Karen Doby is currently an approved judge with the Pony of the Americas as well as the American Stock Horse Association. Karen has been judging professionally since 1988, having shown American Quarter Horses as a youth, amateur and then professionally. Karen has qualified numerous horses for the AQHA World Show, APHA & PHBA World Show as well as winning halter and lunge line futurities. Karen has coached youth and amateurs to numerous titles including all around, circuit champions and world qualifiers. Karen began judging local shows around the South Alabama, Georgia and Northwest Florida area and each year added larger & more prestigious shows to her resume. After transferring to Texas for her job in 2012, her judging opportunities have increased and she began to pursue a dream to judge Gypsy horses. Karen is exhibitor friendly and an advocate for the horse.