14.9.2008 - at the International Show in Zwolle, Holland our Robin was 1st in Junior class winning his first Junior CAC in Holland and was also BOB Junior. Judge was Mr Tony Rainey from England. Congratulations to Frances and Mimi. Hope I'll be able to get my hands on some photos.
8.9.2008 - we have mated Pika in England to Caskeys Persuader from Amberlight. Come back in 4 weeks for the results of the ultrasound.
6.9.2008 - at the International Show in Macon, France Zennith's son Free Minds Indigo was shown for the first time by Didier Viry. Judge was a group VII specialist Mr Riva from France. He got a very promising and the following description: "60cm, good type, correct bite,well chisseled head with typicall paralleles, excellent topline, hind angulation and tail. Well formed chest, excellent feet and bone, correct movement, well presented." Congratulations to Monique and Didier who are taking such great care of this very special boy.
6.9.2008 - at the Special Irish Setter show of ISCD in Ueden Pika's brother YH Ray of Midas was 2nd in Champion class, her half-sister YH Berenike Sarah was 4th in Open class. There were a lot of puppies shown. Taboo's daughter Beauty got very promising. There were also several of Zennith's grandchildren all sired by Free Minds Dorian - YH Jerry Louis, YH Jocelyn Soimale, YH Joana Kyra and YH Jayda Jolie who all got very promising as well. Judge was Mrs Leen Van Genechten from Belgium. Congratulations!!!
1.9.2008 - today saw the start of obedience classes in the DLP (Slovene Club for Pointing breeds). We wish good luck to Astor, Ars and April who are taking the classes. Will have some photos of them soon.
30. and 31.8.2008 - at the Special Irish Setter shows of ISCD in GŘstrow our boys had a lot of success this weekend. Don't have the full results yet, but Zeus won the working class both days while our little Bubu not only won the Open class both days, but was also BOB one day. Full results and photos to follow.
30.8.2008 - at the CAC show Zasavje in Trbovlje, today Ars got his show debut. He got a very promising from the judge Mr Paul Stanton from Sweden. In the afternoon he was 3rd Best Baby in Show under judge Mrs Spela Briski Cirman. More photos and info to follow.
25.8.2008 - I recieved some photos of Aya from her owner Grega Juras. She is going to start her obedience training in September and hopefully come to some shows next year.
19.8.2008 - Today the last of our babies left to his new home with family Slavec. We wish Ars all the best with his new family and hope he'll be back for a visit soon. I am glad all the babies found excellent and loving homes and are doing really well. Most will soon start obedience training. Actually Aton already started and behaved very well through his first lesson. I will try to set up a web page for the A litter over the weekend and hopefully add some photos of the T litter as well who are now 2,5 years old.
17.8.2008 - I recieved this lovely photo from Belgrade of our Ahil last evening. He has settled very well into his new life and is growing up fast. Looking forward to seeing him in September.
13.8.2008 - Photos of the Championnat du France in Lyon now available at the on http://pikica06.moj-album.com/album/13161170/ BIS photos by Jadranka MijatovŠ (Deya photography) and the breed ring photos compliments of my friend Cecillia Guillot. Many thanks!!!
12.8.2008 - Not to be outdone Duncan's sister Free Minds Ivy is also training for her first show. She stayed at home with her mom Zennith. Photo taken today.
10.8.2008 - This lovely photo just arrived from Monique Viry in France of Zennith's son Free Minds Indigo, Duncan to his friends. He is developing beautifully and is now 6 months old. He will soon begin his show career and we'll be keeping our fingers and paws crossed for him.
9.8.2008 - We have recieved more lovely photos of Aton from Annette. A sample is below and you can find more on http://irishsetters.ning.com/photo/photo/listForContributor?screenName=AMesicek
3.8.2008 - at the National show in Cloppenburg, Germany today Dante was Exc 2nd in the Open class. Judge was Mr Doedijns from Holland. BOB went again to Trawricka Gaelic Hero owned by Frances McKimm and Dorothee Dorioux. Congratulations!!!
30.7.2008 - OUR WEB PAGE IS UNDER A MAJOR RECONSTRUCTION. PLEASE COME BACK IN A FEW DAYS FOR MANY NEW PHOTOS AND INFORMATION!!! Photo below of Pika at the show in Odzaci, Serbia in April. Photo taken by Mr Zlatko JojkiŠ.
30.7.2008 - our Aton has settled well with his new family in Holland. We wish all the best to Annette Mesicek and family and hope to see you all again very soon. Thanks for the lovely photos of Aton.
27.7.2008 - at the Special Irish Setter show of Irish Setter Club Deutschland in Schauenburg, Germany today Bubu won the Open class and got a CAC. His daughter Beauty was very promising. Judge was Mr Rolf Blessing from Germany. Congratulations!!!
26.7.2008 - at the Special Irish Setter show of Irish Setter Club Deutschland in Schauenburg, Germany today Gina was placed as Best Bitch. Judge was Mr Jose Gelaude from Belgium. Congratulations to Christoph who also won Best Veteran with his Ch Dubliner Hole In One.
19.7.2008 - at the International Show in Liege, Belgium today Robin won 1st in Junior Class, BOB Junior and 3rd Best Junior in Show. He was handled by his co-owner Emilie Pierre-McKimm.
19.7.2008 - at the International show in Oberwart, Austria today Edon won Exc 1st, CACA, CACIB and BOB under judge Mrs Maria-Louisa Doppelreiter from Austria. This means he is now International Champion. Later in the afternoon he delighted us by winning 2nd place in the Group under judge Mr Erwin Deutscher. He also took part in Junior Handling where he behaved like a perfect gentleman and with his young handler Marta Longin they were placed 4th - well done!!!! Photo below of Edon on the podium by Marta Longin.
12.7.2008 - we have recieved photos of the lovely Aura who now lives with family Schwarzinger in Austria.
12.7.2008 - today our Ahil left to live with his new family in Serbia. We wish a lot of success to his new owner Mr Bozidar Prica and family. Photo was made yesterday.
22.6.2008 - at the Special show of ISCD in Gronau, Germany today Bubu won Exc 1st, CAC, Gina Exc 2nd RCAC, Dante Exc 2nd RCAC and Beauty very promising under judge Miss Andreja Strajnar.Below a photo of Beauty with Thomas in the ring.
21.6.2008 - at the Special show of ISCD in Gronau , Germany today Bubu won Exc 2nd, RCAC, Gina Exc 1st, CAC and Dante Exc 4th. Bubu's daughter Beauty (Be Jazara of Thender Dawn owned by Thomas H÷vener) was shown for the first time and got very promising. Below a photo of Bubu taken by my friend Annette Mesicek. You can see many photos from this show in her photo album http://www.mesicek.nl/210608CACGronau/index_html.html
15.6.2008 - at the National Show in Namur, Belgium today Robin was shown for the first time in Junior class and was excellent 2nd under judge Mrs Delvaux-Cranwels from Belgium.
15.6.2008 - at the International show in Erfurt, Germany today Bubu won Exc 2nd, RCAC, RCACIB under judge Mr Andreas Jockwig from Germany, Dante was exc 3rd again and Gina was Exc 1st with CAC and RCACIB.
14.6.2008 - at the National show in Erfurt, Germany today Bubu won Exc 1st, CAC and Best Male under judge Mrs Zafra Sirik from Israel while Dante was Exc 3rd in same class.Gina also won Exc 1st and CAC and with this became German VDH Champion.
14.6.2008 - at the International Show in Portoroz today Guiness won 1st in Champion Class, CAC, CACIB and Crufts qualification under judge Mr Mijo Vretenicic from Monte Negro. He managed to beat the WW from Poznan for the CACIB. Then he decided he was returning to his very naughty self and so BOB went to Irish Melody Lucky Luke from Junior class. Congratulations!!! Photo taken by Majda Sever.
8.6.2008 - at the Championnat du France in Lyon today Pika won 1st in Working Class, CACS and CACIB, Crufts qualification while Edon won 1st in Working class and RCACS under judge Mr Sean Delmar, president of the Irish Kennel Club. This was our first time showing in France and attending this huge show with more than 7.500 dogs entered. In the afternoon Pika and Edon won the 3rd place in the Best Brace in Show competition from a big entry. Photo below by Jadranka Mijatovic, more photos to follow!!!
1.6.2008 - at the International Show in Neumunster, Germany today Dante was Exc 4th in Open class while his daughter Castania's Frances owned by Dr Mocha was 2nd in Champion class under judge Mrs Leen Van Genechten from Belgium. Gina was also Exc 2nd in open class. Congratulations!!!
31.5.2008 - at the Club show of Slovenian CLub for Pointing breeds (DLP) today in Zgornja Hajdina Guiness won 2nd in Open class and RCAC, Edon 1st in Champion class, CAC and Club Winner 2008 while Pika won 1st in Champion Class and CAC under judge Mr Ivan Traven. BOB went to Seterday Fiona owned by my friends Mojca Novak and Alojz Cerar. And I was particularly happy that BIS went to a lovely young English Pointer Aron Suhorski owned and bred by Mr Janez Brajkovec. Congratulations!!! Photo of Guiness in the ring taken by Peter Hudnik, Guiness' owner - glad that you have made it to the show at last.
24.5.2008 - at the International Show in Gie▀en, Germany today Dante was Excellent 3rd in Open class and Bubu was excellent but not placed under judge Mrs Jeanine Bandel from Germany.
17.5.2008 - at the Special Show og German Pointer and Setter Club in Bestensee today Zennith's granddaughter Castania's Freeda won the working class and was Res Best Bitch under judge Mr Hans Steiner from Austria. Freeda is owned by Birgit Messer.
17.5.2008 - at the International Show in Wieze, Belgium today Tim was excellent 3rd in Open class under judge Mr Jos Decuyper from Belgium.
12.5.2008 - at the International show in Saarbrucken, Germany today Zeus won Exc 2nd, RCACIB under judge Mrs Hanna Ahrens from Austria.
11.5.2008 - at the Hunting breeds Specialty in Sentjernej today Pika won 1st in Champion Class and CAC and Edon won 1st in Working class, CAC, BOB and BIG under judge Ms Tatjana Urek. This is first time he has managed to beat his mother for BOB. Photo taken by Nina Kotnik. Many thanks also to her husband for handling Pika in the BOB competition.
4.5.2008 - at the Clubshow of Irish Setter Club of Belgium today Tim was excellent, but not placed in very strong Open class under judge Mrs Rachel Shaw-Rainey from Northern Ireland.
4.5.2008 - at the International show in Hillerod, Denmark today Pika won Exc 1st, CAC, CACIB, Crufts qualification, BOB, BIG IV under judge Mr Per Iversen from Norway. This makes her Danish Champion - now in total she is champion of 16 countries which I believe is the World record for an Irish Setter. Many thanks to our friend Nana and family for welcoming us to Denmark, wonderful meal and great company. Hope we can return the favour on another occasion. Pika also attended JH with Ivona Vucaj and they were placed 4th from a huge entry. Congratulations!!! On the photo Pika in the ring in Hillerod. More photos to follow. Photos taken by Ivona Vucaj.
2.5.2008 - at the Europasieger show in Dortmund, Germany today Pika won 1st in Honour class under judge Mr Kipps from Luxembourg. BOB went to Trawricka Gaelic Hero from junior class owned by my friends Frances McKimm nad Dorethee Dorioux (owners of our Tim and Teddy. On the photo Zeus who came to cheer for us in Dortmund and went to JH with Ivona Vucaj when Pika was stil busy in the ring. Many thanks to Ivona for accompanying me on this 3000 km trip to Dortmund and Hillerod. You were great company!!! Photo taken by Ivona Vucaj.
26.4.2008 - at the International show in Odzaci, Serbia today Edon won Exc 1st, CAC, RCACIB under judge Mr Ivan Colaric from Croatia. This makes Serbian Champion. For Pika this was first show since October and she did well winning Exc 1st, CAC, CACIB. BOB went to Artur My Irish Victor owned by my friend DuÜko Savic from Serbia. On the photo BOB line-up. Photo taken by Dusan Rauski.
26.4.2008 - at the International show in Borgloon, Belgium today Tim was excellent, but not placed in Open class under judge Mrs Leen Van Genechten from Belgium.
20.4.2008 - at the International show in Lingen, Germany today Bubu won Exc 2nd, VDH Anr Res under judge Mrs Susanne Behnken from Germany and Dante was excellent.
13.4.2008 - at the International show in Antwerpen, Belgium today Tim won Exc 4th in strong Open class (12 entries) while Teddy and Zennith's son Free Minds Dante got an excellent, but were not placed.
29.3.2008 - at the International show in Luxembourg today Edon won Exc 1st, CAC, CACIB and BOS under judge Mrs Maria-Louisa Doppelreiter from Austria. As he was shown in strong champion class this means he is now Luxembourg Champion. He has also qualified for Crufts 2009. Once again BOB went to Ch Coppers Music and Paws owned by my friend Laura Kolbach from Hungary. She was handled by Yvonne Hill-Decoster. Congratulations!!! On the photo Edon winning Champion class over Multi Ch Vicary's Yogibear handled by Yvonne Hill-Decoster.
22.3.2008 - at the National show in La Louviere, Belgium today Tim won Exc 2nd, R.CAC under judge Mr Jos Decuyper from Belgium.
16.2.2008 - at the National show in Rheinberg, Germany today Bubu won Exc 2nd, R.CAC, Gina also won Exc 2nd, RCAC and Zennith's son Free Minds Dante was excellent.
13.1.2008 - at the Special Show og German Pointer and Setter Club in Essen today Gina was excellent 4th under judge Mrs Delvaux-Cranwels from Belgium.
13.1.2008 - at the International show in Ljubljana today Edon won Exc 1st, CAC under judge Mr Zvi Kupferberger from Israel. Zeus, handled by Thomas Wastiaux got Exc 1st, CAC, RCACIB. This makes him Slovene champion and International Champion. BOB went once again to Multi Ch O'Ceallaigh's Yolookatme owned by my friend Jadran Ljuba from Croatia. This was his 100th BOB. Congratulations!!!
12.1.2008 - at the International show in Ljubljana today Guiness won Exc 2nd, RCAC under judge Mr Miroslav Zidar. Zeus, handled by Thomas Wastiaux got Exc 1st, CAC, RCACIB. BOB went to Multi Ch O'Ceallaigh's Yolookatme owned by my friend Jadran Ljuba from Croatia. Congratulations!!! On the photo Guiness being very naughty in the ring as always. Photo by Mr Aljaz Sobar.
Last updated on 22/9/2008