Analyzing Borzoi structure and the effect certain faults have on conformation and performance ability. Using other breeds, where a breed virtue is considered a Borzoi fault.
A review of howBorzoi styles, short coupled vs. long bodied; tall vs. short, affects Borzoi movement and performance.
Member judging, selection and placement of a class of Borzoi.
(Order of presentations may change due to availability of presenters.)
DVDs of past BCOA Members Education seminars are $10 each - available on the presentations listed below.
Comparison based on Rachel Paige Elliot’s DVD DogSteps and pictures of Borzoi movement from BCOA Nationals and regional specialty shows. Presentation by Jim Sillers, DVM and Anne Midgarden, DVM.
The BCOA slide show presented to aspiring Borzoi judges during the judge's education seminars.
Presentations and panel discussion by a panel of knowledgeable Borzoi breeders in training and conditioning Borzoi for Straight-line or Oval racing, Open Field Coursing, Lure coursing, Obedience, Agility, Rally and Conformation showing.
The Evolution of Borzoi in America. Using BCOA and Regional Specialty winners and photos of historic USA and Russian Borzoi. This presentation shows how type has evolved over the decades.
A Historic and Contemporary Review of Russian Borzoi. A panel of presenters, who have either lived in Russia, travelled to Russia for hunts, and/or judged large Borzoi entries in Russia. Most importantly each is a student of Borzoi in Russia, both historic and present day.
For information on past Member Education Seminars, please contact:
Member Education Chairperson