WE FEEL IT IS IMPORTANT TO HONOR AND GIVE THANKS
TO A FEW OF THE SPECIAL COLLIES
THAT HAVE HAD 
A MAJOR INFLUENCE  
IN OUR BREEDING PROGRAM

THESE ARE OUR "CHAMPIONS OF THE HEART". 





 

MAINSTAY BACK OF THE MOON

MAINSTAY BACK  OF THE MOON

"STELLA"


(Am./Can. CH. Wyndlair Momentum x Overland Adore)

We fell in love with Stella from the first moment that we saw her shortly after her birth at Mainstay Kennels in Catskill, New York.

Paul Capobianco and Steve Barger of Mainstay, our good friends and show dog handlers, let us have Stella at a year of age.   
Stella has had a great impact in our breeding program.


Stella, when bred to our "Tony", CH. Riverrun Lionheart, produced our "Jenna", BISS CH. Riverrun Lion's Pride ROM. 
and
"Karson", CH. Riverrun Galatean Big Blu Crunchbunch of Gold BN, CDX, CGC


Stella, when bred to our "Tanner", BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs through, produced our "Danica", CH. Riverrun Galatean Trading Paint.


Stella is the Grandmother of the following Riverrun/Galatean Champions from her Daughter "Jenna", BISS CH Riverrun Lions Pride ROM:

CH. Riverrun Galatean The Lion Roars - "Neal", 2014 CCA Award of Merit -  (Sired by BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through)
CH. Riverrun Galatean A Beautiful Silhousette  - "Rori"  -   (Sired by BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through)
BISS GCH. Riverrun Galatean Shea It Isn't So!  "Shea"  -  (Sired by BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through)
CH. Riverrun Vennessee's Traveler of Galatean,  "Travis"  -   (Sired by BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through)
CH. Riverrun Galatean Isadora - "Izzy"  -  (Sired by BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through)
CH. Riverrun Galatean Another Think Comin' - "Kendal"  -  (Sired by Barksdale Afterburn)
CH. Riverrun Galatean Golden Lion - "William"  -  (Sired by BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through

and other Grandchildren from Stella that are major pointed...

Vennessee's A Gift From the Past,  "Nathan"   -  (Sired by BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through)  1 Specialty Major
Riverrun Galatean Gateside Mandalay Riptide,  "Rip"   -   (Sired by BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through)  1 Specialty Major
Riverrun Galatean Lady Be Good   "Nell" -   (Sired by  BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through)  Major Reserve
Riverrun Galatean Dark Intrigue - "Mallory"  -  (Sired by Barksdale Afterburn) Specialty Major

and being shown soon...

Riverrun Galatean Set The Moon On Fire - "Sawyer"  -  (Sired by Barksdale Afterburn)
Riverrun Galatean Dreamlight   -   "Luna"  (Sired by CH. Riverrun Galatean Metallica HT)
Riverrun Galatean Shadowlight  -  "Quinn"  (Sired by CH. Riverrun Galatean Metallica HT)

Stella's Great Grandchildren have entered the show ring in 2016 (Sired by her Grandson "Neal", CH. Riverrun Galatean The Lion Roars):

CH. Riverrun Galatean Glimmerglass,  "Reese"  Finished her AKC Championship
by going Winners Bitch/Best of Winners at the 2016 CCA National Specialty Show in Louisville, Kentucky.   

Riverrun Galatean Prima Ballerina,  "Lena"  (5 Point Major)

being shown soon...

Riverrun Galatean Unleash The Lion,  "Jeremy"


Stella is enjoying her retirement with Frank and Carole Russo of Danbury, Connecticut.


Stella's Pedigree

 
BISS GCH GALATEAN A GOOD RIVER RUNS THROUGH  -  "TANNER"
Tanner has had a giant impact on our breeding program.  His Champion Offspring to date are:

CH. Riverrun Galatean The Lion Roars
CH. Riverrun Galatean A Beautiful Silhouette
CH. Riverrun Galatean Wildfire
BISS GCH. Riverrun Galatean Shea It Isn't So!
CH. Riverrun Galatean Trading Paint At Silhouette
CH. Riverrun Galatean Sir Lancelot
CH. Riverrun Galatean Isadora
CH. Riverrun Vennessee's Traveler of Galatean
CH. Silhouette Riverrun Galatean Angel Without Borders  

RIVERRUN DARE TO DREAM

RIVERRUN DARE TO DREAM

"ARIELLE"


(CH. Riverrun Lionheart x CH. Long Acre Riverrun Rampage)


Arielle did not enjoy the show ring -  Her favorite spot is cuddling up with her family on the couch!


Arielle, when bred to "Scooter", MBISS GCH/MACH 5/HC  Riverrun Wyndham's Imagine That CDX, RE, HXAsd, GVA, produced:

"Katie" -  CH. Riverrun Wyndham's Imagine the Dream HSAs, AX, AXJ, RN, VA.
Katie has earned her Versatility Title!

Katie is co-owned and loved with Michelle Shoemaker of Wyndham Collies.


Arielle, when bred to our "Jason", BISS GCH. Rockledgle Lochlyn Relentless, produced:

"Luca" - CH. Riverrun Galatean Metallica HT



Arielle is now enjoying her retirement with Monica Callahan of Trumbull, Connecticut.

Arielle's Pedigree

RIVERRUN GALATEAN SPARKS WILL FLAME

"ANYA"

RIVERRUN GALATEAN SPARKS WILL FLAME


"A Great Flame follows a little Spark"
Dante Alighieri


(BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through x Am./Can. CH. Riverrun Sparks Will Fly)

Co-bred, co-owned and loved with Mary and Rose Robischon of Galatean Collies

Best Overall - Virtual Reality Match - 2011 The Gathering at Sunnybank.
Best Outline - Virtual Reality Match - 2011 The Gathering at Sunnybank 
under Judges Dr. William Brokken, Helga Kane & Larry Willeford.

Anya is the dam of "Singe", CH. Calibre's Dirty Money,
2014 Collie Club of America National Specialty Winners Bitch/Best of Winners Smooth.  

Anya is the dam of "Flirt", CH. Mandalay Gateside Infatuation,
First place in the 2016 Open Sable and White Rough Bitch Class at the Collie Club of America National Specialty.  

Anya is now retired and living with Michelle and Paul Muranski from Wilton, Connecticut



Optigen Test Bred Clear PRA by Parentage

Riverrun Galatean Sparks Will Flame Pedigree
 

RIVERRUN GALATEAN TALKING TO THE MOON

"TARYN"

RIVERRUN GALATEAN TALKING TO THE MOON

(Am./Can. CH. Vennessee's Midnight Express x BISS CH. Riverrun Lions Pride)

Co-bred with Mary and Rose Robischon of Galatean Collies.


FIRST PLACE  9-12 MONTH AOAC ROUGH PUPPY BITCH
2013 COLLIE CLUB OF AMERICA NATIONAL SPECIALTY



Taryn placed first in the 9 - 12 Month AOAC Puppy Bitch Class at the 2013 Collie Club of America National Specialty

held in Lacrosse, Wisconsin under Judge Michael Esch.

Taryn, when bred to our Tanner, BISS GCH. Galatean A Good River Runs Through, produced two beautiful sable girls...

Riverrun Galatean Light of the Moon - "Heidi"
and
Riverrun Galatean This Side of the Moon - "Piper"  

Taryn is now enjoying her retirement with Heidi and Len Bica of Durham, Connecticut.



Test Bred Clear PRA  -  Optigen Accession #: 14-64


Riverrun Galatean Talking to the Moon Pedigree

 

RIVERRUN SNICKERDOODLE

RIVERRUN SNICKERDOODLE

"NICKY"

 
(CH. Long Acre's No Doubt About It x CH. Riverrun Fluffernutter)


Nicky, when bred to MBISS GCH/MACH5/HC Riverrun Wyndham's Imagine That CDX, RE, HXAsd, GVA  - "Scooter",
produced the beautiful sable and white female:

CH/MACH 2 Riverrun Wyndham's Dream Girl CDX, RA, HSAsd, HIAsd
Gabby has earned her Versatility Excellent Title!

Nicky is enjoying her retirement with Frank and Carole Russo of Danbury, Connecticut.


Nicky's Pedigree