The History of English Setter Showdogs in America: The Story of the Greatst English Setter Showdogs in AKC History

The History of English Setter Showdogs in America: The Story of the Greatst English Setter Showdogs in AKC History

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by Craig S. Sparkes
     
 

It is generally accepted that English Setters were present and used for hunting over 400 years ago. Today they continue to be one of the more popular hunting breeds and have made their mark in the show ring.  See more details below

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It is generally accepted that English Setters were present and used for hunting over 400 years ago. Today they continue to be one of the more popular hunting breeds and have made their mark in the show ring.

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ISBN-13:
9780944875933
Publisher:
i5 Publishing
Publication date:
10/15/2003
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.66(d)

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Guest More than 1 year ago
Anyone who has been to a dog show and watched or participated all the way from the Classes through the Best of Breed and on to the Best in Show judging has witnessed first hand the excitement and beauty of show dogs in their element. This book chronicles the AKC Show history of English Setters and describe those attributes of the English Setter that contribute to success in the ring. It is not intended to be a definitive history of the breed, but rather focuses on the bench show history of these magnificent dogs. The book includes articles from the leading dog publications of each era in to recapture a sense of the actual performance of these dogs at the shows to recapture the vitality and spirit that made them great. In addition, first hand accounts and anecdotes from leading figures in the dog world help portray the individual and everyday nature of these winning dogs. With more than 100 photographs of the greatest English Setters in history, this book is a useful resource for judges, exhibitors and breeders in visualizing the English Setter Standard. Finally, anyone interested in dog shows and dog show history will find a remarkable collection of photographs and fascinating stories about the ¿winningest¿ English Setters.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Anyone who has been to a dog show and watched or participated all the way from the Classes through the Best of Breed and on to the Best in Show judging has witnessed first hand the excitement and beauty of show dogs in their element. This book chronicles the AKC Show history of English Setters and describe those attributes of the English Setter that contribute to success in the ring. It is not intended to be a definitive history of the breed, but rather will focus on the bench show history of these magnificent dogs. The book includes articles from the leading dog publications of each era in an attempt to recapture a sense of the actual performance of these dogs at the shows to recapture the vitality and spirit that made them great. In addition, first hand accounts and anecdotes from leading figures in the dog world will help portray the individual and everyday nature of these winning dogs. With more than 100 photographs of the greatest English Setters in history, this book is a useful resource for judges, exhibitors and breeders in visualizing the English Setter Standard. Finally, anyone interested in dog shows and dog show history will find a remarkable collection of photographs and fascinating stories about the ¿winningest¿ English Setters. Enjoy my book !