Dog Writer for several Dog Magazines Writer of articles about pedigree dogs and their history, show reports, translation of English and German articles in Dutch and vice versa Member of the World Dog Press Association Dog photography Judge for Welsh Springer Spaniels (A-list Breed Club in Great Britain) under the rules of the English Kennel Club Breeder of many Show Champions in The Netherlands and abroad 1977-2002 ('van Snellestein' and 'of Rowan's Residence')

Gouden Erespeld van de Nederlandse


Op 12 april 2014 werd Ria Hörter, namens de Raad van Beheer op Kynologisch Gebied in Nederland, door vice-voorzitter John Wauben onderscheiden met de toekenning van de "Gouden Erespeld van de Nederlandse Kynologie". Gold Emblem of Honour On April 12, 2014, Ria Hörter was awarded the "Dutch Cynology Gold Emblem of Honour". The award was presented by John Wauben, Vice-Chairman of the Dutch Kennel Club.
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ONZE HOND is the largest and most important monthly dog magazine in The Netherlands and Belgium. 30.000 copies per issue are published and mailed to the subscribers and dog lovers in The Netherlands and Belgium. Per year over 650 pages are written by the best dog authors, each specialists in their own field, for example the history of pedigree dogs, dog shows, working dogs, health and diseases, interviews, etc. At the end of each year a splendid Year Book is published.
THE CANINE CHRONICLE offers the largest distribution of any show dog magazine with 15,000 copies per issue being mailed to all AKC judges as well as all-rounders in Canada, Mexico, Australia and Japan, and distributed at dog shows across the country by over 60 distributors. And now, with our new ONLINE MAGAZINE we are reaching more readers than ever in the U.S. and around the world. We are getting rave reviews about the quality of our digital publication as well as all of the features it provides including translation of editorial into 23 different languages. At the end of each year a Year Book is published. And with over 100,000 unique visitors per month , your ad gets more exposure than ever before.
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In 1976, the Welsh Springer Spaniel Club Netherlands was founded; Ria Hörter was one of the ‘founding fathers’; she serves the breed club since 1976, first as secretary and later as chairman, till 2010. In 1978, the club was recognized by the Dutch Kennel Club. DE WELSH SPRINGER is the club’s magazine, published 6 times per year on A4 format. Since 2010 the magazine is in full colour. Since 1976, Ria contributed over 200 articles in DE WELSH SPRINGER. In 1996 and 2001, she contributed articles about the history of the breed; in 2011, the club published her history of the Welsh Springer Spaniel 1976-2011, in a separate jubilee issue of the club’s magazine.
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