2015 Italian Greyhound National Specialty Show
1st Place Winner 12-18 Month Bitches
Marchwind Bobbi Jean
SIRE: Top Producer Gold GCH Marchwind Finishing Touch
DAM: CH Marchwind Bobby Jo II
Jeanie competed in September at the 2015 IGCA National Specialty Show in Warwick, Rhode Island. She proudly represented Marchwind by winning
1st place IGCA National Specialty Junior Bitch 12-18 Months
under breeder judge Rick Weyrich (pictured above).
Jeanie's other wins include:
Mid Atlantic Italian Greyhound Club Regional Specialty...
>>1st Place Sweepstakes Junior Bitch 12-15 Months - judge Sue Nelson
>>1st Place Junior Bitch 12-18 Months - breeder judge Sandy Reeve
Empire Italian Greyhound Club Regional Specialty...
>>1st Place Sweepstakes Junior Bitch 12-15 Months - judge Hal Biermann
Jeanie is very close to finishing her Championship and has started her Lure Coursing career already winning her Junior Courser title and Best of Breed over a top Field Champion twice, her very first weekend coursing!
>Jeanie is a full sister to Top Toy and #1 IG MBIS GCH Barbara Ann<
Presented by Lynn Partridge
New Champion Marchwind Blueberry Muffin
SIRE: Ch Wynson's Meet Me in St Louis DAM: Ch Marchwind Kathleen
Blueberry finished with a major under Mrs. Ruth Zimmerman.
In her show career so far she has a
GROUP 4, Best of Breed over specials,
Puppy Group 2 and 2 Puppy Group BEST IN SHOWS.
Best of all, SHE LOVES TO SHOW!
Both Parents are Top Producers.
NEW CHAMPION MARCHWIND PANGAEA
SIRE: Ch Marchwind Pewter DAM: Ch Marchwind Cassiopeia
At 6 months and a few days old, Pangi quickly got the hang of the show ring and won three majors in 5 days of showing. Like my other great sires and specials, he blows away the competition with his soundness and showmanship. I love his balance, movement, top line, shoulders, rear end...what's not to like?
He was undefeated in the Perry show weekend and finished with 16 points.
New Champion Marchwind Tessa
SIRE: Gold GrCh Marchwind Finishing Touch DAM: Ch Wynson's Mountain Laurel
Tess finished quickly from the 9 to 12 class with 2 best of breeds over specials to go on to a group 3 and a group 2!!
A specials career is planned.
New Champion Marchwind Winter Solace At Marlord
GROUP 2 & BEST OF BREED
FROM THE CLASSES!!!!!!!!!!!
SIRE: Top Producer Gold GRCH Marchwind Finishing Touch
DAM: Top Producer GRCH Marchwind Shiloh
Owned by Fran Marron, Marlord Italian Greyhounds
Winter was also won 1st Place 12-18 Month Bitches
at the 2014 National Specialty Show
MARCHWIND DOGS EXCELL
BEYOND THE SHOW RING!!!
BRED TO BE SOUND IN...
Only the best dogs make the grade to pass on their genes to the
next generation at Marchwind. 30+ years of this selective breeding
results in not only beautiful champions, but dogs that are happy,
friendly, intelligent, trainable, athletic companions and pets.
Want to see what IGs do best? Check out Lure Coursing.
Lure coursing puts the Italian Greyhound's speed, agility, and instinct to the test. Dogs chase a plastic bag lure (called "the bunny") tied to a string that is pulled by a motor across an open field. This zig zags across the course to simulate prey running away. No special training necessary to enjoy this activity.
Pictured above: Marchwind Southern Charm SC "Charm" and "Violet" catching "the bunny".
" YOUR IGGY WILL HAVE
THE TIME OF
ITS LIFE! "
Pictured Top: Grand Champion Field Champion Dual Champion Warwick's Violet Blue At Marchwind SC "Violet". She earned her Junior Courser (JC) title her very first weekend racing and is now a Field Champion and the 2015 AKC Lure Coursing Best of Breed winner at the Italian Greyhound Club of America National Specialty Show!
Violet is a very successful show dog also. She is very close to winning her Bronze Grand Championship title.
Check out these websites for more information and how to get started:
~ The American Sighthound Field Association (ASFA) http://www.asfa.org/coursing.htm
~ Italian Greyhound Club of America (IGCA) http://www.italiangreyhound.org/pages/400other_events.html#lure
~ American Kennel Club (AKC) Canine Ability Test http://www.apps.akc.org/classic/events/coursing_ability_test/new_event.cfm
~ The Carolina Lure Coursing Society http://www.carolinacoursing.com/
~ Italian Greyhound Lure Coursing https://www.facebook.com/groups/147862468653073/