Ebonwald Cardigans

Committed to the improvement of the breed by breeding for health, temperament and better structure in dogs that have the ability to herd.

News

For more updated news check out our blog! http://ebonwald.blogspot.com.  We Continue to show on a VERY limited basis, but do keep this as up to date as the shows we have attended.

10/27/13 - Archer is again BOW for his second cross over 3 point major! Campbell is WB for her second major as well, making her a new CH! Thank you Vincent T Grosso for this wonderful win!

10/26/13 - Archer is BOW for a cross over 3 pt major! Campbell is RWB to the major. Thank you judge Roger Hartinger!

6/1/13 - Campbell is RWB to the major, under breeder judge Paul Chen.

January 6, 2013 - Denley won her class for the 3rd straight day, Campbell was WB/BOW for a 3 point major and Brewer was Select again for another GCH major! Campbell now has 13 points needing another major and Brewer is at 24 GrCH points needing a single point to finish his GCH Title! Thank you judge Susan Godek. Land O Lakes Kennel Club, St Paul, MN

January 4, 2013 - Denley (Ebonwald's Dearly Beloved) was Best of Opposite in Sweepstakes, and won her puppy class her first day out as a show dog! Brewer was Select for another Gr CH Major under judge Mary Murphy-East at the North Star Herding Club Specialty in St Paul, MN

August 26th, 2012 - Brewer was BOS for 2 more points towards his GrCH. Campbell was again WB for two points! She now has 10! Thank you judge Patricia Hastings - St Croix Valley Kennel Club

August 25th - Brewer was Select for 2 more points towards his GrCH. Campbell was WB for two points! Thank you judge Kimberly Meredith-Cavanna - St Croix Valley Kennel Club

August 24th- Brewer is Best of Opposite for his 4th GrCH major! Campbell was RWB. Thank you judge Danelle Brown - North Star Herding Group Specialty

July 15th - Brewer was BEST OF BREED for his 3rd GrCH major! Campbell was WB/BOW/BOS for two more points. Thank you judge Frank Sabella - Duluth Kennel Club

July 14th - Brewer was Select, Campbell was WB/BOS for two more points! Thank you judge Helen Lee James - Duluth Kennel Club

July 13th - Brewer was BEST OF BREED for his 2nd GrCh major! Campbell was RWB. Thank you judge Paula Hartinger - Duluth Kennel Club

June 10th - Campbell was awarded WB/BOW/BOS over three bitch specials for her first two points! Thanks Judge Ginny Altman! show was held in Jordan, MN

June 3rd - Ava was Select for her 7th Grand CH major to finish her title in Fargo! Thank you Joe Gregory!

June 1st - Ballantyne was BOS for her 6th Grand CH Major to finish her title at the CWCCA Supported Entry in Fargo, ND

April 24th - Ava was Runner Up Blue Bitch at the 2012 CWCCA Nationals Megan Competition! Ballantyne made the top 5 for black bitches!

April 23, 2012 - Brewer went Select Dog for his first 4pt Grand Champion major! Thank you judge Roger Hartinger!

April 22, 2012 - Brewer earned his third major (4 pt) to finish his Champion title! Thank you judge Joan Zielinski

February 26, 2012 - Brewer earned his second major (3 pt) under Margaret Mickelson, in Albany, OR. Brewer now has 11 points with both majors.

January 8, 2012 - Bolin is again RWB to a 4 pt major, Cass was RWD to a major and Ballantyne was Select for her 5th gr ch major (4 points!)

January 7, 2012 - Bolin is RWB to a 5pt major and Ballantyne is BOS for her 4th Gr Ch Major (another 5 points!) Thank you judge Linda More for speaking so kindly about my dogs!

January 6, 2012 - Campbell is BEST IN SWEEPSTAKES at the North Star Herding Group Club Specialty at the Land O' Lakes Kennel Club show in St Paul, MN. Thank you Sarah Houle for this wonderful honor!

                             Ballantyne is BOS for her 3rd Gr Ch Major (5 points!), Ava Select for her 6th major (4 points!) under Lynn Klingel-Brown at the NSHGC Specialty. Many thanks for seeing their merit.

December 11, 2011 - Ballantyne BOS for her 2nd Gr Ch Major, Ava Select for her 5th Gr Ch Major, and BOLIN was WB for her first 3 pt major for her CH title!

December 10, 2011 - Ava BOS for her 4th Gr CH Major, Ballantyne Select Bitch for her 1st Gr CH Major - Bev Capstick - Granite City Kennel Club

November 20, 2011 - Minnie earned her Rally Excellent title in 3 attempts with 3 Q's in Oregon. Way to go team Minnie!

                                  - Cass was WD/BOW for his SECOND 3 point major under George Vukich at the Minneapolis Kennel Club.

November 19, 2011 - Brewer was WD for his 9th point at Whidbey Island, WA

October 30, 2011 - Cass (Ebonwald Merrymoon Call One's Bluff) was WD/BOW on his 6 month birthday for a 3 point major under judge Norman Kenney in Sioux Falls, SD!

October 29, 2011 - Ballantyne was Winner's Bitch for her FOURTH 3 point major to finish her CH title in Sioux Falls, SD under judge Judi Bendt.

October 2, 2011 - Brewer was RWD to a 4 point major in Richland, WA under judge Norman Kenney. Minnie (Ebonwald a Minnesota Blessing) earned her 3rd RA title in 3 attempts!

October 1, 2011 - Brewer was Winner's Dog for a FIVE point MAJOR at the Supported Entry in Richland, WA. Thank you breeder judge Emily Fish for this amazing win! Brewer now has 8 points with one major in limited showing.

September 30, 2011 - Brewer was RWD to a 5 point major at the NWCF Regional Specialty!

August 28, 2011 - Ava was BEST OF BREED for her third Gr CH major (5 point) and Ballantyne was WB for her THIRD major for her CH title. She now has 13 points and three majors. Thank you Pembroke breeder/judge Tammy Johnston.

August 27, 2011 - Ava was BOS for her second Gr Ch major and Ballantyne was WB/BOW for her second 3 pt major towards her CH at the St. Croix Valley Kennel Club in Lake Elmo, MN. Thank you Garry Newton.

August 26, 2011 - Ava is BOS for her first Gr CH major under Pem breeder judge Bill Shelton at the North Star Herding Group Club in Lake Elmo, MN

August 14, 2011 - Ballantyne is 2nd in Sweeps and 2nd in bred by at the Supported Entry in Ohio. Bolin is 4th in Sweeps and 3rd in regular class. Thank you judges Victoria Jordan and Nina Van Camp.

August 13, 2011 - Ballantyne is 4th in Sweeps and 2nd in regular classes at the CWCCWR Regional Specialty in Ohio under breeder judges Hano Dijkhorst and Rev. Dr. Patrick Ormos.

August 12, 2011 - Ballantyne is 4th in Sweeps and 3rd in regular classes. Ava makes the cut in breed at the CWCCWR Regional Specialty in Ohio under breeder judges Rachel Dijkhorst-noij and Cathy Ochs-Cline.

August 6/7, 2011 - Brewer is WD/BOW for 1 pt each day under judges Mr and Mrs Hartinger at the Coos Kennel Club shows.

                            Minnie earns her 3rd leg for her Rally Novice Title! She also earned her 1st leg and 1st place for Rally Advance at the Coos Kennel Club!

July 31, 2011 - Ballantyne is WB/BOW/BOS for 1 pt under Pembroke breeder/judge Lynn Brooks at the Waukesha, Kennel Club, Waukesha, WI.

July 30, 2011 - Ballantyne is WB/BOW/BOS for a 1 pt under breeder/judge Rev. Dr. Patrick Ormos at the Waukesha Kennel Club, Waukesha, WI

July 17, 2011 - Brewer earns his first point going BOW under judge James Noe at the Inland Empire Kennel Association.

July 14, 15, 16, 2011 - Ava is WB all three days and BOS two days to finish her CHAMPION title!! My first dog I've finished that I bred, and all from the Bred-By class. Look out Eukanuba!! :) Thank you to judges Ron White, Virginia Lynne and Pete Dawkins for this awesome award this weekend at the Duluth Kennel Club shows.

June 5, 2011 - Ava is again BOW/WB/BOS for her second crossover 3 point major in Fargo! Thank you judge Jon Cole! Ava now has 12 points and both majors!

June 4, 2011 - CWCCA SUPPORTED ENTRY, Fargo, ND

Ballantyne is Best of Opposite Sex in Puppy Sweeps! Thank you breeder judge Tom Stewart. Ballantyne is also BOS/BOW/WB for a crossover 3 point major! Thank you breeder judge Emily Fish! Ballantyne now has 5 points with a major.

Ava is Best Bred By Exhibitor, and got a Group ONE BBE at the Fargo show. Thank you Deb Hoff for seeing Ava's merit.

June 3, 2011 - Ava is BOS/WB for a single point under Linea Linn Brown in Fargo, ND.

May 28, 2011 - Ballantyne is BOW/WB for a single point. Thank you judge Joe Purkisher! Shown in St. Peter, MN

May 21, 2011 - Ava is BOB/WB for a single point under judge Judy Goodin in Oshkosh, WI

May 22, 2011 - Ava is BOS/WB for a single point under Lydia Coleman-Hutchinson in Oshkosh, WI

December 12, 2010 - Ava is again BOW/BOS for another single point under judge Jon Cole at the St. Cloud dog show! Ava now has 6 points with one major.

December 11, 2010 - Ava is BOW/BOS for another point under judge Thomas Kilcullen at the St. Cloud dog show! Brewer and handler Adam were in the ring together for the first time and were RWD today!

December 10, 2010 - Zoe and Daisy are now both  dogs! They are the 21st and 22nd Cardigans to have been tested and achieved this!

October 29, 2010 - Ell is awarded WB for a FIVE point major to finish her CH in style at the Sioux Falls, SD show!!! Thank you judge Donald Booxbaum! Also of note: Ava won the Bred-by class of 5. This is always an honor and I thank the judge for seeing her virtues.

October 11, 2010 - Ballantyne is awarded WB and BOW for her first point towards her CH under judge James Frederickson at the Hutchinson, MN show.

August 29, 2010 - Ava is WB and BOW for a single point for her CH under judge Betsy Horn Humer.again in Lake Elmo, MN.

August 27, 2010 - Ava is WB and BOW for a cross over 3 point major towards her CH under breeder judge Debbie Brooks at the St Croix KC in Lake Elmo, MN.

August 13, 2010 - Ava makes the cut in the large 6-9 puppy bitch class at the CWCCWR Regional Specialty in Oberlin, Ohio in both Sweeps and Regular classes. Thank you breeder judges Kathy Davis and Simon Parsons (UK) for recognizing Ava's virtues in a class where quality was deep!

May 2010 - Mitcham went Best of Winners for his last two points for his CH title! Thank you Lester Mapes for this great win!

April 2010 - Sadie earns her third leg and RN title at the CWCCA National Specialty. Sadie also earned her first two legs for her NJP title at the CWCCA National Specialty!

August 2009 -

North Star Herding Group Club Specialty - Zoe earned her 2nd FOUR point major to finish her Championship title! Her last two wins were both 4 point majors! WOHOO!! Judge was David Guempel.

Justice was Best Puppy and earned a puppy Group 3! That's his fourth time in the puppy group and his fourth placement!

Saturday August 22 - Mitcham earned his THIRD 3 point major towards his CH under judge Carolyn Herbel. Justice was RWD to a 3 point major under Carolyn Herbel as well!

Western Reserve Results!

Friday - Ell places 4th in a tough open class under breeder Judge Kim Neilsen of Denmark.

Fri/Sat/Sun - Justice is 1st in his class (only dog) all six times (three sweepstakes and three regular classes)


July 2009-

July 10th - Mitcham is WD and BOS for a single point under judge Michelle Billings.

July 11th - Mitcham is WD and BOS for a single point under judge Jean Fournier.


June 2009-

June 18th - Mitcham is WD and BOW for a cross over 3 point major towards his CH title under judge Dorothy Christiansen. Mitcham also got a Puppy Group 2!

June 18th - Justice is WD and BOW for his first two points towards his CH title under judge Dorothy Christiansen. Justice also got a Puppy Group 4!

June 18th - Zoe is RWB

June 19th - Mitcham is again WD and BOW for another cross over 3 point major towards his CH title under judge Roberta Campbell.

June 19th - Ell is WB and BOW for her last single point towards her CH title under judge Roberta Campbell! Ell and Zoe both need their 2nd major to finish!

June 20th - Zoe is RWB

June 27th- Mitcham is Best Puppy and a Puppy Group 1! Justice is also Best Puppy and receives a Puppy Group 4!

June 27th - Justice is WD for 2 more points towards his CH title.


May 2009-
After many months 'off' of showing or competing, Ell earns another point towards her CH under judge Thora Brown at the FMKC show. She now has 11 points with one major.

April 2009-
April 13-14th- Sadie earns her first two legs for her RN at the CWCCA National Specialty. One 'Q' was a score of 95 points and a second place!
April 14th - Sadie also earned her 2nd NA leg with a score of 95 points and a 2nd place!

January 2009 -

January 17th - Ell is RWB under Judge Jean Fournier at the CIKC in Des Moines, IA
January 4 - Justice comes home with me from the St. Paul show
January 4th - Oliver passes his CGC with evaluator Cindy McDonald

October 2008 -
October 30th - Sadie starts training again for her OAJ title
October 25th - Ell is RWB to a 3 pt major under judge Joe Gregory in Sioux Falls, SD.
October 4th - Mac goes WD and BW for 2 more points under judge George Heitzman in Hutchinson, MN. He now has 7 points towards his CH.
October 5th - Ell goes WB, BW and BOS for 2 more points under judge Patricia Jung in Hutchinson, MN. Ell now has 10 pts towards her CH. Mac  was RWD on Sunday.

September 2008-
September 12th - Zoe received WB and BOS for a 4-point major in tight competition under judge Lester Mapes in Rochester, MN. Zoe now has 12 points towards her CH!
September 13th - Ell received WB, BOS and BOW for a 3 point major under judge Edgar Bajona in Rochester, MN. She now has 8 points towards her CH.
September 13th - Mac was WD for another point under judge Edgar Bajona in Rochester, MN. He now has 5 points towards his CH.

August 2008-
July 31st-August3rd- Zoe goes Best of Breed all four days for four more points towards her CH title, in Bismarck, ND, under Judges, Judi Bendt, Joan Urban, Patricia Hastings, and Keke Kahn.
August 1st - Ell wins Best Puppy and a Puppy Group 4 in Bismarck, ND, under judge Judi Bendt
August 22nd - Zoe is WB for another point towards her CH, Ell is RWB and Mac is RWD under Judge Judi Bendt in Lake Elmo, MN
August 23rd - Mac is WD for another point for his CH, Zoe is WB, BOW and BOS for another point towards her CH under judge Marilyn Lindsey-Miller in Lake Elmo, MN
August 24th - Ell is WB, BOS and BOW over a Finnish CH/new AM CH dog for two more points under judge Janet Lobb in Lake Elmo MN.
Zoe is RWB and Mac is RWD.

July 2008-

July 11th - Ell gets her third point for her CH going WB in Duluth MN, under judge Dany Canino.
July 11th - Mac wins two more points towards his CH going WD and BOW in Duluth, MN under judge Dany Canino
July 12th - Zoe FINALLY breaks her RWB curse and goes WB, BW and BOS over a special in Duluth, MN for her first two points towards her CH under judge James White.

June 2008-
June 7th - Ell goes Best Puppy and gets a Puppy Group 2 in Jordan, MN
June 20th -Ell earned her first two points towards her CH going WB in Cambridge, MN  under judge Virginia Line
June 29th - Sadie earns her final leg for her NAJ with a perfect score and 1st place under judge Kimberly Reeher at the NSHGC Agility trial in Burnsville, MN

May 2008 -
May 17th-18th - Sadie gets her first two legs for her NAJ with 100 pts and 1st place, and 95 pts and 2nd place respectively. Sadie also earned her first leg for her NA with a perfect score and 1st place the same weekend under judge Lavonda Herring in Fargo, ND at the FMKC trial.

January 2008 -
January 4th - Zoe is Best Puppy and RWB at the St Paul, MN Show under breeder judge Teddy McDowell

September 2007-
September 9th-10th - Oliver earns his 2nd and 3rd leg for his RN with 95 and 94 points respectively with 4th place finishes under judges Anna Lorenz and Philip Rustad, in Fargo, ND at the FMKC trial.
September 9th - Sadie passes her test for her CGC under evaluator Betsy Hamkens
September 23rd - Sadie earns her first leg for TN-N with a 2nd place finish behind her brother Magic at the NADAC affiliated trial in Zumbrota Falls, MN

July 2007-
July 22nd - Oliver earns his first leg for his RN athte Red River North Dog Obedience Club trial in Fargo, ND under judge Cynthia Simonsen

May 2007 -
July 14th- Mac goes WD for his first point for his CH at the Duluth, MN show under judge Irene Bivin.

November 2006-
Sadie comes back after her accident and receives WB for two more points towards her CH under judge Bryan Meyers in Shakopee, MN
Sadie the next day is WB again for another point for her CH under judge Edna (Katie) Gammill.

February 2006-
February 4th - Sadie is WB BOW and BOS over specials for a FOUR POINT MAJOR towards her CH under judge Bryan Meyers in St Joseph, MO.