GMPR MHR Rik's Risky Raider SH MH
2001 US Open Pheasant Championship - Open Class Winner
APLA Hall of Fame
brought to us at Holzinger Kennels (located at the MN Horse and Hunt Club)
in 1995 to be trained as a gun dog for owner Rick Gerth. When I started
training Raider on advanced handling, it quickly became apparent that this
dog had what it took to become something very special in the Labrador
world. His qualities included an intense retrieving drive, relentless
perseverance, strong natural point, very trainable, stylish, bold looks,
good bloodlines and an awesome temperament.
Karen and Matt Cashman (co-owners with me in Cashzinger stud dogs) to
consider Raider in the stud dog program. A co-ownership agreement was made
with Rick Gerth to advance Raider's training program; to promote hunting
titles on him and eventually have him become one of our new stud dogs. As
the Cashmans and I went to work, Raider's talents continued to excel as he
went on to acquire his Senior in 5 of 5 passes and Master title in 5 of 5
passes in AKC hunt tests, Master in NAHRA (North American Hunting
to run Raider in APLA (American Pointing Lab Association) to achieve his
CP, Master and Grand Master titles. Raider won the 2001 US Open Pheasant
Championship - Open Flusher Class Running with me and Todd Haferman.
Raider and I also won the Cabela's Sportsmen's Quest Top Gun Class.
lineage descended from the American and British Field trial bloodlines,
and has five generations of US Open Pheasant Championship winners. He is
well known for consistently throwing his exceptional qualities into his
offspring. They tend to mature quickly and excel to the highest levels of
Agility, Tournament Hunting and various Hunt Tests.
stand on point before he even knew a "whoa" command was. You could try to
encourage him to break point and flush, but he would give you a quick
glimpse and look back on point without moving.
attention unless there was something to retrieve. When I would show him to
people, I could not have a dummy in my back pocket or anywhere near. If he
knew there was something to retrieve, that's the only thing he wanted to
many accomplishments, if I were to describe Raider in two words I would
say " Big Heart". Raider had endless drive to retrieve and always worked
very hard to please.
gone now, but everyone who knew him knows he was a very special companion.
It was an honor to stand next to such a fantastic dog while hunting and
campaigning. His natural abilities live on in the quality offspring he has
produced for us to enjoy. Raider was a great friend,
who will be truly missed but never forgotten. Condolences to Rick Gerth,
Raider's best buddy and owner who made Raider available for the stud dog
been quite a journey! - Terry Holzinger
RIK'S RISKY RAIDER SH MH
(Eyes Cerf Normal, Elbows OFA Normal, Hips OFA Good,
EIC Clear, CNM Clear)
|Pedigree - "Raider"
MHR GMPR RIK'S RISKY RAIDER SH MH
HOLZINGERS RISKY BUSINESS SH
BLK All English
1988 U.S. Open Pheasant Champion (Amateur Class)
AKC Master 4 Qualifications
AYR OF HAMBROOK (British Import)
FTCH MILLBUIES DUST LAD
HOLZINGERS LADY DUTCHESS (British)
(95 US Open Winner Ė 96 US Open Top Gun Winner)
FTW SAGE OF SWINBROOK SH
AKC Master 3 Qualifications
KURTíS BLAZING BEHAVIOR SH
FULL CHOKE OF CHUB LAKE
AKC Master 3 Qualifications
Dual CH TRUMARC'S TRIPLE THREAT
SHAMROCK ACRES KANDEYOYO
TRIEVEN HONEYSUCKLE ROSE
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