NEWS 2005

December

2005-12-10
Swedish Winner Show / Stockholm INT KC show
All lights on Gordon… at the prestigeous Swedish Winner Show in Stockholm!
Popeye´s Lightfoot Gordon winning BOB*/CC/Swedish Winner 2005
Qualified for Cruft's 2006
(*too young to compete for the CACIB)

Gordon-BOB

Foto: Mattias A-Wistad
Winning over specials from junior class, at the age of only 12 months!
A warm thank you to judge Kerstin Nilsson, DK for putting Gordon in the "spotlight"!





2005-12-03

MONOGRAFICA!

Shown for the first time in months...
At the Spanish National in Alicante,
EUJW-05 Khafka's Just Another Blond "LEO"wins his class & R.CAC!
Handled by Nilla.

Thank you, Mr Javier Blanco & Mr David Allan. World known breeders of Shikarah Afghans in Spain.

LeffeBus






November

2005-11-13

Malmö, KC Puppy Match show
The largest Puppy Show in Sweden with over 1500 entered puppies
IKAROS Winning BEST of BREED and Group-3 under judges Mr Benny Blid & Mrs Agneta Kappers


Ikaros-BOB
Picture is from Winning BIS Puppy at Tammsvik 2005. Thank you Emanuela for this lovely photo!




2005-11-05
Växjö, SKK international show

Titiyo's only appearance in Sweden 2005 Winning Best Bitch & BOS, in strong competition,
under breeder/judge Mrs Rita Van Mechelen.



 




October

2005-10-01
TITIYO IS BACK IN THE RINGS...

"Titiyo" Multi Ch Tash Kurgan Wild Wild West
Has been on maternal leave from the showrings, raising 7 beautiful puppies,
staying with them until the age of 12 weeks...
But, who could think that when they saw her shining, more than ever, at the
all breed, international KC show in Gibraltar, 1st & 2nd October 2005

Tityo GBZ champion
photo by M.Moritz

Winning back-to-back BOS, gaining 1CC, 2 CACIB
& became GIBRALTAR CHAMPION!

Thank you judges, Mr & Mrs Hübenthal, Norway

We also send our warm congratulations to Philippe and Felix, KHAFKA's
and to "Leo's" full brother "Pablo"
who became BOB, Group 1st & R-up Best In Show

Way to go bro'!!

BOS-BOB GBZ-05


 




September

2005-09-12
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELTON
"ELTON" SBIS, Such, Dkuch Xciting Bee Bee King
celebrated his 4th birtday on September 12th...

PARTY ON!!

And what is better than celebrating with his best friend & "cousin", BOSCO who had his birthday on September 11th!
Peach Passion Heartbreaker
owners The Andersson-Wistad family, Ronneby
CONGRATULATIONS "COUSINS"...




2005-09-11
Sighthound Specialty, LARÖD
Time after time, ELLA continues to charm the judges...
TASH KURGAN TIME AFTER TIME
First time out in official class, only 9 months old
CC, #4 best bitch from an entry of 50 afghans, winning over Specials!
BOB & BIS #5 junior

Thank You! Louise Dorr, Australia (Breed) & Maurice Hermel, France (BIS)

and...

ROSALINDA is once again showing off in the "FINALE"!
TASH KURGAN GRANDE FINALE
wins BEST OF BREED and finished as... BIS #3 PUPPY!
Thank You! Willhelm Buitkamp,Germany (Breed) & Louise Dorr, Australia (BIS)



At another place, the same day...
Another SUPER weekend for the POPEYE'S SHIH-TZUs
Sofiero KC national show, 2005-09-11
Please see more at our POPEYE's site...(see links)





2005-09-04
A GREAT start for GRANDE FINALE!

ROSALINDA

Follows in her mother, Titiyo's, footsteps...

Rosalinda-BIS3!
Photo by M. Moritz

TASH KURGAN GRANDE FINALE



But it was not only Rosalindas weekend...
At the same KC show, but the day before it was a very sucessfull, POPEYE's day...
Please see more on our Popeye´s Kennel site...







August

2005-08-19
"Once Upon A Time"... in "The Afghanhound Post"

Check out the fabulous ad on IKAROS
(http://www.afghanhoundpost.com/Ikaros/Ikaros.htm)

Created by Emanuela Camia (Gran Pamir), THANK YOU!




2005-08-13
Nyköping National KC Show

Once Upon A Time in Nyköping...
Another weekend, another puppy...
...another GREAT win for TASH KURGAN!

"Tash Kurgan Once Upon A Time" - IKAROS
- following his Sister Ella´s path, winning
Best Puppy In Show 
at the All Breed National Kennel Club Show in Nyköping

IKAROS-BIS!
Photo by Mattias A-W.

A warm THANK YOU to Breed specialist,Dr. Göran Bodegård (SWE) for BOB,
and to Mrs. Gloria Geringer (USA) for BIS!!


Breeder/owner: Louise Le Pluart. Handler: Nilla





2005-08-06
Ronneby KC National Show

It was absolutely the right time for Nilla & Ella this weekend!
Tash Kurgan Time After Time
"E L L A"

ELLA
Photo by Sara Porle

Winning BIS-2 from an entry of 90 puppies!
Thank you Carin Åkesson, BOB and Wera Hübenthal, BIS
Breeder/owner: Louise Le Pluart. Handler: Nilla


And there was GOOD REASONS to CELEBRATE for the POPEYE SHIH-TZU's as well!
Please click HERE to weiw more POPEYE´s news!







July

2005-07-31
"Once upon a time" at Tammsvik...
I K A R O S
Wins BOB puppy 6-9 months under breed specialist Mr Lee Hedstrom
What a great start for this young domino boy!
THANK YOU!






2005-07-28
Here is the beginning of the GRANDE FINALE at Tash Kurgan...
ROSALINDA

R-L

Tash Kurgan Grande Finale
(Multi CH Xciting So Far So Good X Multi CH Tash Kurgan Wild Wild West)
A line breeding on "TACO" CH Phalavi Putt'n On The Ritz
Born: 2005-01-24
Owners: Wistad / Moritz / Le Pluart





2005-07-27
Oh Gosh...
check out the new Ad for CH TASH KURGAN FAR EAST on
AfghansOnline.com
International Internet Magazine
Click here to check out GOSH!





2005-07-09
It is high time to present the new boy at Tash Kurgan...

TASH KURGAN ONCE UPON A TIME - IKAROS
IKAROS

(Tash Kurgan After Eight X Tash Kurgan Kurgan Beautiful South)

A line breeding on "HOGAN" Kabik's Limelite of Aries
Born: 2004-11-28
Breeder/Owner: Louise Le Pluart. Handler: Nilla








June

2005-06-04
BLOND AMBITION IN TULLN

"LEO" Khafka's Just Another Blond wins BOB junior from the large entry of 16+11 juniors.
Recieving this first title: European Junior Winner-05!


BOB JUGEND-05

Judge/Juniors Dr. Miguel Martinez, Argentina (16+11)
Judge/BOB Marie-Christine Delabelle, Belgium


Thank you both for finding & rewarding our upcoming star!

LEO







May

TOUR DE FRANCE

"GOSH" Swe & Dan CH Tash Kurgan Far East wins back to back BEST OF BREED
and finishes his FRENCH CHAMPION tiltle in only 3 shows!


LaRochelle

3rd April FALAPA, C.A.C & 2nd best male. Mrs S.Frei (Stormhill / USA)
21 May Perigeaux KC Int. Show & Specilaty, C.A.C, CACIB, BOB, Group 2. M.Dupas / M. Mancencal (France)
22 May La Rochelle KC nat.show, C.A.C, BOB, Group1. M.Leneuf / Mme Bourdain (France)


Thank you ALL for appreciating this EXTRAORDINARY dog!





2005-05-07
Sighthound specialty, Bosjökloster
OH "GOSH"!
Tash Kurgan Far East
Wins CC, BOB & BEST IN SHOW
Under famous breeder/judge Mr David Allan (Shikarah), Spain.
Recieving his last CC to complete the Swedish & Danish champion title!


CC+BIR+BIS
Photo:M.Moritz
Thank you Mr Allan for awarding GOSH with this fantastic win...
... and thank you Louise for letting us handle GOSH!


Breeder / Owner: Louise Le Pluart







April

OH "GOSH" WHAT A DOG!
Winning 4 CC's, in 4 shows, in 3 countries.
TK Far East
Photo:M.Moritz
Tash Kurgan Far East, "Gosh", winning the CAC at FALAPA from an entry of 105 Afghans,
only beaten by "Leo's" full brother "Pablo", Ch Khafka's Exotic Spice, winning BOB.
Thank you Mrs Sandy Frei (Stormhill knls USA) for this very presigeous win!
Thank you Louise for trusting us with Gosh!
Congratulations to
Louise Le Pluart / TASH KURGAN and Philippe Gallardo & Felix Duque / KHAFKA'S.

TK Far East
Photo:M.Moritz







March

2005-03-20
Malmö KC Internaltional Show

HATRICK!!
Tash Kurgan Far East (Gosh) makes a hatrick. His third straight CC!
Thank you judge Miklós Levente, Hungary

Malmö INT-05
Photo by Madde




2005-03-06
Sighthound Specialty, VIG, Denmark
Oh GOSH... He is showing off!! 2CC´s in 2 shows.
Thank you Mr Torbjörn Skaar for rewarding Gosh with the CC!
We are so grateful and proud!

T K Far East
Photo:M.Moritz







February

East is the right direction to go!
TASH KURGAN FAR EAST" Gosh" made a great debut!
At the first show of the year... Sighthound Specialty in Köping, he gained the CC and ended up as 2nd best male.
Gosh Köping-05
Photo:M.Moritz
A huge THANK YOU to breed specialist Mr Per Lundström.






January

2005-01-24 The "wild, wild" puppies are here...
On January 24th Titiyo gave birth to 7 lovely and healthy puppies at TASH KURGAN!
2 boys and 5 girls...
Proud father is Multi CH Xciting SO Far So Good "Anthon"
Titiyo n`puppies

For more info please contact Louise Le Pluart, TASH KURGAN AFGHANS
Phone: +46 46 201102




Let us welcome "ANOTHER BLOND" to the family!  

KHAFKA'S JUST ANOTHER BLOND
KHAFKAS Just Another Blond

Photo S.Wheeler
"LEO"
but this little "lion" is not "just any blond"… Leo is THE full brother, to famous and top-winning
MULTI BIS/SBIS FR.CH KHAFKA'S EXOTIC SPICE, " PABLO "
Breeder: Philippe Gallardo & Felix Duque, KHAFKA, Spain


Wins BOB & Best In Show-3, in the puppy class
at the National Kennel Club, all breed show - Öland!
Judges: Henrik Johansson (BOB) & Sten Åkesson (BIS), Thank You!