“Sound driving rear action” at a phase of the trot showing flexing of hocks and stifles, good reach of hind feet well forward under the body and correct topline.
“Free moving and elegant in action.” This dog shows wonderful reach and drive, correct topline and tail carriage.
“WATCHING OUR CAVALIERS MOVE WITH JOY AND ANIMATION, FORMS A GREAT PART OF THE PLEASURE WE DERIVE FROM OUR DOGS.”
owned over 100 Cavalier Champions, has over 30 All Breed BIS and over 30 Specialty BIS winners, in Austra- lia and internationally. She has been a licensed judge since 1980 and has judged in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA, Peru, Swe- den, Finland and Japan. She is one of only three judges who have the honor of being asked to judge our National Specialty twice!
easily in parks and gardens as in the ring. Watching our Cavaliers move with joy and animation, forms a great part of the pleasure we derive from our dogs. It’s our responsibility to breed and develop the whole Cavalier: the meltingly, beautiful expression; the amenable, loving temperament; the silky-coated beauty but also one who can live a long and active life free
from pain and discomfort because of its correct conformation and ease of movement. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jeanie Montford, Elvenhome Cava- liers, a founding member of ACKCSC, has a long and successful history in our breed. She started breeding Cavaliers in the early 1970s and has bred and/or
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