Judge Info - Lorraine Horne

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, March 31, 2016
Retirement Announced 2/28/2017

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. 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 Lorraine Horne looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Sylvia Tejeda
2 Joey Allen
3 Bruce Creel
4 David Scott
5 Reberol Pattison
6 Shael Parramore
7 Marry Anne Bryant
8 Jana Mezies
9 Chri Faison
10 Sam Tacker
11 Roxanne Leatherwood
12 Joe Kensing
13 Angela Fletcher
14 Mandy Parcus
15 Billip Soltero
16 Martha Woodson
17 Pamarba Lhoam
18 Mike Schneider
19 Geor Board
20 Nicole Hunger
21 Giulice Lipton
22 Janis Coakley
23 Doug Mavroulis
24 Chrica Donnellan
25 Patrick Sayforth

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
Back To School Bash 8/11/2018 FJ Coldstone
Angels 8 7/14/2018
Bombyx Bash 52 5/21/2018
Zinga 56 5/20/2018
Do it for the Brits 51 5/1/2018
Bring Your Stars 26/3 3/26/2018
SColours 131 3/21/2018
Noodles Kerry Show 2 3/21/2018
SilknT 75 3/3/2018
White Fluff 211 2/22/2018


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.