BURTON, Cyndy Queensland,
Cyndy can not remember a time growing up that dogs did not form a significant part of her family. However she was a late starter into conformation showing being involved with obedience for many years. As a Rhodesian Ridgeback breeder Starridge dogs have been awarded Best in Show and Best in Specialty Show awards as well as Best in Field (lure coursing). Starridge is also the home of the most successful stud dog in Australia. Involvement with the breed club includes serving as President, Secretary, Treasurer, National Rhodesian Ridgeback Council Representative and Editor at various times. In 2001 she commenced as a Trainee judge for Group 4 (Hounds) and in 2003 passed elevation to Championship Show level - eligible to judge all hounds. Aside from Hound Group judging Cyndy has judged Ridgeback Specialty shows in Australia and Sweden.