Judge Info - Keven Ta

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, December 31, 2007
Retirement Announced 7/31/2009

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 Keven Ta looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Martha Woodson
2 Mike Schneider
3 Geor Board
4 Angela Fletcher
5 Sam Tacker
6 Marry Anne Bryant
7 Doug Mavroulis
8 Reberol Pattison
9 David Scott
10 Patrick Sayforth
11 Joey Allen
12 Sylvia Tejeda
13 Ellen Schroeder
14 Rusty Walter
15 Kelly LaFoy
16 Bruce Creel
17 Shael Parramore
18 Jana Mezies
19 Chri Faison
20 Roxanne Leatherwood
21 Joe Kensing
22 Mandy Parcus
23 Billip Soltero
24 Kim Coleman
25 Clan Melby

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
Bring On That Rock N Roll 8/3/2020 GLXYs Oh What A Night
Hounding the Pharaohs XX 7/19/2020
Steinhaus Summer Show 10 6/22/2020 GLXYs Major League
May 2020 Bullmastiff Nationals 5/3/2020
Virus Show 3 3/29/2020
March 2020 Shiba Inu Nationals 3/22/2020
March 2020 German Wirehaired Pointer Nationals 3/21/2020
No. 4 3/9/2020
Cheers 26 3/8/2020
Rossetts Feb 20 All Breed Show 2/20/2020 Taymyr Silver Orb


Did you know?
A specialty show is a dog show which reviews a single breed, unlike other dog shows, particularly conformation shows, which are generally referred to as "all-breed" because they are open to all breeds recognized by the sponsoring kennel club.