Decorated Cart Classes

Judged by Jim Webster

SWISS THEME


1st. TED WITH REG THOMPKINS
Handled with ease. Ted well turned out with an impressive harness. Handler was dressed smartly, complete with bern topped walking cane. Cart was decked with mountain type flowers which were even around the wheels, finished off with polished brass, flags and painted churns.

2nd. BEAR WITH BRUCE HELLINGSWORTH

Handled well. Dog well presented and handler dressed smartly. Cart was decorated with polished brasses, swiss flags and milk churns.

3rd. DUDLEY WITH LEE PALMER
Handled well and dog well presented. Handler was dressed smartly and cart decorated with flowers, churns and swiss flags.

ANY THEME
Very difficult decision as both parties had put a lot of thought into their themes.



1st. TOLLY & ASTI WITH BRUCE HELLINGSWORTH
Title: Bernese Mountain Dogs Tours of London
Well thought out London Tours theme complete with London landmark cards and a royal throne surrounded by guards. Very patriotic not forgetting a bit of local interest Fulham 1 Norwich City 0.

2nd. Murdoch with Di Crawshaw
Title: Oberland / Wild Camping
Great idea on the spur of the moment. Dog and handler kitted out for all weathers of occasion on a camping trip.

BEST CARTING TURNOUT




1st: HUDSON & REDFORD WITH JULIE WRIGHT
Handler smartly dressed in swiss costume and dogs working well together in polished draft harness's. Cart was in excellent condition and polished to a high standard.

2nd. DYCE WITH LINDA SMITH
Handler & dog well turned out, Dyce had been groomed well to show off his shiny coat!

3rd. ASTI & TOLLY WITH BRUCE HELLINGSWORTH
Dogs working well together, with handler in Swiss uniform. Clean harness and brasses polished with a well varnished cart.



FIRST DRAFT CERTIFICATES

AWARDED TO:

ZOE (BERNESE) WITH SUE BROWN

ELSIE (GREATER SWISS) WITH JAN BUCKINGHAM
Elsie was awarded a special medal for gaining her first draft certificate and then competing on the carting course on the same day and getting second in beginners.


FUN CARTING COMPETITION

BEGINNERS

1ST TAG (GREATER SWISS) WITH SUE PARKINSON
2ND ELSIE (GREATER SWISS WITH TOM MURRAY
3RD REDFORD WITH JULIE WRIGHT

INTERMEDIATE

1ST MURDOCH WITH DI CRAWSHAW (EOC)
        WALLACE WITH WENDY MURRAY

ADVANCED

1ST ASTI WITH BRUCE HELLINGSWORTH