Judge Info - Blanca Taylor

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, November 30, 2013
Retirement Announced 4/30/2015

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Relatively high 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 Blanca Taylor looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Giulice Lipton
2 Nicole Hunger
3 Janis Coakley
4 Pamarba Lhoam
5 Billip Soltero
6 Mandy Parcus
7 Chrica Donnellan
8 Joe Kensing
9 Roxanne Leatherwood
10 Chri Faison
11 Jana Mezies
12 Mick Sherrer
13 Claire McAllister
14 Shael Parramore
15 Scott Ramsey
16 Sana Rasnick
17 Bruce Creel
18 Caraces Rowen
19 Yvette Glover
20 Thom Kogut
21 Sylvia Tejeda
22 Joey Allen
23 Evan Kown
24 Nata Deming
25 David Scott

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
Thanksiving Spotsalot Spectacular 11/28/2019
Turkley Lurkey Day Is Coming 11/13/2019 KDH Johnny Cash
Keeshonds Down Under 72 11/12/2019
October 2019 Brussels Griffon Nationals 10/13/2019
Beau’s Amstaff Fall Classic 09/26 9/26/2019
September 2019 Portuguese Water Dog Nationals 9/20/2019
I AM BEYONCÉ GISELLE KNOWLES CARTER 8/22/2019
August 2019 Lagotto Romagnolo Nationals 8/3/2019
Beltane Celebration 87 7/18/2019 Kissangels Last Words
SilknT 164 7/6/2019


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.