Three Counties 2017 Critique – Michelle Barnett

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Apr 242018

May I congratulate the Cesky terrier breeders and owners for the exhibits you entered under me today.All the exhibits were in superb condition, well muscled, fit and in excellent presentation.With such quality in abundance, I certainly had my work cut out.Making my final decisions a close call and no doubt these results will change place many times.throughout their show careers.

BEST OF BREED : TOBIJANSKI Mrs W Janski Ceskasson Blue Moon
Best Dog :TOBIJANSKI Mrs W Janski Ceskasson Blue Moon
Res Best Dog : TAYLOR Mrs P Janski Ossie Jones At Polede
Best Bitch : SAMSON, Mr & Mrs G & S & SAMSON Ms J Shasgav Sound Of Silence
Res Best Bitch : TOBIJANSKI Mrs W Janski Ultra Violet
Best Puppy : SAMSON, Mr & Mrs G & S & SAMSON Ms J Shasgav Sound Of Silence


JD (1 Entries) Abs: 0 1st: TOBIJANSKI Mrs W Janski Promises Jones Lovely headed 14mth old youngster who was correct for type & balance. Pleased in outline, Correct topline, front & rear angulations.Moved out soundly with a brisk steady action.

PGD (2 Entries) Abs: 0 1st: TAYLOR Mrs P Janski Ossie Jones At Polede Striking pale grey in super coat & condition who rising 3 years impressed for his correct breed type & head proportions Good eye & correct ear carriage Strong hindquarters with nice rise over the loin and good tail set, sound vigorous stride in profile covering the ring in harmony with his handler RBD

OD (3 Entries) Abs: 0 1st: TOBIJANSKI Mrs W Janski Ceskasson Blue Moon Most impressive this 6 yr old handsome male presented a picture of type & balance, Super head of correct proportions, nice eye & ear, strong bite & good dentition. Strength of neck & good lay of shoulder Correct bone, feet & well sprung rib Good rear angulations, enabling powerful accurate ground covering movement he covered the ring with drive style. Pulled out all the stops to secure 1st in a strong class and take BD & BOB 2nd: BURROWS Mr R A & Mrs S Pendevour Pierrot Sh.CM Top quality 8yr old dog, in fabulous coat & condition.Excellent head shape, ear set & scissor bite, Strong but elegant neck set in correct shoulders. Balanced body and correct topline, his movement was true & sound. Although on the day felt he just lacked the purposeful drive of 1st 3rd:SAMSON, Mr & Mrs G & S & SAMSON Ms J Shasgav You’ve Been Framed All three males had much to commend them.

PB (1 Entries) Abs: 0 1st: SAMSON, Mr & Mrs G & S & SAMSON Ms J Shasgav Sound Of Silence All quality & at 8 mths old such a confident & outgoing showgirl who caught my eye straight away. Lovely head feminine with correct ear shape, carriage & expression. Super neck & shoulders, She looked a picture of balance. Standing on good feet & just right for bone. Correct topline and well set, tail. Excellent presentation coat & condition. Owning the ring,& striding out she moved true with style & vigour & her temperament & type ensured my undivided attention Needless to say. I was totally smitten by her & I’m sure she has a very bright future ahead of her I wish her all the best for a successful show career..BB & BPIB



OB (2 Entries) Abs: 0 1st: TOBIJANSKI Mrs W Janski Ultra Violet Lovely feminine, outlook with a beautiful outline both standing & on the move. Has type in abundance with super head proportions correct set ears, carried well, good ribbing & well-angled fore & aft. Good bone and feet.Like the open dog winner her litter brother she too possessed super ground covering movement, but in the challenge just lacked the enthusiasm & verve of the puppy bitch winner. RBB 2nd: TAYLOR Mrs P E’french Connection Du Champ D’eole Via Polede Rising 8-year-old bitch excellent breed type. She has such a lovely head & expression. Correct topline & super muscled hindquarters with a good second thigh. Although sound on the move she gave her handler a hard task getting her to co-operate. My notes say “a real diva” she pressed hard for 1st place.

Michelle Elizabeth Barnett (Brockfox)

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Open Show 2018 Critique

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Apr 242018

Firstly I wish to thank the club for inviting me to judge this delightful breed. I had some gorgeous dogs under me and the members made me so welcome.

Puppy Dog 1 entry

Tobijanski Alchemy Its My Party at Janski Lovely head well set ears coming together nicely very confident on the move.

Jun. Dog 2 entries

1st Withers Nesta du Champ d’Eole Good head well placed ears, excellent mouth. Well balanced outline and shape, good ribbing moving out well. 2nd England Ashleyheath Karuna Kash Lovely dark eye, good bite and well set shoulders. Well ribbed and moving correctly.

Post Grad.

2 entries 1 ab.

1st England Ashleyheath Blacken Rain Well constructed dog, good head, dark eye, correct bite. True moving.

Limit Dog 3 entries

1st Tobijanski Janski Kaliope Jones. Good shoulder angulation and topline, well ribbed and excellent movement. 2nd Fewings Komidion Ostinato Good length of head strong muzzle and excellent bit. Sturdy body well ribbed oving with drive. 3rd Brock Talyot Hermes.

Open Dog 5 entries

England & Burrage Ashleyheath Black Thunder ShCM Lovely condition, moving true, good body and excellent movement. 2nd Richardson & Wilson Can.Ch. Alchemy Chalma Figaro Talyot Correct length of body, short coupled , correct rise over loin, just preferred lst on the day. 3rd Tobijanski Ceskasson Blue Moon

Good Citizen 1 entry

Marrett Gayteckels Bak In The Abbott Up to size dog, beautifully constructed and such a sound mover.

Post Grad Bitch 2 entries

1st Marrett Gayteckls Sister Act Good type, lovely head excellent mouth good length of neck and soundly constructed body. 2nd England & Burrage Shasgav Notin Else Matters BY Ashleyheath Good front with correct depth of chest. Well balanced bitch moving correctly with drive from rear.

Limit Bitch 3 entries

1st Frewings Komidion Passionata Loveely head dark well shaped eyes, good strong neck, leading too wellset shoulders showing well. 2nd Burrage Prima Donna 0f Sametova Another lovely bitch, well

presented showing so well and moving with confidence 3rd Richardson Pajantik Aphrodite of Talyot .

Open Bitch 4 entries

1st Tobijanski Ultra Violet Very sound beautiful outline owned the ring. 2nd Withers Fr.Ch Hello Dolly du champ d;eole via Polede Anotherlovely bitch sound in body and moving well. Just preferred lst today. Marrett Gayteckels Bottoms Up

Vet.Bitch 5 entries

1st Burrage Vandell Sweet Song Of Sametova ShC This 12 year old bitch can give some of the younger ones a good run for their money. Beautifuly constructed, sound in movement and deserving of her place. Marrett Lasterean Grace & avour for Gayteckells PDH Nicce head, good eye and mouth, well ribbed and moving soundly. 3rd Taylor E’French Connection Du Champ d’Eole via Polede.

Good Citizen Bitch 1 entrry

Burrage Komidion Night Music at Sametove ShCM Correct head angulation , good bone and topline, Another good over.

Best Dog Janski Kalliope Jones Res,Best dog Ashleyheath Black Thunder

Best Biitch JanskiUltra Violet Res Best Bitch Vandell sweet Sonh of Sametova ShCM

Best In Show Janski Ultra Violet Res Best in Show Janski Kalliope Jones

Best Puppy in Show Alchemy It’s My Party at Janski

Best Veteran In Show Vandell Sweet Song of Sametova

Stakes Classes

Horakk Memorial Special Open Stakes

1st Komedion Night Music at DSametova ShCM 2nd Lasterean Grace & Favour for Gytekells PDH 3rd Fr.Ch Helloo Dolly du Champ d’Eole

Progeny 2 entries

1st Ashleyheath Black Thunder 2nd Laastereans Grace & Favour for Gayteckell PDH


1st Marett 2nd England & Burrage

Jun. Handling 1stMegan Tobijanski 2nd Alexander Richardson

Adult Han.

1st Jenny Tobijanski 2nd Jane Withers

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Club Open Show Schedule

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Feb 022018

The schedule for the Club’s Open show can now be downloaded HERE.

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Annual General Meeting Notice

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Jan 242018



Steventon Village Hall, The Green, Steventon, Abingdon OX13 6RR

15th April 2018

Starting at 11.00 am


Minutes and Agenda: will be available at the meeting or 7 days before if requested from:

Hon Secretary: Linda Burrage 34, Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff on Sea Essex,  SS0 0BH.

Tel: 01702 333053 email:

Election of Officers & Members

The Chairman is due to retire in rotation, Mrs P.J. Withers will stand for re-election.

There are also two committee places for election. Mrs P Taylor will stand for re-election.

Nominations must be delivered to the Honorary Secretary no later than 14 days before the AGM.

Any person of at least 24 months fully paid up membership may be nominated by two fully paid up members each having completed a minimum of 12 months membership to serve as an Officer or member of the Committee. Written nomination together with the consent of the nominated member and a short CV  must be delivered to the Honorary Secretary no later than 14 days before the AGM.

Breed Coordinator – The post of Breed Coordinator is re-appointed annually.

Mrs W Tobijanski is standing for re-election

Items for the Agenda

Items for the Agenda must be delivered to the Honorary Secretary no later than 14 days before the AGM.

Membership fees :

Membership of the Cesky Terrier Club runs from 1st January to 31st December each year

Single membership:          £7.00.

Joint membership:          £10.00.

Overseas membership: £11.00.

Fees, due 1st January, to be sent to the Treasurer:

Mr R Taylor,  Polede,  2 Hanson Avenue, Shipston on Stour,  CV36 4HL

Payments by direct debit or Paypal are also welcome.

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Bournemouth 2017 Critique – Tom Johnston

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Jan 172018

Class 625 PD/B (3 Entries) Abs: 1 
1st: 1883 ENGLAND, Mrs L & BURRAGE Mrs L Shasgav Nothin Else Matters By Ashleyheath.  Very nice youngster of good type. Good length in the head, good stop neat well placed ears. Moderate neck in to good body of medium length. Liked bone and overall balance. Needs time to fill in the picture which will come in time. Covered ground well with good positive action. BP
2nd: 1887 SAMSON, Mr & Mrs G & S & SAMSON Ms J Shasgav Sound Of Silence. Another very nice exhibit who was close to winner,also liked the head proportions and expression, good ears, moderate neck and good body shape, quality bone and also presented in good condition. Moved well but on final run winner more together for me in profile today.

Class 626 JD/B (1 Entries) Abs: 0 
1st: 1881 BURRAGE Mr D & Mrs L Komidion Prima Donna:  Good head shape and eye, well placed ears and nice expression, adequate neck into well assembled front. Good length of body and legs not too long. Another with good tail, feet and coat. Covered ground with steady gait and has lots to like, just needs more time to mature into the required finished article.

Class 627 PGD (1 Entries) Abs: 0 
1st: 1885 LEWIS Mrs J Janski Philosopher Dajaces. Masculine head but balanced , dark eye and good ears, good body shape and well developed rear. Moved with good reach and held a nice outline. Presented in good coat and condition

Class 628 LD (3 Entries) Abs: 0 
1st: 1889 SAMSON, Mr & Mrs G & S & SAMSON Ms J Shasgav You’ve Been Framed. Good head shape and eye, well placed drop ears, good neck and body shape. Like the body length to length of leg proportions. Was in good condition and also had good tail set. Presented in coat of good silky sheen. Moved with good steady gait and holds a nice picture. Res BD
2nd: 1886 LEWIS Mrs J Ridley Xanto For Dajaces Sh.CM. Another masculine head with good eye and ears, good neck and body shape. Quality bone and good feet, good coat texture and moved freely but felt winner had a bit more drive and front reach today.
3rd: 1890 TAYLOR Mrs P Janski Ossie Jones At Polede

Class 629 OD (1 Entries) Abs: 0 
1st: 1884 ENGLAND, Mrs L & BURRAGE Mrs L Ashleyheath’s Black Thunder.  Masculine head of good length with good skull, eye and expression. Well placed ears of good shape, moderate neck into well assembled front, good rib and length of body. Good bone and length of leg. Well-developed rear and in very good body condition. Presented in coat of good texture and moved with good brisk action holding a balanced shape. BD BOB


Class 631 LB NO ENTRIES 

Class 632 OB (2 Entries) Abs: 0 
1st: 1891 TAYLOR Mrs P E’french Connection Du Champ D’eole Via Polede (Imp). Feminine balanced head with good ears. Medium strong neck with well laid shoulder, good rib and length, well angled rear. Good legs and feet and presented in coat of good texture. Moved over the ground with a steady positive brisk action. Holds a balanced and typy picture. BB BV
2nd: 1882 BURRAGE Mr D & Mrs L Komidion Night Music At Sametova Sh.CM. Another quality girl with head of good shape and well placed ears. Good neck into good body shape and also had good bone and presented in good coat and condition. Moved with pleasing steady action, close to winner Res BB.

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Ahoj! Newsletter articles

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Jan 102018

Maria Clark is starting work on the next edition of Ahoy! If any club member has an article they would like included or any ideas for articles, please do not hesitate to contact Maria or myself as soon as possible.

One suggestion that already has been made is to include an article on kennel names. So we would be really grateful if you could write a few sentences explaining how you arrived at your kennel name. Please send them to Maria at: by the end of next week please. (Jan 19th)

Many thanks


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Secretary Notice: Annual Memberships

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Jan 102018

Happy New Year to all Cesky Terrier Club members and potential members.
Please may I remind you that the annual membership fee is now due? If you pay by Standing Order, you do not need to do anything. For others, there are 3 ways to pay. You  can send a cheque to Richard Taylor, Treasurer, whose address is on the Club’s site, Or  you complete a Standing Order mandate from your own bank. You can get the club’s bank details by emailing or ringing Richard or myself.
Or, thirdly, you may go onto the Cesky Terrier Club site and pay via PayPal.
If you have any difficulties, please let me know and I will try to help.

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Seminar Booklet

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Oct 182017

The booklet for the seminar held in October and put together by Colin Richardson can be downloaded HERE.

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Championship Show Special Award Classes Critiques

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Sep 192017

The Cesky Terrier Club Special Awards Classes

Sunday 30th July 2017

Judge: Maria Clark (Canequiss)

First of all I would like to say a huge thank you to the committee for inviting me to judge. It was an honour to judge at the first Cesky Terrier Championship Show! Overall the quality of the breed was good which made my decisions difficult!

Special Junior (6,5)

1st – Mrs S.J Fewings’ Komidion Passionata

What wasn’t to love about this young bitch!! Upon entry into the ring she caught my eye. At only 12 months old her head is very typical of the breed. Overall, this young bitch has a beautiful outline. She had the strongest head of the class. Very nice head with well set ears. Lovely strong neck of good length with the desired slightly loose skin at her throat. Well muscled, well laid shoulders. Good fore and hind quarters, Lovely topline with a slight rise over her well-arched loin. Well sprung ribs with a good tuck up. Well set tail which is carried well on the move. One of the best movements of today. She moved with plenty of drive and showed off the true Cesky movement.

2nd – Mrs L. England & Mrs L. Burrage Shasgav Nothin Else Matters By Ashleyheath

9 month old puppy of lovely type. Good head with lovely set ears. Good strong neck of good length. Well laid shoulders. Pleasing fore and hindquarters. Lovely round and arched feet. Well proportioned body for her age. Good length of body with the desired rise over the loin. Well sprung ribs. With a good tuck up. Slightly high set on of tail which at times was carried high but once settle she carried it out well. Moved out well.

3rd – Mr G & Mrs S Samson’s Shasgav Sound of Silence

4th – Mrs J. Lewis’ Janski Philosopher Dajaces

5th – Miss P. J Rusby’s Placido Just A Diamond


Special Post Graduate (4,4)

1st – Miss P. J Rusby’s Placido Barbarette

A lovely little bitch! She has a lovely head leading into a lovely expression. Good set on of ears which she used well throughout the class. Lovely length of neck with the desired arch and slight loose skin. Well muscled leading into a good lay of shoulder. Well sprung ribs. Good topline with the slight rise over the loin. Correct set on of tail – carried well on the move. Moved out well.

2nd – Mr & Mrs D & L Burrage’s Komidion Prima Donna Of Sametova

Another lovely bitch who pushed 1 but just preferred the overall outline of 1. Another lovely head. Good length of neck. Well muscled. Pleasing fore and hindquarters. Lovely round arched feet. Lovely cylindrical brisket.  Good topline with the desired rise over the loin. Good spring of ribs. Moved out well.

3rd – Mrs C. V Marett’s Gayteckels Bottoms Up

4th –  Mrs C. V Marett’s Gayteckels Back In The Abbott


Special Open (8,6)

1st – Mrs P. J Withers’  Fr.CH Hello Dolly Du Champ D’Eole

Wow what a bitch! This bitch ticketed all the boxes for me in terms of breed type. Overall she is everything you want in a Cesky! She had the best head of the day. Good ear size and set. She didn’t always use her ears to her advantage. Lovely length of neck with a good amount of loose skin. Lovely well laid shoulders with plenty of muscle. Lovely cylindrical brisket. Perfect topline showing well sprung ribs. Good length of loin. Strong hindquarters. Correct set on of tail and carried well when on the move. Best mover of the day – showing plenty of drive as she powered around the ring. Shown in great condition.

2nd – Mrs. C. V Marett’s Idefix Daybreak at Gayteckels

Overall a nice dog. Slightly too big for me. Good head. Correct bite. Good ear size and shape. Good length of neck. Good topline showing a slight rise over the loin. Well sprung ribs. Well muscled. Lovely round and arched toes. Well set on tail. Moved out well. Shown in very good condition.

3rd – Mrs C. V Marett’s Lastarean Grace and Favour for Gaytackels PdH

4th – Mrs S. J Fewings’ Komidion Madrigal

5th – Mrs P. J Taylor’s E’French Connection Du Champ d’Eole Via Polede

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