4th March 2017 Karana Tige II came 2nd in the Open National Kelpie Championship at Alexandra in Victoria, This is the 12th time we have come 2nd in the National Kelpie Utility Championship. ( Tige II is a son of Abba II who has Won the National on 2 occasions. Greg Walton came 4th with Karana Max ( Another son of Abba II )
3rd March 2017 Karana Tige II came 2nd in the Novice National Kelpie at Alexandra in Victoria Greg Walton Won it with one of our dogs Karana Max.
Won NSW Yard Dog Handler for the year for 2014 & 2015 & 2016
2nd October Karana Ripper II came 2nd & Karana Rambo came 3rd in the NSW Yard Dog Championship at Boorowa
7th August Karana Rambo came 4th in the Australian Yard Dog Championships at West Wyalong.
Won 9 National Kelpie Championships and came 2nd 12 times.I believe this performance proves beyond any doubt that our aim to breed dogs with all round ability is working when you take into account our performances in field trials & yard trials & cattle trials.
We have now had 6 different dogs win the National Kelpie Utility Trial Championship with Digger II winning it 3 times & Abba II winning it twice, Seiko winning it once, Duke winning it once, Sami winning it once & Ripper winning it once.
April 2015 We came first & second in the National Kelpie Championship at Cressy in Tasmania. Karana Ripper II 1st & Karana Abba II coming 2nd.
Sept 2001: At Toowoomba we came 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the Australian Yard Dog Championship. A feat that has never been achieved before or since then. 1st was Karana Stubbie, 2nd was Karana Seiko in a run off (Stubbie's Brother) and 3rd was Karana Chad (Seiko's grandson).We also came 1st with Karana Digger & 2nd with Karana Scud in the National Kelpie Utility Championship at Toowoombathe same week.
Won 2 NSW Yard Dog Championships.(Seiko won it in 1994 and Abba won it in 2011)
Won 1st and 2nd at the 2011 NKFTC at Euroa VIC.
4th October 2015 Abba II & his son Tige II Won the Progeny point score at Boorowa Yard Dog Championships
Won an Open Cattle Trial on our 2nd attempt with Karana Tige II at Taralga 24/5/2015 he scored 97 out of 100
24 / 5 / 2015 Came 2nd & equal 3rd in the Ultimate Stock Dog Championship where your dog has to compete in a Cattle Trial, Yard Trial & a 3 Sheep trial & all 3 scores added for your final score. Abba II came 2nd & his son Tige II Came equal 3rd with his half brother Karana Jed ( By Abba II ) worked by Greg Walton. This was where Tige II won the cattle trial with a great score of 97 out of 100.
Competed in the Ultimate stock dog Championship again this year 2016 where competitors are only allowed to enter 2 dogs each. Over all we did not get into the top 10 but we did have a very good yard section with our 2 entries Abba II & his son Tige II coming equal first both top scoring with 97 points out of 100.
Won 41 Area Championship Yard Trials.
Won 75 Open Yard Trials.
Won 32 Open Utility Championships.
Won 11 State Utility Championships.
Won 8 novice three sheep trials.
Won 5 Imp 3 sheep trials.
Won 3 Open 3 sheep trials and came 2nd 5 times.
Won 5 Open Classic combination 3 sheep and Yard Trials.
Won 5 Novice Classic combination 3 sheep and Yard Trials.
Won 1 Cattle Trial only competed in 2