Judge Info - Kristy Bryant

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, May 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 8/31/2009

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling 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 Kristy Bryant looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jennifer Oneil
2 Jamiel Leavens
3 Nany Painter
4 Bill Meyer
5 Peren Troy
6 Greg Alexander
7 Nathia Barks
8 Jony Bewely
9 Alles Vickers
10 Coby Rodriguez
11 Den Towler
12 Herb Bowe
13 Flozell Tucker
14 Caryn Brumit
15 Ster Stockyard
16 Riely Whalen
17 Justin Moyer
18 Pamelan Treadwell
19 Matt Moore
20 Dert Priebe
21 June Dixon
22 Antonio Hutchinson
23 Julie Patton
24 Edna Dixon
25 Deborie Mejorado

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
December 2021 Kerry Blue Terrier Nationals 12/5/2021
TSR The Jest 10 11/12/2021 EDD Courtney Walsh
November 2021 French Bulldog Nationals 11/8/2021
Under The Southern Cross 35 10/9/2021 EDD Courtney Walsh
Ranch JAH Autumn Fayre 13 9/5/2021 EDD Courtney Walsh
August 2021 Standard Schnauzer Nationals 8/17/2021
Labs 28 8/7/2021
Here Comes Summer 36 7/7/2021 Implicite Paper Town
June 2021 Lhasa Apso Nationals 6/24/2021
June 2021 Brittany Nationals 6/17/2021


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.