Judge Info - Ashley Anderson

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Retirement Announced 9/30/2015

Not political at all. Low 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 Ashley Anderson looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kim Coleman
2 Clan Melby
3 George Anderson
4 Kelly LaFoy
5 Alejam Zapien
6 Kate Dalton
7 Rusty Walter
8 Annee Lino
9 Ellen Schroeder
10 Chrise Elleberee
11 Patrick Sayforth
12 Aarthom Rapier
13 Stephew Deering
14 All Mederos
15 George Cruce
16 Roby Hawks
17 Doug Mavroulis
18 John Urick
19 Logan Ray
20 Geor Board
21 Mike Schneider
22 Martha Woodson
23 Kristen Schindewolf
24 Emma Moss
25 Angela Fletcher

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
Giant Mushroom 6/6/2020
KDH All Breed 190 5/3/2020 KDH Black Lightning
All Breeds Spectacular 114 4/9/2020 KDH Black Widow
April 2020 Irish Wolfhound Nationals 4/7/2020
Shades of Gold 13 3/28/2020 Rough Edges Sam Stone
Regional Specialty 18 1/22/2020
Sandchape Winter ETS Specialty III 1/15/2020
January 2020 Miniature Pinscher Nationals 1/2/2020
In Memory of Beausoleil 12/19/2019
December 2019 Chow Chow Nationals 12/10/2019


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.