Nancy & John
Miner & Miners Kennel were featured in June 2011 issue of
Retriever Life. Click
We went to the Master National October 2-9, 2011 in Vienna, MD, and came home with
TWO SILVER PLATES!!
Riverwoods Heza Wild Game Keeper ***MH, was not only a
finalist but also earned himself a spot in the Master National
Hall of Fame! Handled by John Miner. Also, coming home
with a silver plate was our young guy - High Times Big Dog
Daddy** CDX MH, handled by John.
Both dogs are "Rooster" sons.
a side note: Rooster now has two sons in the Master
National Hall of Fame: High Times Goldenloch Soul
Shaker*** CDX MNH and Riverwoods Heza Wildgame Keeper*** MNH.
for 2010 MN photos
| About Us
We believe that
training success leads to competitive success.
Our dogs show style and confidence and are very
We build on your dog's natural talents and fill
in whatever gaps may exist. When you go to the
line at a field trial or hunt test, or take your
place in the duck blind, you will be proud and
confident in your dog's abilities and it will
Whether you have a puppy ready to start or an
older dog in need of a "brush up", we will
tailor a program to fit your goals and your
budget. We will work with you to determine where
you and your dog are, understand your goals and
design a program to meet those goals.
offers a Rock Solid Foundation
for you and your retriever to build on. We train
and have been successful with all retriever
breeds, but specialize in successful,
competitive Golden retrievers.
The Miners with Rio Spirits
Lonestar Firewater MH WCX trained and adored by John and
Nancy Miner - owned and Loved by Sherri Farmer, Donna
Todd, Terri Thorton and Barb Loree
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We have a proven
record of accomplishment.
Contact us at (815) 210-4837 or by email
are over the top excited!!!
Rooster and Keltie (Magicgold's
Celtic Causeway ** MH) had nine pups born to them on
March 7, 2012. They just turned three years of age and
six of them are now MASTER HUNTERS!!!!!!!
/CHERYL BACA, GOTCHA MH/NANCY MINER, WILLIE MH/LAUREN
AND CHARLIE MANCUSO, "T "MH/ CATHY DARR, REO MH/ LINDA
POPP BUNKFELDT, CALI MH/ RICK AND KITTY KNOLL.
Photo from left:
Cali MH, Gotcha MH, "T" MH, Reo MH, Willie MH.
OTCH HIGH TIMES
INSTANT SOUP UD SH AND BRIDGET WIN THE 2015 NATIONAL
Moments after Saucy and Bridget win the
2015 National Obedience Championship
Our Golden National Specialty Results:
2 WC's, 3 WCX's, 2 qualifying jams, 1 Puppy Stake win. Our 4
derby dogs: 3 made three series and 1 made the fourth series,
this was their very first derby!
Souppy, AKA OTCH High Times Duck
Soup*** UDX MH, is now an outstanding Dam Of "TEN Champion"
Offspring with more on the way. Soupy was bred only 3 times
and is alive and well and 12 1/2 years young.
High Times Big Dog Daddy**CDX MH MNR
is a finalist at the 2013 Master
National in Kansas and brings home a silver palte for
the seond consecutive time and earns the title of MNR!
From Dad to his Kids!
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Reo MH and Gotcha MH with Linda & Nancy
training in Texas
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