Mrs. Stephanie S. Hedgepath
MRS. STEPHANIE S. HEDGEPATH of Lexington, South Carolina, began showing and breeding dogs in 1969 with a German Shepherd Dog. Since then, she has owned and shown dogs from the Herding, Sporting, Toy, and Non-Sporting Groups, finishing champions in each group. Since 1977, Ms. Hedgepath has been breeding and showing Pembroke Welsh Corgis and is an AKC Breeder of Merit Gold.
Ms. Hedgepath began judging in 1988, and notable assignments include the Pembroke Welsh Corgi and Cardigan Welsh Corgi National Specialties. In 2011, she was honored to judge the Welsh Corgi League National Show in England. Additional international assignments include Canada, Jamaica, Finland, Norway, Sweden, New Zealand, Australia, China, the Philippines, Ireland, and Mexico. She is approved to judge the Herding, Sporting, Toy, and Non-Sporting Groups. This is her second assignment at Westminster.