MARCH ENDS NEWS 2010
a week of beautiful sunny warm spring weather,
the high temp for March 20th is 30 degrees & SNOW!
USASA HALL OF FAME KENNEL #9
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original website *** the beginning to 2007!
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as Thornapple Australian Shepherds!
LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY Dog Show March 19, 20 & 21
Friday March 19 Australian Shepherd Judging
Saturday March 20 Australian Shepherd Judging
Thank you Aaron Brandenburg for the super photos!
HANDLING TIPS with Amy!
This is it!!!!! Amy's donation to the USASA National Specialty Auction!
Dendric Agate, Iolite, Mother of Pearl,
Blister Pearl. 41/8" long x 1 4/16" wide Comes with 18" sterling silver 3mm
chain. This beautiful AppleDance pendant will be auctioned at the USASA
National Specialty Banquet on Wednesday April 28th.
The proceeds benefit the USASA Junior Handling Program.
Bridgette of New Zealand on your
abalone shell pendant!
Laura Baylis on your gorgeous AppleDance
Jennifer Hampton on your brilliant AppleDance
Amy has been working fast &
furiously on loads of exciting new pieces for Nationals.
Contact AMY at
to order your AppleDance pendant for National's delivery!
28.3.2010 International Dog
Show Katowice (PL) Judge Mr. Rui Oloveira (P).
Cherry Excellent 1, CWC.
CONGRATULATIONS Iva &
We had a great weekend here at the Western Pennsylvania Kennel Association
shows! Cullen, Ausgard's Under A Twilight Sky,
was Winners Dog both Saturday and Sunday, adding another 2 points to his tally!
He was BOW on Sunday as well! He is now up
to 5 points with 1 major in just 3 weekends of showing!
Cullen is sired by Ch
Thornapple Sky's The Limit.
Thornapple Mercury Rising
(future star page coming)
But, more impressively...Blush, Thornapple Mercury Rising (Ch. Mandolyn Shake
and Jake X Ch. Thornapple Straight Up) was
WB, BOW, and BEST OF BREED on Saturday, over 5 other bitches and 3 specials!
Owner handled! She showed flawlessly,
and beat out some very nice competition! She added 2 more points to her total!
Have a great day, Jackie Vincur
CONGRATULATIONS on an
incredible weekend Jackie!
MORE GOOD NEWS for Jake x Chante
Annie and Michele are
seriously on fire... this weekend at the ASCA of Southern Florida, they added 3
new ASCA agility titles!
RS-N (Novice Standard); JS-N (Novice Jumpers) and GS-N (Novice Gamblers). Annie
Q'd 9 out of 11 runs and took 1st Place in
EVERY run! In addition, she took High In Trial over nationally ranked
competitors. That is 5 new titles in one month!She is now:
Thornapple Mercury Irish
Lass RN, RS-N, JS-N, GS-N, NF, AD, CLR-1, CLH-1, CLS-1, CL-F, CLR, FD, FDX,
FDCH, FDCH-S,FDCH-G, FM, CGC, Top Flight (U-Fli)(1 leg NA/2 legs NAJ/2
legs SSA/2 legs SG)
Owned and Trained by Michele King, Brooksville, FL --- Ami Romanelli, Esq.
CONGRATULATIONS Annie &
Thought you'd like to see these photos of Leilani This was her second Toss and
The first run we kept her on the long line and the second run was her first time
off the long line!
It was super windy and don't think she caught more than 2 discs but we got some
great shots of her.
Andrea *** WebManna
*** 561-603-5736 ***
Kentucky was great. Sunny and
warm. Cooper did fabulous traveling.
No accidents in the hotel rooms. Even from a 5th floor room on Friday! What a
He does his little Cooper dance, goes to the door and whines to go out. I am very
proud of him.
We were all glad to get back to home sweet home. Sheila Slater
Thornapple Skyjacker "Cooper"
Sire Ch Thornapple Code Red * Dam Ch Thornapple Quadra Trac
Star LOVES herding sheep!
Thornapple Star Dust "Star"
Star's first run was awesome. The
second run she was stressed and decided to eat
sheep poops instead. Baby Star aims to please at all times. Her trainers are
I have specially chosen everyone of them, She is very young and I do not want
stressed out. I want every time to be an incredible party.We stop and have lots
We take seven days between parties. It is hard to cross train.
GOOD NEWS from Alejandra in Chile!
CH Thornapple Uncle Sam Wants You "Patriot"
BEST OF BREED & GROUP 2!
Owner handled by Alejandra Reyes *** CONGRATS Ale!!!!
News from Sue Tearle!
York Kennel Club Show *
York, PA * Friday, March 19, 2010 * Judge Ms. Nancy Bodine.
Winners Bitch - Thornapple Simply Red "Scarlett" handled by Paul Clas!
My sister, Betsy Lambiasi, put a picture on the
Thornapple Australian Shepherd fan page.
It was taken a couple
when we were doing agility practice. Sue
Thornapple America The
Maris sends you one
nice picture LOL where she developed into a nice and strong female.
Thank you for
sharing Maris the Beautiful, Marko!
Thornapple She's Got Glamour "Glitz"
(Int'l page coming)
Natasha Baxter * Strathaven
Aussies shares photos of Glitz competing at the Aussie Club Show in
South Africa this weekend!
Glitz LOVES to watch the
Thornapple First Class & Thornapple Mercury All Jacked Up
(Int'l page coming)
Today we were at a
big international championship show in Malmö (Sweden).
It was 25 Aussies entered..... and Jack won cc, Cacib and BOB. He was
among the 7 best in the group!!!!!!! He's such a handsome boy!!!! Second
best dog was Major!!So Thornapple in top again :))) The breed judge was
Maritha Östlund-Holmsten from Sweden.
& Niklas * Easy Aussies
RN, NF, AD,
CLR-1, CLH-1, CLS-1, CL-F, CLR, FD, FDX, FDCH, FDCH-S,FDCH-G, FM, CGC,
Top Flight (U-Fli)(1 leg NA/2 legs NAJ/2 legs SSA/2 legs SG)
Owned and Trained by Michele King
March 20-21, 2010 *** USDAA Dog On It Agility Trial - Winter Park, FL
Annie and Michele King are not letting up! They got her last standard
leg and she got her Agility Dog title!!
She also placed 2nd in the class. If that wasn't exciting enough, they
also ran Steeplechase and she qualified! Go Annie and Michele!
March 12-13, 2010 *** Flyball - KETCH
Last weekend at the flyball tournament, Annie started out the weekend
getting her Flyball Master (FM) title! Her team took first place
both Saturday and Sunday and she ran several 4.1 second runs!!
March 5-7, 2010 *** USDAA Agility Update - Elkton
Annie and Michele King are continuing their hot streak in 2010! She came
home with 2 Q's in gamblers, 2 jumpers, and 2 snooker classes
and place 2nd in a Snooker and a Jumper's class and 3rd in Gambler's!
Michele and Annie also ran in the tournament classes with the big
dogs and she had some brilliant runs for a baby dog! Would have
been in the top 10 percent in Grand Prix if she had gotten her weave
Go little red dog!
Ami Romanelli ***
March 20 ***
Jennifer Granholm's Michigan MeatOut Day * National Agriculture Day!
Michigan people celebrate
Michigan Meatless Day with a BBQ on the capitol lawn!
Amy & Family & Friends
celebrate GARRISON MEAT IN DAY!!
YUM! Celebrating Michigan Agriculture with Amy's delicious grilling!
Austen & Cory LOVE Michigan MeatOut Day!
30 degrees & snow on Saturday
Amy observed Evan drives like Mother T!
Thornapple Whiskey Girl "Carrie"
A little bad weather doesn't stop Evan!
EARLIER IN THE WEEK the dogs
enjoyed Temps in the 60s & Sunshine!
Shamba NEVER turns down a GOOD swamp puddle!
Perfect weather for a ROMP
in the SWAMP!
Quake & Satan --- Fun in Amy's swamp!
A hint of green in Amy's woods!
Satan taking a beauty mud bath in the swamp & the skunk cabbage peaks out from
under the spring moss!
FRISBEE NEWS from Poland!
Polish CH Thornapple Shakin All Over "Slash"
Last weekend Slash was on Frisbee seminar - he had a great time there :))))
The THORNAPPLE SMILE!
"One thing we have control over in
our lives is our attitude ... Get Your Smile On."
Country Music Star Clay Walker ** March 22, 2008
** in an interview on Fox News about his battle with Multiple Sclerosis.
Punxsutawney Tammy can't find
her shadow on March 20th!
Are we in for 6 more weeks of winter???