BISS CH Glorilane Cause For Applause

He was the first black champion male Great Dane in Minnesota



AM/Can CH Mesaba Ride With The Wind

Pictured in August 2002

He received his American Championship in June of 2003 at the Land O Lakes K.C. Show.

On February 11, 2005 Ryder received his Canadian Championship.


AM Can CH Mesaba Ride With The Wind

January 2003 - Land O Lakes K.C.

Sadly Mary Lee and Larry helped Ryder cross over the Rainbow Bridge on January 14, 2011. He had been will with cancer for some time. He was 9 1/2 years old and their 1st homebred champion.




CH Mesaba Harvest Celebration

(CH Mesaba Ride With The Wind x Autumnwoods La Peregrina)

Bred and handled here by Mary Lee Williams - Shown in the Open Black Bitch class. Owned by Naomi Yokota.

She finished her Championship at the St. Croix Valley K.C. show on Saturday, after our Specialty shows, with a 4 point major over Specials as well as going Group 4 to top it off! Congratulations Mary Lee, John and Jessie Gerszewski and Natalie Alves for all the help getting there.

The photo above was taken at our 2008 HMGDC Specialty show by Mary Ann.



Mesaba Beneath a Harvest Sky

Co owned by Mary Lee Williams and Fay Rogstad

Shania went Best of Winners at the Cambridge K.C. show the day this photo was taken.

June 24, 2006


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