See now that's how a Continental should look! I hope the trends lead this way as I think it encompasses the breeds beauty and workability.
I just got an email from Laurel and she said she finished 4 champions in HCC! She said she got the finger points and laughs but she didn't care when they handed her the ribbons! I love people with her gusto!I believe that Laurel Berg was the 1st person in the US to finish a dog in an HCC. Broker (same sire as my Sabrina) was a very flashy, showing machine. The HCC suited him because he was naturally pretty and he had excellent length of neck.
Unfortunately the HCC makes most dogs look short in the neck and because there is no spray up, you can't give a Poodle with a plain or ugly head any help.
You should note that Laurel has not shown another one in an HCC again (other than my Sabrina once). She advised me that the HCC was just not as competitive as a full Continental and that I would be fighting an uphill battle by showing my dogs in an HCC.
I will be showing my Toy when I get him in an HCC. I think it makes them look like they should not all done up and fake looking.
You'll stand out that's for sure! I kind of like being the one to set their own pace.When I finally get to show a dog (whenever that may be LOL) I won't be going out with all that mounds of hair. I'll grow out hair but it's going to be tightly done. If I can't win, oh well, I can make an impression.
Four? Really? I can't think who they would be. I'll have to ask her. Come to think of it, she showed a boy named Zesus in an HCC. He didn't finish, but he did pick up a big Major win.I just got an email from Laurel and she said she finished 4 champions in HCC! She said she got the finger points and laughs but she didn't care when they handed her the ribbons! I love people with her gusto!