CH.B.Poncha des Terres Bergères A , BW ' 95 , IPO


Female , BORN : January 6 , 1991 - August 9 , 2004
HIPS scored : HD-A ( excellent )
BRED by Serge and Joke Dewilde , des Terres Bergères , Seneffe , Belgium
OWNED by Le Pré du Vieux Pont
READ Poncha's story below !
Sire : 1.R.E.CH.(FR.B) S.R. Ulzar du Bois du Ponty A
Dame : 2.Milady des Terres Bergères - A
generation 2
1.Nemo du Parc d'Emonville
Raima du Chemin des Dames
2.CH.(FR.B.)Vanga de la Douce Plaine
RE CH.Balagny de la Douce Plaine A( S.88 B.)

generation 3
1.Isar de Iamara
Vismie du Parc d'Emonville
R.E.CH.I.B.(FR.B.77)Louky des Severiers
Vega du Chemin des Dames
2.Tristan de la Douce Plaine
Peggy du Clos Saint Christophe
Volfenn de la Douce Plaine
Vismie de la Douce Plaine


As you see Poncha has some famous dogs in the lines , but there's also Malinois blood , in the 15th generation we find famous Tjop and Cora .Poncha has always been a very good working dog. Even now , at nearly 10 years , she would give her live for her ball.


Poncha  Poncha  Poncha  Poncha  8 years old and still as beautiful !   Poncha , 8 years old and still as beautiful ! 

Show Results


CH.B.Poncha des Terres Bergères A , Belgian Winner 1995

19 shows

1991 : youth class : 1 x 1 excellent + Best of Breed + 2nd place group 1 + Best Belgian Shepherd ( of the 4 varieties )
1991 : youth class : 2 x 2 very good , 1 x 3 very good

1992 : youth class : 1 excellent , best Young Groenendael
1992 : open class : 2 x 1 excellent + 1 x CAC + CACIB

1993 : working Class : 8 x 1 excellent + 2 CAC + 1 RCAC
1993 : working Class : 1 x 2 excellent

Belgian Champion Beauty 1993

1994 : working class : 1 x 1 excellent ,
1994 : French Breed Specialty : 1 excellent + charactertest de championnat excellent plus

1995 : working Class : World Dog Show : 1 excellent + CAC = Belgian Winner

Poncha is not only beautiful ( look at show results and pictures )she has always been a dog with a splendid character , she is extremely sociable , is wonderful with kids and cats , she's a very good guarddog , she is very talented for work , this in different fields .
From a very young age on Luc started training her for the tracking , she did great and learned very quickly. He started training her in a club to learn the obedience and the manwork of the IPO program ( Internationale Prüfungs Ordnung )( almost like SHUTZ ), also called RCI ( Règlement de Concours International ) or IWR ( Internationaal Wedstrijd Reglement ) Poncha and Luc trained 6 days out of 7 .

December 20 , 1992 : Poncha participated for the IPO 1 exam , she succeeded with very nice results :
A. tracking : 95 / 100
B. obedience : 91 / 100
C. manwork : 87 / 100
This meant at that time ( and still does ) that PONCHA is the only Groenendael female in Belgium that succeeded in the IPO 1 exam. Different articles appeared in national and local newspapers , in WOEF and WOUF ( national dog magazine Belgium ), in the magazines of the club for Belgian Shepherds in Belgium and France.( copy of these articles ( in Dutch or French ) available on request )

1993 was again a succesful year for Poncha . In October she won the last CAC she needed to become Champion of Belgium , a title that can only be gained when the dog ( Belgian Shepherd ! ) has won the necessary CAC or CACIB and when he or she passed the IPO , RING or CQN exam .
The same month we took Poncha to Holland and there she succeeded in the UV exam ( UithoudingsVermogen test , we don't have this in Belgium )This is an endurance exam , the dog has to run next to the bike , on all kinds of surfaces , for 20 kilometers ( about 13 miles ), the judge constantly checks the dog to see if it isn't crippled ( look for defaults in the elbows ), during the short break ( after 8 km and after 15 km ) the footsoles are checked , they may not bleed or be worn out. At the end the dog still has to pass some obedience tests.

August 1994 : we take Poncha to the French specialty , She is placed 1 excellent in working class , she does the charactertest de championnat with mention excellent plus ( only 4 or 5 out of all the females who took the test got this result ! )

Poncha's last show was in June 1995 , at the World Dog Show in Brussels , where she won the CAC ( in working class ) and thus became Belgian Winner 1995 .

From time to time we still take Poncha to the club to let her do the manwork , because she loves to do this.

October 1996 : Poncha was tested on her herding instinct by Steven Szabo. He came all the way from California , USA , to choose 2 puppies from her litter with Gylson. As the puppies would be used for herding , he would like to test Poncha , so he did , we took her to a friend who has 6 sheep , Steven took her with him into the meadow and she immediately understood the signs he used , she loved doing this , and after a few minutes all the sheep were in the stable. If this was tested in the USA , Poncha succeeded succefully !


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