Borzoi History

Nicolas Nicolaïevitch Romanoff

Soumis par Danielle Laure… le jeu 16/11/2017 - 16:59
Portrait du grand-duc Nicolas Nicolaïevitch (page d'introduction du livre "La Chasse de Perchino) Le grand-duc Nicolas Nicolaïevitch Romanoff est né à Saint Pétersbourg le 6 novembre 1856. Membre de la famille impériale, il est le fils du grand-duc Nicolas Nicolaïevitch (né en 1831), et le neveu d [...]

The Black Borzoi

Soumis par arvid andersen le lun 15/10/2018 - 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

Soumis par arvid andersen le lun 18/12/2017 - 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 [...]

Petits souvenirs d'un borziatnik

Soumis par Danielle Laure… le jeu 08/02/2018 - 12:07
Extraits d’un récit « Petits souvenirs d’un borziatnik » par V.F. Péléchevski, publié dans la «Revue de chasse» en janvier 1876. Le nom et prénom du général cités dans le récit ne sont pas précisés, mais il s’agit très certainement du célèbre éleveur de barzoïs, le général Alexander Vasilievitch [...]

The Siberian Wolfhound

Soumis par Pam_Wild le lun 18/03/2019 - 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

Soumis par arvid andersen le mar 02/10/2018 - 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

Soumis par arvid andersen le dim 31/03/2019 - 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 [...]

La Chasse de Perchino

Soumis par Danielle Laure… le jeu 23/11/2017 - 09:23
Ci-contre : portrait, un peu caricatural du grand-duc Nicolas Nicolaïevitch. La légende en russe est la suivante : "Son altesse impériale le grand prince Nicolas Nicolaïevitch, sur un de ses chevaux de chasse à Perchino, lors d'une épreuve sur loup (sadki) pour tester les barzoïs à la prise de la [...]

The middleman

Soumis par arvid andersen le lun 19/11/2018 - 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.

Soumis par arvid andersen le mer 31/01/2018 - 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?

Soumis par DanPersson le dim 23/09/2018 - 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

Soumis par SueVasick le sam 30/12/2017 - 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

Soumis par SueVasick le mar 20/11/2018 - 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

Soumis par Danielle Laure… le dim 29/10/2017 - 10:04
Artem K. Boldareff, grand propriétaire russe de la fin du 19e siècle, est connu pour être un chasseur et éleveur de barzoïs de grand mérite de cette période. Il posséda un équipage de barzoïs de renom et son élevage "Woronzova" (du nom de son domaine) a vu naître de nombreux sujets de qualité. Il [...]

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

Soumis par Pam_Wild le lun 04/03/2019 - 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.)

Soumis par DanPersson le jeu 12/10/2017 - 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 [...]

The Romanoff kennels

Soumis par arvid andersen le sam 31/08/2019 - 22:24
The American Romanoff kennels has been researched by and is written by Margaret Davis! Romanoff was the name of the Russian royal family. It was established in 1630 by Michael Romanoff. Read more at, A relative of the first Michael Romanoff, [...]