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West Highland Manchester 18 Judge's Critique



west Highland White Terrier

KC Breed Standard

Manchester 18 Judge

 

 

 


WEST HIGHLAND WHITE MANCHESTER 18

Judge: Mr David Winsley

BEST OF BREED : 2040 BURNS, Miss M & BURNS Mrs A Ch Burneze Our Marnie
Dog CC : 2060 GILLOTT, Miss J E & CARLIN Mrs J E Lizandycris Line Me Up
Res Dog CC : 2079 NOYCE Mr & Mrs D Ch Armadales Son Of A Gun At Maxula (Imp)
Bitch CC : 2040 BURNS, Miss M & BURNS Mrs A Ch Burneze Our Marnie
Res Bitch CC : 2059 GAYDON Mr R J & Mrs T M The Dashing Devil's Popcorn at Gilbri
Best Puppy : 2061 GRIFFITHS Mrs J A Karamynd Guilded Lily
Best Veteran : 2067 LYNCH Mrs J Bobby Jozef At Linacrelads

WEST HIGHLAND WHITE JUDGE MANCHESTER 18

Since I last judged the breed I have noticed that movement has deteriorated, especially front action. Also mouths need to be watched, the standard calls for a 'scissor bite', there were a few exhibits with doubtfull bites. There was a number of exhibits with a superfluous amount of furnishings, more is not always better!

MPD (1)

1 Cooper's Brorastar Urban Spaceman. 8 months old, who has a nice head and expression, well placed neat ears. Good outline, level topline with a correct tailset. Well developed in body for his age. Moved well behind, just needs to tighten up in front action. In a well prepared coat and showed well.

JD (3, 2)

1 Winett's Duskhunter Ruff Diamond. I liked this youngster very much. Nice for size and shape. Pleasing head with a keen expression, nice dark eye. Good muscular neck which runs into his level topline, deep through the chest with good ribbing. Moved out well behind, in nice coat and condition. Showed well.

PGD (3, 2)

1 Dale's Lynnsto Special Agent. Nice for size and overall shape. He has a very nice head and expression, neat well placed ears. Good in neck, shoulders and straight in front. Well developed body, well made hindquarters with the correct tailset. In a very nice quality coat, moved with a free fluent movement. Just needs to gain more confidence and could go higher.

LD (5, 2)

1 Squire's The Dashing Devil's Macho Man. Liked this boys size and breed type. Good expressive head, good neck and well placed shoulder. Well made body, good forechest and front. Nice turn of stifle, well muscled hindquarters with correct tailset. Moves with plenty of drive and attitude. In good harsh coat and showed well.

2 McBean's Pryorvale Summer Knight. Close up to first. He too has a very nice head and expression. Good neck with a clean balanced outline. Well made body, in good coat and condition. Just preferred the front action of first.

3 Thomson's Fernsunrise Fairplay To Ashgate.

OD (8, 2)

A very nice class.

1 Gillott & Carlin's Lizandycris Line Me Up. I liked this dogs size, shape and balance. He has a masculine head and expression. Good length of neck that blends into a level topline. Good shoulder angulation, straight front and well developed body. Well made hindquarter's with a correct tailset. In a well presented harsh coat, moved and showed with plenty of enthusiasm. Pleased to award him the CC.

2 Noyce's Ch Armadales Son Of A Gun At Maxula. Another nice dog, a little stronger in head than first, nice keen expression. Good reach of neck which runs into his level topline. Nice shoulder angulation, well made body with depth of chest and nice ribbing. Strongly made hindquarters with a good turn of stifle. In a well presented harsh textured coat. Just preferred the front movement of first, a close decision. Well deserved the RCC.

3 Foster's Hillstead Masquerade At Thozow.

VD (2, 1)

1 Lynch's Bobby Josef At Linacrelads. 12 years old with a nice head and expression, straight in front. Good outline, nice mature body with the correct tailset. In a nice coat, moved nicely and he has a nice temperament.

MPB (5)

A nice class.

1 Harper's Westigo Full Of Cheek. I liked her balanced shape, she has a very nice feminine head and expression. Well made front and shoulder, well developed body. Nice turn of stifle with a correct tailset. In a good coat, moving well both ways with lots of confidence.

2 Cooper's Borastar All My Loving. Very similar to first. Just a shade longer in back at this age. She has a very pretty head and expression, good reach of neck. Straight front, mature in body with a nicely prepared coat. Happy mover

3 West's Who's Dressed Up At Tomlyn.

PB (3, 1)

1 Griffiths' Karamynd Guilded Lily. Mature looking youngster, nicely balanced shape. She has a very nice head, dark eye and keen expression. Good reach of neck, well made shoulders and straight front. Compact mature body, level back with correct tailset. Nice turn of stifle, moving soundly both ways. In a quality coat, showed well and was my Best Puppy. Pleased to hear she took Puppy Group 4.

2 Gale's Bellvue Nuts'n Bolts. Another nice one, unlucky to meet first. Lovely feminine head with a pleasing expression. Good reach of neck, well placed shoulders, mature in body with well made hindquarters. Moved well, lost out to first in coat.

JB (7, 1)

A quality class.

1 Gaydon's The Dashing Devil's Popcorn At Gilbri. I liked this smart younster, stands out for quality. She is a nice size and has a well balanced shape. Lovely head with a good expression, good neck and shoulders. Sound in topline with a correct tailset. Good depth of body, short coupled, good bend of stifle. Moved and showed well, in a first class quality coat, RCC.

2 Storey's Lizandycris Dior For Nossimp. Very similar in many ways to first. Another one with lots of quality stamped, feminine head with a keen expression. Good neck and shoulders, good front. Well made body, strongly made hindquarters with a correct tailset. In a first class coat and condition, moving well both ways. Showed well.

3 Berry's Ashgate Naughty But Nice.

PGB (10, 5)

1 Foster's Thozow Edelweiss. Nicely shaped girl with a good head and expression. She has a good reach of neck with a level back. Straight front, well developed mature body. Has strongly made hindquarters with a good tailset. In a good quality coat, moved well behind.

2 Mitchell's Frazandmitch Sweet Moment. Nice girl, she is just a shade longer in back than first. She has a feminine head and expression. Nice reach of neck, good front, carrying a little too much weight. In a nice coat for quality and presentation. Showed well.

3 Stock's Lindenka Vanilla Ice.

LB (4, 2)

1 Griffiths' Karamynd May Queen. A very smart girl, I liked her feminine head and expression, correct eyes and ear placement. Balanced outline, good depth of chest with good ribbing. Very pleasing turn of stifle, strong hindquarters with a good tailset. In a well presented harsh coat. Moved well both ways. Unfortunately in the challenge she didn't co-operate with

2 Ash's Ashgate Lia With Hillcloud. A very nice girl with a pleasing shape. Nice head and expression. Good neck with a well made body. Well made hindquarters, good tailset. Moved well both ways, showed well.

OB (8, 1)

1 Burns' Ch Burneze Our Marnie. A bitch of outstanding breed type. Liked her clean and balanced outline. She has a lovely head of correct proportions, nice dark eye with a good expression. Good reach of neck that blends into a level topline. Good shoulder, straight front with a good forechest. Mature developed body, strong hindquarters with a correct tailset. In a first class coat of the correct harsh texture. Moved fluently around the ring and showed well. CC & BOB. Pleased to hear she was shortlisted in the Group.

2 Fox's Ch Hillstead Sweet Mystery. One I have judged before and still rate her highly. She has a typical head with dark eyes and good expression. Good neck and level topline. Good shoulder and front. Mature body with well made hindquarters, correct tailset. In a nice quality coat, well presented. Moving and showing well

3 Dale's Lynnsto Evelyn All.

Judge David Winsley




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