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Requirements for outside breedings:

* Current (negative) Brucellosis test.

*Current Bordetella immunization.

*A minimum of a Jr/Started hunter title.

*Documentation of Clear status for EIC, CNM,

and PRA.

*Documentation of Good or Excellent Hips, and Normal elbows with the OFA.

*Documentation of a recent, clear CERF.

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DNA#: V855288 

Hips: Excellent

Elbows: Normal

CERF: Clear (updated 8/16)

EIC: Clear

PRA: Clear

CNM: Clear

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HRCH UH Imperial's Notorious (Simon)

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Simon was the first (and largest) of Indie's 2014 litter.  He's very bold and full of himself, but shows outstanding focus and steadiness at the line.  We're most impressed with Simon's stoic demeanor, both at the line in a hunt test, and in a duck blind.  There's a saying among dog trainer's that claims, "It's not a matter of if a dog will break, but when."  In Simon's case, that statement doesn't ring true.  His steadiness is legendary, and he faces all distractions with a calm approach.  He was precocious as a young puppy, hauling around full-size Mallard Dokken bumpers at the age of 3 months.  Simon saw his first waterfowl action on the prairie potholes and grain fields of Saskatchewan, retrieving both ducks and geese on land and water spreads.  Simon achieved his Upland Hunter title in four straight tests, at the age of 21 months.  In April of 2016, he achieved his Hunting Retriever title, and then his Hunting Retriver Champion title in August of the same year.  We continue to run Simon, as we approach HRC's 500 Point Club.    Stud fee: $1,500

HR Imperial's Smooth Operator (Rico)

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Rico is an Indie-bred pup, kept from her second litter (sired by Int. FTC Apache Joe) in December of 2015.  He has exceptional bone and structure, a dense coat, and a desire to please.  Rico is also Yellow-factored.  While we're thrilled about his retreiving desire, we're also happy with his loving, people-pleasing demeanor and exceptional biddability.  Rico was used extensively as a pick-up dog at Arrowhead Lodge during the 2017-2018 season.  He showed outstanding steadiness and patience, even in the most chaotic situations.  During this time, he was hunted exclusively without an e-collar, and behaved like a seasoned veteran.  Rico passed four successive Seasoned tests to earn his Hunting Retriever title in the spring of 2018.