Judge Info - Nancy Gardner

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, July 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 11/30/2009

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. 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 Nancy Gardner looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very High
Forequarter Very Low
Hindquarter Low
Gait Very Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Very Low
Size/Height Low
Feet High

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.  Nancy Gardner has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Caraces Rowen
2 Yvette Glover
3 Sana Rasnick
4 Scott Ramsey
5 Thom Kogut
6 Claire McAllister
7 Mick Sherrer
8 Evan Kown
9 Nata Deming
10 Abby Stewart
11 Chrica Donnellan
12 Dianne Carter
13 Janis Coakley
14 Giulice Lipton
15 Nicole Hunger
16 Pamarba Lhoam
17 Bob Golub
18 Billip Soltero
19 Chric Hoover
20 Mandy Parcus
21 Joe Kensing
22 Roxanne Leatherwood
23 Kristen Gowin
24 Chri Faison
25 Jana Mezies

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
Seasar All Breed 94 11/10/2019 Seasar Hershey
Corgo 85 10/28/2019
Happy Hour 27 9/18/2019
Rat Terrier Specialty VII 9/12/2019
September 2019 Australian Cattle Dog Nationals 9/7/2019
Seasar All Breed 69 9/6/2019 Andy*s Take It As It Comes
September 2019 Cane Corso Nationals 9/2/2019
September 2019 Bulldog Nationals 9/2/2019
Big City Lights 8/29/2019 Seasar Witch Craft
August 2019 Spanish Water Dog Nationals 8/27/2019


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.