English Dog Show, Ranelagh Club

Submitted by SueVasick on Tue, 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 [...]

Interview with Jo Heller

Submitted by arvid andersen on Tue, 10/23/2018 - 12:03
Interview for the French Borzoi Club by Jean-Luc Tournier with; Jo Heller of VORENOFF Borzoi Kennels Front page of the French Borzoi Club interview by Mr. Tournier with Jo Heller! - Do you remember the first time you saw a Borzoi? Oh, yes, of course. When I came home from school in one day, a car [...]

Vera Amelung, a Goddess?

Submitted by DanPersson on Sun, 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 [...]

Nina Alexandrovna Korff-Sumarokova

Submitted by arvid andersen on Thu, 09/06/2018 - 09:58
A quick look at one famous woman in Borzoi from a 100 years ago: Nina Alexandrovna Korff-Sumarokova. Baroness, breeder and hunter. B aroness Korff was born in 1877, graduated, and spoke four languages. Living on the family estate (Stary Yuriev, Tambov province), she was a passionate lover of borzois [...]

Who was Constantin Esmont?

Submitted by arvid andersen on Thu, 08/02/2018 - 19:22
Notes regarding Borzoi in Russia in the period 1940 to 1950! In the 1940s, just as the second WW had ended, a Soviet soldier, Constantin Esmont made detailed records of the various types of borzoi he found in Cossack villages in the south of Russia. Esmont at work on a field trial His job was to [...]