ZEN was Born:  March 25, 2017
11 Puppy Litter

ZEN attained his AKC Championship at 21 mos. old AND his AKC Grand Champion title at 27 mos. old
Always Owner/Handled

30-3/4" tall, 92 lbs., DM Clear by Parentage

Breeders: Susan Motisi and Kristi Arnquist, DVM
State of Wisconsin, U.S.A.

DAM:  "Rain", CH. Konstantin's Summer Rain SIRE:  "Ben", GCHS. Konza-Plum Creek Bugatti At Elance
Breeder: Karen Haberkorn
Owned By:  Susan Motisi and Kristi Arnquist, DVM
Bred/Owned: Cherie Hunchak, Kay McMillion and R. Bates)
(Handled by Kay McMillin)
"Ben" is No. 1 Borzoi in the U.S.A., 2017-2018, Breed/All Breed


ZEN's Show Career

October 15, 2017

6 mos. 2 wks old, first ever showring experience today, was RWD at Borzoi Club of Greater NY Specialty in NJ

4-5 (3-4)


March 31, 2018

12 mos. old, RWD to 4 pt. Major in Syracuse, NY under Susan Carr, from the 12-18 mos. Class.

8-3 (3-1).

March 31, 2018



June 22, 2018

Genesee Valley Kennel Club, Inc., Henrietta, NY

WD and Best of Winners
(12-18 mos. class)

Judge: Gloria Geringer

15 mos. old



June 23, 2018

Genesee Valley Kennel Club, Inc.

Winners Dog (no bitches entered today)

Judge: Tim Catterson

15 mos. old


June 24, 2018

Tonawanda Valley Kennel Club, Inc.

WD and Best of Winners

Judge: Dana Cline

15 mos. old

 July 28, 2018

Lackawanna Kennel Club

WD and Best of Winners, 3 Pt. Major 
Count: 5-2 (1-1)

Borzoi Breeder/Judge and Five Times Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show Judge:
Dr. John A. Reeve-Newson

16 mos. old



August 12, 2018

Harrisburg Kennel Club, Inc.

BOB, BOW, WD over 4 Specials and Class animals from the 12-18 mos. puppy class.  4 Pt. Major

Judge:  Mr. Neil T. McDevitt

17 mos. old



September 28, 2018

Onondaga Kennel Club Association, Inc.

WD and Best of Opposite Sex, over male specials for 4 Pt. Major.
First time out in the Open Dog Class.

Borzoi Breeder Judge:  Ms. Patti Widick-Neale

18 mos. old, 3 days old



ZEN is awarded his AKC Championship!!!  at 21 mos. old

December 15, 2018

Lehigh Valley Kennel Club, Inc.

WD, BOW and BOB to FINISH his AKC Championship at 21 mos. old

Judge:  Ms. Marjorie Martorella




Baby Photos of ZEN:

ZEN flew to OZsome Borzoi on June 22, 2017