Some rather short in leg & another problem was over-deep chests & heavy bodies. Eye shape & ear size also need watching.
Despite being hard work at times I really enjoyed judging your dogs & appreciated the excellent sportsmanship.
VD 1 Allison’s Lux Ch Oberitz Oivallus, very good outline & balanced typical stride, fairly good width of skull, well set, medium ears. Would like a little more stop. Enough neck, tight feet, chest OK, really hard condition. Goes a bit close behind & just runs up a shade. Lovely coat & tail. PD 1 Mowatt’s Lecibsin Salo of Tabanyaruu, really lovely 13 months dog, masculine head of super balance, good eye & expression, correct neck, very good front, chest just above elbow, well ribbed, correct rear, super profile action. Just a little loose out & back yet but a quality dog who should do very well. BP. JD (3) 1 Alder & Anderson’s Elbereth Tulin Kaukaa for Limishka, top size, very good proportions, masculine head, correct eyes, good stop, well set ears, nice width of chest, tight feet, moderate front, firm topline & short loin. A bit close going away; 2 Kosla’s Elbereth Tarmo, liked his head, well set ears on fairly broad skull. Rather untidy out & back moving. Holds firm topline, front OK, good bone & feet; 3 Taylor & Sharp’s Elbereth Myrsky, nice for proportions. Eyes a bit round & could be better on the move. Balanced angulation. PGD (13) 1 Crowhurst’s Lappvikens Mika, very good outline, nicely up on leg & chest above elbow, masculine head, good balance of muzzle & skull, well set ears, good neck, moderate front. Just right for spring of rib, fair rear. Could be tidier out & back but very good in profile; 2 Aristides-Pickard’s Sambreeze Valkoisetsukat, very good for type, masculine head, skull longer than muzzle, ears good, lengthy neck, angulation balanced, very good proportions, chest above elbow, fair out & back, good in profile when settled; 3 McGinlay & Spencer’s Infindigo Persikka Kuura, liked his overall balance. Not as heavy in body as some & has very good feet. Lovely eyes, correct stop, firm topline. LD (6) 1 Lloyd’s Arianrhod Kirrinkurri, lovely proportions, good length of leg & not too deep or big in rib. Better head than 2. Shorter muzzle than skull & good width of skull, correct neck. Upper arm a bit short. Shoulder OK, firm topline, short loin, low hocks, moves well; 2 Moore & Etches’ Morval Firekracker, liked his outline very much. A bit long in muzzle & needs more width of skull. Correct neck. A bit slack in pastern. Ideal depth & rib, firm topline, correct rear. Handler makes most of him, very good profile gait; 3 Stanley’s Ivydale Aamukaste, very good side action, typical head, very good ears, balanced angulation, firm topline. Just a fraction deep in chest. OD (5) Super class, all worthy of a title. 1 Holtman’s Multi Ch Fidelis Duuri, super outline, longer than high & correct rib & chest depth, masculine head, balanced, dark eye, well set ears, correct front, well ribbed back, firm topline, low hocks. A trifle close behind. Balanced & moderate stride. CC & BOB; 2 Murray’s Elbereth Mikko, super dog & so very close up. Masculine head of good balance, well up on leg, firm toline, good front, lovely coat, well made rear. Just looks a fraction heavier than 1; 3 Mills’ Pajeant Aubenedict, quality dog, not quite head & eye of 1 & 2. Longer than tall. Lovely legs & feet. Just a bit too moderate in this hind angulation. Firmness of pastern & topline put him here. GCD (4) 1 Jackson’s Ch/Lux Ch Elbereth Matkamies, super dog of lovely type, masculine head, correct eyes & ears, strong neck, well placed shoulders. Just a tad slack in pastern & feet. Super body, firm topline, short loin, very good rear. Just pins very slightly. RCC; 2 S Valkoisetsukat; 3 Infindigo Tuisku Usko.
VB (5) 1 Henson & Simmons’ Elbereth Onnekas for Infindigo, feminine, correct proportions. Just a bit better in head than 2. Well set ears, good neck, nice front. Feet slightly flat. Correct body depth & short loin, moderate rear; 2 Mowatt’s Tabanyaruu Sisko, similar outline, just slightly long in muzzle & could have more width of skull. Good front, well ribbed back, firm loin, well bent hock; 3 Allen’s Glenchess Musta Sametti, typy bitch, pleasing head, strong neck. Topline a little rounded. Balanced angulation. PB (2) 1 Birks’ Infindigo Riemu Kiitaa, nice type pup, feminine head, pigment & eye colour match coat, enough neck, well made front & rear, nice profile mover. Can develop in width of chest & tighten in front; 2 Horan’s Millermead Ruhtinatar at Fulaluv, playful pup who was lifting front legs too high but this can settle. Pleasing head, well balanced between muzzle & skull. Doesn’t want to deepen any more. JB (4) 1 Heath’s Elbereth Leena at Cannyyatton, very promising young bitch, lovely proportions, feminine head, correct balance with good stop, strong neck, correct shoulder, short in upper arm, feet better than 2, firm topline, moderate rear, sound mover; 2 Head’s Millermead Quartz Crystal, good for type, nicely up on leg & chest above elbow. Doesn’t want any more weight on body. Super head, well set ears on broad skull, good neck & shoulder, short in upper arm, short loin, pleasing rear; 3 White’s Elbereth Taskuvaras, nice balance of chest to leg. Could have a bit more underjaw. Strong neck, well ribbed back, topline OK. Rather too moderate in stifle & hock. PGB (8) 1 Starling’s Starlapps Jolas, very good for type, longer than tall & chest above elbow. Feminine head, nice width of skull, correct length muzzle, dark eye, good expression, correct neck, very good body, short loin, well bent low hock, sound mover; 2 E Leena at C; 3 Crowhurst’s Lappvikens Lina, correct proportions, ears too big & spoil expression. Correct neck. A bit deep in chest & too much hind angulation. Firm topline, short loin, very good profile action. LB (7) 1 & 2 both different but very good. 1 Short’s Millermead Quintessence to Glenchess, just a bit better balanced in head. Muzzle shorter than skull, well set ears, strong neck, good depth of body. A fraction long in loin. Correct hind angulation, nice feet, very typical profile gait. RCC; 2 Reynolds’ Elbereth Kaisa at Arktinen, correct height to length but just a bit heavy in body. Correct neck, firm topline & short loin. Maybe a bit too moderate in angles. Super coat; 3 Allison’s Oberitz Silmanilo, just looks a little heavy in body but so very well groomed. Nice for head, broad skull & super eyes, firm topline, nice deep feet. OB (9) 1 Cross’ Elbereth Marja, feminine, lovely type, feminine head, broad skull, strong neck, pretty good front, chest above elbow, short loin, enough hind angulation. Just a tad close going away. Super coat texture. CC; 2 Allison’s Oberitz Rillumarei, very close up, in full coat of correct texture, longer than tall & chest above elbow. Not quite outline on go round of 1. Very good head, correct neck. Feet not as firm as 1; 3 Bird’s Ch Lux/Int Ch Elbereth Kia Joins Bridus, liked her outline & balance, good neck, firm topline, short loin. Just a bit big in ear. Well turned stifle & hock. GCB (6) 1 E Marja; 2 L Lina; 3 M Quartz Crystal.