Judge Info - Jonathon Magee

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Retirement Announced 1/31/2015

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Moderate level of breed bias.

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 Jonathon Magee looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Low
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back High
Coat Very 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.  Jonathon Magee has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jony Bewely
2 Alles Vickers
3 Coby Rodriguez
4 Den Towler
5 Nathia Barks
6 Herb Bowe
7 Greg Alexander
8 Flozell Tucker
9 Caryn Brumit
10 Ster Stockyard
11 Riely Whalen
12 Matt Moore
13 Nany Painter
14 June Dixon
15 Jennifer Oneil
16 Jamiel Leavens
17 Edna Dixon
18 Bill Meyer
19 Peren Troy
20 Jay McHaney
21 Jessa McKinnley
22 John Rome
23 Beah McEwen
24 Katy Murrell
25 Norma Young

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
May 2019 Standard Schnauzer Nationals 5/17/2019
15th Of May Collie Show 5/15/2019
Alchemy 92 5/10/2019 Jessamond of Albion
PointyHead 283 4/29/2019
April 2019 Maltese Nationals 4/25/2019
Tidbets Tibetan Party 19 4/19/2019
April 2019 Sealyham Terrier Nationals 4/7/2019
Nifty Norfolks 43 4/3/2019
Golden 70 3/19/2019
Estrela Mountain Dog Show 4 2/11/2019


Did you know?
An obedience trial is a dog sport in which a dog must perfectly execute a predefined set of tasks when directed to do so by his handler