Skye Terrier – 12/03/20

The day started off early for Baylie, Bryan and myself. We were asked if we would be available for filming for channel 4 at 8.30am. This was shown when going into their Ad breaks. In the afternoon we were asked if Baylie would be available for filming on the settee with Clare Balding, who was…

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Skye Terrier – 22/01/20

On Saturday 18 January Skye Terriers were judged at Manchester Championship Show By Mrs F Chapman -King. BOB and DCC was awarded to Sue Breeze with Ch Linum Cranberry Crush at Salena , and RDCC Cathie McLeod with Juger Edelweiss Me Myself and I at Esgia. BCC was awarded to Margaret Macdonald-Cross with the late…

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Skye Terrier 16/01/20

Boston Championship Show doesn’t classify the breed (even without tickets) however the AVNSC Terrier classes judged by Mr Mark Walshaw saw Ch Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW owned by myself taking Best Bitch.  We were beaten in the challenge for Best AVNSC Terrier by the Sealyham, who then went on to not only win the…

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Skye Terrier 19/12/19

Another year ends for Championship shows. I can’t believe how quickly the year has gone with several new Champions. At LKA Mr Richard Allen found his winners in DCC Pringle’s Esgia The Exciseman; Res DCC my own Ch Brakemill Barnum SHCM; BCC my own Ch Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW; Res BCC Pringle’s Esgia First…

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Skye Terrier – 09/12/19

At West Midland Terrier Ch Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW owned by myself took Best of Breed with Reserve BOB going to Neil & Lisa Sanderson’s Esgia Highland Laddie the judge was Mr Evan Ryan. Further north we seem to be having a number of shows which have suddenly started classifying the breed.  One such…

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Skye Terrier – 01/11/19

At Midland Counties we don’t have classes so the only option is AVNSC Terrier.  There were only 2 Skye’s on the day, both owned by myself and both made their presence felt. Mr Michael Forte awarded Best AVNSC Terrier to Ch Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW and Ch Brakemill Barnum SHCM was Best Veteran AVNSC…

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Skye Terrier -15/10/19

Having written my breed notes last week, I don’t appear to have posted them, so I will try again. The Club Championship Show was held at Club Secretary, Mike Taylor, has asked me to express the Club’s thanks through the notes to non-committee members who gave their services on the day: Bryan Curtis in the…

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Skye Terrier – 23/09/19

Driffield has never had a good entry for Skyes and unfortunately this year was the same. Mr Bob Blackley judged the breed and his winners were: BD Curtis’ Ch Brakemill Barnum SHCM; Res BD Woodhead’s Knowlespring Jackson; BB Curtis’ Ch Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW.  Best of Breed was Aurora.  Aurora also won the Yearling…

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Skye Terrier – 17/09/19

At Darlington Mr Tom Mather found his winners in DCC Pringle’s Esgia The Exciseman; Res DCC my own Ch Brakemill Barnum SHCM; BCC my own Ch Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW; Res BCC Pringle’s Esgia First and Fairest.  Aurora was BOB; Best Puppy was Sue Large’s Parrima-arih Invaluable Fascination (Imp Rus) NAF and Bester Veteran…

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Skye Terrier – 10/09/19

Richmond Championship Show unfortunately lost tickets for our breed following the reallocation.  Early in the year it appeared we had also lost the classes but this was not the case when the schedule came out.   Mrs Jill Peak had only drawn an entry of 2, but they certainly made their presence felt. Both dogs entered…

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Skye Terrier – 02/09/19

Scottish Kennel Club saw Mrs J Ward judging the breed (without tickets).  Her winners were; BD Pringle’s Esgia The Exciseman; Res BD Miller & Ryan’s Flanagan Energizer At Feorlig (IMP SVK); my own Ch Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW; Res BB Pringle’s Esgia First And Fairest.  BOB was Aurora, Best Puppy Energizer, Best Veteran Smith’s…

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Skye Terrier – 19/08/19

At Welsh Kennel Club although the sun was out, the outside rings were too wet to be used first thing in the morning so unfortunately we were inside. Mr Peter Bakewell judged the breed and his winners were DCC Kendrick’s Ch Frisco Kiaora At Jeraro (Imp); Res DCC Breeze’s Ch Linum Cranberry Crush At Salena…

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Skye Terrier – 31/07/19

Gill Grainger and Whicheeta Celtic Connection who had a good day at Langstone Premier Open Show winning BOB under judge Kim Lathaen and then topping that with Group 2, Best Veteran in Group under judge Howard Ogden who also awarded her Best Veteran in Show. Kirsty Miller & Evan Ryan had a lovely day at…

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Skye Terrier – 08/07/19

Sarah Richardson was our judge at East of England without tickets.  Her winners were BD Kendrick’s Ch Frisco Kiaora At Jeraro (IMP CZE); Res BD Breeze’s Ch Linum Cranberry Crush At Salena (IMP FIN); BB my own Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW; Res BB Parker’s Tweedsmuir Feebee Mine.  BOB was Frisco; Best Puppy was Miller…

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Skye Terrier – 02/07/19

With the re allocation Windsor had tickets this year and our judge was Mr Jeff Horswell.  His winners were DCC Kendrick’s Ch Frisco Kiaora At Jeraro (Imp);  Res DCC McLeod’s Juger Edelweiss Me Myself And I At Esgia (Imp); BCC my own Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW; Res BCC my own Ch Brakemill Briar Rose. …

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Skye Terrier – 19/06/19

Not a bad day weather wise at Border Union, the rain threatened and it was quite breezy. Mr Andy Hamilton (Shawrigg) judged the breed and his winners were DCC Pringle’s Esgia The Exciseman; Res DCC Thomson’s Glorfindel Shadow Boxer SHCM; BCC went to my own Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW; Res BCC Campbell’s Buckwheater’s Pictured…

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Skye Terrier 23/05/19

Jill Hadleigh was our judge at SKC. She found her winners in Breeze’s DCC Linum Cranberry Crush at Selena (Imp Fin), RDCC McLean & Weir’s Knowlespring Jackpot at Rhoderns, BCC Curtis’  Verumamicus Aurora of Brakemill JW, RBCC Pringle’s Esgia First and Fairest. Best of Breed was Verumamicus Aurora of Brakemill JW, Best Puppy was Knowlespring…

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Skye Terrier – 12/05/19

At Birmingham National Mr Jan-Erik Ek judged the breed for the first time with tickets.  His winners were DCC Ch Brakemill Barnum SHCM owned by myself; Res DCC McLeod’s Juger Edelweiss Me Myself And I At Esgia (Imp); BCC Verumamicus Aurora Of Brakemill JW owned by myself; Res BCC Large’s Parrima-arih Universe Of My Fantasy…

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Skye Terrier – 04/05/19

The Scottish Branch committee agreed to organise Bobbys Day for Sunday 16 June 2019, the day after Border Union Terrier Day. The Forth Road Bridge walk is being planned for Sunday 1 September, over 30 Skyes attended this event last year. All are welcome to join in these events please let others know about them.…

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Skye Terrier – 25/04/19

On a wonderful warm and sunny Easter Saturday the Skye Terrier Club held it’s Open Show at Lostock. The Judge was Dr Sarah Downes who drew an excellent entry. Best in Show was my own Ch Brakemill Briar Rose who was also Best Veteran in Show. My own Ch Brakemill Barnum ShCM was Best Dog,…

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Skye Terrier – 13/04/19

At Scottish breeds, the judge was Miss Muriel Bailey and her winners were:  DCC Breeze’s Linum Cranberry Crush At Salena (IMP FIN); Res DCC The Late Mrs G Marshall’s Flanagan Show Stopper Glorfindel (IMP SVN); BCC The Late Mrs G Marshall’s But Beautiful of Morningsky (IMP DEU); Res BCC Evans’’ Kometa Rossi Bozena at Marodyme…

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Skye Terrier – 15/03/19

That’s Crufts over with for another year.  It’s a bit like Christmas with all the preparation and travel for some and then it’s over in a flash. It’s lovely to catch up with people you haven’t seen since last year, but once again I didn’t have time to do any shopping. Discover Dogs was well…

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Skye Terrier – 05/03/19

                         Crufts is only a few days away now. Skye Terriers are in hall 1, ring 1 following on from Sealyham Terriers who’s judging starts at 9.00 am. Our judge is Mr W Browne-Cole who has drawn an entry of 55 dogs making an entry of 65. On Thursday 7th the Vulnerable Breeds Final is…

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Skye Terrier – 11/01/19

A reminder that subs are due by 31st January and the new rates; UK single £12.00, Joint £15, Junior £2.00. Overseas Single £14.00, Joint £16.00 The closing date for receipt of adverts for the Stud Book is 19th January. Please send to Cath Parker at treasurer@skyeterrierclub.org.uk The Angela Harris Open Show Dog of the Year…

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Skye Terrier 15/10/18

On Saturday The Skye Terrier Club Breed Specific was held at Over Kellet, unfortunately despite reminders some people forgot to attend. However it was still well attended. Moira Barrass presented the talk ably helped by Anne Ankcorn on the powerpoint. Moira also took a clipped off dog which enabled people to see the confirmation of…

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