Judge Info - Mose Spurgeon

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, October 31, 2008
Retirement Announced 11/30/2010

Not political at all. Low level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

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 Mose Spurgeon looks for.

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

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

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
July 2022 Kerry Blue Terrier Nationals 7/5/2022
TRK all breed 1 6/26/2022 RagDale Manesseh mair maDory
Caulfeilds May 11th All Breed Show 5/11/2022 Seasar Downton Abbey
May 2022 Miniature Pinscher Nationals 5/2/2022
Afghan Hound Show 1 4/22/2022
Rex Rover 24 4/21/2022
Ibizan March Madness 3 3/20/2022
Rossetts Feb 26 All Breed Show 2/26/2022 TSR Magical Flower
Still Got Them Post Valentine Blues 2/17/2022 TSR Magical Flower
WBs DanceHall Drs Shownasia 7 1/7/2022


Did you know?
An obedience trial is a dog sport in which a dog must perfectly execute a predefined set of tasks when directed to do so by his handler