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
December 2021 Bloodhound Nationals 12/2/2021
LyricDogs Nov 28 11/28/2021 Card Redwood
GaylanStudio4 21-10-03 All Breed 10/3/2021 TwoRivers Above The Shadows
Aliyah 63 9/25/2021
August 2021 Rat Terrier Nationals 8/3/2021
Seasar All Breed 228 7/13/2021 TwoRivers Cards Wild
July 2021 Otterhound Nationals 7/8/2021
May 2021 Skye Terrier Nationals 5/15/2021
Corgo 196 5/11/2021
May 2021 Pumi Nationals 5/1/2021


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.