Crockett, TX


HRCH Aggie Rudder Bear MH

Chocolate Labrador Retriever Stud Dog Texas
Chocolate - Hidden Yellow

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Callname: Rudder
AKC Reg: SR60650703
Date of Birth: 1/13/2010
Color: Chocolate
Gender: Male
Weight: 75 lbs
Hips: LR-199277G30M-VPI
Eyes: LR-EYE1518/38M-VPI
CNM: Clear tested
EIC: carrier

Rudder is very stylish in the field. His owner hunts him all over Texas and during the off season he's hanging out in the house. He's retired from hunt tests, but not from hunting.


HRCH UH Gator Points Texas Hold em ( CHOC ) HRCH Gator Points Dirt Road Sport ( CHOC ) FC AFC CFC CAFC Meadow Woods Dusty Roads ( BLK )
HRCH Gator Points Georgia Brown SH ( CHOC )
HRCH Gator Points Double Dipper SH ( CHOC ) GRHRCH Gator PT'S Magnum Gentle Ben MH*** ( CHOC )
Tina's Gator PT Heart Patch ( CHOC )
UH HRCH Cross Creek's Black Magic MH - 500 Pt Club ( BLK ) FC AFC High Tech CEO ( BLK ) 2xNAFC 2xCNAFC FC CFC Ebonstar Lean Mac ( BLK )
NAFC(98)-FC Hattie McBunn ( BLK )
HRCH Warhawks Indian Princess ( BLK ) FC AFC Candlewoods Texas Ranger ( BLK )
Rip's Rippin Blue Warhawk ( BLK )

Breeding Information

Please contact either the owner below or Cross Creek Kennel if you are interested in breeding to "Rudder"

Owner: David Thelen
Location: Texas
Breeding type: Natural, Fresh Chilled
Stud Fee: $500

Hunting Title Explanations: What do all the titles mean?

 Below is an overview of just some of the HUNTING titles you may see in any of the pedigrees. NOTE: This is a BRIEF overview of the titles. After each explanation a link will be introduced to help you find out more detailed information about the titles.

  • AKC Field Trials
  • AKC Hunt Tests
  • UKC Hunt Tests
  • NAHRA Hunt Tests
  • APLA Titles (pointing Labs)
  • Other Titles

American Kennel Club (Field Trials) Title Explanations

 Field trials are much different then hunt test in that all the dogs are competing against each other in a test. (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th place & JAMs are awarded.) And it's also point based.

There are 2 categories of Field Trials OPEN & AMATEUR


OPEN Titles  

  • NFC - National Field Champion

  •  FC - Field Champion


  • NAFC - National Amateur Field Champion

  • AFC - Amateur Field Champion

  • QA2  - Qualified

Non-Titles, but will see at the end of names at times QAA or *** - Qualified - All - Age -- A dog has passed enough qualifying (and has points) to compete in the OPEN or AMATEUR Trials To Find out more about the AKC Field Trials please Visit American Kennel Club


American Kennel Club (Hunt Test) Title Explanations

  • MNH - Master National Hunter -- have to pass the Master National 3 times to earn title. If a number precedes the title (MNH4 or MNH5) that particular dog passed the National the # of times.
  • MH - Master Hunter -- Top level AKC title
  • SH -- Senior Hunter --  Intermediate Level Hunt Test
  • JH -- Junior Hunter --  Entry level Hunt test

 Note: Some dog will run the Master National & you may see this title (MNR). This is a major accomplishment and is awarded by the Master National Retriever Club to dogs that have passed the Master National 2 times. This is a "club" title and not part of a dog's pedigree. For more information please visit If you want to find out more about the American Kennel Club Hunt tests? Visit American Kennel Club


United Kennel Club (Hunting Retriever Club) Title Explanations

UKC Bases has a points based system. Along with specific levels of tests. This is why you may see "Honorable 500 points club" at the top of some dog's pedigree page.

  • GRHRCH - Grand Hunting Retriever Champion -- Top level UKC/HRC National level title

  •  HRCH - Hunting Retriever Champion  -- Finished Level Hunt test

  •  HR -- Hunting Retriever -- Seasoned Level Hunt Test

  • SHR -- Started Hunting Retriever --  Started level Hunt test

  • UH -- Upland Hunting Retriever

Want to find out more about the United Kennel Club (Hunting Retriever club) Visit United Kennel Club OR Hunting Retriever Club



To find out more about NAHRA, please visit


American Pointing Labrador Assoc. (APLA titles)

  •  GMPR - Grand Master Pointing Retriever Visit American Pointing Labrador Assoc
  •  MPR - Master Pointing Retriever
  •  IPR or APR - Advanced Pointing Retriever
  • CP or CPR - Certified Pointing Retriever


 Other Working Retriever Titles you may see

  • CNFC - Canadian National Field Champion

  •  CFC - Canadian Field Champion

  •  FTCH - Field Trial Champion (this is a UK title)

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