Past Tracking Events
 

VST Test November 13, 2011

The 2011 fall VST test was held at Evergreen Valley College, San Jose and West Valley College, Saratoga.  Judges were Marti Kemper and Carol A. Pernicka. The club offered four tracks.   Unfortunately, no dogs passed the test.

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VST Test May 8, 2011

The 2011 spring VST test was held at Evergreen Valley College,San Jose and West Valley College, Saratoga. Judges were popular local club members Barbara Adcock of San Jose and Kaye Hall. The club offered four tracks, for which there were 12 entries.   Unfortunately, no dogs passed the test.

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TD Test Sunday March 13, 2011


Photo by Colton Meyer

Our 2011 TD test was held at Coyote Creek Park in Morgan Hill on March 13, 2011.  Judges Rita Crawford and Alicia Keegan were pleased to pass six of the seven teams competing.

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Sporting new TD titles are

  • Dalane a Perfectly Honest Soul, TD, Golden Retriever, owned by Dianne Sipe
  • Skylark Beachcombin at Deerhill, CD, RN, TD, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, owned by Pat Etchells, John Etchells, and Laurie Geyer.  The Etchells hail from New Jersey!  Diggs has his own brag on the Lenape Tracking Club website.
  • Symons Treasure Jakki, TD, owned by Dick Symons and wife Sue
  • Tigana Cairngorm Blessed Thistle, TD, Golden Retriever, handler/owners Donald McKee and Christine Hsu
  • 11-year old Ch. Isengards Journey to the Top, UDX, HSAS, MX, MXJ, NF, TD, Belgian Sheepdog, owned by Margot McKereghan
  • Faelan Von Der Gauss, TD, German Shepherd Dog, owned by Dana Haggerty


  • photo by Dick Symons

    TDX Test Sunday February 27, 2011

    On February 27, our 2011 TDX test was held at Coyote Creek Park in Morgan Hill. CA. Our judges were Barbara Adcock and Anne Hershey and they braved freezing cold weather on plotting day and test day with great stamina. The tracking conditions were pretty good and the weather was dry, but freezing cold.

    Two very happy dog/handler teams passed and are now sporting TDX after their AKC names! Congratulations to Joan Carpenter with her Rhodesian Ridgeback, DC Freedoms Tower of Power, SC RA TDX and Chris and Shay Cook with German Shepherd Rixi Von Sontausen TDX!   The four other teams gave a very good effort but, sadly, had some bad luck and failed.

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    VST Test November 14, 2010


    Photo by Colton Meyer

    Our November 2010 VST test was held at Evergreen College in San Jose and West Valley Collge in Saratoga, CA.  Four dogs ran in the test, with one pass.   The passing team consisted of Dick Symons and his young Belgian Tervuran, Marjji, formally known as Ch Cinema Angel Marjji Symons VCD1 UD TDX HT.  A Smelly Boot Award goes to tracklayer Nancy Rynewicz.

     

    Shortly before retiring for a well-earned steak, the triumphant team posed with judges, tracklayers, and all the other test workers for a victory photograph.  In the middle of the photo, identified by her clipboard, is judge Mitzi Young, then (L to R) judge Carol Clark and apprentice Rita Crawford (with blue clipboard).


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