Rio winning the breed at the Denver shows. Thanks so much to Shea for showing her to beautifully!! Feb. 2013
Rio and I in the group at the Denver Dog Show. Feb. 2013
Head shot of Rio with Shea. Feb. 2012
Shea stacking Rio the day she won the breed at the Denver shows. There was really nice competition so we were very pleased. Feb. 2012
Rio pictured here at 3 years old. Shea and I were at the Pueblo shows. Nov. 2012
Rio pictured winning an Award Of Merit at the Oklahoma Specialty. Sept. 2012 Thanks so much to Shea for showing Rio so beautifully!
Rio winning a Group 2 at the Grand Junction shows under J. Cindy Vogels. Oct. 2012
Rio at 2 years old. Thanks to Tiffany for stacking her for me!! Oct. 2011
Rio at the Longmon show in June 2011.
Rio showing at the Longmont show. June 2011
Rio on the move at the specialty the day after the national. May 2011
Rio being examined by the judge at the specialty. May 2011
Rio being shown at the national. 2011
Rio stacked at the National. May 2011
Rio in the yard. April 2011
Rio (right) and I running in the Irish Setter National Hunt Test in April 2011.
Rio and I...National Hunt Test. 4/11
Rio hunting at the National Hunt test. April 2011
Rio being stacked by Shea at the Scottsbluff show. She now has 10 points with both of her majors. April 2011
Rio at hunt training Nov. 27th, 2010.
Rio using her nose!!
Bode and Rio in the field.
I just love this picture of Rio!
Can you see the bird in the far right upper corner?? At the end of training I let her find a "free" planted bird - boy did she have fun chasing it.
Rio in the show ring at the Greeley, CO specialty. Aug 2010
Rio running in the yard - she LOVES to run with Bode. 8/10
Rio showing at the National in Sweepstakes. She went 2nd in her class - I was thrilled. This was only her second show and she was such a trooper. June 2010
Here she is again - 6 months old!
Rio moves so easy!!
Just look at those pretty triangles!
She even freestacked for me - not bad for a 6 month old puppy!!
Beautifully clean rear - just like her mother moved!!
Rio in regular classes - 6-9 month puppy class at the National. It was REALLY hot and humid that day!!
Lined up in regular classes at the National. June 2010
Rio being examined in regular classes at the National. June 2010
There are her beautiful triangles again!!
Rio in the yard - she loves to lay in the thick grass. May 2010
Rio in the yard. May 2010
Rio went with us to the show this weekend to get some training and socialization. We are still training on the stack!
I just love her head and expression.
Rio went for her first day of field training - she had a blast! She loved running with the big dogs. She pointed and was interested in the birds - good first day!! 2/27/10
Rio working with the field trainer.
Rio's first day for field training. She wasn't quite sure what to think of the stake chain.
Rio, Bode, and Margaux (Ginny Swanson's girl) on the stake chain. Feb. 27, 2010
Rio and Mark training.
Rio being exposed to flapping wings.
Rio and I with the check cord.
I had to practice stacking her at least once! lol
Rio - very tired after her long run!!
Rio in the field - we are just starting to get her use to the field. Feb. 2010
Rio out on are walk. Feb. 2010
Rio at her first dog match. She was leaning in this stack but you get the idea. 1/17/10
Rio - exhausted after the dachshund puppy party! She had a blast. 1/8/09
"Rio" 11 wks old
Rio on point during her field evaluation w/ Ben Garcia of Hideaway Kennels.
Rio pointed while sitting - I just had to laugh!
Rio carrying the pidgeon wing.
Rio in the field.