Judge Info - Rachel Barnette

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, August 31, 2013

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Low 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 Rachel Barnette looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Bob Golub
2 Chric Hoover
3 Dianne Carter
4 Kristen Gowin
5 Adrian Campbell
6 Abby Stewart
7 Chry Krell
8 Judy Clarkson
9 Kath Hazlett
10 Nata Deming
11 Evan Kown
12 Aarry Schmit
13 Thom Kogut
14 Carolyn Beerer
15 Yvette Glover
16 Bart Alderette
17 Caraces Rowen
18 Mark Jetter
19 Sana Rasnick
20 Scott Ramsey
21 Veronica Sheidt
22 Claire McAllister
23 Mick Sherrer
24 Valera Ortiz
25 Hun Sargeant

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
Airblu 85 10/2/2014 Arons Party Girl
Airblu 84 9/29/2014 BeddiZ Secret Storm
Whatta Trip 21 9/27/2014
Airblu 81 9/25/2014 BeddiZ Secret Storm
September 2014 Pug Nationals 9/21/2014
Airblu 75 9/18/2014 Picardy Ulyana
September 2014 Ibizan Hound Nationals 9/17/2014
September 2014 Estrela Mountain Dog Nationals 9/14/2014
September 2014 Labrador Retriever Nationals 9/13/2014
Airblu 72 9/11/2014 Picardy Ulyana


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The first obedience title is a CD, or "Companion Dog", which is earned through competition in the Novice obedience class.
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