In the Dogzonline pointscore in 2014, Ruby was No. 1 Australian Kelpie in Australia and No. 1 Working Dog in Queensland.
Ruby started trialling in agility in April 2014 and earned her JD title in a couple of trials, shortly followed by her AD title in July 2015 and her GD title in August 2015. Ruby earned her JDO title in April 2016 with 5 straight quallies.
At the 2016 Agility Nationals held in South Australia, Ruby finished 4th across all heights (fastest 400 team and more than 70 pairs competing) in Novice Strategic Pairs with Elbrylach Cinnamon. Ruby quallied and finished 5th in Jumping Excellent Heat 3 and earned her JDX title at the Nationals.
In June 2016, Ruby competed at the Qld State Titles achieving 3 quallies and her Novice Snooker title and in August 2016 she earned her ADX and SPD title. She is loving it!
In October 2016, Ruby added to her collection of titles and gained GDX (Gamblers Excelllent) after achieving five straight consecutive quallies.
In October 2017, Ruby gained her JDO2 title and also her ADO title.
In March 2018, Ruby gained her Rally Novice title and her Freestyle Starters title in Dancing with Dogs, bringing up titles in confirmation and four different dog performance sports.
In May 2018, Ruby gained her Strategic Pairs Excellent title, in July 2018, gained her Snooker Excellent title and in August 2018 gained her Agility Open 2 title.
In September 2018, Ruby gained her Jumping Dog Open 3 title.
In October 2018, Ruby achieved her Masters Jumping Dog title and Jump Dog Open 4 title after getting 6 straight consecutive quallies.
In July 2019, Ruby achieved her Masters Agility title.
In August 2019, Ruby achieved her Strategic Pairs Masters title and Open Jumping 5 title.
Ruby first met sheep in July 2015, passed her instinct test the following week, along with a herding test. Despite only having a couple of training opportunities to work the sheep, she achieved the second herding test in August and achieved her HT title.
Away from the shows and agility, she accompanies her mum on her landscape photography shoots.
Ruby has now been on two trips to the outback and has her own portfolio of images "Ruby In The Landscape" at www.getawayimages.com.
You can also follow Ruby's adventures on Getaway Images's Facebook page.
Ruby is not shy in sharing her love for life and giving judges a lick or two!
Thank you Mandy Sansom of Callicoma kelpies for letting me have Ruby and introducing me to the wonderful breed of the Australian Kelpie.
|Pedigree for Neut Ch Callicoma River Runs Red ADM ADO2 JDM JDO5 GDX SPDM SDX HT RN FS.S|
|Sire : Ch Callicoma Licquorice||S: Grand Ch. Mountainmist Mandingo HT||S: Ch. Linbarlee Hondo|
|D: Mountainmist Jinka|
|D: Ch. Callicoma Trump Card ET||S: Ch. Callicoma Maher|
|D: Ch. Callicoma Ruby Red CCD, RE. ADX. JDX. GD. SD. SPDX. HT DWDF.S ET.|
|Dam : Ch Callicoma Bronze Beauty||S: Ch. Oatland Chieftan ET.||S: Oatland Hawkeye|
|D: Ch. Oatland Blue Jean|
|D: Ch. Callicoma Leica HIT. ET||S: Ch. Spectre The Barb|
|D: Ch. Oatland Pipistrelle CD.|