Big Rivers Chapter News
Big Rivers Chapter Chairmen’s Update – Fall 2017
Posted on October 5, 2017 by admin
Hunting and testing season seasons are on us right now. We are so busy across the chapter as we are also jointly hosting the 2017 Armbruster with SEHC. This effort has been a joy and we are very thankful for our partnership with SEHC in this largest Armbruster ever. I want to thank Joseph Day for his leadership in getting the prize table pulled together for the Armbruster. This is a big task. I’d also like to tha
2017 Armbruster, Demopolis, Alabama
Posted on February 7, 2017 by admin
The 17th International Armbruster Will be Co-Hosted with SEHC/BRC in Demopolis Alabama, October 25 thru 28, 2017. More to follow as schedule gets built.
2017 Breed Show
Posted on February 7, 2017 by admin
2017 BREEDSHOW RESULTS When: Feb 4, 2017 Where: Sulphur Springs Texas Who to contact: Test Director & Test Coordinator: Jim Wion/Dan Brown 2017 Breed Show results Event was held in Conjunction with BRC Annual Meeting Benelli Vom York Haus: Breed Show Score: 10/7 Owner/Handler: Damon Juneau Ferro Vom Bornkroog: Breed Show Score: 10/11 Owner/Handler: Toban Crowder Hexe Vom Drakehaus: Breed Show Score: 8/9 Owner
Chapter Awards For 2016
Posted on February 7, 2016 by admin
To win a chapter award is a very special and significant achievement.  Every year at the Chapter meeting we acknowledge individal members and their dogs for top VJP, HZP, and VGP scores.  To win one of these awards you must be a member of the Big Rivers Chapter, as well as train & handle your own dog.   We also give out a chapter wide “top water dog” trophy called the Mesquite award.  Th
BRC 2015 Annual Meeting
Posted on February 23, 2015 by admin
Join us for the Big Rivers Chapter Meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas April 10-12, 2015 click on the link below for registration details VDDGNABRC 2015 Annual Meeting  
Big Rivers Test Dates 2015
Posted on December 20, 2014 by admin
HZP’s 17-18 Oct 2015 Big Rivers Giddings, TX Private Grounds TD: Brandt Hardy 1914 Pericles St. Baton Rouge, LA 70808 225-252-2195 TC: Sean Hicks 512-423-6021 w/o hare track Shoot Bird: No   VGP’s 17-18 Oct 2015 Big Rivers Excello, MO Peyton Farm and Private Grounds TD: Gary Peyton 37721 Mallard Ave. Excello, MO 65247 660-651-0869 T
The Buffalo, TX HZP 2014 program
Posted on October 14, 2014 by admin
  Follow the link under “upcoming events” at the bottom of the page for more details: Buffalo, TX HZP 2014  
Sulphur Springs VJP 2014
Posted on March 11, 2014 by admin
Day 1 Lobo v.d. Feldblumenwiese – Kraig Stemme – 69 Andice vom Hugelland – Sean Hicks – 72 Gitta vom rotten Fluss – Brandt Hardy – 68 Lynx v.d. Feldblumenwiese – Tammy Casa – 69 Tina vom Erthal – Charlie Martinez – 63 Day 2 Sulphur Springs VJP Ames vom Hugelland -Curtis Cox -67 Atz vom Hugelland – Brad Bouldin – 70 Ludwig v.d. Feldblumenwiese &
BRC 2014 Annual Meeting
Posted on March 9, 2014 by admin
Friday 6:30 – 9:30 Mike Schell Saturday 7:30 Meet at Ranch to discuss the day’s events 8:00-12:00 Chukar Challenge 8:00-10:00 Armbruster Pre-evals 10:00 -11:00 force fetch seminar 8:00 -2:00 Intro to JGHV LUNCH Hamburgers, chips and drinks available for lunch – cost will be $10 per person 1:00-3:00 Mike Shell Seminar on Test Readiness and Testi
Current Litters
Posted on January 20, 2014 by admin
VJP results from Carthage, MO 2013
Posted on April 15, 2013 by admin
CVathage, MO Day One Eric Toribio          Vella vom Elderbach                    67 Scott Tumey        Volker vom Elderbach                  57 Eric Toribio          Bella vom Rienberg                     65 Kevin Keown        Bocephus vom Konig-Haus      60 Day Two Bethany King      Brynna vom Konig-Haus             67 Timmy Plaster    Venus vom Elderba
Sulphur Springs VJP Results 2013
Posted on March 15, 2013 by admin
    Sulphur Springs, TX Day 1 Haraldur Karlsson         Cliff vom Fussdamm                    69 Dwayne cordell               Bea v.d. Jaegerlateinhuette        67 Ruben Saavedra            Bogart vom Jager Wald               65 Damon Juneau              Benelli vom York Haus                59 Justin
2015 Big Rivers Training Days
Posted on January 5, 2013 by admin
2015 Big Rivers Training Days May 2 – Carthage, MO  (Bethany King) May 16 – Excello, MO (Gary Peyton) May 23 – Giddings, TX (Sean Hicks) June 13 – Carthage, MO (Bethany King) June 20 – Excello, MO  (Gary Peyton) June 27 – Craig, MO (Rhonda Wiley) highergrounddrahthaars@gmail.c
Giddings, TX HZP Results
Posted on October 31, 2012 by admin
Giddings, TX Apollo vom Natohaus                    184               Josh Stephens Pheonix II vom Jagdkonig             168               Randy Hensley Marly vom Wasatch                         160               Mike Bunny Katja vom Wendigjager                  not passed          Allen Asherin Sonja vom Orion                            
Shreveport HZP Results
Posted on October 31, 2012 by admin
Shreveport, LA Gusto vom Sendero               183           Tammy Casa Utz III vom Kervinshof             179           Steven Beam Auburn v.den Knight Tails     179           Matt Martin Toska vom Elderbach            178           Paul  Ebisch Amos vom Konig-haus          169          Kevin Keown Franz v.den Briarwoods         167          James Troy L
VGP results from 2012
Posted on October 23, 2012 by admin
Huntsville, MO  Sean Hicks           Alice v. Warner        Prize III 296TF Rob Lambert       Axel v. Fisherhaus  Prize III 244TF Adam Ratcliffe    Grizzly v.d. Feldblumenwiese  No Prize   Sulphur Springs, TX Chris Fender   Fusco vom Sendero      Prize I 310TF Matt Preston   Fochado vom Sendero  Prize I 308TF Dan Brown      Fresca vom Sendero     Prize III 247TF   West Columbia
Armbruster 2012 Watertown, South Dakota
Posted on September 16, 2012 by admin
Greetings all, I would just like to take a brief moment and extended our best wishes to BRC members representing our chapter in the 2012 Armbruster. The Big Rivers Chapter will be well represented by some outstanding handlers and even more impressive dogs. We wish all members the best of luck and as always, thank you for putting the time and dedication into your DD for this wonderful event. Best of luck, Christ
Big Rivers Chapter Update – Spring 2012
Posted on April 8, 2012 by admin
Big Rivers Chapter Spring 2012 Update Greetings All Spring has hit a month early in most places within the Big Rivers Chapter. Our testing season is over, and annual meeting is right upon us. I wanted to give you a short update so that y’all would have an idea what’s going on within the chapter. Our testing season went very well with all three of our VJPs this year in new locations with tests in Carthage, M
BRC 2012 VJP Results
Posted on March 19, 2012 by admin
King Farm VJP – Carthage, MO Utz III vom Kervinshof Steve Beam 75 Bolton vom Mightymo Kathy Austin 70 Anna vom König-Haus Jim Wion 70 Ariana vom König-Haus Rhonda Wiley 69 Otto vom tapferen Herzen Trent Knight 68 Toska vom Elderbach Paul Ebish 67 Amos vom König-Haus Kevin Keown 64 Blitz vom Coldwater Canyon David Ross 62 Click Here for pictures Brown Farm VJP – Sulphur Springs, TX
February Update
Posted on February 23, 2012 by admin
Greetings All We are working down to the very end of our hunting seasons within BRC. Testing season is upon us. Here are some other things of note. Recent Events Paul Belding About 2 weeks ago, the land owner of our VJP test grounds in in Weatherford TX passed away after a short illness. I did speak to Mr. Belding while he was in the hospital and he knew his condition was grave. Even at that point in his illness,
Big Rivers Chapter Update – Fall 2011
Posted on October 1, 2011 by admin
Greetings All We are in the midst of final details in putting together the 2011 Armbruster, that the BRC is hosting in Shreveport Louisiana. It is an exciting time for our chapter and could not be done without lots of volunteer help. We anticipate an exciting test, wonderful social time and a very enjoyable conclusion to a great deal of work. It’s a great celebration for the Deutsch-Drahthaar breed and GNA me
Big Rivers Chapter Update – Summer 2011
Posted on July 11, 2011 by admin
Greetings All I hope your summer has been going well, and your DD training for the Fall is ahead of schedule. We have been very busy this summer, and I wanted to share some of the highlights. Armbruster 2011 Preparations The planning is done except for a few final details. Our Test Director, Cal Bambrough (UT), has been busy getting the test sites approved and the judges lined up. This is going to be a wonderful ev
Big Rivers Chapter Updates
Posted on June 15, 2011 by admin
BRC VJP scores are below. Congratulations to all handlers and dogs. Time to get ready for your upcoming HZP! Dog Score Handler Fusco vom Sendero 75 Christopher Fender Akasha vom Mightymo 74 Robert Norris Sonja vom Kervinshof 72 Linn Nightingale Uri vom Wiredhaus 71 Zane Brown Fiero vom Sendero 71 Zane Brown Cora vom Red-Rock 71 Preston DeWolf Briley vom Mesquite 71 Tammy Casa Federica vom Sender
BRC Annual Meeting with Auction and Breed Show Shreveport, LA April 29 – May 1st.
Posted on June 15, 2011 by admin
We have a full schedule planned for you, your family and your DD for the weekend. Please plan on attending to participate in a seminar or two, enter the Breed Show and see the Armbruster Test grounds first hand. Yes, we will have one of our fun auctions again this year. Please donate your items through Chad Crissup. Mark Crowder we want an item donated from you this time since you win all the big prizes an
Administrative Changes with BRC Board and Armbruster
Posted on June 15, 2011 by admin
Leonard Baker has stepped down from both roles primarily due to increased responsibilities with JGV-USA. We want to thank Leonard for his time of service. The BRC Board acted quickly by securing experienced leadership to fill the vacancies. Jim Wion has stepped into the role of BRC Director of Testing on an interim basis. Additionally, Cal Bambrough – Utah, has agreed to be the Test Director for the