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Field Trial Report

Mason-Dixon German Shorthaired Pointer Club

By Nancy Huyser | Dec 03, 2019

Rossville, Pa. — The MDGSPC 2019 fall horseback field trial was held November 16-17 at the York Pointer and Setter Club in Rossville, Pa.

We only got 57 entries for the event. So we decided to run the event in two days. The weather was windy and cold on Saturday and not so windy on Sunday, just cold. Thank you to everyone for being on the line and ready.

Everyone seemed to enjoy themselves. We had dinner in the clubhouse on Saturday night.

Many thanks to all who supported the kitchen. This helps with the expenses of the trial.

Special thank you to the following people for the work they performed at the event (hopefully I did not miss anyone).

With Ken having surgery in October I appreciated the help in running the event. I could not have done it without them. Some people say it ran smoothly but I can’t remember that now.

Bird planting was handled by Don Eck, Pat Dady, Darrin Boyer. Gunners were Don Eck and Pat Dady; they went 10 for 10.

Dick Cullerton helped with line marshal duties from the chair by the stove with a bum leg.

Muffy Cullerton, Stephanie Snyder (brownies), Will Kitts and Pat Dady for the kitchen assistance.

We can never thank the judges enough for the long hours in the saddle. Will Kitts, Jeff Currier, Bill Monk, Lance Fargo, Stephanie Snyder, Troy Hoverter and Rex Messner.

Thank you to Robin and Chris for wrangling. They always had the horses ready for the judges, handlers and gallery so we had no delays.

Congratulations to the winners of the revolving trophies:

The following revolving trophies were awarded for the 2019 fall event:

Paul A. Snyder Memorial Trophy — winner of the Amateur Restricted Shooting Dog Stake: Whitemarshs Maxines Atit Again, owner-handler Jeanne Kelly.

Alfred J. Sause Memorial Trophy — winner of the Amateur Shooting Dog Stake, Trax Gambit Francey Pants, owner-handler Grace Anne Mengel.

Joseph “Doc” Brown Challenge Trophy — winner of the Open Shooting Dog Stake, Quail Point Frank the Tank, owner Mary Durham, handler Mike Mullineaux.

Thank you to all who entered the event and supported us again and all the new people and congratulations to all the winners: See you in the spring!

Rossville, Pa., November 16 — One Course

Judges: Jeff Currier and Rex Messner

OPEN RESTRICTED SHOOTING DOG — 1 Pointer, 1 Setter

and 19 German Shorthairs

1st—BRAVEHEART’S SPORTING WOOD, 1645072, German Shorthair male, by Bravehearts Westwind Sir Dover—Braveheart N Flint Rocks Pride. Lance Fargo, owner and handler.

2d—MONICA’S Q P B R DUCHESS, 1670290, German Shorthair female, by K J’s Hightailing Saddle—West Wind’s Sky Rockets. Charles M. Monica, owner; Mike Mullineaux, handler.

3d—TRINITY’S HIGH PLAINS DRIFTER, 1641372, setter male, by Chukarhill Rimrock Ridge—Trinity’s Razzle Dazzle. Joe Vinsky, owner and handler.

Judges: Jeff Currier and Lance Fargo

OPEN ALL-AGE — 1 Pointer and 7 German Shorthairs

1st—KEG CREEK MC’S BIG LICK, 1665810, German Shorthair male, by Slicks Cuttin Wild—S M Queen High Flush. Sandy Tesch, owner; Mike Mullineaux, handler.

2d—QUAILPOINT BLACKRIVER RUSTY, 1672636, German Shorthair male, by K J’s Hightailing Saddle—West Wind’s Sky Rockets. Kenneth & Nancy Huyser, owners; Mike Mullineaux, handler.

3d—ALL N’S HOT KOKO, 1677155, German Shorthair female, by Joke’s On You—Kweli Belle. Joe Orndorff, owner and handler.

Judges: Will Kitts and Bill Monk

AMATEUR RESTRICTED SHOOTING DOG — 6 Entries

1st—WHITEMARSHS MAXINES ATIT AGAIN, 1666908, German Shorthair female, by K J’s Hightailing Saddle—Tejas Bandit’s Southern Belle. Jeanne Kelly, owner and handler.

2d—BRAVEHEART’S SPORTING WOOD, 1645072, German Shorthair male, by Bravehearts Westwind Sir Dover—Braveheart N Flints Rocks Pride. Lance Fargo, owner and handler.

3d—SNAKE BREAKS SARGENT. 1657412, Weimaraner male, by Snakebreaks Sargent Schultz—Saga’s J P Getty v Reiteralm. Lance Fargo, owner and handler.

Judges: Troy Hoverter and Will Kitts

AMATEUR SHOOTING DOG — 4 Entries

1st—TRAX GAMBIT FRANCEY PANTS, unreg., Weimaraner female, by Blitz’s Diesel v Reiteralm—Regem Sweett Sassy. Grace Ann Mengel, owner and handler.

Judges: Bill Monk and Stephanie Snyder

OPEN SHOOTING DOG — 14 German Shorthairs

1st—QUAIL POINT FRANK THE TANK, 1653600, male, by Monkeyshines Solo—West Wind’s Sky Rockets. Mary J. Durham, owner; Mike Mullineaux, handler.

2d—SUNDANCE SENSITION GEMMA, unreg., German Shorthair female, by Friedelsheim’s Freight Train—Sundance Zanes Kimber. Andy Cooper, owner; Barry Bellinger, handler.

3d—DOGWOOD CREEK’S LUCK OF THE DRAW, unreg., German Shorthair male, by Dogwood Creek’s Half Money—Dogwood Creek’s Lavita and Belle. Ellen & Frank Cavella, owners; Ellen Cavella, handler.

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