Judge Info - William Hernandez

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Low level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 William Hernandez looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Doug Mavroulis
2 Patrick Sayforth
3 Geor Board
4 Mike Schneider
5 Martha Woodson
6 Ellen Schroeder
7 Rusty Walter
8 Angela Fletcher
9 Kelly LaFoy
10 Sam Tacker
11 Marry Anne Bryant
12 Reberol Pattison
13 David Scott
14 Joey Allen
15 Sylvia Tejeda
16 Kim Coleman
17 Clan Melby
18 George Anderson
19 Bruce Creel
20 Shael Parramore
21 Alejam Zapien
22 Kate Dalton
23 Jana Mezies
24 Chri Faison
25 Roxanne Leatherwood

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
Key West Collie Show 8/24/2017
Happy 3rd Birthday Sheltie Show 8/23/2017
Steph It Up 8/22/2017 Rough Edges Up To No Good
Summer Holiday 4 8/21/2017 Rough Edges Forever Today
Just As I Am 8/20/2017 Rough Edges Strobelite
August 2017 Great Dane Nationals 8/19/2017
August 2017 Beauceron Nationals 8/18/2017
Blaidd Drwg Caucasians All Breed 13 8/17/2017 Rough Edges Strobelite
Running Sealyhams August 16th 8/16/2017
Willowwood Sheltie Show 8/15/2017


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.