Judge Info - Amanda Brantley

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, October 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 1/31/2012

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 Amanda Brantley looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very Low
Forequarter Low
Hindquarter Very Low
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back 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.  Amanda Brantley has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Antonio Hutchinson
2 Dert Priebe
3 Pamelan Treadwell
4 Julie Patton
5 Justin Moyer
6 Deborie Mejorado
7 Joandy Classen
8 Kimberly Carson
9 Peren Troy
10 Bill Meyer
11 Jene Moak
12 Jamiel Leavens
13 Stephanie Scott
14 Chuck Donaldson
15 Jennifer Oneil
16 Aly Dimaggio
17 Nany Painter
18 Greg Alexander
19 Nathia Barks
20 Jony Bewely
21 Alles Vickers
22 Coby Rodriguez
23 Keven Dowdle
24 Den Towler
25 Cliff Irwin

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
ALREADY By Beyoncé For Shetland Sheepdogs 8/16/2019
July 2019 Pomeranian Nationals 7/18/2019
GS 7-17 7/17/2019
July 2019 Estrela Mountain Dog Nationals 7/14/2019
July 2019 Doberman Pinscher Nationals 7/13/2019
AbleBaker 126 6/10/2019 MHs Annie Oakley
AST Spring Fling 2 5/24/2019
Chikolla 1st All Breed Show 5/4/2019 MHs Annie Oakley
Foxfire Chessie Show 4/28/2019
April 2019 Gordon Setter Nationals 4/21/2019


Did you know?
The first obedience title is a CD, or "Companion Dog", which is earned through competition in the Novice obedience class.