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My Judging

On 29 November 2014 after 5 years of studying, lots of several practical experiences on dog shows and (RR breed related) formal (judging) traineeships, Henk Salm has passed the examination and is appointed to official judge for the breed Rhodesian Ridgeback. On 1 September 2018, Henk also passed the examination for the breed Dalmatian.


Warm welcome to the site of kennel Paerdecroon.

We want to share pictures and experiences of owning such a wonderful breed.

We are Henk and Edith Salm and we live in Esbeek in the south of the Netherlands, near Tilburg.

Our dog family consists out of 9 beautiful and lovely Ridgebacks

RRCN CH Clubmatch 11 September 2021_144 entries.

Paerdecroon Henorr’s Hilfiger (Tommy) showed his best side and became BEST MALE and with this he became DUTCH CHAMPION! And Paerdecroon Kindness Krizia (Krizz) became BEST FEMALE and BEST OF BREED!

Two own bred Paerdecroon Ridgebacks competed with each other for the RRCN club championship how special is that!  Many thanks to the judges and breed specialists Monica Pehr and Marjon Franke for their expert judging.

We are extreme proud winning BEST OF BREED for the 3rd time at the RRCN CH Clubmatch. Paerdecroon Baron Borg’s daughter, Tommy’s mom and Krizz grandmom: Aminiafu’s Hishima Henorr won BEST OF BREED at the CH Clubmatch in 2014 and 2017.


International dogshow Maastricht 25 september 2021

Paerdecroon Kindness Krizia (Krizz) in Intermediair Class 1st place with Excellent/BEST FEMALE with CAC/CACIB – and BEST OF BREED and 2nd BEST IN GROUP6.



At short notice we will announce our litter plans for 2022. If you are interested contact us by e-mail.