Judge Info - Mary Marshall

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, November 30, 2017
Retirement Announced 12/31/2017

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Mary Marshall looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Low
Gait Very High
Top Neck and Back High
Coat High
Size/Height Very High
Feet Very 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.  Mary Marshall has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jay McHaney
2 Jessa McKinnley
3 John Rome
4 Beah McEwen
5 Katy Murrell
6 Edna Dixon
7 Norma Young
8 Dan Adams
9 June Dixon
10 Jeff Wehlan
11 Matt Moore
12 Willie Cundiff
13 Bob Coke
14 Debbie Merrill
15 Riely Whalen
16 Ster Stockyard
17 Jean Infante
18 Caryn Brumit
19 Flozell Tucker
20 Herb Bowe
21 Ster Coaxum
22 Kennis Greiner
23 Den Towler
24 Marc Buchhelt
25 Coby Rodriguez

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
January 2018 Belgian Laekenois Nationals 1/27/2018
January 2018 Saint Bernard Nationals 1/26/2018
Puppy Pride 04 1/25/2018
GaylanStudio January 23rd All Breed 1/23/2018 NLS Cloudy View
January 2018 Shiba Inu Nationals 1/22/2018
Through the Woods All Breed 1/21/2018 Agamede Monday Morning
January 2018 Samoyed Nationals 1/20/2018
Alibi Collies 20 1/20/2018
Opportune Moment 45 1/19/2018 Agamede Monday Morning
January 2018 Anatolian Shepherd Nationals 1/18/2018


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.