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Setter Ridge Newsletter June 2003


June 2003 Newsletter

What a month this has been. Pretty exciting.


Talia- Ch Set’r Ridge’s Intensity OFA Excellent (Canaan x Eve) won the major the day after the Golden Gate English Setter Club Specialty to finish her Championship. Talia is always handled by Rachel. She is owned by Rachel Barnes and Melissa and she is Field pointed as well as she is running in Agility.

Sahara- Ch Set’r Ridge’s Everlasting OFA Excellent (Ben x Chloe), won Best of Winners
The Lone Star English Setter Club for 5 pts under breeder judge Peggy Dunsmuir
Lone Star English Setter Club for 5 points under breeder judge Sandy McCue
Greater Denver English Setter Club for 4 pts under breeder judge Ann Yuhasz
The next day, WB BOW and Best of Breed to finish under Dorothy Mcdonald
And on to a Group III under breeder judge Ann Yuhasz.
The next weekend she won a Group II under Doloras Maltz.
Sahara also just received her Therapy dog title.
She is fairly broke for Gun Dog stakes at home, working on the away from home part.
She also just received an OFA EXCELLENT for her hip evaluation.
She was bred and is owned and handled by Melissa D Newman

Jordan- Ch Astrea’s leap For The Gold (Canaan x Quasi) finished his Championship and went on to win Best of Opposite the first time out as a special. Owned by Sue
Linhairs. Bred by Lishka Springer.

Dior- Ch Pemberley Legends Kissed By Design (Canaan x Taylor) won Winners Bitch at the Buckeye Specialty for a 5 point major. That was her fourth major to finish her
Championship. Owned by Preston and Janet Gray and bred by Janet Gray and Cathy Brewer.

Neville- Ch Esthetes The Mountain King (Darcy x Sheba) won Winners dog at four Specialties to finish his Championship. He is owned and Handled by Jill Warren And bred by Jill Warren and Melissa.

Trystan-Ch Set’r Ridge’s Chivalry (Canaan x Desi) won winners dog this weekend to finish His Championship. Trystan is owned by Sharon Samuelson and David Wentworth And bred by Melissa D Newman.

Apostle- Ch Set’r Ridge’s Masterpiece (Canaan x Remi) finished his Championship, Almost undefeated. He is owned and bred by Melissa D Newman

Khorizma- Set’r Ridge’s Khorizma (Canaan x Remi) won two more points. She has three majors and she needs one more point to finish her Championship. Owned and bred by Melissa Newman

Cricket-Astrea’s Leap to Conclusions (Canaan x Quasi) won two sets of two points and most recently won the Best Puppy award for the ESCNE. She is owned by Sue Linhairs and Maura Ptacek.

Shaina – Set’r Ridge’s Intensity (Canaan x Eve) won winners bitch two days in a row weekend before Last. She is cared for and handled by Skip and Nancy Alexander. Bred by Melissa Newman

Trinity- Aerdens Triple Blessing (Canaan x Meg) won Best of Breed from the classes Over Specials under Pat Trotter. Owned and bred by Laurie and Mary Engel.

William- Esthete's Splendor In The Grass (Hadji x Katie)
won Best of Breed at the GDESC and on Sunday won a Group I. Owned by Jill Warren and Linda Stebbins, and bred by Jill Warren and Eilleen Hackett.

Gunner- Ch Brasswinds Top Gun (Canaan x Dreamer) was Best of Breed. Owned by Barb Hinton, bred by Pam Lefever, Margaret Dunsmuir, and Pat Richey.

Aspen – Set’r Ridge Faith Moves Mountains (Canaan x Josie) won Best of winners under Roy Holloway. Aspen is also working on his Agility and tracking titles. Owned
by Buffy Dewolf.

Emanuel- Set’r Ridge’s Gold In Platinum (Ben x Nadia) won his second Sweepstakes at The Greater Denver English Setter Club Specialty. He was also reserve winners dog.

Charlie- Set’r Ridge’s Show Man (Fitz x Natanya) won Best of Winners and Best of Breed two days in a row over a special from the 6 to 9 puppy dog class. The
judges were breeder judge Robert Dunsmuir and Arley Hussin. It was two points each day. This was his first weekend out in the show ring. Charlie is owned by Adam King and Melissa Newman and bred by Melissa.

Splash- Astrae’s Leap for Man Kind (Canaan x Quasi) won a 4pt major in Troy NY and Most recently went RWD at the Buckeye Specialty. He needs one major to finish.
Splash is owned by Ellen Shanahan. Bred by Lishka Springer.

Samuel- Set’r Ridge’s Independence (Zion x Maggy) (Italy) won a 1 excellent in Germany’s Young class Field Trial. In twenty minutes he had four stylish points and a spectacular water retrieve. Obtaining the highest score possible. His preliminary hip and elbow xrays came back excellent. Owned by Barbara Gruzzi, bred by Melissa

Rose- Set’r Ridge’s Desert Rose (Zion x Desi) (Italy) won Best of Breed Puppy at the International Expo Show San Marino. The Judge was from Finland. Rose received 1 excellent rating from the judge.

Meg- Ch Set’r Ridge’s Aerden Spice Girl (Zion x Ritsy), won Best of Breed. She is owned by Laurie and Mary Engel.

Hunter- Ch Noel’s Hunting For The Gold (Canaan x China), has won many breed wins This month and he has been pulled in the Group. Bred by Jackie Noel & Heather Lollis. Owned by Jackie Noel.

Joseph-Set’r Ridge’s Coat of Many Colors (Zion x Desi), won Best of Winners from the 6 to 9 puppy class.

Hunter- Set’r Ridge’s Shining Star (Ben x Chloe), won Best of winners two days in a Row, to give him a total of nine points. Hunter is owned and handled by Katrina Stokes. Katrina also won Best Junior Handler at the show with Hunter, over an Entry of 42 Juniors.

Dakara- Ch Set’r Ridge’s Special Affects (Zion x Aurora) won back to back Best of Breeds with Julie Brimble handling her. She is owned by Kathy Rodriguez and Melissa

Ritchy- Set’r Ridge’s Ritchie Rich (Ben x Nadia) won a major at fifteen months of age. Ritchy is owned by Lisa Monical.

River- Bayside's River Deep (Canaan x Eve) has won several breeds this month. Owned by Lynn Lollis Ellie & Dana Pusateri & Pat Hexemer.

OFA update:

We submitted five dogs this month to be OFA’d .
Two came back Excellent
Ch Set’r Ridge’s Supereminent (Bubba x Ritsy)
Ch Set’r Ridge’s Everlasting (Ben x Chloe)

Three came back with a Good Rating
Ch Set’r Ridge’s Second Coming (Canaan x Desi)
Ch Set’r Ridge’s Rapture (Canaan x Desi)
Set’r Ridge’s Rumor Has It (Ben x Chloe)

Alex Set’r Ridge’s Repeat After Me (Desi x Canaan) was bred to Ch Ascots Once In a Lifetime.

Dani Ch Set’r Ridge’s Animation (Desi x Canaan) was bred to Emanuel- Set’r Ridge’s Gold in Platinum (Ben x Nadia)

We have bred Ch Set’r Ridge’s Quaking Aspen (Desi) and her daughter Best in Show Champion Set’r Ridge’s Photo Copy to Zion, Dual Ch Set’r Ridge’s Real Gold JH.

Setter Ridge Kennel
Melissa D Newman
7009 S Heggenes Rd
Clinton WA 98236
(360) 341-2878
(360) 341-3078 fax
May God Bless you as he has me!

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