Although we much prefer to be out in the open air, either sniffing around in the forest or meeting our public at Living Heritage
Country Fairs, we have been known from time to time to get spruced up and have been seen at some of the top dog shows.
Pride of place has to go to PAMATKA
- or, more formally, Int/Bel/Cz/Dk/Lux Ch Ridley Pamatka ShCM, DKKV'11, KV'13
In addition to all her titles, she made history for the breed by being the first Cesky Terrier to qualify for the Champion Stakes finals, and has not only gained her Czech title, but also the 'Club Winner' title and has twice won the Horak Memorial Trophy. Here she is being judged at the Eurodog Show at Kortrijk in Belgium.
Here is TOMÁŠ
striding out in the Terrier Group at South Wales Championship show, where he was Best of Breed. He has had several other good wins, including BOB at National Terrier - the oldest and greatest terrier show in the world - and Best Junior at the French Championnat.
With her striking colour, ANIKA
has been successful in the show ring too. Here she is on the move at the International show in Gent, Belgium, where she won the CACIB. She went to the World Dog Show in Milan where she won the CAC at the club show.
hasn't been to many shows - but she has still been very successful. This photograph was taken when she won Best Puppy in Breed at Crufts Dog Show.
too has a good show record. He went to Milan with Anika, and came home with the Junior World Winner and Italian Junior Champion titles.
has never been a show dog, but at Crufts 2017 TEAM RIDLEY
was one dog short in the Breeders' Competition. Two months earlier, she had been a working terrier with no ambitions for stardom, and her coat cut short. Suddenly she found herself in a show lead, strutting her stuff like an old hand. Here she is, leading Pamatka and Tomáš into the Crufts