Theo, already one year old now ,phew that has gone by sooo fast ! He has captured our hearts in so many ways, he loves nothing more than bouncing about and playing with our girls. He is the most beautiful colour and has a lovely expression, maturing nicely into a handsome young man .
He is a Championship & Open Show winner and some of his most memorable wins are.... Lancs and Cheshire Open Show Theo gained 3rd Minor Puppy dog under judge Mr Mark Hales (Markenfield) then went on to gain 1st place in the Junior Dog or Bitch class and BPIB at Oswestry and District under Mr Tony Foster . At Collie Association Open Show Theo gained 1st place Puppy Dog under judge Joan Fryer Clark. At championship shows, he went on to gain Reserve in Junior Dog at Lanc and Cheshire under judge Mr H Jones , and at Northumberland and Durham champ show under judge Miss J Skilbeck (Abertorne) our beautiful blue boy gained 2nd place in the Junior Dog class qualifying him for crufts 2012 .
We are so proud of him and would like to thank all judges for Theo's awards .
Theo sure knows how to spring some lovely surprises on us. May 2011 at Yorkshire Collie Club Open Show our handsome boy achieved 1st place in Junior Dog class, under Judge Miss A Lister [Abbestone]. He then went on to gain 1st place Junior Dog at Border Union Ch Show Judge Lyn Maxwell [Aintshe].
We had a really exciting weekend. which began when Theo attended British Collie Club Open show June 2011, Judge Mr D Thomson [Lomondvale] who awarded Theo 1st Junior Dog, Best Dog. BOS.
Theo has many admirers and is such a joy to live with. We are so proud of our lovely boy and look forward to continuing his showing career. Thank you very much to all the judges concerned.
At Blackpool championship show June 2011 ,judge Mrs G Wilcock (Australia) Theo gained 2nd place Junior dog, then went on to gain 1st place Junior Dog at East Anglian Collie open show ,judge Marion Ten - Cate (Own -Delights, Holland) also at Northumberland and Durham Collie Club open show 23rd October 2011, judge Miss Phipps (Oakanmoor).
The following week at Midland Counties Championship show judge Jeff Luscott, Theo once again achieved 1st place in the Junior Dog class. To end the year we decided to take Theo along to the British Collie Club Christmas Open show, where he was awarded 1st place in the Graduate dog class, judge Mrs M Foulston (Misstoff ).
To start the beginning of a new year, on January 15th 2012, our stunning blue boy attended Lancashire and Cheshire open show, judge Mrs R Mc Donald (Rossavon), where he gained 2nd place Graduate Dog .
We look forward to showing Theo more throughout this year. Many thanks to all judges concerned.
"Smiths Ladnar Timeshare for Rashel "lovely balance to this b/m, carries the outline and shape, well made wedge shaped head with the correct ear and eyeset, building well in body,chest and ribs,carries the bone and muscle required, moves with ease on side gait to compliment his front and rear action" - Jeff Luscott.
What a great day at Manchester Championship Show 21 January 2012 for Theo and ourselves, when our stunning blue boy achieved 1st Post Graduate Dog, Best Dog & BOB, he was then shortlisted in the Group. Many thanks to Judge Ann Ingram for a fantastic day and to the Pastoral Group Judge Mrs Meg Purnell -Carpenter.
Whew ! what great days out we have had recently, our darling Theo gained 1st place in the Graduate dog or bitch class, and BOB at Earlestown and Newton Le -Willows Open Show Feb 2012. Many thanks to judge Sue Walker.
We had the beautiful sunny weather at Collie Association March 2012 .and to add that extra sparkle to our day, Theo does it again, he was awarded 1st place Limit dog, then went on to achieve Best Dog, and BOB. It was a lovely day out and we are so thrilled and proud of Theo. Many thanks to judge Mrs V Magee (Lusha ).
We had cake and wine to celebrate my birthday at Three Counties Championship show June 2012 . Theo well and truly put the icing on the cake achieving 1st limit dog, his stud book no, then went on to take his first RCC. Many thanks to breed specialist judge Mr Geoff Duffield for these very memoriable wins.
Theo decided to venture out to National Working and Pastoral Breeds july 2012 where he took 2nd place in the Open dog class. Many thanks to judge Mr Steve Barrett.
Update August 2012 -Theo has decided to drop his coat, awaiting the arrival of his new wardrobe, until then we look forward to the arrival of expected puppies very soon.
Although the weather conditions were terrible ,we still managed to drive to Manchester Championship Show January 2013 , where Theo achieved 1st open Dog and Best Dog under Judge Mr J Thomas. The following week at Lichfield Canine Society all breed open show, Welanga Fire Storm for Rashel gains 1st in Junior Class and went onto achieve BOB under Judge Mr Geoff Hyde. Many thanks to both judges for these wonderful awards.
British Collie Ch Show 'Theo' was awarded 4th Limit Dog under Judge Mr R Santen
At Crufts 2013 'Theo' has made us so proud by winning 2nd in Limit Dog. Thanks to judge Mr Alan Staniland [Tashadon]
WOW what a fantastic day we had at Oswestry and District Kennel Association 17th March 2013 ,where our very special boy Theo pulled the hankerchief out of the hat giving us a wonderful surprise gaining 1st inOpen ,BOB ,then went onto win the Pastoral Group , and to our delight ended a wonderful day by being awarded BEST IN SHOW .
Many thanks to breed judge Jan Milligan and BIS judge Mr M Rothschild (Merribox ) for such a memoriable day