"Rex" - Aust Ch Sandleigh Romulus. 1969
Where it all began!
"Karhna" - Aust Ch Ormesby Karexon 1971
My first golden retriever.
Sire: A Ch Sandleigh Romulus Dam: Taumac Saffron
"Malita" A Ch Kaparla Malita Gold 1973
My first Australian Champion!!
Sire: A Ch Pebbleridge Dusty Gold Dam: A Ch Ormesby Karexon
Owned by Mrs L Baily.
"Ellie" & "Albie" 1991
Aust/NZ Champion Arangold My Magic Moment (Imp NZ) with her sire
Aust/NZ Champion Arangold Autumn Albion (Imp NZ)
"Sean" & "Ellie" 1991
Aust/NZ Champion Arangold My Magic Moment with her grandfather
NZ Grand Ch Charterhall Gaelic Gold
shown winning Best in Show and Ellie winning Runner Up Best in Show at the Southern Golden Retriever Club Specialty in Christchurch 1991
"Benson" & "Ellie" 2001
Ellie aged 13 years with her son Aust Grand Champion Kaparla Star Prospect who is almost 8 years old in this pic.
"Polly, Paddy, "Pepper and Ellie" 1995
Aust Ch Kaparla Loch Isle, Kaparla The Talisman, Aust Ch Dalius Band of Gold (Imp UK) and Aust/NZ Ch Arangold My Magic Moment (Imp NZ)
"Albie" Aust/NZ Ch Arangold Autumn Albion
Albie came to stay in 1991 for 18 months to be used at stud and gain his Aust title.
He sired many Champion progeny whilst here.
Owned by Margaret and David Hean of Arangold Kennels in NZ.
"Sean" NZ Grand Ch Charterhall Gaelic Gold
A multiple Best in Show All Breeds and Best in Show Specialty winner.
Such a stunning dog. Photo at 10 years old!
He was the pride and joy of the Hean household.
"Tassie" NZ Ch Kaparla Aran Moonmagic (NZ)
Tassie lives in NZ with the Heans and is in retirement.
She is litter sister to A/NZ Ch Kaparla Aran Moonmyth, "Mardi".
'Erin' Aust Ch Kaparla Ragamuffin 1992
Sire: Kaparla Sea Admiral Dam: Aust/NZ Ch Arangold My Magic Moment (Imp NZ)
Erin was owned/campaigned by Paul Stevenson of Tweedwater Goldens.
She is now retired from the show ring;
"Frassa & son Buddy"
Aust Ch Sandusky Klammer CD CDX (Imp Sweden)owned by Eurraid goldens in NSW (Louise Patterson and Jan Dixon) with his son
Kaparla Loch Swede who is owned by Jeni Schwebel of Phileni goldens in NSW.
This dog appears on the Supercoat dry and tinned dog foods.
Buddy is litter brother to both Anzac and Polly.
"Benson" Aust GR Ch Kaparla Star Prospect
This outstanding dog is the ultimate representative for my kennels.
Benson, was retired from the ring some years after a sensational career. Sadly he died on March 13th 2007 aged 14 years.
He won over 26 Best in Groups,
RunnerUp to Best in Show and Best in Show All Breeds and
Best in Show and Runner Up Best in Show at both Gundog Specialties
(one time judged by Mrs Valerie Foss (UK) of 'Elswood' fame, and another under gundog specialist Mrs Esther Joseph (VIC)) and
Golden Retriever Specialties.
His wins included countless numbers of Class in Group and Class in Show awards.
He exemplified the epitomy of correct, sound, gentle golden retriever temperament.
A true ambassador for the breed.
Critique from Mrs Barbara Moore following his Best in Show win at the Tasmanian Golden Retriever Club Specialty in May 1999:
"This dog came into the ring with that special something, he just oozed with style , quality and balance. He was such a worthy winner. Very well angulated with the correct amount of bone, good pigmentation and very pleasing head with nice reach of neck. Excellent topline; well coated."
He was proudly owned by the Hinchens.
"Anzac" NZ Ch Kaparla Loch Invar 1998
Anzac lives in NZ with Margaret and David Hean of Arangold.
He is a specialty In Show winner and was titled from the Junior Class.
Anzac is a full brother to Aust Ch Kaparla Loch Isle "Polly".
"Anzac" Aust/NZ Ch Kaparla Loch Invar 2000
Anzac completed his Australian Championship title after a few short weeks of showing in Western Australia whilst staying with Ruth Thompson! He is Kaparla Champion number 19.
Aust/Nz Ch Kaparla Loch Invar
Anzac spent a year with Chaleur Kennels in Western Aust and gained his Aust Championship title. He is the sire of my Ned (Aust Ch Kaparla Stand N Delive), Mia (Aust Ch Kaparla Such is Life) and Phoebe (Aust Ch Kaparla Stand N B Counted)all from the same litter.
"Polly" Aust Ch Kaparla Loch Isle 1998
Polly now resides with my great friends, the Thompsons of Chaleur fame.
She is a multi CC and Specialty in Show and All Breeds Class in Show winner.
She is the dam of Asha, Holly, Harrison,& Matilda who all appear in my website.
"Holli" Aust Ch Kaparla Long Kiss Gnight 2000
Holli shown here winning BCC, BOB and Runner up Best in Show at the Gundog Specialty under NZ Judge Mr John Green.
She is a multiple Specialty CC and Class in Show winner. Placed at the Vic 2000 National.
"Harrison" Kaparla Standing Ovation 2001
Owned and adored by the Hill family,
Harry is well on his way to becoming an Aust Champion, which will make three from that litter.
A Specialty Class in Show winner.
Asha winning Opp Intermediate in Show at the National GR Specialty in Vic 2000 under Mr Ray Strudwick (UK)
Aust Ch Kaparla None But the Brave
"Rueben" Aust Ch Kaparla Bandmaster (IID NZ) 1999
"Rueben" Aust Ch Kaparla Bandmaster 2000
Sire: A/NZ Ch Dalius Bandmaster (Imp UK)
Dam: A/NZ Ch Kaparla Aran Moonmyth (IID NZ)
Shown here winning Best Aust Bred in Show at the GRC of W.A's Specialty Show.
"Tassie" Kaparla Band Together
Tassie originally went to live with Paula Goodall and Sheila Rammell in South Aust.
She moved to NSW for a brief time before going back to Sharon O'Reilly in SA.
She is now retired from the ring.
She won Baby Puppy in Show at the SA GRC Specialty Show
Kaparla About That Rumour
Litter sister to Kaparla Rumour N Innuendo
Shown here winning Champion Puppy in Show July 29th 2000 at the
GRC of SA Champ Show under Mrs Anne Woodcock (Stanroph)
She also went Runner Up Best Bitch and Junior in Show at the
GRC of SA Open Show on 8th October 2000
Owned by Sharon O'Reilly in SA
"Stan" & "Asha" 2000
Father and son.
Best in Show to - Styal Scottish Standard (Imp UK) under Breed Specialist Ms Di Lee from Victoria. Asha was Runner Up Best in Show. Asha's mother went Bitch CC!
May 2000 Tas GRC Champ Show
"Asha" Sept 2001
Asha at the NSW GRC Specialty Sept 2001. Judge Mr M Philpott
"Chilli" Aust Ch Kaparla Just an Illusion
Shown here winning Minor Puppy in Show at the Tas GRC Championship Show in May 2000 under Di Lee (Vic)
Chilli at the NSW GRC Show Sept 2001. Judge Mr M Philpott
Kaparla Stand N Deliver
Ned - Kaparla Stand N Deliver
Ned at 8 weeks
Lara - Aust Ch Kaparla Live the Dream
Aust Ch Kaparla Rumour N Innuendo
Photos taken Sept 2003 aged 3 years.
Kaparla Such Is Life
Chaleur Glamour Puss
Aust Ch Kaparla Strike Up the Band
Ruby is owned and loved by the Hinchen family and capably handled and shown by Katie Hinchen. She is litter sister to Ch Kaparla Bandmaster and Ch Kaparla Theband Playedon. Photo taken Feb 2004.
Golden RoseBays Drummerboy
Porter at 20 months showing super breed type.
Kaparla Objection Overuled
Pippa at 11 months. She is owned by the Watson family.
Kaparla Raise The Limit
Dougal enjoys a day at Kingston beach - aged 7 months (Dec 09). Dougal owns Sue and Michael Quinn.