Judge Info - Rachel Barnette
Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, August 31, 2013
Retirement Announced 3/31/2015
Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Low level of breed bias.
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 Rachel Barnette looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||High|
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. Rachel Barnette has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|December 2015 Pyrenean Shepherd Nationals||12/22/2015|
|December 2015 Rhodesian Ridgeback Nationals||12/13/2015|
|December 2015 Rat Terrier Nationals||12/3/2015|
|April 2015 Boxer Nationals||4/26/2015|
|Mirage Classic Leaving Speciality 9||4/25/2015|
|April 2015 Manchester Toy Terrier Nationals||4/23/2015|
|April 2015 Kuvasz Nationals||4/22/2015|
|April 2015 Portuguese Pointer Nationals||4/20/2015|
|April 2015 Miniature Schnauzer Nationals||4/17/2015|
|April 2015 Shih Tzu Nationals||4/13/2015|