Possessing class, the Gordon Setter is built for galloping. His silhouette is reminiscent of a hunting horse (the hunter). He is much more massive than his ancestor, the English Setter, and his gait is very harmonious.
Between 58 and 64 cm (22.83 to 25.20 inches) for the male
Between 56 and 62 cm (22.05 to 24.41 inches) for the female
Between 25 and 30 kg (55.12 to 66.14 pounds) for the male
Between 25 and 30 kg (55.12 to 66.14 pounds) for the female
His coat is black with red and tan markings and his eyebrows, chest, throat, legs, feet and sides of the muzzle are chestnut red.
His silky, slightly wavy coat is 5 to 6 cm (2 to 3 inches) long with very pretty fringes.
His head has a slightly rounded skull. His large eyes are dark and his gaze is very soft. His beautiful hanging ears are triangular. His nose is black. His tail is carried horizontally.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 7, section 2 and is #6