Judge Info - Ned Ford

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 3/31/2018

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in 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 Ned Ford looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Bob Golub
2 Chric Hoover
3 Kristen Gowin
4 Dianne Carter
5 Adrian Campbell
6 Abby Stewart
7 Chry Krell
8 Judy Clarkson
9 Kath Hazlett
10 Nata Deming
11 Evan Kown
12 Aarry Schmit
13 Carolyn Beerer
14 Thom Kogut
15 Bart Alderette
16 Yvette Glover
17 Mark Jetter
18 Caraces Rowen
19 Veronica Sheidt
20 Sana Rasnick
21 Scott Ramsey
22 Claire McAllister
23 Mick Sherrer
24 Valera Ortiz
25 Hun Sargeant

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
RW Poodle Party 24 2/5/2023
TRHD all breed 14 2/4/2023 Czarina Wildfire
Cairn Classic 23 1/24/2023
January 2023 Lagotto Romagnolo Nationals 1/3/2023
December 2022 Pug Nationals 12/21/2022
Schipperke Specialty 6 11/28/2022
The Merry Cocker 1 10/29/2022
Plus Fall Show 23 10/14/2022 Czarina Devil’s Advocate
iG August Regional Specialty day 2 8/15/2022
July 2022 Great Dane Nationals 7/19/2022


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.