A most famous book, The Borzoi Handbook was written by Winifred Chadwick.
At the show in Gothenburg in 1960 Ekhaga showed a group of borzois. One of the dogs, Ch Ekhaga Rimski went BOB and the group was Best Group in Show ,
Ekhaga Nikolaus sired a number of litters in Sweden and Finland, and can still be found in pedigrees around the World. Link Kennel Ekhaga
Wolfhunt scenes Opening scene Sergej Bondartjuks version of Leo Tolstoj's War&Peace has been much awarded. Here we have a link to the beatiful scenes of the wolfhunt. The USSR (Nikita Chrustiev) export to England, "Boran" owned by Lady Sternberg, was said to play the main role among the Borzois appearing.
Taking one of dozens of Hound Group Firsts American Ch. Loral’s Iossif Ivanevich played a huge part in the development of the breed in America during the late 1960’s, early 1970’s. Joe was bred and
Photo, People and Borzois at the first meeting in Borås 1971 Ryska Vinthundsringen was founded in 1971 by a number of local entusiasts from the Gothenburg area. Due to intensive lobbying it was soon established throughout the country! In 1972 it was recognized by the Swedish Sighthound Club (SvVk). At a meeting the same year Henry Zöller, Helga Ljungberg and N.Toll from SvVk was present, a board was elected with A. Andersen as Chairman, Carina Jansson as Secretary, Dan Persson Editor and Claes Jansson as Treasurer.
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 became the foundation of the successful Troybhiko borzoi. Troyka himself won 32 CACIB. He was an International, Dutch Champion, Belg. Ch, 1969 German Winner, 1967 Swiss Winner and 66-68 Winner Amsterdam. Troyka van Borjoschka as a veteran Troyka is the sire of many beautiful borzoi and sired
Hermann Zimmerle and Lyle Gilette, judges at the Show The 10 year jubilee and the first International Borzoi Conference All delegates at the Conference in Sweden. The English delegates on their way to Falkoping The
Critique from Our Dogs newspaper. Judge Val Tuton
Leeds Champion Show Critique from Our Dogs newspaper, September 2, 1982
Individual dogs are labelled!
At the IBC conference in USA in 1986 it was decided that the 1989 conference should be held in France...
E ugenia Feodorovna Dezor Elena Nikolaevna Makkonen who personally knew Eugenia Feodorovna Dezor wrote this in memory of her friend. She has agreed to have it published in the Borzoi Encyclopedia. Eugenia was born on August 29 in 1903. She was the eldest daughter in a family who descended from scientists and explorers. Her father, a chemist-engineer in textile production, was invited to work in Russia. With him came his family of wife and two daughters. They were baptized orthodox and adopted Russian citizenship. Eugenia Feodorovna Dezor, 1928 Eugenia Feodorovna was married at the age of only
Fourth part of the film, starting with Bitches Minor puppies.
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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 film. https://borzoipedia.com/en/history/18073 The Borzoi Club was founded in 1892 and was the first and now the eldest borzoi club in existence. The jubilee was a huge success and the entire event was filmed and has resulted in no less than 7 videofilms where the last, no 7 is now shown here in
The fifth part of the film from the 100 Year jubilee show. Showing several Bitch classes.
A film containing Limit and Open class Bitches plus Best Male and Puppy
Final part of the film.
The opening and the three first classes from the Show (more will come)
Male classes Junior, Special yearling, Novice and Graduate Dog