Judge Info - Roy Rick

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Retirement Announced 9/30/2012

Not political at all. Low level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Roy Rick looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter Very High
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Normal
Size/Height Low
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.  Roy Rick 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
Tamiami Manchester 5 6/2/2019
E Setter Show 5/5/2019
Dobe Lovers 6 4/17/2019
Tidbets Tibetan Party 15 4/15/2019
April 2019 Australian Terrier Nationals 4/11/2019
St. Patrick`s Day Collie Show 3/17/2019
KDH All Breed 26 3/16/2019 Whisper Pine Super Ace
March 2019 Irish Water Spaniel Nationals 3/11/2019
Love Ibizans 15 2/22/2019
Leo Christmas Party 2 12/25/2018


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.