Judge Info - Barbara Hall

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, March 31, 2016
Retirement Announced 6/30/2016

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Low 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 Barbara Hall looks for.

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

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.  Barbara Hall has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jay McHaney
2 Edna Dixon
3 Jessa McKinnley
4 John Rome
5 Beah McEwen
6 Katy Murrell
7 June Dixon
8 Matt Moore
9 Norma Young
10 Riely Whalen
11 Dan Adams
12 Ster Stockyard
13 Caryn Brumit
14 Flozell Tucker
15 Herb Bowe
16 Jeff Wehlan
17 Willie Cundiff
18 Den Towler
19 Bob Coke
20 Coby Rodriguez
21 Alles Vickers
22 Jony Bewely
23 Debbie Merrill
24 Nathia Barks
25 Jean Infante

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
May 2019 Akita Nationals 5/26/2019
Spring Whippets 7 5/20/2019
CKC May Madness 02 5/6/2019
May 2019 German Pinscher Nationals 5/4/2019
May 1st Vallhund Specialty 5/1/2019
Clwyds April 26 All Breed Show 4/26/2019 Breslin Marriam
GSD Show 34 4/18/2019
Britains Favorite Dog Show I 2/18/2019
Kitona Westie 1 2/5/2019
Gymea 208 1/28/2019


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.