Heike Stroup in the ring with Ray-Passion's WLD Navigiter--a 10 month old male--They are from Clarksville TN-and won 4th place in the 9-12 month puppy sweapstakes.
Above, Heike Stroup of Clarksville, Tenn. presents Ray-Passion's WLD Navigiter, a 10-month old male, during the National Specialty Competition for golden retrievers this week at the Georgia International Horse Park. The competition has nearly 2,700 entries and continues through Saturday. Stroup and her dog are from Clarksville, Tenn. and won fourth place Tuesday in the 9-12 month puppy sweepstakes. Other contestants in the puppy event, including Nancy Crowley of Beaumont, Tex.,with Luchesse, a 10-month-old golden retriever, line up at far left. Left, 3-year-oldElliefrom Indianapolis (with owner Sheree Farber) tackles the agility course.