Fryckstrand, Henric

Henric’s first litter was born in 1973. Since then, he bred or owned 225 show champions made up in 53 different countries. He also is the Breeder or owner of several Group and BIS winners.

In his breeding career, he bred the first Swedish Golden Retriever to go BIS in Sweden at a KC all breed show in 1981, Ch Dewmist Chrysander. He has successfully owned or bred Top Golden Retriever of the Year since 2008. & hs been top Golden Retriever Breeder in Sweden since 2001. Henric was the proud owner of many successful Golden retrievers : - Ch Styal Silksilla, Top Golden Retriever bitch ever in Scandinavia, also the mother of 16 champions, she was BOB at the World show in Stockholm at 10 years of age - Ch Dewmist Serenella was the first Swedish Golden Retriever to win a CC and BOB in the UK in 2004 - Ch Dewmist Leading Lady was the first Continental Golden Retriever ever to win the CC and BOS at Crufts in 2008. Lady produced 8 champions (out of 8 puppies) in one litter and 14 champions in total - Ch Dewmist Diversity produced 10 champions in her first litter (out of 11 puppies) and 16 champions in total • Influential imported stud dogs; Gyrima Moongleam, Ch Gyrima Zacharias, Ch Sansue Golden Arrow, Ch Styal Samarkand, Ch Marjamez Masterpiece, Ch Styal Sheer Scandal, Ch Telkaro Diamond Dust, Ch Erinderry Gaelic Minstrel, Ch Ralun Versace and Ch Zampanzar Step in Time • Homebred influential stud dogs; Ch Dewmist Chrysander, Ch Dewmist Swinging On A Star, Ch Dewmist Silkventure, Ch Dewmist Lawrence of Arabia, Ch Dewmist Dante´s Peak

As he judge, Henric started his career in 1982, his first Open Show in the UK. He had the pleasure to judge several Junior handling finals in many countries. He is an official FCI Judge since 1987 and today he is a judge for all Group 8 (retrievers, spaniels and waterdogs) and Group 7 (Sporting Group). He is also a Group judge and BIS judge at Speciality shows.

Over the years, Henric judged at European Dog shows and at World Dog shows and has judged in over 50 different countries (UK, Ireland and most European countries as well as in South Africa, several times in the US and in Canada, three times in New Zealand and five times in Australia). He has judged Golden Retrievers 10 times with CCs in the UK since 1991 and Flatcoat, Curly Coated, Field Spaniel, Hungarian Vizsla, American Cocker, Pointer, Gordon setter and English Setter in the UK with CCs.

At Crufts in 2011, he was the first overseas judge for Golden Retrievers. In 2017, he judged BEST IN SHOW at Gundogs Breeds Association of Scotland.


Clumber Spaniel, English Cocker Spaniel, Field Spaniel, Flat Coated Retriever, Golden Retriever, Saint Germain Pointer, Welsh Springer Spaniel

FCI Number

109, 111, 115, 121, 123, 126, 5

FCI Group

7, 8


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