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Multi Int Ch/ Multi European Best in Show winner Ashlaren Caipiroska (Oska)


Oska's Portrait

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Oska (Multi European Ch/Aust Ch Ashlaren Caipiroska) is a very special boy at Ashlaren, not only as a multi Best in Show winner in Europe and sire of outstanding puppies in Australia and Europe as well as being the Sire of the 2010 American Weimaraner National Winner's Bitch, but he is also a much loved family member whose calm, unassuming nature and handsome looks are much loved and admired.

To celebrate this wonderful dog and what he has done for Weimaraners in Australia and overseas, I asked talented pencil artist Victoria Cooper  of Sydney (ex England) to draw Oska's lovely portrait to cherish his memory forever.

Victoria can be contacted on +61 2 9785 6996 if you also wish to have a stunning pencil portrait done of your dog,

Just phone Victoria and send her a  photograph of your pet!

 I highly recommend this very talented artist as she has truly captured our Oska's beautiful head and expression.

Thank you Victoria!

Oska is only available at stud to quality Weimaraner bitches, approved by Ashlaren.


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Ivette was bred by Paulina Walkowska of Imperium Star Weimaraners in Poland.

 When the litter was only about 8 weeks old, we visited Paulina in Poland to see Oska's first litter in Europe.

Ivette was my pick from this large litter of 10 babies and she has proven to be an outstanding bitch, winning Reserve BEST IN SHOW in Europe before winning Best Bitch (non American Champion bitch) at the 2010 WCA National (at Gettysburg, USA) judged by highly regarded breeder/judge - Judy Colan - of the famous Colsidex Weimaraners in America.

Congratulations Paulina and handler Edwin Lenearts of Greyclassics Weimaraners in Belgium. Our best wishes go to you for Ivette's successful campaign in Canada and USA.


Australian & Multi International Ch/ Aust Ch Ashlaren Caipiroska

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Better known around Europe as just 'Oska', this amazing boy has amassed numerous titles.... Reserve WORLD WINNER 2008 • EUROPE WINNER 2006 • MIDDLE - EAST EUROPE WINNER 2006 • Reserve Challenge Dog - Aust National 2005 at 18 months of age • Amsterdam Winner 2006 • Hungarian Grand Prix 2006 • Estonia Winner 2006 • Romania Winner 2006 • Club Winner 2006 • Champion of Champions ‘06 ′07 • Lithuania Winner 2007 • Vilnius Winner ‘06′ 07 • Berlin Winner ‘07 ′08 • Golden Challenge Liege ‘07 • 2 x JUBILAEUMSVINDER DKK 110 ÅR ‘07 • Sieger Kassel 2007 • Australian Champion • Romanian Champion • Polish Champion • Luxemburg Champion • Lithuanian Champion • Latvian Champion • Finnish Champion • VDH Deutsch Champion • Slovakian Champion Baltic Champion In the time he was campaigned throughout Europe by Paulina Walkowska of Imperium Star Weimaraners, Poland, Oska won: 33 x CAC, 26 x CACIB, 24 x Best of Breed, 11 x Best of Group I, 2 x Best in Show I, 2 x Best in Show III, 1 x Best Day II


Oska's daughter in Italy aged 5 months

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'Molla' (Veni, Vidi Vici) who is owned by Piccoli Principi Weimaraners in Italy is aged 5 months old in this photo. She will soon enter the show rings in Italy and will be handled by Massimiliano (Max) Zegna Baruffa. Molla's sire is our boy Oska (this was the last litter Oska sired in Europe before his return to Australia) and her mother is Italian Ch Corinna who was also Italian Junior Champion 2007 and Vice Euro Junior Winner (Female) 2007, Euro champion 2008 (brace) and Vice World Champion (brace). We wish Max and Molla and also Molla's litter brother, Va Pensiero, who Max describes as 'stunning' - all the very best in their show careers in Europe.


Oska winning Best in Group in Poland, May 2006

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Oska won many Best in Group awards throughout Europe and this photo shows his BIG win at Leszno, Poland on 28th May 2006, when he was just two years old.


Oska winning Best of Breed - Brisbane, Qld, August 2009

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Three years later and Oska is a fully matured boy...


Oska on the move - Queensland, August 2009

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Oska shows his great movement - plenty of reach in the forequarters and a powerful driving action behind.


...and he has sired many litters throughout Europe...

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Oska's progeny have followed in their father's footsteps...at the World Dog Show Weimaraner Specialty held in Sweden in 2008, his son Ch Weimaranus Quartz Movement (pictured) won Best in Show and also won Best in Show at the World Dog Show Continental Gundog Specialty show from entrants from all over Europe.


Oska's daughter in Poland, Ivette

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Ch Ivette Imperium Star is bred by Imperium Star Weimaraners in Poland and beautifully trained and handled by Patrycja Rucinska.. Ivette has proven herself in both the show ring and at field trials in Europe.


Iron Etna Imperium Star...

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Iron Etna or just 'Etna' is another lovely daughter sired by Oska in Europe.


Flanders Joy Gentleman - 'Gento'- in Belgium...

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Kobie De Bruycker of Flanders Joy Weimaraners in Belgium was very pleased with her puppies sired by Oska. This is one of the pups named Gento - Flanders Joy Gentleman, aged 15 months.


Oska's daughter in Slovenia

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This is another one of the many progeny sired by Oska during his three years in Europe. Her name is Kika Aruba Imperium Star and she is shown and used in field trials in Slovenia. Her mother is Dolce Vita Imperium Star, daughter of Ch Nanis James Robert. Kika's proud owner is Eva Kranjc of Slovenia. Kika was bred by Paulina Walkowska of Imperium Star Weimaraners, Poland.


...Kika and Eva dancing??

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Is Kika and her owner, Eva, practising a Slovenian folk dance??


Kika and friends - Search And Rescue Training!

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Kika and her German Shorthair Pointer friends - Jutta and Fina - are being trained for Search and Rescue work. They all look eager to do the job! Oska has a son in Germany who is highly recognized in that country as a Search And Rescue specialist dog and has been trained to jump out of helicopters as part of his rescue mission. Kika's owner, Eva, says that "Oska's kids are really talented!"


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Multi BIS Aust / NZ Ch Ashlaren Sophie Sapphire ...

(Oska's Grand Daughter)

Sophie was No 1 WEIMARANER IN NEW ZEALAND in 2009 when she went to Carnmellis Weimaraners in NZ and shown by our friend Pip Simmons who bred Sophie to Am Ch/Can Ch/ NZ Ch WinWeims Rio Grande (IMP NZ), This combination produced the 2010 Australian Weimaraner National Junior in show winner, Aust Ch Carnmellis Jovita Ashlaren ("Madison") as well as her litter brother Carnmellis Bravo Ashlaren, whose progeny will soon hit the show rings in Australia.


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Aust Ch Ashlaren Reuben is Oska's son whose semen has just produced his first litter of 6 GIRLS AND 4 BOYS in Ireland (Karen and Jim Gibson of Zilverein Weimaraners, Mooncoin, Ireland.)

Reuben is Sophie's father (see Sophie's photo this page)


Good Bye Snow...Good Bye Poland...Good Bye Paulina...

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This photo of Oska was taken by Paulina in January, 2009, just before he left Poland to return home to the hot Australian summer after his three wonderful years in Europe! I am sure he misses the fun of running in the snow, but most of all, he misses Paulina!! (Sob!)