Mystic Isle Rhodesian Ridgebacks

Breeding Sound, Healthy Ridgebacks with Quality You Can See

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Marking Our Territory


October - November and December were all about Lure Coursing and the results were terrific! Molly won BIF at the last trial of the year in Hanover and won the Hanover Shoe Farms Trophy for 2012.

Rusty won BOB at the Sunday GVFRRC AKC trial and tied for most RRs defeated for the weekend. That earned him the Abracadabra trophy for 2012!

Reese won BOB at the IWAGS AKC trial.

September - Rusty completes his ASFA FCh in grand style by winning BOB 2 of 3 days at the ASFA IronMan LC trials. Molly takes BOB the third day!

August - Pete and Molly take Canada by storm! Pete is awarded BOS/BOW/WD at the RRCEC Specialty show, RWD and Best Ridged Male at the Rhodesian Ridgeback World Congress Show AND the Rhodesian Ridgeback National
Molly takes RWB at the Canadian National Specialty Show! Rusty completes his AKC FC in awesome fashion by taking BOB and BIF at the JRRWA trial!

July - Pete and Molly go to Wisconsin for two RRCUS Supported Shows and both come home with Majors!!! Pete takes Best in Puppy Sweepstakes on Saturday
and Winners Dog on Sunday! Molly takes Winners Bitch/Best of Winners for a five point major on Saturday!!!

July -  Rusty wins his 3rd ASFA BOB of the year at T&HLC! only 5 points left to obtain his ASFA FCh title!

June - A trip to  NY for a RRCUS supported show and Pete takes Winners Dog for a four point major - His first dog show win! At the June coursing T&HLC AKC Trials, Reese and Molly go 2nd-3rd in the Specials stake!

May - Lure Coursing: Molly takes the Field Champion stake and Best of Breed at the Saturday PHONE trial in MA. Rusty takes Best of Breed at the Sunday PHONE Trial in MA, Reese wins the Field Champion Stake. Molly takes 4th, Reese 5th at the Saturday LVCC AKC LC trial. At the
Sunday trial, Rusty takes 4th in Open while Molly and Reese take 2nd and 4th in a loaded Specials stake.

April - Rusty takes 3rd in Open at the Saturday IWAGS AKC trial, Molly is 2nd and Reese 5th in Specials. At the Sunday IWAGS trial, Rusty takes 2nd in Open, Molly is 3rd and Reese 5th in Specials.

March - Rusty takes 2nd in Open and Reese takes 2nd, Molly 3rd in Field Champion stake at the Saturday JRRWA ASFA LC trials. Rusty takes Best of Breed at the Sunday JRRWA ASFA LC Trial! Reese and Molly go 1-2 in Field Champions and Goldi takes 4th!

February - Pete and Rusty take honors at the Wildwood cluster in NJ -  Rusty takes
Winners dog three days out of five while Pete wins Puppy Best of Breed and Puppy Hound Group 1st!

2010 - Limited eVENTS- EXCEPTIONAL RESULTS!!!/font>

Once again, thank you to the owners who make these wins possible

Bob and Mae Magdic - Athena and Artemis

Theresa Serin - Reese

Mystic Isle's newest lure courser emerges!

Artie - takes back-to-back Best of Breed wins at THLC July 4-5, 2010

Completes her AKC Field Championship with Three Bests of Breed AND a Best In Field in just six trials!

She is BIF FC Mystic Isle's Artemis, SC

It just keeps going.....

Another Best in Field by her half sister Athena AND a Lure Courser of Merit!

MBIF FC Mystic Isle's Athena, SC, LCM

Not to be outdone

Reese earns his FIFTH Best in Field, Lure Courser Excellent 2

AND at the National Specialty Lure Coursing trial teams up with half brother Gabe to WIN the Breeder's stake!

Reese also wins Specials Stake B while Gabe takes 5th in Open C!

MBIF FC Mystic Isle's Southern Cross MC LCX2 CGC FCh LCM

Mystic Isle's Sir Gabe By Uba Tuba, SC

Last in line by certainly not least!

Goldi completes her AKC Conformation title and DUAL CHAMPIONSHIP with a BANG by taking Winner's Bitch, Bred by Exhibitor Best of Breed

AND Bred By Exhibitor Hound Group 2nd at the South Jersey KC show

Thank you judge Ms. Lisa Hoffman Vigilante

Mystic Isle's first Dual Champion DC Mystic Isle's Northern Light, MC CGC

More wins from 2010

Bowie - BISS CH Ruvanda's Lone Star Legacy SC

Best of Breed - National Capital KC 7/11/2010- Judge: Mrs. Lee Canalizo

Bella - CH Mystic Isle's Bella Rose by Uba Tuba

Best of Breed Blennerhassett KC- 5/20/2010 - Judge Mr. Roger Hartinger

FC Mystic Isle's Northern Light, MC, CGC - Goldi

Winner's Bitch - 6/26/2010 - Mid-Hudson Kennel Assoc. -  Judge Mrs. Susan M. Carr

Winner's Bitch - 4 point major! Baltimore Co. KC - 4/25/2010 - Judge Mr. Lawrence Terricone

Winners Bitch - Boardwalk KC - 2/7/2010 - Judge Mr. Charles Olvis

Winners Bitch - Union County KC - 2/3/2010 - Judge Mr. Lawrence Terricone

Best of Winners/Winners Bitch - Annapolis KC - 1/25/2010 - Judge Mr. W. .J. Coombs

Winners Bitch - Annapolis KC 1/24/2010 - Judge Mr. H. Atlee

Winners Bitch/ Best of Winners/Best of Opposite Sex - Saw Mill River KC - 1/10/2010 - Judge Ms. Marjorie Martorella

Some highlights from 2009

I'd like to Thank the following owners without whose efforts none of the accomplishments would have happened:

Reese - Theresa Serin

Athena and Artemis - Bob and Mae Magdic

Joy, Bella and Gabe - Diane and Charles Pike

2009 Final Lure Coursing Results are in!

Reese - MBIF FC Mystic Isle's Southern Cross, MC, LCX, CGC, FCh, LCM - # 2 AKC/# 3 ASFA / # 3 RRCUS Combined

Athena - BIF FC Mystic Isle's Athena, SC - # 9 ASFA (and only ran part time!)

Goldi - FC Mystic Isle's Northern Light, MC - #14 ASFA

Some highlights from 2009:

Athena and Reese - Breeders Stake Winners - 32nd ASFA International Invitational (I.I)

Athena - Multiple Best of Breed winner

Reese - Multiple Best in Fields, Best of Breed, 32nd ASFA I.I., Best of Breed ASFA Region 9 Invitational, Breed Finalist - AKC National Lure Coursing Championship

Goldi - Reserve Winners Bitch/1st Place - Bred By Exhibitor Bitch - RRCUS National Specialty Show!

3rd in Open Stake 2009 ASFA International Invitational

NBQ in FC Stake - 2009 ASFA I.I.

Joy (CH Mystic Isle's Joy to the World, JC)

 4th Place 9-11 Veteran Bitch at the RRCUS National Specialty Show!

4th Place 9-11 Veteran Bitch Raisin River Regional Specialty Show

Bella (CH. Mystic Isle's Bella Rose by Uba Tuba, HIC, HRQ2)

3rd Place 9-12 mos. Puppy Bitch RRCUS National Specialty Puppy Sweepstakes

Obtains her Herding Instinct Certificate

Qualifies for HRQ2 small game hunting certificate

Completes her AKC CH

Artemis (Mystic Isle's Artemis, JC)

4th Place 9-12 mos. Puppy Bitch RRCUS National Specialty Puppy Sweepstakes

Leila (CH Mystic Isle's Undercover Girl, RN, CGC)

3rd Place - 9-11 Veteran Bitch Raisin River Regional Specialty Show

Gabe (Mystic Isle's Sir Gabe, JC, HIC)

Gabe obtains his AKC Junior Courser title and his Herding Instinct Certificate

Ridi (Shadyridge Waridi II, MC, FCh)

2nd in Open 2009 AKC National Lure Coursing Championship

4th in Open 2009 ASFA International Invitational


HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2008 - Athena, Reese, Goldi, Bowie and Joy

What does Correct Structure + Correct Size =

How about BIF FC Mystic Isle's Athena, JC !!!

Athena earns her AKC Field Championship in Grand Style at OKI Gazehound Assoc Trials held on 5/3&4/2008 with two more Five Point Majors and a Best of Breed to finish !!!

Saturday Judges: Karen Rockwell and Judy Lowther

Sunday Judges: Frances Abrams and Janet Lotz

Athena's Lure Coursing career started with a bang in December 2007 when she defeated six Top Ten Ridgebacks for Best of Breed in her very first trial!

She followed that amazing beginning with an ASFA Best in Field in March 2008! And earned her AKC Field Championship in an unbelievable THREE WEEKENDS of coursing taking THREE FIVE POINT MAJORS and TWO BEST OF BREEDS !!!


Athena - Best of Breed - ASFA Region 8 Invitational!

Congratulations to BIF FC Mystic Isle Athena, SC, Fch and her owners, Bob and Mae Magdic for all they've done with Athena!

Athena -  BEST in FIELD at the Tortoise & Hare Lure Coursing Club 3/9/2008

Breed Judges: Dean Wright, Don Ewing

Athena shines again! Best of Breed @ MDIHC - AKC Test & Trial 8/30/08

Athena rocks the ASFA International Invitational  - wins the Open Stake to complete her ASFA Field Championship!

It's HISTORY !!!

Athena and Goldi are #1 & #2 in AKC Lure Coursing for events ending Friday May 9, 2008!!!

Reese: BIF FC Mystic Isle's Southern Cross, SC FCh -AKC # 3, ASFA # 9

Owners - Theresa Serin & John Arvinna, SC FCh

Reese - Best in Field NERRC Trial - Thank You BIF Judge Ian Davies and Best of Breed Judge Laurie Soutar!

Reese completed his FC at IWAGS by winning BOB over the #1 AKC and #1 ASFA Ridgebacks!

1st place Field Champion Stake MDIHC - AKC Test & Trial 9/1/08

Putnam KC Show and Lure Coursing trials - Bowie and Ridi pups shine again! Goldi completes her Field Championship  Thank you Judge Stacy Pober

Reese takes a 4 point major in the show ring! (to go with already having both LC Majors in his first two trials!) Thank you Judge Kent Delany

Athena, Goldi and Reese are offspring of

Bowie - BISS CH Ruvanda's Lone Star Legacy, SC and  Ridi - Shadyridge Waridi II


It's ANOTHER Performance Brag

CH Mystic Isle's Joy to the World, JC takes THREE 1st place finishes at Ohio All-Breed agility at EIGHT YEARS Old!!!!

4/25/08 Cleveland Shetland Sheepdog Club

1st - Std Novice Preferred - Score 95

Judge: Earl Kyle

4/27/08 Cleveland All-Breed Training Club, Inc.

1st JWW Novice Preferred - Score - 90

Judge: Heather Dickinson

1st - Std Novice Preferred - Score a perfect 100!

Judge: Earl Kyle

Mystic Isle Ridgebacks are Lure Coursing AWESOME !!!

GFVRRC Trials - 4/12-13/2008

It's a Mystic Isle SWEEP!

Saturday - Goldi Mystic Isle's Northern Light, JC - Winner Open Stake for a 5 point major AND Best of Breed!

Judge: Traci B Niederriter

Sunday - Reese - Mystic Isle's Southern Cross, JC - Winner Open Stake A for a 5 point Major

Athena - BIF Mystic Isle's Athena, JC - Winner Open Stake B for a 5 point Major AND Best of Breed AND the Tyler Memorial Trophy Winner!!!

Judge: Michael Small

IWAGS 4/6/2008

Mystic Isle's Northern Light - Goldi

Wins Open Stake for a 5 point major AND Best of Breed!

Judge: Stacy Pober

Best in Field Judge: Michael Small


Doing well at Dog shows too!

Bowie goes Hound Group 4 at New Brunswick KC

Breed and Group Judge: Gloria Reese



I am always proud of my dogs regardless of how welll they do in the ring or in the field.

Bowie, Reese, Athena, Goldi, Molly and Rusty have proven themselves in National competitions.

Pete has already placed at his first National Specialty AND has been named a Best Ridge Finalist at only eight months old!