The Hounds of Khiva

 

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March 2017 News

o   Shayla (SBIS Ch. Khiva's Enchanted Dream) was awarded an Award of Merit at the North Texas Saluki Club Specialty – shown by 7 year old Lauren!

o   Gypsy (Khiva’s Persian Gypsy) won Reserve Winners Bitch at the North Texas Saluki Club Specialty – this was her first time shown!

 

January 2017 News

o   Shayla (SBIS Ch. Khiva's Enchanted Dream) was awarded a NOHS Group 1 at the Oak Ridge Kennel Club.

 

November 2016 News

o   Diego (Ch. Khiva's Dazzling Diego) won Winners dog at the Greater Ocala Dog Club (a Central Florida Association of Saluki Hounds (CFLASH) Supported Entry) under Nikki Riggsbee to complete his AKC Championship!

o   Feisha (Khiva's Funtastic Feisha) won Winners bitch and Best of Winners at the Greater Ocala Dog Club (a Central Florida Association of Saluki Hounds (CFLASH) Supported Entry) under Nikki Riggsbee.  This was her 2nd weekend shown!

o   Diego (Khiva's Dazzling Diego) won Winners dog and Best of Winners (for a 5-point major) at Central Florida Association of Saluki Hounds (CFLASH) Specialty under Judge Juan Miranda!

 

October 2016 News

o   Shayla (SBIS Ch. Khiva's Enchanted Dream) completed her AKC championship by being awarded Best in Show and Best Bred-by at the North Georgia Hound Association Specialty under Sighthound authority Michael Canalizo!  Shayla has only been shown 2 times this year due to my injury - the other time she was shown, she was WB and BOW at our National - we are so proud!

 

September 2016 News

o   Samwise (Am GCh. Can Ch. SBIS Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad, JC, CGC, NA, NF, OAJ) won the Saluki Club of Canada National Specialty (from the classes) under judge Peter Yardley! 

o   Samwise (Am GCh. Can Ch. SBIS Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad, JC, CGC, NA, NF, OAJ) completed his Canadian Champion title with a Group 1!

 

June 2016 News

o   Shayla (Khiva's Enchanted Dream) won a 3rd major --- a 5-point major by going WB and BOW (defeating 82 bitches and 75 dogs) at the 2016 SCOA National Specialty under judge Dagmar Hintzenberg-Freisleben.

 

February 2016 News

o   Peregrin (SBIS Ch. Khiva's Karanfil Peregrin) gained his American championship title at the Central Arizona Saluki Association Specialty!  

 

November 2015 News

o   Samwise (Ch. Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad, JC) earns his Novice Agility Jumpers (NAJ) Title!  He only ran novice jumpers 4 times with scores of 95, NQ, 100 and 100!

 

October 2015 News

o   Shayla (Khiva's Enchanted Dream) won 2 majors in 2 days!  She was awarded WB and BOW at the prestigious Morris & Essex KC show under hound judge Helen Stein!

o   Diego (Khiva's Dazzling Diego) was awarded reserve winners dog at the SCOA Eastern Regional Specialty under judge Wendy Dugan!

 

September 2015 News

o   Shayla (Khiva's Enchanted Dream) was WB and BOW for a major at the Hatboro show under Sight Hound Specialist Espen Engh!  Below is the win photo:

 

o   Diego (Khiva's Dazzling Diego) was WD for a major at the Hatboro show under Sight Hound Specialist Espen Engh!

o   Samwise (Ch. Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad, JC) wins a Group 4!

 

July 2015 News

o   Our ‘Rafi’ and ‘Tova’ puppies were born on July 2nd!  We are thrilled to have 3 boys and 3 girls!

 

June 2015 News

o   Troy (CH Khiva’s Troika) was awarded an Award of Merit (1 of 9 Salukis to get this award) at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty!

  • Samwise (Ch. Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad, JC) gets his qualifying agility score – 98 out of 100!   AND completed his Grand Champion title, gaining his 3 majors over 8 days!  Below is Samwise in action:

 

 

April 2015 News

o   Eowyn (Ch. Khiva’s Eowyn, CGC, JC – owned/shown by Maruta Hiegel) completes her Canine Good Citizen title! 

 

March 2015 News

o   Shayla (Khiva’s Enchanted Dream) won Best of Winners, Winners Bitch and Best Bred-by at the Nashville Kennel Club show – her 2nd show!  Below is the win photo:

 

 

 

December 2014 News

  • Jondee (Khiva’s Jondee Evenstar of Queeba, RN, SC, CGC) had a successful year!  In 2014, she achieved the following titles: Rally Novice, Senior Courser and Canine Good Citizen.
  • Samwise (Ch. Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad, JC) completes his American Championship title – he achieved it with 2 BOBs and a Group 4 from the classes!  Below is one of his BOB photos:

 

November 2014 News

  • Samwise (Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad, JC) wins BOB over specials! 
  • Jondee (Khiva’s Jondee Evenstar of Queeba, SC) wins BOB from the classes at the Tucson Specialty.  And the day before, she was Winners Bitch!
  • Diego (Khiva's Dazzling Diego) won WD, BOW and Best Bred-by at the C-Flash Saluki Specialty (on Nov. 7) under breeder judge Nancy Leising - it was a an exciting honor!  This is Diego's 2nd show weekend...

 

October 2014 News

o   Bayli (GCh. Khiva's Natasha Vananda) earns her Grand Champion title!

 

September 2014 News

  • Trey (Ch. Khiva’s Treye) completes his American Championship title – winning 3 days in a row at the Music City Classic shows!
  • Tova (SBIS and SBOS Ch. Khiva's Tova) wins Best of Breed and a Group 3 at the Music City Classic shows!

o   Eowyn (Ch. Khiva’s Eowyn – owned/shown by Maruta Hiegel) completes her American Championship title!  Below is her finishing photo:

 

 

August 2014 News

  • Samwise (Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad, JC) wins WD, BOW and BOB – and a Group 4! The win photo is below:

 

 

June 2014 News

o   Tova (SBIS and SBOS Ch. Khiva's Tova) wins an Award of Merit at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty.

  • Samwise (Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad) wins WD and BOW two days in a row at the Willamette Valley Saluki Club weekend – for 2 majors.

o   Bayli (Ch. Khiva's Natasha Vananda) wins Best Opposite Sex at the Willamette Valley Saluki Club weekend!

o   Samwise (Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad, JC) earns his JC (Junior Courser) title!

 

May 2014 News

o   Eowyn (Khiva’s Eowyn – owned by Maruta Hiegel) earns her JC (Junior Courser) title!

 

March 2014 News

o   Eowyn (Khiva’s Eowyn – owned/shown by Maruta Hiegel) wins a third major at the Chintimini KC – going WB/BOW! The win photo is below:

 

February 2014 News

o   Peregrin (Khiva's Karanfil Peregrin) wins a Specialty Best in Show from the classes (for a 5 point major!) at the Saluki League of S. Arizona Specialty!  Below is his win picture:

 

 

January 2014 News

o   Eowyn (Khiva’s Eowyn – owned/shown by Maruta Hiegel) wins a second major at the Rose City Classic – going BOS of 3 specials!  The win photo is below:

 

o   Rafi’s son, MBIG Int MCH MJCh Ali Darian Jonoob Baad AlQom (“Ali”) is rated as the #1 Male in Germany for 2013!!!

 

o   Jondee (Khiva’s Jondee) completes her Senior Courser title AND wins two Best of Winners awards!   Congratulations Gayle!  

 

December 2013 News

o   Eowyn (Khiva’s Eowyn) wins a major at the Greater Clark County Kennel Club.  The win photo is below:

 

September 2013 News

o   Eowyn (Khiva’s Eowyn) wins Best of Breed (over specials) from the 9 to 12 month puppy class!  The win photo is below:

o   Troy (Khiva’s Troika) wins a Group 3 at the Maury County Kennel Club!

 

August 2013 News

  • Cody (Ch. Khiva's Aswad Dacota) completes his American Championship title with a 4-point major!

 

July 2013 News

  • Peregrin (Khiva's Karanfil Peregrin) wins 1st place in the 9 to 12 months puppy class at the Lompoc Valley Kennel Club show. The win photo is below:

  • Trey (Khiva’s Treye) wins a 4-point major by going Winners Dog and Best of Winners at the Ann Arbor Kennel Club (a Saluki supported entry)
  • Samwise (Khiva’s Samwise of Isirad) wins his first point!  The win photo is below:

 

June 2013 News

o   Ravi (Khiva's Cream Dream) wins Best in Show Puppy 1st – with 25 pups in the main ring!

o   Pepe (Sired by Prophet) wins Best of Breed at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty!

o   Tova (SBIS and SBOS Ch. Khiva's Tova) wins Best Opposite Sex at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty.

o   Chase (By Rafi x Nefi) wins Winners Dog at the National to complete his American Championship!  The win photo is below:

o   Trey (Khiva's Treye) wins 4th place in the Bred-by class at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty.

o   Eowyn (Khiva’s Eowyn) wins a major reserve at the Cascade Hound Specialty (from the 6 to 9 months puppy class)!

 

March 2013 News

o   Trey (Khiva's Treye) won 2 majors at the Nashville Kennel Club shows - going WD and BOW both days!  This was his 2nd time shown; the first being as a puppy at the Saluki National!

 

January 2013 News

o   The Pepper and Akilah puppies have arrived!   We are thrilled to have 5 (3 girls and 2 boys) - photos of the puppies can be found <here>

o   Chase (By Rafi x Nefi) wins his 4th major win – the win photo is below:

o   Roxy (By Rafi x Nefi) completes her American Championship title!  Congratulations to Carol Mowry (owner) and Sharon Reynolds (breeder)!!

 

2012 Highlights

o   Tova (SBIS Ch. Khiva's Tova) completes her American Championship (with an additional 5-point major) by winning Winners Bitch, Best of Winners and Specialty Best in Show at the C-Flash Specialty under Breeder/Judge: Pam ArwoodTova completed her championship title with 2 Specialty majors, 2 Supported Entry majors and a Special Best in Show!

o   Congratulations to Katrina on her win with her miniature Donkey! The first time being shown, Legendary's Top Hat ("Topper") won the Grand Champion award at The Mule and Donkey Celebration in Shelbyville, TN. He then went on to win Best of Breed!

o   Congratulations to Prophet (Multi-SBIS and BIS Ch. Khiva's Prophet of Baha ASFA FCh, CD, JOR) for completing his Grand Championship title - at 11 years old!  Prophet completed his title with an impressive five 5-point majors, six Best of Breeds (including 2 Specialties), and three group placements - all within seven shows!!!

o   Troy (Ch. Khiva's Troika) completes his AKC championship title with 4 majors and at only 20 months old!

o   Alisha (Int Jap Ch Bark & Dives Jp Alisha Haj of Khiva --- out of Rafi and Twiggy) completed her FCI Int. Championship title!  

 

2011 Highlights

o   Sasha (Multi-SBOS GCh. Khiva's Sasha Kishon) with very limited showing, completed 2011 as the one of the Nation's top-fifteen Salukis! 

o   Idris (Aust. Ch. Lamaan Idris --- out of Rafi and Millie) won his first Best In Show Specialty at this years Victorian Saluki Specialty under Judge Mrs Antoinette Benoit (Belgium)!  The bitch CC was won by his sister Ivory.

o   Khiva is proud to have 4 owned/bred Salukis qualify for the 2011 AKC Eukanuba National Championship Show!  The qualifying Salukis are: Sasha, Tara, Prophet and Akilah

o   Bayli (Ch. Khiva's Natasha Vananda) completes her AKC championship title with 3 majors!

o   Luna (Bark & Dives JP Baha Luna of Khiva, JC --- out of Rafi and Twiggy) is awarded the American Saluki Association (ASA) 2010 Dog of the Year!  This achievement was awarded at the annual ASA awards meeting in July 2011.

o   Rami (Multiple SBIS Ch. Khiva's Rami Rasil) wins an Award of Merit at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty (total entry of 374 dogs / 115 dogs in Best of Breed competition)!

o   Sophia (Ch. Bark and Dives Sophia Haj of Khiva) completes her AKC championship - winning both days at the Valdosta/Atlanta KC shows!  These wins included going Best of Winners each day and a Best Opposite Sex over specials.

o   Sasha (Multi-SBOS GCh. Khiva's Sasha Kishon) completes her grand championship title with 6 majors!!

o   Kai (Khiva’s Perfect Timing) completes his junior coursing (JC) title!

 

2010 Highlights

o   Tuffy (SBIS Ch. Bark & Dives JP Tuffy --- out of Rafi and Twiggy) wins Best in Specialty at the Japan Dog Festival 2010!

o   Prophet (Multi-SBIS and BIS Ch. Khiva’s Prophet of Baha CD, FCh, JOR) wins a Specialty Best in Show both days of the Central Florida Association of Saluki Hounds (CFLASH) Specialty weekend

o   Akilah (Ch. Khiva’s Akilah) completes her American championship with a 5-point Specialty WB/BOW, multiple Best of Breeds and multiple Group placements!

o   At the Saluki Club of America National Specialty with an entry of 104 specials (total entry of 435 Salukis) - 3 Khiva-bred Salukis (Rami, Pepper and Sasha (Multi-SBOS Ch. Khiva's Sasha Kishon) ) remained in the last 15 Salukis selected by the Judge!

o   Rami (Multiple SBIS Ch. Khiva's Rami Rasil) wins an Award of Merit at the Westminster Kennel Club!  You can view the video of the breed judging at: http://www.westminsterkennelclub.org/2010/results/breed/saluki.html

 

2009 Highlights

o   Prophet (Multi-SBIS and BIS Ch. Khiva’s Prophet of Baha CD, FCh, JOR) finished 2009 as one of the nation's top-ten Salukis!

o   Congratulations to Barbara on winning Best in Show brace all 3 days at the Xoloitzcuintli National Specialty in Nashville! 

o    We are so thrilled to announce the birth of our daughter Lauren!  Born on October 21st.

o   Congratulations to Katrina on the following prestigious wins with her miniature donkeys at the TN State Fair:  "Macy Lee" wins Grand Champion Jennet and "Lexus" wins Reserve Champion Jennet! 

o   Sasha (Multi-SBOS Ch. Khiva's Sasha Kishon) won Best Opposite Sex at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty (with an entry of 407 Salukis) under breeder/judge Gary Newton! 

o   Rafi (Multiple BIS and Multiple SBIS Ch. Baklava's Rafi Rasil of Khiva) was awarded Best Veteran Dog (10 years old to 12 years old) at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty!

o   Luna (Bark & Dives JP Baha Luna of Khiva, JC --- out of Rafi and Twiggy) was awarded an Award of Merit (only 10 Salukis selected for this honor) at the Saluki Club of America National Specialty!

o   Pepper (Ch. Khiva’s Hot Stuff) completes his American Championship title with a 4th major win at the Atlanta Kennel Club show!

o   Ringoji (Ch. Khiva's Ringoji of Batu) wins another BEST IN FIELD and is now a Dual Champion!

 

2008 Highlights

o   Prophet (Multi-SBIS and BIS Ch. Khiva’s Prophet of Baha CD, FCh, JOR) is rated as one of the top ten Salukis in the Nation for 2008!

o   Ringoji (Ch. Khiva's Ringoji of Batu) wins two BEST IN FIELD awards!

o   Idris (Aust. Ch. Lamaan Idris --- out of Rafi and Millie) wins a Group One and runner-up Best in Show!  He also won a Group 2 defeating more than 300 hounds! 

o   Ringoji (Ch. Khiva's Ringoji of Batu) completes his Senior Courser title!

o   Luna (Bark & Dives JP Baha Luna of Khiva, JC --- out of Rafi and Twiggy) completes her American championship title with another 5 point major and a Best Opposite Sex over specials!

o   Prophet (Multi-SBIS and BIS Ch. Khiva’s Prophet of Baha CD, FCh, JOR) wins BEST IN SHOW at the Thronateeska Kennel Club show!  Congratulations Caroline!

o   Opal (Ch. Lamaan Iesin of Khiva) completes her American championship title!

o   Tuffy (SBIS Ch. Bark & Dives JP Tuffy --- out of Rafi and Twiggy) wins Best of Breed at the ASIA International dog show (with an entry of more than 50 Salukis)!  Congratulations Kumiko! 

o   Garth (Ch. Khiva's When Your Hot, Your Hot) completes his American Championship title!

o   Ringoji (Ch. Khiva's Ringoji of Batu) completes his junior courser title!

o   Sasha (Multi-SBOS Ch. Khiva's Sasha Kishon) won Best Opposite Sex at the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club show - this was her 3rd weekend out as a special. 

 

2007 Highlights

o   Rami (Multiple SBIS Ch. Khiva's Rami Rasil) completed 2007 as one of the nations top-ten Salukis (with selective showing)! 

o   Tara (BIS Ch. Khiva's Doukhtar H Rafi) completed 2007 as the Number One Saluki bitch in the Nation for 2007!

o   Prophet (Multi-SBIS and BIS Ch. Khivas Prophet of Baha CD, FCh, JOR) finished 2007 as a top-ten Saluki in the Nation! 

o   We are thrilled to be the only breeder to have 3 Salukis (Tara, Rami and Prophet (Multi-SBIS and BIS Ch. Khiva's Prophet of Baha) qualify for the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship show - in order to qualify, you must be ranked as one of the top 25 Salukis in the Nation or have won a Best in Show.

o   Tuffy (SBIS Ch. Bark & Dives JP Tuffy --- out of Rafi and Twiggy) wins a Specialty Best in Show over 54 Salukis. 

o   Tara (BIS Ch. Khiva's Doukhtar H Rafi) wins Best of Breed and Best Bred-by at the very prestigious and invitation only AKC/Eukanuba National Championship show!

o   Ivory (SBIS Aust. Ch. Lamaan Ifori --- out of Rafi and Millie), wins Best In Show at the Saluki Club of Victoria (Australia).  This was the 30th Anniversary Championship show with an entry of 74 (the largest in Australia for several years)!  

o   Ringoji (Ch. Khiva's Ringoji of Batu) completes his American Championship!

o   Idris (Aust. Ch. Lamaan Idris --- out of Rafi and Millie), completes his Australian title and wins 'Best Intermediate in Group' at 22 months of age!

o   Valerie and Mark were married!

o   At the biggest dog show in Asia (entry of 3027), Tuffy (Ch. Bark & Dives JP Tuffy --- out of Rafi and Twiggy) won Best of Breed (entry of 62 Salukis) and a Hound Group 2!  Also, Alisya (a sister owned by Yae Kawahara) won Winners Bitch and completed her Japanese Championship! 

o   Rami (Multiple SBIS Ch. Khiva's Rami Rasil) wins another Specialty Best in Show (over 67 Salukis) at the Central Arizona Saluki Association Specialty!

o   Sasha (Multi-SBOS Ch. Khiva's Sasha Kishon) wins Winners Bitch (over 28 bitches) at the Central Arizona Saluki Association Specialty to complete her AKC championship!  This was her fourth major! 

o   Idris (Aust. Ch. Lamaan Idris --- out of Rafi and Millie), wins a Specialty Best in Show as well as Best Junior in Show and Best Dog!  Below is a photo of Idris and Zoldee (reserve bitch).

o   Tara (BIS Ch. Khiva's Doukhtar H Rafi) wins a BEST IN SHOW her first time out as a special!!! 

o   Tara (BIS Ch. Khiva's Doukhtar H Rafi) wins a Group One to complete her championship!!! 

o   Ivory (Lamaan Ifori --- out of Rafi and Millie), completes her Australian title!

 

2006 Highlights

o   Rami (SBIS Ch. Khiva's Rami Rasil) completed 2006 as one of the nations top-ten Salukis (with selective showing)! 

o   Jasper (SBIS Ch. Lamaan Iasbis --- out of Rafi and Millie) completed his Australian title/championship!

o   Jasper (SBIS Lamaan Iasbis --- out of Rafi and Millie) won a Specialty Best in Show!

o   Bella (Multiple SBIS Ch. Khiva's Batu Bella Khan) won another Specialty Best in Show (from the Veteran class)!

o   Rami (SBIS Ch. Khiva's Rami Rasil) won a Specialty Best in Show!

o   Dante (BIS and German Ch. Khiva's Silver Diamond) won a Best In Show!

o   Luna (Bark & Dives JP Baha Luna of Khiva, JC  --- out of Rafi and Twiggy) earned her Junior Courser (JC) title!

o   Rami (Ch. Khiva's Rami Rasil) completes his American Championship with 4 majors - these included multiple Best of Breed wins, three Group 1s and one Group 4 all from the classes!

o   Tuffy (Ch. Bark & Dives JP Tuffy --- out of Rafi and Twiggy) completes his Japanese KC champion!  

 

2005 Highlights

o   Daphne (Ch. Khiva's Midnight Escapade) completed 2005 as one of the top-ten Salukis in the Nation!

o   Prophet (Multi-SBIS and BIS Ch. Khiva’s Prophet of Baha CD, FCh, JOR) is awarded his Junior Oval Racer title

o   Magic (Ch. Khiva's Midnight Magic) completes his American Championship!

o   Daylan (Ch. Khiva's Daylan A Baha) completes his American Championship!

o   Prophet (Ch. Khiva’s Prophet of Baha CD, FCh, JOR) completes his American Championship!

o   Megan (Ch. Khiva' Moonlight Serenade) completes her American Championship!

o   Daphne (Ch. Khiva's Midnight Escapade) wins a hound Specialty Best of Breed!

o   Rajaah (Ch. Lorrequer Istari Rajaah --- out of Rafi and Vaya) completes his American Championship!

 

2004 Highlights

o   Rafi (Multiple BIS and Multiple SBIS Ch. Baklava's Rafi Rasil of Khiva) was awarded the 2004, 2003, and 2002 Number One Saluki Pedigree Award

o   Rafi (Multiple BIS and Multiple SBIS Ch. Baklava's Rafi Rasil of Khiva) was ranked as the Number One Saluki 2004, 2003 and 2002

o   Prophet (Khiva’s Prophet of Baha CD, FCh, JOR) finished 2004 as a top-ten oval racing dog