Judge Info - Lorraine Horne

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, March 31, 2016
Retirement Announced 2/28/2017

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. 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 Lorraine Horne looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Sylvia Tejeda
2 Joey Allen
3 Bruce Creel
4 David Scott
5 Reberol Pattison
6 Shael Parramore
7 Marry Anne Bryant
8 Jana Mezies
9 Chri Faison
10 Sam Tacker
11 Roxanne Leatherwood
12 Joe Kensing
13 Angela Fletcher
14 Mandy Parcus
15 Billip Soltero
16 Martha Woodson
17 Pamarba Lhoam
18 Mike Schneider
19 Geor Board
20 Nicole Hunger
21 Giulice Lipton
22 Janis Coakley
23 Doug Mavroulis
24 Chrica Donnellan
25 Patrick Sayforth

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
RRV All-Breed 24-02-23 2/23/2024 Newwave Blackout By MVK
January 2024 Swedish Vallhund Nationals 1/25/2024
Westies Are Besties 2 1/23/2024
Saluki New Year 12/30/2023
Keeshonds Down Under 130 12/27/2023
November 2023 S.C.W.T. Nationals 11/8/2023
Rat Terrier Specialty of the Redwoods 1 11/4/2023
MVK all breed 24 10/3/2023 Solcintra Timonium Core
EMD Specialty 39 9/20/2023
Southwest 66 8/26/2023 Beercan More To The Party


Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.