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| "Natalie" was Reserve Winner's Bitch two consecutive days at
the 2010 CKCSC-USA National Specialty in Mason, Ohio. Judges were Mr. Ted
Eubank, Pinecrest, USA and Mr. Robert Lamont, Moorfields, Ireland.
The same weekend Natalie's half-brother, Orchard Hill Tough Enough, was Best
Puppy in show under breeder-judges Robert and Heather Lamont. "Paddington"
earned his Junior Warrant with this win.
In March 2011 Paddington won his first CKCSC-USA major
under breeder-judge Brenda Martz (Brookhaven, USA.)
The following weekend
Paddington finished his AKC Championship with five-point majors at the
Meadowlands CKCSC Specialty and a Best of Breed win over Specials.
Also finishing her championship with three majors was Paddington's tricolor
litter sister, "Next Stop, Wonderland."
Flash! April 8, 2011: At the Cavaliers of the
Mid-West show in Indianapolis, Indiana, Orchard Hill Tough Enough, J.W. wins
Best in Show under Breed-Specialist Mr. Dale Martin to finish his CKCSC-USA
Championship in style. The following day "Tough Enough" earned Reserve Best in
Show under noted British all-arounder Mr. Frank Kane to add the icing to the
"Tough Enough" is by
top-producing Eng. Ch. Pascavale Enchanted, ROM ex our own Best in Specialty
Show bitch Ch. Orchard Hill Never Grow Up, ROM. "Wendy" is the dam of seven AKC
Champions and six CKCSC-USA Champions, a CKCSC-USA record.
appreciate Wendy's enormous contribution to our breeding program.
Orchard Hill is pleased to welcome
Avalcier Princeton and Avalcier Amber, both co-owned with their breeders, Ming
and Katherine Li of Avalcier in the UK.
Both dogs have done well here in
the States, with Princeton winning Reserve Best in Show at his first CKCSC-USA
Specialty and Amber winning two Awards of Merit at the CKCSC-USA National
Specialty in October, 2010.
Amber and Princeton are both major-pointed
in the AKC, with Amber winning under respected breeder-judges Lucy Koster
(Harana, UK) and Meredith Snyder (Rattlebridge, US.)
We cannot thank
Ming and Katherine enough for sharing these two lovely dogs with us.
The breeding of two specialty-winning Cavaliers continues
to prove itself in the show ring:
The litter by USA/AKC
Ch. Hurleaze Birthday Boy at Shirmont, ROM to USA/AKC Ch. Orchard Hill Never
Grow Up, ROM (Wendy Darling) has produced:
All-Breed Best in Show
CKCSC-USA/AKC Ch. Orchard Hill Shirmont Back Talk, J. W.
"Back Talk" is the AKC's
# 3 Cavalier for 2010 with an All-Breed Best in Show and two Toy Specialty
Bests in Show wins to his credit. (Co-owned with Bruce and Shirley Henry,
Orchard Hill Never Say Never, J.W.
"Natalie" was Reserve
Winner's Bitch two consecutive days at the 2010 CKCSC-USA National Specialty in
Mason, Ohio. Judges were Mr. Ted Eubank, Pinecrest, USA and Mr. Robert Lamont,
The same weekend Natalie's half-brother, Orchard
Hill Tough Enough, was Best Puppy in Show under breeder-judges Robert and
Heather Lamont. "Paddington" earned his Junior Warrant with this win.
Orchard Hill Homegrown "Hope" is a specialty winner who finished her CKCSC-USA
Championship in three consecutive shows over one weekend. "Hope" was Winner's
Bitch at the 2009 CKCSC-USA National specialty under UK breeder-Judge Chris Dix
Orchard Hill Nevertheless
"Raven" is now
CKCSC-USA/CKC Ch. Orchard Hill Nevertheless. Co-owned with Chris and Shelly
Hodgkinson of Canada. (Carver's Cavaliers)
CAN Ch. Orchard Hill
Shirmont Showoff "Bravo"
|Can Ch. Orchardhill Shirmont
Thanks, everyone, for your
continued support and
Orchardhill On A Lark owned by Linda
Whitmire and Erica Venier
Cavaliers of the North
East, York, PA 11-08-09
Judge Kathy Aycock, Highcotton
New Champion ~ AKC Ch. Orchard Hill Spoken For (Darby) owned by Karin
Orchard Hill Spoken For
Winners - New AKC Champion
Seward County KC NE 04-26-09
Mrs M Purkhiser
Three Orchard Hill Cavaliers distinguished themselves at the Cavaliers of the
South show in Atlanta in April 2008.
New Champion Orchard
Hill Outspoken, J.W, finished her Junior Warrant under US breeder-judge Barbara
Grimm Curley and walked away with Best in Show, handled by
Orchard Hill Sunday Shoes won her class all three days and won
an Award of Merit on Sunday under Irish breeder-judge Mr. Robert Lamont
(Moorfields.) That same day her kennel-mate Ch. Orchard Hill Duly
Noted, J.W. was Best in Show.
| 2008 CKCSC National
weekend, in Tarrytown, New York, Orchard Hill Easier Said (Elise) was Best
Puppy in Sweeps under USA Judge Mrs. Vanessa Weber (Kenjockety.)
At the Trudy Albrecht
Memorial Rally Elise was Best Puppy Bitch and Award of Merit under noted UK
breeder-judge Mr. Gordon Inglis (Craigowl.) The following day she was
Best Puppy in Show under UK breeder judge Mrs. Lorraine Gillhespy.
Saturday was also a big
day for Orchard Hill Sunday Shoes: Mary Jane won her second major
and finished her CKCSC Championship under Mr. Gordon Inglis of the UK.
(Craigowl.) Mary Jane is the fourth CKCSC Champion for her dam, Ch.
Orchard Hill Party Shoes.
| Orchard Hill Cavaliers
were well represented in New York City Westminster Week, February, 2008.
On Friday at the Progressive Toy Dog Specialty little Elise (Orchard Hill
Easier Said) was Reserve Winners Bitch, Best Puppy and Puppy Group
Three for her AKC debut.
On Sunday Elise was Best
in Sweeps under Father Bryan Timby and Winners Bitch,
Best of Winners and Best of Breed over all the Specials under UK breeder-judge
Mr. Peter Hill (Montcolly).
Her dam, Ch. Orchard
Hill Wheres The Party?, won First Award of Merit in a
Rocky wins the Breed at The
2008 Westminster - Ch. Pinecrest Orchard Hill
Rock The Boat won the Breed for the second time, handled by his breeder and
co-owner Ted Eubank.
Ch. Wheres The Party was Best of Opposite
Sex, the third time an Orchard Hill bitch has won this honor.
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On the way to the
|In an entry of well-over
300 Cavaliers Rocky won Best of Breed at the ACKCSC National Specialty 2007
under British breeder-judge Di Fry of Amantra Cavaliers.
Best of Opposite Sex to
Rocky was USA-AKC Ch. Orchard Hill Party Shoes, winning the honor for the
second time, the first being in 2004 under British breeder-judge Mrs. Mollie
|Good things come in small packages: introducing our
newest homebred youngster, Orchard Hill Easier Said.
the November CKCSC-USA Specialty little Elise was Best Puppy in
Sweeps under U.S. Breeder Judge Pam Burkley and Best Puppy Bitch under both
Swedish Breeder Judge Jan Tornblom and U.S. Breeder Judge Brenda Martz
Orchard Hill Sunday Shoes
Puppy Bitch in Sweeps
Cavaliers of the Mid West Indiana, IN
Judge Mrs Pat Lander, Jayba Cavaliers (USA)
It is now CKCSC-USA/Can. Ch. Orchard Hill Here for the Party. Kelly
won his first major at the CKCSC-USA Specialty in November and finished his
championship his next time out, winning his second major under breeder-judge
Mrs. Miriam Lovett.
Another Orchard Hill champion finished at the Cavaliers of the South Specialty
in Atlanta Georgia in April. Ch. Orchard Hill Fox in Socks is the third
CKCSC-USA Champion for her dam, Ch. Orchard Hill Party Shoes.
It is now CKCSC-USA/AKC Ch. Orchard Hill Flower Power!
gained her CKCSC title by winning Reserve Best in Show under breeder-judge Mrs.
Joan Twigg at the November CNE Specialty in York, PA. She is the third
CKCSC-USA Champion for her sire, Ch. Sheeba Special Inspiration at Orchard
Am/Can Ch. Orchard Hill Surprise Party has
earned her Register of Merit with the completion of her fifth champion
daughter, Ch. Orchard Hill Brookhaven Bliss.
Two more AKC
Champions in 2007 have brought Cozys total to seven Champion offspring.
Two of these are CKCSC-USA Champions as well.
CKCSC-USA/AKC Ch. Orchard Hill Never Grow Up
has made Breed history for Cavalier bitches by winning a total of four
AKC Cavalier Specialties and finishing up 2006 as the fifth top-winning
Cavalier in the country.
Wendy had remained a consistent third
throughout the year until she retired in October for maternal duties.
Our young tricolor homebred Orchard Hill Duly Noted has
been very well-received, winning Best Puppy in Show at both the Cavaliers of
the West show in Pleasanton, California and the Cavaliers of the South show in
Atlanta, Georgia. Micah has won Best Puppy under
breeder-judges Mr. Alan Hall and Mr. Dick Terry, both of the UK. Rachel has
been working with Micah and handled him to both of these wins.
A profile of Erica appeared in the
series of profiles on Cavalier enthusiasts in the 'First Quarter 1999' copy of
"The Royal Spaniels" magazine. To read or download a copy please click the
magazine image on the left.
An article on Orchard Hill, featured as
one of 5 Kennels of Distinction appeared in the Popular Dogs Series magazine
volume 38 'Cavalier King Charles Spaniel' published in 2005. To read or
download a copy please click the magazine image on the
"Griffin" finished his Championship with three majors for co-owners
John Cigler and Pat McCoy, handled by Ernesto Lara and the Green Team. Griffin
is sired by CKCSC/Am/Can Ch. Sheeba Special Inspiration at Orchard Hill ex
CKCSC/Am/Can Ch.Orchard Hill Where's The Party?