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
June 2020 Brittany Nationals 6/17/2020
June 2020 Plott Nationals 6/10/2020
German Spitz 6 6/10/2020
Avatar on Netflix Reminder 5/15/2020
Zoetic Dogo Show XIV 5/2/2020
April 2020 Pyrenean Shepherd Nationals 4/22/2020
Gordon Celebration 4/9/2020
March 2020 Belgian Malinois Nationals 3/18/2020
February 2020 Sussex Spaniel Nationals 2/27/2020
Rossetts End Of January Specialty 1/30/2020


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.