Oh What a Year We've Had....
2014 and another great year!
Repo earned his 3rd High In Trial from the Open B Class and Veta won in Novice B
IKC Cluster Feb 2014
At the Badger KC Shows in May, Kanga earned her CD, Flora took the points and Cocoanut was a star and earned her UDX (our first ever!). All are breeder/owner handled.
Kara passed 5 Master Hunter tests this year to earn her MH title.
Junuh earned her CDX with 4 first place wins in a row, Sept 2014!
Townley finished his Championship from the bred by class in Sept 2013
CH Sommit's Motocross
our beautiful son of CH Kanga!
Repo takes HIT from Open A and Townley takes Winners Dog Feb 2013
Salsa and Junuh earn their WC, Salsa earns her JH and Junuh earn her CD
at 14 mo of age, Flora is the big winner at her first show!
What a great weekend at the Freeport show: CH Kanga earns her
BN title and her son Sommit's Motocross "Townley" is a NEW CHAMPION!
2012 was another great year for the "pups"
Cocoanut competed in 5 events each day at the LRC Specialty in Oct
and not only qualified but placed in most! She was handled by
Sue in obedience, Linda in rally and Grace in agility.
We were so proud of our dogs and also the Sommit dogs that
are owned and handled by our friends Mary and Grace.
All our dogs got ribbons at the Winnebago Specialty in June,
including Repo HIT and Cocoanut High Combined.
Carol and Grace also took home ribbons and titles but
there are too many to list! What an exciting day for all of us!
A Big Thanks to our instructor, Jinny
2011 Was Awesome!
Kanga started winning and winning and by June was a Champion!
Repo started and ended his Rally Titles with Wins (and many in between)
In May and early June Repo and Visa both earned Rally Novice Titles, taking 1st & 2nd!
Repo also earned his Junior Hunter Title, RA, RE and CD in 2011, and
had a wonderful hunting season. What a year for our boy!
Cocoanut made us very proud earning her UD in Sept 2011
2010 is starting out with a Bang
Kanga is heading toward her Championship, in a big way
Linda and Kanga take a 3 point major at Indy 2/11/10, Sue and Kanga take a 4 point major at the Badger Specialty 3/5/10
Mousse, Dorrie and their Trainer/Handler
Linda Matula clean up in MN, Mar 2010
Mousse earns her CDX with 3 straight passes and a win
and Dorrie earns her RN.
2009, Another Exciting Year!
Kanga has her first big win at the Skokie Valley KC
show Dec 20th, taking Reserve to a Major.
Her dad, Cliff, took Best of Opposit Sex at 10 yr of age!
Sue, Parcel and Cocoanut at the LRC Specialty
Cocoanut won her novice class and Parcel took 3rd both days.
Both dogs earned the CD and Parcel earned the RA that week.
What can we say about Linda Matula, Moussie and Gunner
other than WOW!?
this trio has earned in 2008:
Gunner RA NA NAJ and Moussie RE NA NAJ JH
Sommit's Chocolate Mousse CD RE NA NAJ JH and Sommit's Gold Medal Gunner CDX RA NA NAJ JH CGC TDI
Moussie is the first Sommit Labrador to earn the Rally excellent title!
Feb 2008, Sue and Linda have a great week:
Barbie wins 3 Open Obed Classes and earns her CDX
Cocoanut earns her RN and Dean takes 2 2nds & a 1st and earns his RN
2007 was a good year for Linda Matula
Gunner earned her CDX and JH and Moussie earned her CD, RN & passsed 2
Junior Hunter Tests.
The dogs made us proud at the Winnebago Specialty, June 07
Sue & Maggie Sommer, Linda Matula and Linda Waco with
(L-R) Olive, Lemon, Dingo, Gunner, Sweetie & Debit
Linda and Ransom take an Amateur 2nd at the Watopa field trial, June 2007
and a 2nd in the Open at the Midwest FTC Trial, Oct 07
Sommit Labradors took home ribbons from every event
at the 2006 National Specialty in Missouri, Oct 2006
Linda Matula with Gunner, Linda Waco with Martini
and Sue Sommer with Big Winner, Barbie
Linda Matula and Gunner
earned both Rally and Obedience Novice titles
and passed their first Junior Hunt Test
at the LRC specialty in Oct 2006
Sommit's Gold Medal Gunner CDX JH RN CGC TDI
Ransom and Linda Win the Amateur Stake at the
Central Arkansas Retriever Club Field Trial Mar 26 2006
Ransom also placed in the Open and Amateur Stakes
in 3 more trials in 2006
Sommit's Chocolate Martini - March 2006
Now She has NA & NAJ titles!
Martini took a 2nd & 3rd in her first Agility trials, and
passed 3 out of 4 runs at only 18 mo of age!
(CH Frye Mountain's Sully JH x Ridgeview Huntcrest Nutmeg)
Sommit's Gold Medal Gunner CD RN CGC TDI
Gunner passed both her CGC and TDI tests, fall 2005
and finished both her Novice Obedience and Novice Rally
titles at the National Specialty, Oct 2006
(Sommit's Dean of Design CD x Dakota's KC Royale)
Mar 06 - Barbie now has CD NA & NAJ titles
Barbie is Quite a Girl!
Competing in Breed, Obedience and Agility
all within 1 week and winning!
Sue and Barbie - Cape Cod Sept 2004
Sue with Debit, placing 1st and 2nd in Agility
and our agility teacher Rae Tanner with Barbie placing
1st in both her agility classes, Sept 04
both dogs handled by Sue
Yahoo - Diva is a Master Hunter!
Diva passed 5 Master tests in a row and is now a Master Hunter, Oct 04
She is also Field Trial All Age Qualified.
Ransom Wins the Qualifying Stake at the AARC Trial May 04
and takes 2nd in the Qual at AARC Aug 04
Sommit's Dakota Blackmale
NFC AFC Abe's Ebony and Ivory x FC AFC Dakota's Rascal Ryan
Sue and Linda Finished 5 CD's Summer 03- 4 of Our Labs & 1 Doberman
Barbie, Dean and Debit Earn their CD at the Winnebago Specialty 6/14/03
(Barbie placed 3rd and Dean placed 4th )
News Flash: April 2003
Our First Champion Tracker!
Congratulations Penny Kurz and Pekoe
So far there are only 4 other Labs in the USA to earn this Title!
Pekoe has also earned a UD & JH, proving she is both smart and talented!
We couldn't be prouder of this team.
UH CH UOCH HRCH Sommit Michigan's Quest CDX SH:
the first retriever to have UKC championships in 3 different categories!
owned, trained and handled by Kathy Ries
(out of our stud dog Flint and a Charger daughter)
Sue Passed at the National Specialty Hunt Tests Oct 2001
with Caper, Debit and Diva
Caper, Diva and Smilla Had a Good Year - 2001
Caper : 2 Amateur 3rds, 3 Master Hunter Passes
Diva: 2 Qualifying 4ths, 2 Senior Hunter Passes
Smilla: 2 Master Hunter Passes
'Way to go Tom and Maggie !
They recently earned the UKC Started Hunting Retv Title and AKC JH Title (10/01) - This is Tom's first field dog (Smilla X Rascal '00) and he is doing a terrific job!
Oh How Sweet It Is...
Hunting Retriever Champion Sommit's Casino
(out of our Show Champion Suzu bred to our Field Champion Pyro)
4 Finished passes in 9 days, Amateur trained and handled
by Owners Cal and Toni Reeves - May 2000
Sommit's Ravishing Beauty MH
Congratulations to Sue and Beauty for qualifying at the Winnebago Hunt Test 9/99
and finishing Beauty's Master Hunter Title
Beauty is a littermate of our stud dog Flint and out of our show champion Suzu
For information about our dogs contact
Linda Waco firstname.lastname@example.org or Sue Sommer email@example.com
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