Australian Champion 

Bushman Tempted To Tease


D.O.B. 14/7/96

Hips 2/3, elbows 0/0


Ash joined us from Bushman Kennels in 1996, from 2 lovely Swedish Imports Ch Almanza Burning Hell (imp swd)(Burn) who became a great producer in Australia, sire of many Grand Champions and Best In Group winners, and her Dam: Ch Almanza Temptation For Bushman (imp swd)(Flame) who was also very successful.  Ash gained her show title with ease, having to compete against older bitches to do so, and winning 3 class in groups along the way, she has lovely movement and is very sound, and is still with us at 11 1/2 years old.

Ash only had 2 litters, her first litter with Gr Ch Bushman Better Be Boss (Forrest) this was our first ever litter and hugely successful, with only 2 of the 8 puppies being shown, Gr Ch Skyehaven Mightnpower (Shine) who currently is SA's biggest ever winning Flat Coats and one of the most successful Flat Coats in Australia, winning BEST IN SHOW at a gundog specialty show and 3rd In Group at our prestigious Adelaide Royal show and at our International Festival.  He also achieved 524 points in just one year!!

Our 2nd Flat Coat kept from our first litter is Gr Ch Skyehaven Just A Dash (Starr).  Starr was a history maker in SA, the first to win a Class In Show, first to win a BEST IN GROUP, first and so far only bitch to gain Grand Champion.  Starr won bitch challenges with Ease, and took on and beat quality dogs on many occasions for Best of Breeds.

Ash's 2nd litter was with Ch Bushman The Marshall (Marshall) a very successful Liver dog.  This produced 8 more puppies of which we kept the only 2 that were shown, Ch Skyehaven Poetic Justice (Flip) who gained his title with ease beating older and successful dogs, he also was a multi Class In Show winner, including Puppy In Show at the Flat Coated Retriever Assoc of Vic, Champ show, beating much older puppies, he was beautiful mover and always a showman.  We also kept Ch Skyehaven Legal Eagle (Karma) who also was a class in show winner, her biggest win was PUPPY IN SHOW at the Gundog club of SA's Championship show, she had just turned 6 months old, and beat many older quality gundogs.  

Ash is now happily retired at home, living in the house and sleeping on the bed.  


Show Results

Junior In Group - Port Augusta Ch.Show 6/10/97

Inter. In Group - Murray Valley K.C. Ch.Sh. 5/7/98


Show Statistics

Champ Shows

Class In Groups  - 3

Best Of Breeds - 22

RU Best Of Breeds - 5

Challenges -28

Total Challenge Points - 202

Aust Ch Almanza Burning Hell (imp Swd) Swd Ch,Nwy Ch  Black Bowie Peik
Fjell-Bjorn D'Bonnie
Almanza Heaven Or     Hell Inter Ch Almanza Larry      O'Grady
Nwy Ch Almanza Now or Never
Aust Ch Almanza Temptation For Bushman (imp Swd) Ch Cariena's Twentysix-Eight Careina's Fourten-Ten
Cariena's Eighteen-Nine
Swd Ch Almanza Tropic Flame Branchalwood Lochdubh
Ch Almanza Exotic Spice

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