Belfast Critique

Glen of Imaal Terriers

JD (1)

1 White’s Abberann Phelan, 15 months, low to the ground. Very nice in topline & body length. Head sufficient, broad in skull. A bit long in muzzle. Nice ears, good front, coat texture could be better, good mover. CC & BOB.

PGD & LD (0).

OD (3)

1 Welch’s Ch/Int Ch Brockland Brayhead Lad, 9 years & in tip top show condition. A bit short in coat. Nice head with a broad skull & rose ears, sufficient forechest & level topline, excellent mover. RCC;

2 White’s Ir/Int Ch Abberann Karl, for me a bit too low on legs. Quite heavy in body. Very nice powerful head, excellent ear carriage, level topline, Movement a bit restricted;

3 Rogers’ Bregorrey Wannabe Victory by Jeonty.

PB, JB & PGB (0).

LB (1)

1 Seall’s Bregorrey Madam Defiance, a real showgirl, sufficient bone & substance, sufficiently strong in muzzle, excellent ear carriage, dark eye. Topline not level enough. Excellent mover. Needs a better show condition.

OB (4)

1 Sutton’s Ir Ch Bailielands Leanbh Orga, excellent in type, liked her bone & substance, broad skull, small rose ears, strong muzzle, good front, harsh coat, good mover. CC;

2 White’s Ch/Ir/Int Ch Abberann Ennya, 9 years, super condition. Low to the ground, deep chest, very nice head with broad skull, dark eye, good pigmentation, good coat texture, level topline, good mover. RCC;

3 Rogers’ Jeonty Meme Fern.





5 thoughts on “Belfast Critique

  1. i wonder if people remember the discussion i had with regards to another show. i do wish breed standard would be read or at least look at some glens. i wonder if they have seminars abroad. name supplied is wanted

  2. by the way the above comments were not intended to be detrimental to the winners, just some observations on the wording in the critique

  3. This show was a UK Kennel Club Championship Show.
    It was judged by an FCI judge who is not on either UK breed club judging list.
    It seems from the comments in his critique, that Mr Van den Berg was judging to the FCI standard.
    The giveaway comment is – Topline not level enough.
    Body – Deep and long, and longer than high.
    Important proportions – Body longer than high and LOW TO THE GROUND.
    Topline – Level.
    Body – Deep and of medium length, slightly longer than height at withers.
    General appearance – Body longer than high.
    Topline – slightly rising to a strong loin.

  4. The Glen was bred to extract Badgers. To all future Glen judges. Remember what the Glen was bred for. All Glens should be presented for the the job that it was intended to do.

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