Cassie wows the judges at AIRC Festival

June 10, 2015

Last weekend, the Association of Irish Riding Clubs held their annual Riding Festival in the picturesque surroundings of Stradbally Hall. Contrary to popular belief, the fun-filled celebration didn’t just include horses, dogs were very much included in the action too!

Dog owners were invited to bring along their cherished four-legged friends and put them through their paces in the Engage Country Dog Foodarena.

The dog show which took place at noon had categories including Best Trick, Most Waggly Tail, Dog I’d Most like to take home, and Best Dressed Dog.

Congratulations to Cassie, the Best in Show winner and her owner Isabella. Cassie won the Best Trick category impressing the judging panel. Guest Judge Brian Garvey said “Cassie was a star, she could sit, give the paw, twirl, jump, and speak on command. She was a well-deserving winner”.

Most Waggly Tail
1st ‘Stanley’ with Alison
2nd ‘Daisy’ with Donna
3rd ‘Dice with Danny

Best Trick
1st ‘Cassie’ with Isabella
2nd ‘Bruce’ with Sarah
3rd ‘ Ruby’ with Megan

Best Dressed Dog
1st ‘Abbey’ with Anna
2nd ‘ Riley’ with Ann
3rd ‘Swift’ with Lauren

Best in Show
‘Cassie’ with Isabella

Congratulations to all dogs and owners who took part and made the event so enjoyable. Pop over to the Engage Premium Country Dog Food Facebook page to see photos from the Dog Show here and here.

Action from the AIRC Festival Dog Show at StradballyAction from the AIRC Festival Dog Show at StradballyAction from the AIRC Festival Dog Show at Stradbally