Society and Bridgwater & District Canine Society.
Exeter & County Canine Society
Judge: Janice Bannister
Bridgwater & District Canine Society
Judge: Simon Luxmoore (Hushwing)
Judges critique: Rosanyos Madre Mia JW - 1st Graduate - Head in correct proportion but I would prefer less wrinkle on top of the skull. Excellent feet and pasterns. Well handled and presented.
Rosanyos San Mateo JW - 1st Post Graduate & 1st Limit - Promising Junior male, standard fitting head, well padded cheeks, nice reach of neck and excellent shoulder. Well balanced front and rear but I think he will benefit in maturity with really hard muscle condition.
At Crufts in the YKC Members Stakes Finals with Rosanyos Pocket Rocket under Frank Kane - we won a very credible 4th in excellent company (3 champions in the class)
Superb result - 4th overall in good company
St. Austell & DCS Open Show
Judge: Mr Anthony Rees
Rocket and I 1st in Open and BOB
Midland Boxer Club CH Show:
Judge - Dogs: Fabrizio Censi (Italy)
Although unplaced Harris and I put on a sterling performance as ever
Anglian Boxer Club CH Show:
Judge - Bitches: Marlien Heysteck (Jakkalsdans - South Africa)
I was placed 6th in Minor Puppy Bitch handling Diceulon Louisiana for Wendy Mitchell in a large Minor Puppy Bitch class - the judge asked me to stand in 6th place for recognition as she did not want to disregard us from the class
Dogs: Jan Baxter (Revluc)
5th Junior Dog with Mateo
Also with Mateo - 3rd Novice Dog and 5th Graduate Dog
I have had a very busy and successful 2013, I have helped out on a regular basis at my local canine society Penzance and District, helping out at ring craft, taking the classes and helping the newcomers learn the ropes. I have stewarded at lots of Open shows ranging from just boxers to complete groups and even right through to Best in Show so I have had plenty of experience and I advise any of you budding youngsters to get involved too!!!
Cotswold Boxer Club CH Show: Judge - Keith Baldwin (Nightstorm) - 4th Novice Dog with Mateo and 5th in Undergraduate with Mateo
Yeovil & DCS: Judge - Mrs J Alford (Maplemead) - 1st Junior with Mateo and 2nd in Open with Rocket
Plymouth &DKA: Judge - Cara-Leigh Lane (Leigharac) - 1st Open Bitch and BOS with Rocket (8 in Open Bitch!)
Judges Critique: Open Bitch 7. 1st ROSANYOS POCKET ROCKET JW b/w short coupled bitch, square outline, nicely angulated, good evident forecast great reach of neck, well set ears, correct eye shape With pleasing head, pushed hard for BOB just preferred the movement of the dog.
Penzance & DCS: Judge - Tan Nagrecha (Chandlimore) - 2nd Open Bitch with Rocket
1st Junior Handling with Rocket
Trent Boxer Club CH Show: Judge - Mandy Laidlaw (Roamaro) - shortlisted in Post Graduate Dog with Harris.
Liskeard DCA: Judge - Raynor Knight (Chique) - 5th Open Bitch with Rocket
London & HC Boxer Club CH Show: Peter Jolley (Rubio) - 4th Post Graduate Bitch with Rocket
Camborne-Redruth: Judge - Mr R McDonlad (Roanjora) - Rocket 1st Open Bitch, BOB and Group 4!
3rd Open Dog with Harris.
Belfast Ch Show: Judge - Sandra Carter (Susancar) - 3rd Post Graduate Dog with Harris
YKC Handling - 2nd with Harris
YKC Members Stakes - 1st with Rocket
Welsh Kennel Club - Seminar day here for me, I attended a Hands on Assessment on Conformation and Points of the Dog which I passed Hooray!!
I also did the KC Rules & Regulations/Requirements of a Dog Show Judge which I missed out by a couple of points, however the tutor did tell me that I wasn't far off and to try again at a later date, which I will!!!!
Mum handled Harris for me as I was busy in the seminars all day and they won a very credible 3rd in Post Graduate Dog
Newton Abbott & South Devon: Judge - Di Butler - 2nd in Open Bitch with Rocket
Salisbury & South Wilts: Judge - Nickie Mackie (Hawksflight) - 1st in Post Graduate and BPIB with Mateo!!
Westcountry Dog Club: Judge - Karen Kennedy (Peakdreams) - 1st in Open with Rocket, BOB and Working Group 3!
City of Birmingham CH Show: Judge - Martin Wyles - 3rd in Post Graduate Dog with Harris
National Working & Pastoral Breeds CH Show: Judge - Fiona Godwin (Sultash) - 2nd with Harris in Post Graduate Dog and also 2nd with Harris in the Special Beginners Stakes class under Andrew Brace
Liskeard & DCA - Judge: Mandy Vearncombe - I stepped down from showing dogs today and put my stewarding skills into practice!
Leeds Ch Show: Judge - Sue Pollock-Yule - 1st Post Graduate Dog with Harris
Judges Critique: 1st PGD - I see is by a dog I have given a CC to and has a lot of his qualities
Lovely head and expression, crested neck of good length, well defined wither and overall shape, well ribbed and not overlong in second thigh, moved freely
1st YKC Handling with Rocket under Judge: Peter Jolley
Judges Critique: YKC Handling - This young man did such a splendid job with the boxer, so at one with his dog
3rd YKC Members Stakes with Rocket under Judge: Mr T D Burgess
SCCA CH Show: Judge - Mr T Dahlstrom - 3rd Post Graduate Dog with Twrcymru A Knockin Bett JW (Harris)
The highlight of the day for me was winning the YKC Members Stakes class under Mr K Robin Newhouse, chuffed was an understatement!!!
Three Counties CH Show: Leslie Wearing - shortlisted in a large Post Graduate Dog class with Harris
South Western Boxer Club: Judge - Barbara Wilkinson - 1st Post Graduate Dog with Harris
Judges Critique: 1st PGD - G/B/W with plenty of size about him, elegant male but all boxer, pleasing head and eye with good rise of skull, nice width and depth of muzzle, clean neck, straight front, short firm back, well muscled quarters, moved true coming and going.
Tyne Wear & Tees Boxer Club CH Show: Judge - dogs - Christine Beardsell (Newlaithe) - Handling our new puppy who was quite a handful at his first CH show Rosanyos San Mateo (Mateo) 5th in Minor Puppy Dog
Birmingham National CH Show - Today I had to give the showing a miss as I had booked myself in to do a Conformation & Movement Seminar, I thoroughly enjoyed this and passed, so for me a very successful day, yet again!!
I later took Rocket to her KC Good Citizen Bronze Test and yes she passed, so a double successful day for me!
Devon County: Judge - Miss Sara Brooks (Jinnybrux) - handling Mateo our new puppy dog, he won Puppy Dog and RBPIB
I also won the JHA with Rocket and overall Best Junior Handler.
Judges Critique: 1st and Best Overall Handler - Kian Pellow - handling a boxer, a very smartly dressed young man who was very polite and very considerate to other handlers, especially when doing a shadowing. Showed the bite correctly and presented the dog well for the judge. Did an accurate triangle and reverse T. Moved well around the ring at the correct pace. Was totally aware of the judges position at all times and did neat changes of position to prevent himself from coming between the dog and the judge. Good luck Kian in your future handling competitions.
Bath CH Show: Judge Mr S Myring - 2nd Minor Puppy Dog with Mateo
I also came 2nd in a very strong YKC Members Stakes under Mrs Haapaniemi
Judges Critique: 2nd YKC - B/W young boxer bitch very good outline, needs a little more body with maturity, prefer darker eye. Good head. Moved well.
St. Agnes CA: Judge - DR A. Hodgson (Ragglebarn) - 1st Open Bitch with Rocket & BOS
WELKS CH Show:Judge - Carol Green - I helped mum to handle the dogs as she wasn't too well
Rosanyos Madre Mia (Madge) - 2nd MPB, qualifying her for Crufts 2014 at her very first Ch show. I was chuffed to bits!!
4th Yearling Bitch with Rocket
Crufts - a very busy day for as everything clashed and with trying to get between halls 3 & 5 for the breed and YKC events was a nightmare in the crowded halls. However, after showing Rocket in the breed ring under Yvonne MIller I had to withdraw from the class before being placed as I had to get Rocket to the YKC arena to compete in the YKC Members Stakes Finals. The finals was an extremely strong class with lots of top winning dogs in there but we won a very credible 4th in tough competition. I was over the moon!!! I was also shortlisted with Rocket in the YKC Handling Finals on my first attempt in the 12-16 age group so again I was delighted with our achievements
Essex & Eastern Counties Boxer Club CH: Judge - Mrs Norma Knox - 4th Graduate Bitch with Patricia
Midland Boxer Club CH Show: Judge - Miss Tuula Seppala - 2nd Graduate Bitch handling Tonantron Perfect Patricia
Judges Critique: 2nd GB - Nice type stylish and square, beautiful head and expression, strong neck, good forechest. Angulations in balance. Moves fluently and shows well.
Boxer Event: I stewarded alongside John Cormack & Steve Hare, I thoroughly enjoyed my day helping at this prestigious event and I look forward to helping again in 2014!
Boscar Award for Best Young Handler - I was so pleased to be awarded this and it was a great honour to receive it in the evening. Thank you to everyone who considered me worthy of this award I really appreciate it! xx
St, Austell & DCS: Judge - Barry Blunden (Licassa) - 1st Open and BOB with Rocket
Manchester Ch Show : Judge - Wendy Brooks (Jinnybrux) I handled Twrcymru A Knockin Bett JW (Harris) to head Post Graduate Dog and then shortlisted into the final 4 for the CC!!!
I also handled Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW to 3rd in Yearling Bitch and we also came 2nd in a well attended YKC Members Stakes class
Judges Critique: 1st PGD - Brindle/White with a super square outline, prominent forechest, correct foreleg, tight feet, good spring of rib. Hammy quarters of the right amount of angulation, bang on tailset. Lovely head of correct proportions with no exaggerations, correct rise of skull, defined stop and well padded muzzle. Good mouth and lip placement. Lovely dark expressive eyes and dark pigmentation. Did not disappoint on the move ... driving from the rear and covering the ground well.
Myself & Rosanyos Pocket Rocket JW
Winning The YKC Members Stakes Class at SCCA CH Show June 2012
Welcome to my page, I am 12 years old now and I have to say I must first apologise for not keeping this page up to date, as you can probably guess the past years have been very much up and down for me and my family and it's been a bit hit and miss when this page has been updated. Well there are no excuses now, I am going to try and bring you up to current times in my doggy world!
My first championship show following Crufts 2012 was the Essex & Eastern Boxer Club Show at the end of March, Tilly was just out of Puppy, we won a superb 2nd in Junior Bitch which qualified Tilly for Crufts 2013 at our very first attempt following Crufts, I was delighted to qualify Tilly! I do believe that the RCC went to the winner of this class. A big 'THANKYOU' to Breed Specialist: Mrs Christine Beardsell of Newlaithe Boxers.
My next Champ show was Working & Pastoral Breeds of Wales where Tilly won a 3rd in Junior Bitch under All Rounder: Mr Peter Radley. Again, a big Thank you!
Birmingham National CH Show was my next outing - A first for me, partnering our puppy Rosanyos Pocket Rocket (Rocket) where mum had entered us in both the YKC Handling Class and the YKC Members Stakes under Judge: Mr Rodney Oldham, what a fab day I had with Rocket, we won both classes on our first attempt of the year in the YKC classes and our first attempt as a partnership. These wins qualified me for both the YKC Handling Finals and the YKC Members Stakes Finals to be held at Crufts 2013. A huge 'Thank you' to our judge.
Bath Canine Society CH Show at the end of May was my next show - Again partnering Rocket we were 5th in the YKC Members Stakes and 3rd in the JHA. We also won a credible 2nd in Junior Bitch in the breed under Judge: Mrs Christine Breakspear. Another consistent win.
Southern Counties Canine Association CH Show (June) - A great day for me and Rocket, we won the YKC Members Stakes under Judge: Alec Mackenzie, we also won the JHA Handling Class under Judge: Dom Santoriello. A very big thank you to both judges for making my day so great!!
Rocket also won a super Junior Bitch class under Swedish Judge Mr Hans Almgren. A great day for Rocket!!!!!
Tilly has been to quite a few Open Shows this year and in fact to date has been placed in every one so I am delighted with our wins, we are steadily plodding on. No shows now until July, so I will update then, please keep an eye on this page as I will load the full details of my special day at Crufts this year when I became the winner of the SHAUN McALPINE OUTSTANDING YOUNG PERSON AWARD - What a day, pictures to follow soon!
Myself and my Brother Aiden with our Spanish Import Washington del Tajo at Bath CH Show - it was a very hot day!
Myself and Howard (Rosanyos Take That ShCM) winning The YKC Handling Class at Blackpool CH Show
Hi my name is Kian, I am now 10 years old & I live at home with my mum, dad, brother (Aiden) who is 9 years old & our family of boxers, french bulldog, chickens, pony & tortoise. All of our animals are handled daily by myself and Aiden (who is always carrying the chickens around)! The dogs are all very loving & friendly & quite often my brother & I ‘camp out’ in our garden cabin with some of the dogs, they have to take their turn as there’s not a lot of spare room in the cabin!.
I wanted to help mum with the dog shows & handling & when I asked her she said that I had to learn a lot. But I went to dog training classes with her on a Monday evening & over the weeks I started to learn a bit about handling the dogs. Boxers are quite big dogs for me to learn on, I find it difficult to get at the back legs whilst still keeping the front end still (my arms just aren’t long enough yet!), but the dogs are all so kind & quite often I am met with a big kiss when bending over the front to sort the front legs out!.
Mum started entering me in the Junior handling classes at shows & for quite a long time I really didn’t win much, quite often coming home without a rosette, but I have watched other Junior handlers & they make it look so easy. I also joined the YKC (Young Kennel Club) & JHA (Junior Handling Association) to help me improve my skills, I have found both of these societies very helpful and I have learned a lot by watching other handlers with their dogs.
Many days after school I would practice at home in our garden (which I still do) with the older dogs, & even just doing a triangle took me a long time to get it right. It has taken me a long time to learn the basics of handling, but I did eventually qualify for the Junior handling semi-finals at Richmond, which I am very excited about. I know I still have a lot to learn & I have had help from some of the top Junior handlers in the country which I am very grateful for.
I handled ‘Howard’ at Crufts dog show this year, it was my 1st time & I wasn’t nervous, I really enjoyed it, I won a 5th with him, a few people came up to me when I came out of the ring & said what a good job I had done, so I must be getting better. I also had e-mails from people (including one from a lady in Australia), I would like to say thank you to those people for their encouragement. My Crufts experience was talked about at my school assembly the following week, I had to get up in front of the school & talk about Crufts & show them my rosette.
Please look at the pictures that dad took of me at Crufts this year, & to those of you who like me want to learn, it’s not easy & will take a lot of practice, but if I can do it so can you!. A top Junior handler said to me “Don’t get upset if you don’t win, as long as you enjoy it & you know what mistakes you have made then you are learning & you will get better!”.
I am going to keep you up to date with my progress so please feel free to come back & visit my page again.
JANUARY 2011 - UPDATE
A very Happy New Year to all my friends in the doggy world, I have been helping mum handle the dogs at most of the shows and I must say that I do enjoy the social side of the showing world, my brother Aiden is a great fan of the social side too! It's great to have him back on the team at the shows even if it is only now and then, I know he enjoys talking to other exhibitors and mum has told me to thank everyone for taking the time to talk to us as we really do appreciate it, it's nice to be part of the showing world! Aiden and I are both looking forward to the forthcoming 'Boxer Event' at the beginning of March, I think mum and gran are too!
UPDATE - JULY 2009
Since generating this page in April this year my younger brother Aiden has been poorly and I haven't been around the shows as I have been spending all my spare time with him in hospital.
However, I did take a day out to show the dogs for mum at the Royal Cornwall Show at the beginning of June, where I won a credible 2nd in Puppy with Rosanyos Undress The Nation (Trinny), 4th in Open dog with my pal Rosanyos Take That ShCM (Howard) and another 4th with Rosanyos Crazy Chick (Flo) who is quite crazy and was quite naughty in the ring, it was my 1st time handling Flo and Trinny so I was very pleased to be placed with all of the dogs as they hadn't been touched for over 2 months and the only training I did with them was just before their classes outside the ring.
I am planning to attend Richmond Championship Show in September for the Junior Handling Semi-Finals, but as it stands at the moment I may be in hospital as Aiden needs a Bone Marrow Transplant and I have been tested and I am a match for him, they are planning to do the transplant around September / October time depending on when they feel Aiden is well enough to have his transplant, so I may miss Richmond. However, if I go I will report back on this page so feel free to keep watching this page for updates.
RICHMOND JHA SEMI-FINALS SEPTEMBER 2009
I went to Richmond Championship Dog Show on 12/09/09 with my mum and my granny. I had a lovely day, the weather was very nice and we showed our dogs outside. I was placed 2nd with my boxer 'Howard' he went very well for me. I then chatted to other Junior handlers at lunchtime in the JH tent. I would like to thank Liz Cartledge and her team who made us JH's very welcome and looking after us with food and drinks.
The following weekend I qualified for the JHA Semi-finals 2010 at my very next Open show, I was very pleased to qualify again so quickly.
I have also been handling more in the breed classes at Open shows, I must be improving slightly as at the last 2 Open shows I have beaten my mum in the challenge for Best of Breed. I have also been handling my granny's famous 'Tonantron' boxers successfully at Open shows.
My recent successes are;
2nd - Richmond JHA Semi-finals (12/09/09)
2nd - JHA Plymouth & DCS, qualifying me for Richmond 2010 (19/09/09)
1st JHA & 2nd YKC Camborne/Redruth DCS (20/09/09)
4th JHA Okehampton & DCS (26/09/09)
3rd JHA Liskeard & DCS (10/10/09)