Borzoi History

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1950
Charis von Bismarkturm

Ch Charis v Bismarkturm . There is a story behind this photo and the one of Polongai Porchai Krasnoje Selo. In 1978 I did get both of them from Charlotte Zabel, with the remark, how important both had

1950
The Boreland History (Sweden)

Barbro Blomqvist started her Borelands kennel in Norrkoping with a Borzoi named Natascha (Trolle av Vaktarbo-Heimerbergs Natascha), born 1948. Natascha jumping, with mrs Blomqvist in background. Ch Natascha Natascha eventually became SE Champion, and besides her physical appearance she was a Borzoi with many qualities. She followed her owner without a leash when she rode her bike, and was left outside the store while her mistress did her shopping. She also with ease jumped over the height of her owner standing up. Natascha was bred to Ch Gilgamesch (Sergei-Bonnens Zazza). They were closely
The Boreland History (Sweden)

1952
American Champions Sunday of Tam-Boer and Vigow of Romanoff III

A splendid photograph of two grand Borzoi, American Ch. Sunday of Tam-Boer on the left and American Ch. Vigow of Romanoff III on the right. Sunday was a well-bodied white and red bitch bred by Leonard and Elizabeth Tamboer and owned by the Larsons. She was whelped December 6, 1956 and of Romanoff bloodlines, being sired by Vigow of Romanoff II ex Lady Gretchen of Tam-Boer. As a brood bitch, she produced 2 litters [1960, 1961] both sired by Haljean’s Flame, and her offspring were behind Cordova and Conamor Borzoi, among others. Her most influential daughter was Hasu’s Elena of Conamor, who was
American Champions Sunday of Tam-Boer and Vigow of Romanoff III

1960
International Dog Show i Gothenburg 1960

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 ,
International Dog Show i Gothenburg 1960
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1965
Ekhaga Nikolaus

Ekhaga Nikolaus sired a number of litters in Sweden and Finland, and can still be found in pedigrees around the World. Link Kennel Ekhaga

1965
War&Peace "Hunt scenes"

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.
War&Peace "Hunt scenes"
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1967
Loral's Iossif Ivanevich

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

1971
The Swedish Borzoi Club (Ryska Vinthundsringen 1971)

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 Clas Jansson as Treasurer.
The Swedish Borzoi Club (Ryska Vinthundsringen 1971)

1976
Kennel “Van Troybhiko”

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
Kennel “Van Troybhiko”

1981
The Swedish Borzoi-Ringens Jubilee 1981

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
The Swedish Borzoi-Ringens Jubilee 1981

1989
Jo Heller at the IBC conference in Macon

Jo Heller A very happy Jo Heller The fourth conference of the International Borzoi Council was held this time in Macon, France in the famous and beautiful wine region on October 12 and 13, 1989. It was the first time for me and I ’ m glad I went. The previous conferences were held in Sweden 1981, England 1983 and in USA in 1986. The next, the fifth, is scheduled for Leningrad. The Macon conference was well attended and many well-known borzoi personalities from as far away as Canada, USA, Australia and from various European countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Germany, USSR, Holland, Belgium,
Jo Heller at the IBC conference in Macon

1991
In memory of Eugenia Feodorovna Dezor

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
In memory of Eugenia Feodorovna Dezor

1992
The 100 year jubilee show in 1992

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 100 year jubilee show in 1992