Judge Info - Ester Arriaga

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, September 30, 2013

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

Traits

Each judge on ShowDog.Com gives a different amount of weight to each trait of the dogs that they judge in each show.  Below is a table of which traits Ester Arriaga looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Low
Forequarter Low
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat High
Size/Height Low
Feet High

Favorite Handlers

Each judge has a preference for certain handlers.  These preferences may be based on past experiences, showing style, or just plain old dirty politics.  This preference is completely separate from the quality of the exhibitor, which DOES come into play in the show ring.  Ester Arriaga has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Angela Fletcher
2 Martha Woodson
3 Sam Tacker
4 Mike Schneider
5 Geor Board
6 Marry Anne Bryant
7 Reberol Pattison
8 David Scott
9 Doug Mavroulis
10 Joey Allen
11 Sylvia Tejeda
12 Patrick Sayforth
13 Ellen Schroeder
14 Bruce Creel
15 Rusty Walter
16 Shael Parramore
17 Kelly LaFoy
18 Jana Mezies
19 Chri Faison
20 Roxanne Leatherwood
21 Joe Kensing
22 Mandy Parcus
23 Billip Soltero
24 Pamarba Lhoam
25 Kim Coleman

Only the top 25 are listed for the sake of brevity.

Recent Judged Shows

Below is a list of the shows recently judged by this judge. 

Show Date Best in Show
October 2014 Border Collie Nationals 10/20/2014
Last Minute All Breed 12 10/17/2014 Amaguks Arctic Wildflower
October 2014 Vizsla Nationals 10/14/2014
October 2014 Tibetan Spaniel Nationals 10/13/2014
October 2014 Caucasian Mountain Dog Nationals 10/9/2014
September 2014 Swedish Vallhund Nationals 9/25/2014
Whatta Trip 17 9/23/2014
Whatta Trip 15 9/21/2014
Whatta Trip 14 9/20/2014
September 2014 Great Dane Nationals 9/19/2014


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