Show Dog Judges Profiles


, Mrs Rita Turnhout,



    El Rachman
  • FCI:

    All Breeds

Rita passed the Belgian Kennel Club's (St. Hubertus) judges examination in 1980. She was qualified to judge her first breed AFGHAN HOUND (her own breed) in 1981. At the moment she is qualified to judge the breeds by F.C.I. Group System, mentioned on the below list. She has awarded Green Stars in Ireland for Afghan Hounds, Borzoi, Deerhounds, Salukis, Greyhounds, Irish Wolfhounds, Chow-Chow, Akita Inu, Samoyeds, Border Collie, Bearded Collie, Collie Rough, Old English Sheepdogs, Shetland Sheepdogs, Welsh Corgis Cardigan and Pembroke, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Setter English, Setter Irish, Norwegian Buhund, and Irish Water Spaniels. She has also awarded CC's in England for Afghan Hounds, Saluki's and Deerhounds. (She's on the A-list in England for these breeds). Rita has judged with CACCACIB in Belgium, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Luxemburg, Austria, Slovenia, Germany, Russia, Letland (Latvia), Lithuania, France, Hungary, Croatia, Tsjechie, Slovakia, Italy, Scotland, Ireland, Romania, Greece, Litauwen, Poland, USA: Springfield, Massachusetts, South Korea, Israel, New Zealand, Australia and Canada. She judged the Afghan Hound Specialty in St. Louis (USA), and in Sweden (Stockholm) the Sighthound Specialty, as well as the Champion of Champions and Veteran of Veterans. Rita has regularly judged Best In Groups andor B.I.S. at All-Breeds Shows, and Specialties. Due to the number of judging appointments Rita has been contracted for around the world, she no longer has time to keep her own dogs.