2/18 & 19/2012 West Mississippi HRC spring hunt test. We ran 5 dogs each day and passed all 10 test. Bo, Hannah, Perry, Stella and Ely were awesome.
3/2,3,4/2012 Black Warrior AKC hunt test in Greensboro Al. We ran 5 dogs in the double Master and one in senior Perry, Hannah, Stella, and Ely earned 2 passes each while Bo earned 1. Remi passed her senior test as well.
3/31 thru 4/2 Backwater RC AKC double master. We ran 5 dogs in master both day and got 10 passes. Bo, Perry, Hannah, Stella and Ely were once again at their best. Stella and Ely are now qualified for the 2012 Master National. Buddy ran back to back Senior test and passed both.
4/21 & 22/2012 Kankakee River HRC back to back Finished and Seasoned. We ran 3 dogs both days in finished and passed all 6 test. Perry, Bo and Rhino were our finished dogs. Bo earned his Hunting Retriever Champion Title. Buddy earned passes in both seasoned test.
4/27 thru 29/2012 Ohio Valley RC. We ran 4 dogs in the double master earning 8 passes. Bo, Perry, Hannah and Rhino all passed both test, Bo, Perry and Hannah earned their Master Hunter Title, Perry and Hannah qualified for the Master National. Stella was entered in the Qual and took home the blue ribbon.
5/4/2012 Gus made his competitive debut at the Flat River RC spring trial. It was a very tough derby stake and our little 15 month old Gus got a piece of it by placing 4th.
5/12/2012 We headed to Kalamazoo Valley spring HT. Buddy did a very nice job in seasoned and earned a pass. My son Josh also ran and passed his very first seasoned test with his dog Ali. (nice work son)
5/19 5/20 2012 At Great Lakes HRC's spring HT we ran Buddy in seasoned on Sat. and finished on Sun. He passed both days. Bo ran finished on Sat and was handled by his owner Todd and they did great earning Bo another pass.
Next up was the HRC's International Grand. We brought 5 and passed 2. This test continues to be my shortcoming. We are very proud of the two that did pass. Patti and Hannah did an awesome job at their first Grand and Stella was great as well.
7/20 We headed off to Omega Farms for the Marsh Banks master test. Bo and Rhino both earned a pass and both are now qualified for the 2012 master national.
8/2 Gus and I made the drive to Wisconsin to run in a derby. He finished with a Jam.
8/17 Gus ran the derby at the PRTA trial in Mi where he finished 3rd.
8/24 Gus ran the derby in Mi at the Flat river trial and earned another 3rd place ribbon. Both Gus and Hannah ran the qual at Flat river and Gus finished with a Jam.
8/31 Gus ran the Owner Handler Qual at Wolverines trial and did not finish.
9/1 Back to the hunt test game. We ran 4 dogs in the Michigan Flyways master test and Ely and Perry passed.
9/8 we ran 3 finished test at St Clair Flats HRC test and got 2 passes both by Perry.
9/14 Back to Wisconsin for another derby. This time Gus grabbed 3rd place.
9/21 A very good showing at the Wolverine fall trial. Gus won the derby. The next day Stella won the Qual with Gus taking second. That put Gus on the derby list and he gained QAA status.
10/5 Gus went to Onaway Mi for the Labrador Retriever Club fall trial and needed help with the last tied in the fourth. Close but no cigar.
10/15 Off to Alabama for the Master national. We brought Ely, Stella, Hannah and Perry. We are very proud of our dogs even the one that did not pass. This is a tuff test and all dogs did a great job just getting qualified. A huge congrats to Perry for his first pass, Stella for her second and Ely for his third pass. Ely is now a MNH and is a member of the Master National Hall of Fame.
Kingseed Kennels 3810 Bauer Road Jenison, MI 49428
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