(AKC Terrier Group)
Weight: 15 to 19 pounds (male); 13 to 15 (female).
Availability: Difficult to find.
UTILIZATION : Terrier.
GENERAL APPEARANCE : Essentially a working terrier. Capable
of following a horse.
CRANIAL REGION :
Skull : Moderately broad.
FACIAL REGION :
Nose : Black nose preferable, but liver or flesh-coloured one not a
Muzzle : Short, strong.
Jaws/Teeth : Scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping lower
teeth and set square to the jaws. Level bite acceptable. Undershot or
overshot a major fault and highly undesirable.
Eyes : dark with keen expression.
Ears : Small, V-shaped, of moderate thickness, and dropping forward
close to the cheek.
NECK : of moderate length.
BODY : deep, narrow, fairly long.
Loins : Strong.
Chest : Ribs carried well back, but not oversprung, as a terrier should
be capable of being spanned by both hands behind the shoulder.
TAIL : Moderately short; fairly thick at base, then tapering. Set high,
carried gaily, but not curled over back.
FOREQUARTERS : Forelegs straight, not too heavy in bone.
HINDQUARTERS : Racy.
FEET : Small with thick pads.
GAIT / MOVEMENT : Has the soundness to follow a horse.
SKIN : Must be thick.
HAIR : Harsh and dense; with close undercoat.
COLOR : Red, wheaten, grizzle and tan, or blue and tan.
WEIGHT : Dogs 5,9-7,1 kg (13-15