Borzoi History

Kennel “Van Troybhiko”

Submitted by SueVasick on Wed, 04/18/2018 - 00:59
Kennel “Van Troybhiko” by E. Ebneter. ‘Der Windhundfreund’, December 1976 The Troybhiko kennel of Mrs. Matheeuwsen in Best, Holland was established in 1962. The kennel name ‘Troybhiko’ was taken from the first four dogs bought by this kennel: Troyka, Bianka, Hermi and Kosak. Troyka van Borjoschka [...]

Borzoi Skeleton

Submitted by on Wed, 05/01/2019 - 11:43
This picture was given to me many years ago and I understand the actual skeleton is held by The Natural History Museum, London, UK. I am publishing these articles in The Borzoi Encyclopedia to encourage better understanding of the function of the Borzoi and its development as a breed. They are for [...]

Interview with Miss Betty Murray

Submitted by arvid andersen on Mon, 02/04/2019 - 14:04
The Borzoi Quarterly Talks With Miss Betty Murray FORTROUGE BORZOI Devon, Great Britain This interview was conducted at the home of Miss B. Murray on July 26, 1984 by 0. W. Roemer-Horn. How did you get started in dogs and, especially, in Borzoi? I never remember being without a dog. When I was born [...]

The 57th Hound Show in Moscow

Submitted by SueVasick on Tue, 02/12/2019 - 14:49
The 57th Hound Show in Moscow [21st-22nd June 1986] Written by Ursula-Vera Trueb, de Norois Borzoi, Switzerland, translated by Jean Vandongen. Submitted by Sue E.A. Vasick via James Sillers Ursula-Vera Trueb in Moscow with Borzoi The show grounds in the green belt surrounding Moscow was an ideal [...]

D.M. Dudley's Ukrainia Borzoi

Submitted by SueVasick on Tue, 02/26/2019 - 01:14
By Sue E.A. Vasick [originally published in the Spring, 1992 issue of Borzoi International magazine] All Rights Reserved. In England, Dorothy Dudley’s interest in Borzoi began in the 1930’s and continued to her demise at a ripe old age. Her first Borzoi were bitches, these being Iza, Zwogezdi and [...]

The 100 year jubilee show in 1992

Submitted by arvid andersen on Wed, 10/17/2018 - 19:44
The Jubilee show was held in the Ballroom of the Chesford Grange Hotel in Kenilwoth on 4th October in 1992. 283 Borzoi was judged by Barbara Long and Audrey Benbow, both very well known and respected breeder/judges. Pictures of the winners and the judges qritiques can bee seen as a complement to the [...]