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Show Brag
Dino began his show career a little late in life, after returning to us at 6 years old. With very limited showing Dino has 3 points, going Best of Winners on his first weekend out. Not my favorite win photo, but it's still a memorable day for Dino!











New Titles!
After a hiatus from AKC events, Milli and Dino both earned their Junior Hunter titles in 2020. They are now Bluemoon's Milagro Romance JH and Bluemoon's Be Right Back JH. Dino is being broke and will debut in Gunddog stakes in 2021.











2014 Breeding Announcement:
  • Barben's Chianti CD RA MH ("Cali") is being bred to NGDC DC AFC Boulder's N Fusion's Heart of a Stallion JH ("Enzo") for a Summer 2014 litter.
  • For more info on Enzo, visit www.enzovizsla.com.








Recent Show News:
  • Milli (Bluemoon's Milagro Romance) earned her first two points in the show ring by going WB/BOW in Atlanta in February. Milli also went WB three days at the Columbiana, AL shows in April, including a puppy Group 2!
  • Parker (Bluemoon's Tequila Shooter) had back to back successes, first earning his first show points, going WD in Maryland in February, followed by a BOSS at the Conestoga Vizsla Club specialty in March. 





Puppies!
  • The 4 "Bigs" from the Jack x Cali litter are starting to head out!
    • Pink Girl became "Bluemoon's Voodoo Tiki" - Tiki
    • Blue Boy became "Bluemoon's Peligroso" - Knox
    • Red Boy became "Bluemoon's Tequila Shooter" - Parker
    • Teal Girl became "Bluemoon's Milagros Romance: - "Milli"
  • Milli will be staying here with us and have a show/field career. Tiki will go home with Jack's owners (Callie & Andrew Turner) and have a show/field career. Parker also moved up to VA and will have his own chance at greatness in the ring and field. Knox stayed in GA to live the life of a beloved pet.


Lizzy's Show Brags!
  • Lizzy went WB/BOS on May 17th at the Paducah Kennel Club show, under judge Patricia W Laurans.
  • Lizzy went WB/BW/BOB on May 19th at the Jackson, TN Dog Fanciers Assoc., under judge Roger Hartinger. 
  • Lizzy went WB on June 24th at the Gloucester Kennel Club of Virgina, under judge Dr. Dana Ann Smith Massey. (Handled by Lisa Sobosz)
  • Lizzy also went WB/BOW/BOS on June 25th, also at the Gloucester KC, under judge Mr. Desmond J. Murphy. (Handled by Lisa Sobosz)



NEW MH! April 2013
  • Summer completed her 3rd, 4th & 5th legs in Cecelia, KY at the double Hunt Tests hosted by the KYPBA and Weim Club of Greater Louisville.
  • Summer completed all 5 of her MH legs consecutively, without missing a single one - just like she did with her SH. Summer finished both her SH and MH in the same season, before she turned 3 years old.
  • Summer makes our second amateur owner handled/trained MH - along with Cali!




Breeding Announcement!
  • Cali (Barben's Chianti CD RA MH) has been bred to Jack (GCh Dynata's Bound for the Field MH NAII) for a Spring 2013 Litter.
  • Go to the 2013 Litter page for more info.









February 9th & 10th, 2013 - VCMA Hunt Test - Milner, GA
  • SUMMER earned her first MASTER leg in her first time running as a master! With most of her scores in the 8s and 9s, we couldn't be more pleased!
  • Summer did it again on Sunday, earning her first & second MH legs back-to-back.












January 27th, 2013 - Emerald Coast Vizsla Club Field Trial - Milton, FL
  • CALI won AGD (Ret.), under judges James Doherty & Richard Krause, for her 8th point towards her AFC!







January 10th & 13th - Fredricksburg, VA Shows 
  • On Thursday, Jan. 10th, SUMMER went WB/BOS under judge Stephanie Hedgepath, for 1 point. Lisa Sobosz handling.
  • On Sunday, Jan. 13th, SUMMER went WB/BOW under judge Betsy Horn Humer, for another point.  Philip Boyce handling for Lisa Sobosz.
  • Summer now needs one single and her majors to finish!






December 30th, 2012 - German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Middle TN - LaVergne, TN
  • CALI won ALGD (Ret.) for two points under judges Will Garrett and Trish Burdin.







December 1st & 2nd, 2012 - Palmetto Pointing Breeds Club - Walhalla, SC
  • SUMMER earns her 4th and 5th Senior Hunter legs to finish her SH title! Summer did not miss a single leg of her SH, earning 5 legs in 2 months. 






November 15-18, 2012 - Weimaraner Club of Greater Louisville & Kentuckian Pointing Breeds Association Field Trials - Cecelia, KY
  •  BIG NEWS! CALI takes first place and a 3 point retrieving major in Amateur Gundog, out of 14 dogs, under judges JR Hupp & B, Padovano! (WCGL  trial)
  • This is Cali's 4th trial and first win. This 3-point win (along with 2 previously won retrieving points) gives Cali all of her retrieving points and her major win towards her AFC. Way to go, Cali!
  • Cali also earns her first Open Gundog placement, with 4th place in a retrieving stake, out of 20 dogs. (WCGL trial)
  • Cali wraps it all up on Sunday, with a 3rd place in ALGD, out of 13 dogs. (KBPA trial)


Eide Magazine Fashion Spread Photo Shoot - Nov/Dec 2012 issue.
  • Visit eidemagazine.com to see the Nov/Dec Fashion Spread ("The Hunting Party") which features Cali, Summer and Jolie as the canine models.
  • This was a different, fun experience, and a challenging training experience for Kae and the girls.



November 4th, 2012 - Gordon Setter Club of Atlanta Hunt Test
  • SUMMER earned her 3rd consecutive Senior leg, with another perfect 10 on her retrieve! She has two more legs to go.
  • Cali's sister, Jolie  (Barben's Beaujolais JH, owned by Trish Burdin, Karen Buerki and Barbara Zahn) earned her second SH leg, handled by Kae.






Sept 29 & 30, 2012 - VCMA Fall Hunt Test, Milner GA 

  • BIG NEWS! 
    • CALI earned her 5th and final MH leg to become Barben's Chianti CD RA MH  at just 2  1/2 years of age! We are so incredibly thrilled with this accomplishment - Cali is an incredible girl.







Also at the VCMA HT... What a Weekend!
  • ROBBY passes his final SH leg, to become Barben's Rob Roy SH!
  • SUMMER runs in her first hunt test and earns 2 back-to-back SH legs - with a perfect 10 on her retrieve!
  • CALI ran her 4th MH leg on Saturday (Sept. 29) and passed with all 9's and 10's










Dino BOW
Dino - Best of Winners


Dino & Milli JH
Dino JH & Milli JH - 2020



Enzo x Cali

"Enzo" and "Cali"

"Milli"

Parker
"Parker"

"Milli"







Summer MH (L), Kae & Cali MH (R)


Jack & Cali - Click to enlarge.






Cali with her blue ribbon at the ECVC trial.

Summer in VA,, Lisa Sobosz handling.


Cali & Kae in TN after Cali's ALGD-R win.


Summer with her 4th and 5th SH ribbons.



Cali and Kae after Cali's AGD win (photo credit- Holly Hatfield)






Cali, Summer and Jolie in the Eide Magazine 
photo shoot. (Photo credit: www.eidemagazine.com)




Kae, with Summer and Jolie.





Cali finishes her Master Hunter title!
(Photo credit - Kathy Hansen)



Jolie, Summer, Robby & Cali (with Kae).
(Photo credit - Kathy Hansen)