Pictured in the top is Charles, the bottom is his grandfather and the inspiration for our kennel name.
Charles helps with all the dogs training, including bite work and akc . He is very new to the dog world but learning fast and very dedicated.
We pretty much do everything together and I can't imagine running the farm and kennel without him.
Showing and training animals is definitely nothing new to me. At the age of 5 my birth mother bought me my first Shetland ponies. I had a mare for English ridding and a proud cut stud for driving. We lived in town in a beautiful huge 100 year old house in Michigan at that time.
We moved into a 100 year old farm house on land when I was around 8. That is where my mom bought me a beautiful pair of show line German Shepards and two larger ponies. I took basic obedience classes with the GSDs and desperately wanted to do more with them however my mother only had interest in the horses. I soon out grew the ponies and she bought me the two very green broke registered AQHA that I showed in western classes for nearly 6 years.
In 2000 we moved to Tryon North Carolina with the 4 AQHA. The move was made because I started showing English and the show circuit was much bigger here. My mother built a huge show stable here for me and I showed in Hunter jumper and Hunter flat for a few years and road countless FETA and FENC trails.
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