Articles on Pointing Breeds
First Dog to Earn MHA -- 'Battue'
GCH Russet Leather Hunter's Dance MHA CD RE MX MXJ XF -- 'Battue'
On March 17th, 2012 Battue completed the final leg of his MHA, Master Hunter Advanced, hunting title at the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Northern Sacramento Valley test in Rio Vista, CA to become the first pointing dog to accomplish this title.
Battue is a five year old Vizsla bred by Jamie Walton, Carol Keller and Beverley Wanjon and owned by Jamie Walton and Jeff Ort. His co-owner Jeff Ort handled him to the MHA title.
Battue has excelled in several AKC venues earning 19 AKC titles in the venues of field, obedience, rally and conformation. He is currently working on his field champion, amateur field champion and master agility championship titles. A true representation of the versatile vizsla.