There will be 17 Glen of Imaal Terrier entries for judge Paul Wilkinson at Birmingham National. Terrier day is Friday May 11th and Glens are 3rd in ring 19 (Prestwood Hall)
We like magazines that feature Glen of Imaal Terriers. Besides the cover take a look at pages 8-9 and 32-36!
“A KC Breed Education Co-ordinator (known as the BEC) is an administrative role to co-ordinate all points of breed specific education and support for judges. This co-ordinating role is held on behalf of the breed clubs in order to support the breed club obligations under the Judges Competency Framework (JCF) for the education and training of judges.”
There is to be one BEC per breed so the Glen Association and EFG are asking if anybody, connected or not with Glen of Imaal Terriers, would like to take on this role for the breed? It will be a multi-faceted role and will take up a fair bit of time. Below is the job description circulated by the Kennel Club. If you think you could do it (or would like to know more) do contact Anne Hardy (Secretary Glen Association) or Jean Rogers (Secretary EFG). Please share this around.
Who can be a KC Breed Education Co-ordinator?
- Someone with good administration experience, including spread-sheets, reports and a familiarity with computer skills. They do not necessarily already award CCs in that breed
- They do not necessarily need to be a current or previous breed club committee member
- Someone who is currently active or has retired from judging and has the regard of the breed club/breed council
- The BEC does not necessarily have to be someone from within the breed, as this is a coordination role.
- Someone who is personable and approachable, who will be able to create a good rapport with both judges and member of the relevant breed clubs/councils
Please note: The Kennel Club envisages that in numerically small breeds the BEC could act as either a Mentor or Observer, in addition to the role of BEC, with the permission of the Kennel Club, but not all 3 roles
What is the Scope of the KC Breed Education Co-ordinator’s Role (BEC)?
- To administrate and co-ordinate the information and delivery of a judge’s education in the breed
- Liaison with breed clubs/breed council
- Liaison with prospective breed judges
- To liaise between the breed clubs/breed councils and the Kennel Club Education & Training team to ensure that the BEC/breed clubs do not operate in isolation.
- To act as point of contact for breed education enquiries
- Co-ordination of Breed Appreciation Day and Multiple-choice Breed Standard Exams
- Co-ordination of breed mentoring days
- Co-ordination of mentors
- Co-ordination of observers
- Proactively promote the breed and recruiting of new judges
What are the Responsibilities of a KC Breed Education Co-ordinator (BEC)?
- To identify the need for educational opportunities
- To forward plan the breed’s education and training needs to ensure an effective process
- To co-ordinate Breed Appreciation Days by liaising with breed clubs/breed councils
- With the assistance of the breed clubs/breed councils, to develop the Multiple-choice Breed Standard Exam for prospective judges based on the breed standard for use at Breed Appreciation Days as per guidance set out in the Code of Best Practice for the Running of a Breed Appreciation Day and subsequent Multiple-choice Breed Standard Exam
- To arrange the delivery of the Multiple-choice Breed Standard Exam at Breed Appreciation Days
- To assist Kennel Club Education and Training Team with the delivery of Breed Competence Assessments as required
- To update the Kennel Club Education and Training team with details of the activities organised by the BEC, breed clubs and/or breed council and also to advise the KC of the outcomes from training provided
- To provide an annual report to the breed clubs/breed councils and Kennel Club on all of the activities organised
- To identify through breed clubs/breed councils and assist in the recruitment of mentors within the breed
- To facilitate the initial introduction of the mentor to the judge as and when required, and to monitor the mentoring process with each judge
- To encourage breed clubs/breed council to actively promote the supported entry club shows
- To identify through breed clubs/breed councils and assist in the recruitment of observers to observe judges when required
- To arrange for judges to be observed at the appropriate time/show
- To collate information on feedback sheets, on the performance of ‘trainers’
- To receive feedback from the observers, mentors and assessors for updating judges records so that their details are given at the correct JCF judging Level
- To help judges, where appropriate, to reflect on and learn from things that did not turn out as expected
- To refer the judge to other sources of information, advice or further support when appropriate
- To encourage judges, mentors and observers to take responsibility for their own decisions, plans and actions when appropriate
- To present a positive image of the Kennel Club and follow Kennel Club’s Code of Practice for Volunteers
- To keep up-to-date, accurate and confidential records of all contacts made and subsequent actions taken.
We have planned a meet up on the 12th of May in Glossop on the edge of the Peak District for a dog walk & dog friendly pub (optional of course).
If anyone would like to join us we are 2 families both with Glen of Imaal Terrier girls called Amber.
Anyone interested check out the Glen Facebook pages for contact details or email Katie Burgess
Kathryn’s, Ambers & families
The EFG Summer newsletter is being put together. Is there anything you’d like to share/ laugh about/ rant over even with everybody. It can (obviously) involve things with Glen of Imaal Terriers but it can just be something that might be of interest to their people. Linda Samuel would love to hear from you.
Let’s start the Glen of Imaal Terrier round up for this last weekend in the UK with the EFG Open Show. It continued the “double theme” of National Terrier with both Best Dog & Bitch going to the same kennel. Golden Spurs was Best Dog (and Best In Show) with Romainville Billy Whizz Reserve Best Dog who also took Reserve Best In Show. Best Bitch (and Best Opposite in Show) went to Sigrid Helga at Pantcottage over Jeonty Lola May at Wickholm as Reserve Bitch with Lola, at one month short of 10, taking Best Veteran. Best Puppy was Jeonty Glynis Making Magic at Zippor. The EFG is held in conjunction with Birmingham Gundog & Terrier-the only time currently that Glen people can show twice in one day under two different judges-with Boudivella Osca taking Best of Breed there and Jeonty Jyn A New Hope Best Bitch. Also a Glen was performing in the very competitive NSC classes with Kingcottage Boogie on Basil taking Best NSC at Llanelli and District Canine Society Open Dog Show .
A quick flip west to Ireland for the Mid West Champ Show and Best of Breed Abberann Cosmic Cowboy. East to mainland Europe and Latvia with a BOB for Marfidal Pleasant Surprise and then Lithuania for their National All Breed Show and Finnabair North American Nebulon who took home the BOB rosette. Not often results from the Czech Republic so excellent to hear that Sachem Sagittarius was BOB at Budejovice. Coming back this way again, to Antwerp, it was Jeonty Junior Fire and Ice flying the breed flag there to BOB.
Way west to the States and here are the Group placers. Keadeen’s Sir Emmet Mingus Glas was BOB, and Group 2, at Palouse Hills Dog Fanciers with half sister Keadeen’s Second Star To The Right Best Opposite and the result was the same for the second show and Lewis Clark Kennel Club. Western Carolina Dog Fanciers Association saw another 2 Group placements, Gp 1 & Gp4, for Finnabair Double D Friend of A Friend. News of a Terrier Puppy Group 1 at the Central Ohio KC Puppy Match for Finnabair Broc Rua Pegasus with Shorlyne. Columbia Terrier and Old Dominion KC of Northern Virginia saw double Best of Breed for Tipperary Columbo with Finnabair Shorlyne Caatskills Comedy Tonight Best Opposite at both. Columbo was again BOB at Baltimore County KC. A Baby Puppy Group 1 for Kilkenny’s The Gift Outright to Irish Spirits at Central Ohio KC.
Breed brains were doing well and Jeonty Dreams A Dream with Karensbrae got her entry into The Good Citizen class at shows by qualifying at 8 months old. Kelli Whitfield sends news that “Griffin played NADAC agility on Friday. He earned his first Open Touch N Go qualifying score and first place as Winston cheered him on! Monique sends word “Ginny earned her first Q and placed first in a Novice Preferred Jumpers class at an AKC Agility trial this weekend!!!”
People, you are just amazing!!
To support the Glen DNA Archive at the Animal Health Trust … and support Glen health … please request a swab kit for your Glen of Imaal Terrier via our online swab kit request form:
If you already have swab kits but haven’t yet got around to swabbing your Glen/s, please dig out the kit/s and “do the deed” and get the swabs & documentation sent to the Animal Health Trust as soon as possible, please.
GLEN OF IMAAL TERRIER
Special beginners dog or bitch
1st CAMPEN Mrs M Romainville Rock’N Rolla at Coedrhosyn – Good mover with a very good head and expression and a well balanced dog, showed well.
Minor puppy dog
576 HARLEY Mr D & Mrs V Abberann Running Down A Dream – Nice pup moved with confidence, well balanced throughout and well presented.
576 HARLEY Mr D & Mrs V Abberann Running Down A Dream
589 WHITE Mrs A Abberann Cosmic Cowboy – Very nice young dog, good coat which was well presented. Nice head and expression. Moved well front and back.
Post Graduate dog
587 SAMUEL Mrs L Jeonty Yippe Kiaye – nice coat and was well presented. Good texture. Nice type of dog good width to head but needs to settle down.
1st: 590 WHITE Mrs A Multi Ch Abberann Conan An Ch’07 ANCH08 CJW07 CW07 – For me this dog is the breed standard and in the form of his life at 12 year old. Perfectly balanced dog with a great head and expression. Superb temperament and so well presented. And moves and shows like a dream. CC and Best of Breed.
2nd: 567 ALSTEAD Dr J Ch Golden Spurs – Really good type and moved true front and back and is a great showman also. Good coat which is very well presented. Reserve CC.
3rd: 573 HANNINGTON Miss A Boudivella Oscar
Minor Puppy Bitch
1st: 570 FORBES Mrs K Jeonty Dreams A Dream With Karensbrae – Good breed type, moves very well for a youngster. Showed well. Balanced throughout.
2nd: 579 MARTEL Miss C Jeonty Letty Be Magic – Not as showy as 1. Moved well front and back. Nice head with good width and well handled.
1st: 579 MARTEL Miss C Jeonty Letty Be Magic – Not as showy as 1. Moved well front and back. Nice head with good width and well handled.
2nd: 593 WITHERS Mrs P J Pajantick Hot Totty – Good coat texture well presented. Good width of head but just didn’t make the best of herself. Would look a lot better if she put more into her showing.
1st: 569 CAMPEN Mrs M Romainville Rock’N Rolla at Coedrhosyn – Nice type of bitch. Very good head and expression. Moved well both ways, good cost well presented.
2nd: 582 ROGERS Mrs C J Jeonty Jyn A New Hope – good head, well balanced. Moved well a nice type.
Post Graduate Bitch
1st: 572 GEORGE, Mrs K A & SULLIVAN Miss N C Romainville Maggie May – Good quality jacket, well presented. Nice head with good expression. Very well presented and moves well both ways.
2nd: 574 HANNINGTON Miss A Boudivella Tegan – Through this class away. Nice type, moves well. Unfortunately didn’t put all into her showing.
1st: 568 ALSTEAD Dr J Sigrid Helga At Pantcottage – Lovely type. Showed very well and moved well both ways, balanced throughout with good presentation. Reserve CC
2nd: 585 SAGE Mr J A & Mrs J Jeonty Lola May At Wickholm – Different type to 1. Very good coat which was well presented, handled and shown well. Good mover.
3rd: 583 ROGERS Mrs C J Jeonty Minnie Meme
1st: 591 WHITE Mrs A Ir Ch Dutch Daultons Midnight Sky Of Galore – Real breed type, great coat presented to perfection. Good width of head and nice expression. Moves well both ways. In great muscle tone. CC which made her a champion.
2nd: 592 WHITE Mrs A Ir Ch Abberann Reach For The Stars Ryanne – Similar type to 1. Very well presented. Moved well both ways. Well handled.
3rd: 580 QUARRIE Mr D A & Mrs J Rhumsaamist Glen Maye At Quaywest
P Martin (Judge)
The EFG Open Show on April 22nd (next Sunday) will see an entry of 30 Glen of Imaal Terriers for judge Frank Kane. It’s a bigger entry than both Crufts and National Terrier and the largest Open Show number for quite a long time. So if you want to meet the breed Sports Connexion, Leamington Road, Ryton On Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3FL will be a good place to visit. Judging starts at 9.30 and-up to yet-it’s a great weather forecast!
Southern Counties (Terrier day June 22nd) close today. Online entries close on April 24th. Howard Ogden is judging the 12 Glen of Imaal Terrier classes
There will be 8 Glen of Imaal Terriers at WELKS for judge Neil Straw. Terrier Day is Saturday 28th April and Glens are 4th in Ring 11 (Hall 4)