Gerard Jipping - The Netherlands
Judging experience in countries Australia, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italia, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and USA
Inviting also in: 2014 Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, 2015 Mexico and Puerto Rico
Dogs have always been part of Gerard’s life and as from 1976 especially Afghan Hounds. Around 1985 he started to show dogs and had many (International) championships mostly in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Becoming more and more interested in dogs, Gerard started to his cynotogigal study in 1992 and in 1995 he did his first exam for the Afghan Hounds. Ten years later, 2006, he is judge of all -FCI group 10- breeds, the Sight hounds. At this moment he is also group judge of -FCI group 5- all breeds of the Spitz and primitive types, -FCI group 1- all breeds of the Sheepdogs and Cattle Dogs and some breeds of group 9. Gerard judged in many European countries, Australia and Asia at national and international Dog shows (including FCI European and FCI World Dog Show’s) Champion of Champion shows, many breed specialties and title shows.
Since 1994 he showed successfully his Afghans Hounds with the kennel name “El Harakat”. Afghan Hounds from “El Harakat” are all over the world like France, USA, Germany, Switzerland, Israel and Denmark etc.
A few other experience in the cynology of Gerard:
- Secretary of the national Show committee Hochdahl/Duisburg (Germany)
- President of the International Dog Show committee KC. DOIJ (Netherlands)
- Member of the dispute committee of the Dutch Kennel Club “Raad van Beheer”
- President from the Dutch Sight hound Club “N.V.O.W.”
- President of the FCI European Dog Show 2011
On this moment he is:
- President of the FCI World Dog Show 2018
- President of the Dutch Kennel Club “Raad van Beheer”
- Vice president of the FCI General Committee
President of the FCI Euro-Sighthound show committee