Judge Info - Amanda Brantley

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, October 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 1/31/2012

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. 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 Amanda Brantley looks for.

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

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.  Amanda Brantley has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Antonio Hutchinson
2 Dert Priebe
3 Pamelan Treadwell
4 Julie Patton
5 Justin Moyer
6 Deborie Mejorado
7 Joandy Classen
8 Kimberly Carson
9 Peren Troy
10 Bill Meyer
11 Jene Moak
12 Jamiel Leavens
13 Stephanie Scott
14 Chuck Donaldson
15 Jennifer Oneil
16 Aly Dimaggio
17 Nany Painter
18 Greg Alexander
19 Nathia Barks
20 Jony Bewely
21 Alles Vickers
22 Coby Rodriguez
23 Keven Dowdle
24 Den Towler
25 Cliff Irwin

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
Ranch JAH Autumn Fayre 17 9/12/2021 CoDetroit Etiveglen’s Katrina
Carrie Another Show 18 8/29/2021 Etiveglen Lucky Cat
AG QARAT Afghans VI 8/15/2021
Under the Southern Cross 30 7/19/2021 Etiveglen Lucky Cat
Border Tea Party 1 6/16/2021
June 2021 Old English Sheepdog Nationals 6/2/2021
Cairn Ceilidh 46 5/21/2021
Hot Wire Terrier 3 4/27/2021
Corgivaganza 114 4/19/2021
March 2021 Borzoi Nationals 3/26/2021


The Kennel Club (UK) system, which is also used by the Australian National Kennel Council[1] and in other countries, is considered the most difficult to earn a title under.