Last year, the Finnish Lapphund Club of NSW decided to hold Pointscore competitions. For those not familiar with showing, Pointscore competitions are sponsored by breed clubs and are held at nominated shows throughout the year. Points are allocated to the breed winners (Best of Breed, Challenge etc) and accumulate through the year.
The NSW club decided that they also wanted to promote sports achievements as well as show wins and so they set about dividing up all the sports into categories/qualifications and titles and weighted them each accordingly. They elected to have both a National and NSW State winner.
16 dogs competed from all over the country and in various fields: Herding, Tracking, Obedience, Rally-O, Agility.
I'm very pleased to say our beautiful cream delight, Mischa (Au Ch & Neut Ch. Armahani Bloodstone Bilaidit RA), took out the honours for NSW. She also came 3rd nationally to Armahani's Emmi (Mischa's grandmother) and Louis (the highest titled performance and show Finnish Lapphund in the country) so she's keeping fantastic company.
Pretty amazing, considering she only competed for half the year, as we then moved states and didn't compete any further for the year.
Here she is with her ribbon which was delivered at the Dog Lovers Show by her 'other' favourite human, Shell.
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