What qualities distinguish your stud dog, including
conformation attributes, temperament, show career, etc.?
Ch. Row-Bar's Southern Heritage HT, "Clayton," displays
soundness, type, and temperament. He is both a Specialty
BIS and an all-breed group winner. One if his most obvious
qualities is soundness. The picture of him in a flying
trot says it all. His shoulder structure, viewed from
the side, along with the correct rear angulation, allow
him to move as well as he does. He is balanced -- neither
too straight nor over-angulated -- and he is longer than
he is tall. Clayton has a long, lean, clean head, well-placed
stop, and a beautiful skull. His skull is properly filled
and cornered with just a slight prominence of the occiput.
What should bitch owners know about your stud?
i.e. eye check, pure for sable, etc.
Clayton is a tri-factored, rough-factored, mahogany sable.
He has mild CRC and is OFA Good.
Comment on anything else that you would like
people to know about your stud, his breeding and his get.
Clayton is the product of six generations of Row-Bar breedings.
All these breedings were type-to-type, concentrating on
long, lean, clean heads with no depth, flat skulls, and
very sound, correctly structured bodies. We think this
makes Clayton a dominant sire. In four litters, he has
produced nine smooth champions; several others are pointed,
including two roughs.
Please summarize in a paragraph or two your breeding
philosophy and how your stud dog fits into that philosophy.
Our goal is to produce the best collie that we can, keeping
in mind the Collies' original working function and using
the guide of the Collie Standard. We think that if a collie
lacks the soundness to function as a working dog, it doesn't
really have breed type at all. Our breeding mottoes, "Breeding
for Soundness, Type and Temperament" and
"Breeding for Quality, Not Quantity" should sum it up!