Working Test in Kauksi, Estonia 10.03.2018

In the second ever Working Test held in Estonia, I was acting like secretary to judges Tomi Sarkkinen (Finland) and Miso Sipola (Finland). It was a nice winter day with a lots of snow (first time in Estonia to hold a test in winter) and many great participants from Estonia and neighbouring countries to inspire us.

Winner of Beginners class in action
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Talverõõmud / Winter fun

Säde, one month shy of 4 years on left and Tuure, 4,5 years old on the right

Startisime 1.oktoobril tasemekatsel / Nome-B on 1st of October

Pealkiri on täpne, et startisime, sest tulemust me kahjuks ei saanud, kuna suunamisülesanne muutus Sädel jooksvalt otsinguks, aga see polnud see, mida teha oli vaja :)

We participated with Säde in Nome-B test, but unfortunately did not get any result as the first blind she turned into blind search and we did not get any further.

Judge Ari-Pekka Fontell from Finland
Organisers Estonian Labrador Retriever Society
Photos thanks to Maria Grigorjeva

Korraldasime tasemekatset / organising Nome-B test 16. and 17. September

1st day
In Valtu, Raplamaa
with judge Antti Nurmi from Finland and 3 different classes: Beginners (6 dogs), Open (dogs) and Winner (1 dog). As a result, we have now Estonian Working Champion and 2 dogs moved from Open Class to Winner class (this has not happened since 2011):

2nd day:
The dream team, thank you everyone from the bottom of my heart!

Official Working Test in Kauksi, 26th of August 2017

Säde's points were: 0, 6, 10, 0 :)
But we did not get the last place and we are very happy to have been part of this historical and friendly event!

Working Test training camp in Kauksi, August 2017

 4-days full of trainings with Maria from Hungary and Yulia from Russia, but also managed to have some fun with our team-mates Lucky, Benji and Kara :)

Olgina rahvuslikud näitused / National shows at Olgina 5-6. August 2017

5th of August:
Kohtunik / Judge: Petru Muntean, Romania
Tuure (Giddygold Pure Magic Of Cinnamon), almost 4 years old
Male open class: Excellent, 1., CAC, Best Male, Best of Breed

Säde (Sansue Blue Sparkle), 3 years old
Bitches working class: Very Good, 1.

6th of August:
Kohtunik / Judge: Augustin Ionescu, Romania (among other breeds has been breeding Golden Retrievers)
Tuure (Giddygold Pure Magic Of Cinnamon)
Male open class: Excellent, 1., Best Male, Best of Breed

Säde (Sansue Blue Sparkle)
Bitches working class: Excellent, 1., CAC, Best Bitch 3

Tuure in Group 8 competition with Tsuumi, the labrador on right :) Photo Tatjana Zamorskaja

Tuure, photo by Pille-Riin Sepp

Tuure, male open class. Photo Merike Kalle.

Säde in working class. Photo Merike Kalle
Thank you Pille-Riin with Tsunami and Andy for great and inspiring company, love you all! Also thank you to Tatjana for organising such a cute show in a beautiful Old Olgina Manor!