Thanks to Julia for these photos.
Thanks to Shane for these photos.
From the time he was a baby I knew that Armani was going to be someone special !!!
With that indefineable instant appeal and shapeliness and balance of body that denotes quality and class - I always had high hopes for this boy.
All his challenges have been won under either Breed Specialists or Group Five Specialists.
Just 14.75" tall he started the pursuit of his title with a Best in Group, closely followed by the challenge at the Sheltie Club Championship show in 2006. Other challenges, under breed specialists,  followed and then
at two and a half years old and by winning Best Exhibit in Show at the Victorian Shetland Sheepdog Club Championship Show,under Mrs. Barbara Thornley of Felthorn Shelties - England,
he became an

His sire is Ch.Harradei Xpress Delivery who has produced so well for me,and his dam is Ch.Koniseur Klaudia Schiffer. Claudia won Best Exhibit in Show at the 7th National and this is her third champion from this combination - the other two being Ch.Tiakina Th Dream Came Blue and N.Z.Ch.Tiakina That Blue Feeling (exp N.Z.)
Now with the ability Armani has to produce I  proudly introduce some of his progeny.
ARMANI IS ONLY SHOWN SELECTIVELY NOW AS HE HAS NOTHING TO PROVE. IN HIS LAST THREE APPEARANCES HE WAS RESERVE CHALLENGE DOG AT THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SHELTIE CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW,2ND IN A CLASS OF 10 AT THE VICTORIAN SHELTIE CLUB CHAMPIONSIP SHOW AND CHALLENGE DOG AND RUNNER-UP IN SHOW AT THE WEST AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW.
ALL THESE WINS WERE UNDER WELL ESTABLISHED SHELTIE BREEDERS.
HE HAS PRODUCED EIGHT CHAMPIONS,TWO SOUTH AFRICAN,TWO FINNISH AND FIVE AUSTRALIAN.  HIS DAUGHTER TIAKINA THE END OF THE ROAD (RIANNA) HAS MADE  A PROMISING START TO HER SHOW CAREER.
SUNLAND SECRET LIASON AND SUNLAND SECRET OF MY SUCCESS HAVE NOW GAINED THEIR TITLES.
TIAKINA TAILORD IN BLUE DREAMS HAS GAINED HER TITLE IN EXCEPTIONAL STYLE.
Ch. Tiakina To Die For
Talia has settled immediately in her new home in Finland,after a stellar show career in Australia.
She has now gained her Finnish title with Best of Breed.
She then exceeded this by winning BEST IN SHOW at the Finnish Specialty.
Ch. Sunland She's Tailrd Made
Maddie gained her title with two BIG's and one RUIG to her name and was 1st in Intermediate bitch class at the recent National.
Fin Ch.Sunland Secrets N Lies
has also made the long journey to Finland and has gained his Finnish title there.
He has produced 2 CC winners and 1 res CC winner, 8 others have been graded Excellent.
Ch.Tiakina Tailord In Blue Dreams
Armani's youngest daughter has exceeded all my dreams by winning Runner-up in Show at the 2012 National Specialty and then going on to win her title with BIG and Runner-up in Show,followed the next day by BIG and BEST IN SHOW