Judge Info - Stephen Long
Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, July 31, 2014
Retirement Announced 10/31/2014
Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.
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 Stephen Long looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||High|
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. Stephen Long has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|ASTs So Ready for Summer 2||6/28/2019|
|June 2019 Labrador Retriever Nationals||6/13/2019|
|May 2019 G.S.P. Nationals||5/27/2019|
|Borzoi Days 4||5/6/2019|
|West Rich 39||5/5/2019|
|Strikers May 2nd All Breed Show||5/2/2019||GLXYs Vengeance Is Mine|
|April 2019 Tibetan Terrier Nationals||4/25/2019|
|Caulfeilds 4-20 All Breed Show||4/20/2019||GLXYs Quiet Snowfall|
|On The Borders Specialty 2||4/7/2019|
|March 2019 Dandie Dinmont Terrier Nationals||3/6/2019|