Borzoi History

Nikolai Nikolaevitsch Romanoff

Submitted by Danielle Laure… on Do, 11/16/2017 - 20:44
Portrait of Grand Duke Nicholas Nicolayevich (introduction page of the book "The PerchinoHunt) Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolayevich Romanoff was born in St. Petersburg on November 27, 1856. Member of the Imperial family, he is the son of the Grand Duke Nicolai Nicolayevich (born in 1831) , and the [...]

The Black Borzoi

Submitted by arvid andersen on Mo, 10/15/2018 - 09:15
Very little distinguishes a borzoi from the year 1900 from a borzoi in the year 2000. When we look at other breeds we will almost always see alarming differences. Why is the borzoi so consistent in type over such a long period of time? Old type borzoi (by artist N.Samokish) From the book "Tsar's [...]

Durassov kennels

Submitted by arvid andersen on Mo, 12/18/2017 - 12:29
Peter Feodrovich Durassov (1835 – 1894), was a famous borzoi breeder in Russia. He was the son of Senator F. Durassov, in 1884 Equerry (Chief of stables) at the highest court, a wealthy nobleman - he owned 38 000 ha of land in six governments, factories and two houses in the Royal Village, Tsarskoje [...]

Small memories of a borziatnik

Submitted by Danielle Laure… on Do, 02/08/2018 - 18:46
Excerpts from a story “Small memories of a borziatnik” by V.F. Péléchevski, published in the “Hunting Magazine” in January 1876. The name and first name of the General cited in the story are not specified, but it is almost certainly that of the famous Borzoi breeder, General Alexander Vasilievich [...]

The Siberian Wolfhound

Submitted by pamwild@aol.com on Mo, 03/18/2019 - 22:15
An early name for the Borzoi in the UK was "Siberian Wolfhound" with the word "Borzoi" appearing later in the 19th Century. This much travelled lithograph showing the Siberian Wolfhound (Borzoi) in the Greyhound family was originally drawn and published in "Der Hund und seine Racen" by Leopold [...]

Canadian database

Submitted by arvid andersen on Di, 10/02/2018 - 08:36
Canadian database first version. Where dogs names were gained from published show results, the year refers to the first date the dog was shown. It is not a year of birth. For puppies, a guess was made for a birth date in the year before or sometimes in the year the dog was shown. In this database it [...]

Early American Borzoi History

Submitted by arvid andersen on So, 03/31/2019 - 09:32
Historic research by Margaret Davis! Revision of the early American Borzoi history! T he American system of partial registration leaves so much of the early history out of the studbooks, Here are chronological lists for 4 of the earliest foundation breeders in America and Canada (Terra Cotta). This [...]

Perchino Hunt

Submitted by Danielle Laure… on Do, 11/23/2017 - 09:26
In 1887, Grand Duke Nicolai Nicolayevich acquired the Perchino property west of the city of Tula, about 200 km from Moscow. Perchino was at that time a dilapidated manor house that the Grand Duke is committed to restore and beautify, to make it worthy to become the appointment of hunting that suits [...]

The middleman

Submitted by arvid andersen on Mo, 11/19/2018 - 15:22
Mr. Rousseau was a dealer, a middleman. He was a man who bought and sold borzoi for a profit, often to Americans. We can perhaps have in mind the following: " There were a lot of dogs in Perchino, new ones were born every year. Regularly compiled a list of "defective" dogs and these dogs were sold [...]

The Korbutovsky Hunt.

Submitted by arvid andersen on Mi, 01/31/2018 - 10:07
Pictures from life at the Korbutovsky hunt! A.P. Korbutovsky was not an important breeder. Borzoi from this hunt is hardly found in the studbooks. He was a hunter, his borzoi came from Zikharev, Boldareff and others and that makes these pictures so interesting. There was not only the very rich with [...]

Vera Amelung, a Goddess?

Submitted by DanPersson on So, 09/23/2018 - 10:01
The goddess Vera 15 juni 2012 10:33 by Julia Svintsova Beautiful and gracious, Both Vera & Sighthounds By the end of the late 19th century. in November 1896 in the old manor Krasavka Atkarsk, located in the Lysogorskaya province of Saratov province, a baby was born. The hopes were perhaps that the [...]

The Borzoi, or Russian Wolfhound

Submitted by SueVasick on Sa, 12/30/2017 - 13:34
The Borzoi H.W. Huntington, Marlborough Kennels, 1898; published in "Outing: Sport, Adventure, Travel, Fiction" Far-off Russia, where winters are so severe that but for a few months in the entire year are the fields free from snow, is the home of a breed of dogs known there as the Borzoi, or Psovie. [...]

English Dog Show, Ranelagh Club

Submitted by SueVasick on Di, 11/20/2018 - 22:14
Country Life Illustrated, June 17th 1899 Of all spots in which to hold a dog show, the beautiful grounds of the Ranelagh Club are quite the most perfect. Opinions are unanimous on this point. The committee were fortunate in having these grounds lent to them for the occasion, through the influence of [...]

Artem Konstantinovich Boldareff

Submitted by Danielle Laure… on So, 10/29/2017 - 09:26
Artem K. Boldareff, a great Russian land owner of the late 19th century, is known to be a great meritorious hunter and breeder of Borzoi in this period. He owned a group of renowned Borzoi and his breeding "Woronzova" (named after his estate) saw the birth of many quality borzoi. He is known for his [...]

BRITISH DOGS Their Points, Selection, And Show Preparation by W. D. Drury. Borzois in collaboration with Capt. Borman

Submitted by pamwild@aol.com on Mo, 03/04/2019 - 11:03
I am publishing this article in The Borzoi Encyclopedia to encourage better understanding of the function of a Borzoi and its development as a breed. It is for all to enjoy reading but no part of my contributions to The Borzoi Encyclopedia may be copied, downloaded, printed or used in any way [...]

History of the early British Borzoi (article by Major Borman, Ramsden.)

Submitted by DanPersson on Do, 10/12/2017 - 11:50
From the New Book of the Dog edited by J. Sidney Turner, Chairman of the Committee of the Kennel Club. Published in 1907. The Borzoi section was written by Major S.P. Borman. Mrs Borman with three Ramsden Borzois Although known in this country as the Borzoi, or Russian Wolfhound, this dog belongs to [...]

Early History of the Borzoi in the Nordic Countries (1910-1983)

Submitted by DanPersson on Mo, 02/11/2019 - 09:35
Ramsden Reindeer and Ch Ramsden Romance This article was written in 1984 for the BQs Annual, its purpose was to give a general picture of the back ground on bloodlines appear­ing in the Scandinavian Borzois today (1983). It is written in a rather subjective manner, as I, no doubt, have developed [...]

Asmodey Perchino - star of the past

Submitted by arvid andersen on Mi, 02/06/2019 - 10:42
Deceased Borzoi Stars by Erich Zeiß, Berlin im January 1926 Asmodey Perchino with Dr. Else Wegener Under the same heading, I described the old borzoi-winners of the years 1890 to 1910, some years ago. And this time I am concerned with the three thoroughbred borzois, which were imported by Dr. Arthur [...]

Bemerkungen zur Barsoi-Prämiierung in Kassel, 25.-26. Oktober 1913

Submitted by DanPersson on Mo, 12/11/2017 - 11:15
Bemerkungen zur Barsoi-Prämiierung in Kassel, 25.-26. Oktober 1913 von General George de Meyer. Kieff, 12. Februar 1014 Foto von der Zeitung "Hundesport und Jagd" 1913, Nr.45, pg.1044 aus Höflichkeit von Andrus Kozlov Idealtypus kopf des Borzoi, skizze des Generals von Meyer, Kieff Als ich auf [...]