Following an outstanding 2013 where Aritaur swept up all the top titles, 2014 has started as we mean to go on with a 4th consecutive BOB at Crufts win, this time in 2014 for Aritaur Gene Genie owned by Julian Neame. 'Jack' can be seen in the working group - at around 9.38m of this video here

We are Martin and Jay Horgan, and we live in Staffordshire with our Dobermanns, German Pinschers, English Pointer and elderly Burmese cat.

We have bred, shown, trained and worked Dobermanns and hold records in both working and showing at the highest level, winning the Top UK Breeder title, breeding the UK bitch breed record holder, having the highest qualified UK Schutzhund Dobermann, and the most titled Dobermann litter in UK breed history.

In 2009 we imported our first German Pinscher, the black female Pandora from the world famous Ceriinan kennels of Anja Nikkonen, followed by the red male Quiero.

Prior to importing our dogs, there had been no UK Pinscher litters for three years and the breed had suffered from years of serious decline. Our litters and new imports have injected new life into the breed in the UK, and we have successfully encouraged new people to join this super breed to have their own successes in various disciplines.


When I'm walking out with an adult Dobe and Dora (who is black) I often hear 'ah look at that puppy...'. No it's not a Manchester Terrier, nor a Min Pin, a Ridgeback (!) and it's not a miniature or baby Dobermann! The spelling is Pinscher, not Pincher or Pinser.

German Pinschers are smaller in size certainly, but as big in character - more terrier than the Dobermann, but very similar in their strong guarding, being very protective of children and their family, and continually making us laugh.

German Pinschers are not easy to get, so do expect to have to wait for a puppy.

Ceriinan Quiero to Aritaur (Fin Imp)WJW11, WW12, BOB Crufts '11&'12
Aritaur Fast Eddie Multi Youth Ch EJW 12
Photo by Will Harris, Snap An Image
Aritaur Gunga Din, BOB Crufts '13
Aritaur Gene Genie BOB Crufts '14