Judge Info - Jared Weiderhold

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, June 11, 2003
Retirement Announced 8/31/2008

Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. 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 Jared Weiderhold looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Huntert Dawe
2 Listy Cousar
3 Terri Farnum
4 Bradie DiNapoli
5 Ben Marro
6 Hen Kilburn
7 Maret Gentile
8 Erik Mitchell
9 Cliff Irwin
10 Rachero Fergus
11 Keven Dowdle
12 Bre Strayhorn
13 Tod Brubaker
14 Jos Harter
15 Ron Boening
16 Parker Hart
17 Joey Finch
18 Aly Dimaggio
19 Holly Pollok
20 Chuck Donaldson
21 Stephanie Scott
22 Emily Nguyen
23 Jene Moak
24 Art Toles
25 Kimberly Carson

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
Spotification 3 7/5/2020
Do It For The Brits 137 7/5/2020
GaylanStudio4 2020-06-28 All Breed Show 6/28/2020 I Am Lemon
German Spitz 10 6/15/2020
June 2020 Bloodhound Nationals 6/2/2020
Fall Leaves 92 4/15/2020
April 2020 Old English Sheepdog Nationals 4/2/2020
March 2020 Norwegian Buhund Nationals 3/23/2020
TNT 171st All Breed Show 2/14/2020 Junibug
New Year Whippet 4 1/4/2020


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.