Our latest competition news will be listed below. Check back often to see what is up with the Dogs of Solstice!


2009 News
2009 was a quiet show year for Solstice. We spent most of the year at home with young puppies. Henry and Candy both retired from the show ring. The Solstice puppies showed for the 1st time in October 2009 and all 3 were pointed in their 2 weekends out. Charlie was also awarded Best in Sweeps and Bailey was Best of Opposite in Sweeps at the CWCCA supported entry in Los Lunas, NM.

2008 News
PJ did great at the CWCCA national show, he was awarded Runner up Brindle dog in the Megan competition, placed in his sweeps class and made 3 cuts in the BOB class. Lindy picked up her last single points leaving only that last major to finish her championship.

2007 News
2007 was a great year for Solstice. In the early spring Evie went to live with her breeder and co-owner and promptly picked up 2 majors shown by her sire’s own Lisa Phillips of Heart of Gold. Here at home Henry picked up his 1st major in Tucson. In May of 2007 PJ came home to Solstice and began his show career at the Bluebonnet CWCC Specialty in Houston, TX. Breeder judge Steve Gladstone awarded him WD and Best Puppy for a 5 point major. PJ was 6 months and 2 days old at the time. 4 show weekends later he was awarded his Championship, he finished with 3 majors, 3 BOB, 3 Best Puppies and a Puppy Group 2 all from the puppy classes. Not to be left out of the “major party” Lindy was awarded her 1st major in September.

The only sad note for the year was that Wicca has never completely recovered from her shoulder injury.

Stoney and Evie News

9/8/02 Roswell KC - RWD Judge R. Ligon
10/4/02 MVKC - WD/BOW/BOB - Patricia Ellis
10/5/02 MVKC - WD/BOW/BOB - J.D. Jones
10/6/02 CKC - WD/BOW/BOB - Sondra J. Esporite
10/7/02 CKC - WD/BOW/BOB - Dr. Lee Reasin
11/18/02 GSVKC - RWD - Paula Hartinger (Thank you Kathy Davis for handling)
02/01/03 Hobbs KC - RWD - James Frederikens
03/08/03 Lost Dutchman KC - WD/BOW - Sonny Ambrosio
03/09/03 Lost Dutchman KC - RWD - Barbara Dempesy Alderman
05/17/03 Concho KC - BOB - Patti Long-Smith
05/18/03 Concho KC - BOB - R. Ligon
Chaparral KC Stoney WD/BOW H. Cresap
Chaparral KC Evie WB/BOS - H. Cresap 1st point!
Stoney - WD Lost Dutchman KC, Judge Donna Buxton Stoney - WD Flagstaff KC , Judge Del Richards
Evie - Evie makes final cuts in her classes at the CWCCA Nationals
Evie and Stoney get their 1 st two CCs for their MX Championships with group placements
Stoney WD/BOW Chaparral KC, Judge Joyce Vanek
Evie WB/BOS Chaparral KC, Judges Joyce Vanek and Robert Moore
Evie gains her Mexican Championship with and a Group 3 and 4

Both Stoney has been retired from the Breed ring.  Stoney will continue to play at agility with me and Evie has gone to live with her breeder Donna Daniels but not before picking up both majors out on the show circuit with her Sire's breeder Lisa Phillips of Heart of Gold.


Wicca's and Luna News

New Champion Luna - WB/BW/BOW Orange Empire KC - Judge Charles Doran
Luna - BOS Orange Empire KC - Judge Sheila Dinardo
Luna 2nd 6-9 Puppy Bitch Shoreline DFA, Judge David Kittredge 12/13/02
Luna 2nd 6-9 puppy bitch, Los Encinos KC, Judge James Covey 12/14/02
Wicca 1st BBE, WB Hobbs KC Judge Mr. Arley Hussin
Wicca 1st BBE, Hobbs KC Judge Eugene Blake*
Luna 3rd 9-12 puppy bitch - Apple Valley KC, Judge Dana Cline
Luna 1st 9-12 puppy bitch - Apple Valley KC, Judge Susan St. John Brown
Wicca - RWB, Lost Dutchman KC, Judge Miss Dorothy McDonald
Wicca, WB, Lost Dutchman KC, Margorie Martorella
Luna - RWB Coso DF of CA, Maurice Fergeson
Luna and Amalia 1st Novice Jr. Coso DF of CA, Donnelle Richards
Luna 1st 9-12 Sweeps, 1st 9-12 puppy bitch, GSPC of Orange Co.
Amalia and Luna Best Jr. Handler, GSPC of Orange County
Wicca - Best in Sweepstakes at the GSPCA National Speciality Show - Judge Don Schwartz
Wicca makes the cut in the BBE class at the GSPCA NSS
Luna makes the club in the 9-12 class in both Sweeps and classes at the GSPCA NSS
Amalia and Luna 3rd place in Open Jrs. GSPCA NSS
Wicca 1st BBE class RWB Norton Moore - Concho KC*
Wicca 1st. BBE class RWB Patti Long-Smith - Concho KC
Wicca BOB Roswell, NM
Wicca BOB Roswell, NM
Luna Best in Sweeps - GSP Specialty Judge Susan Bleckley Santa Ana Valley, KC
Wicca WB/BOW Mesilla Valley KC judge Bettie Krause
Wicca WB/BOS Valencia Valley KC judge Wanda Spediacci
Wicca WB/BOW/BOS Hobbs KC, Judge Norman Patton
Wicca - WB/BW/BOS Sierra Vista KC, Judge Greg Anderson Wicca - WB/BW Rio Grande KC, Judge Judy Brown
Luna - 9 points and both majors at the Mission Valley Shows
Wicca - WB/BW Chaparral KC, Judge Dr. Lee Reasin
Luna - WB/OS, Judges Norman Herbel, Thomas Tracy, Karen Ashe


Other news of interest to our Kennel

Congratulation Papa/Grandpa Toby, a BISS and 2 group 1s from the Veterans class
Congratulations Papa Jason, 17 champion get and counting
Congratulations Brother Rocky, New Champion Aelwyd Icing on the Cake
Congratulations Sister Lena, BISS Ch. Keltic's Larah Selena, JH on her 1st SH leg
Congratulations Dimple, Keltic's Persephone on 3 JH legs
Papa/Grandpa Toby (age 10) goes BOB/Grp. 3 at the Garden
Congratulations Amalia Williams moves into Open Junior!
Newest CGC Dimple Dog, Keltic's Persehone
Congratulations Dimple, Keltic's Persephone, GCG on her Jr. Hunter Title 5/5/03
Congratulations Sister Lena, 2 more SH legs, just one to go.
Congratulations Papa Toby/Papa Jason @ GSPCA Veterans/Stud Dog 1st and 3rd
Congratulations Sister Lena, New Sr. Hunter Title
Windy wins the Veteran Bitch class at the GSPC of Las Cruces under breeder judge Marilyn Pipes. This was Windy's 1 st time out as a veteran.