Posts Tagged: Showing

For the beginner

First make sure you have the time to spare on this lovely breed, as it does need a good bit of your time to keep them fit for the show. Get in touch with the Secretary of the breed and ask for the address of a breeder near you so that you can go and… Read more »

Presentation by Phil Stone

When our secretary asked for items, articles or even letters for the Year Book at the end of the Annual General Meeting. I wondered whether this may be the place to make a plea to members exhibiting their Angoras for a little more show preparation.  This last year I have handled quite a number of… Read more »

The Show Groomers Armoury

You might think that I should be the last person advising “show” people on grooming ideas, but the top exhibitors have kindly shared some very surprising ideas with me which you might find interesting. When embarking on a new hobby, career, or interest the thing to do is go to the top, and thats what I… Read more »

Grooming for the show bench

I’m going to try and take you through the grooming until they are adults. I personally start grooming my babies about 6 weeks old,where I take them out and sort out the knots behind their necks. Then at 8 week to 9 weeks I take them out regularly, which is normally every other day, and… Read more »

Memories from the October 2004 Stock Show

The 2004 Stock Show Best In  Show was Val Downer (Arundel Stud) magnificent white.  Val was a very successful established breeder for many years, and well known amongst Angora Fanciers, she lived in Surrey and was a a leading figure in the Worplesdon club. Sadly Val dies a few years ago, but she had some… Read more »