Still sorting photos for lot updates and couldn’t resist to publish these two pics of Lil’Lilli 2 month and 2 years old side by side  Look at that lil’ supermodel :)
CH Al Khabara Graceful Me 
by SBIS CIB Agha Djari’s Urban Cowboy x SBOS CIB Kingsleah Amazing Grace from our G-litter.

When she was baby, she was first one from litter who jumped high onto my bed first thing at mornings to look at me with THESE eyes to say: Do you know I am yours !!!

Then my heart was stolen and I said to her: “Lilli, you are so graceful!” :)

Click and see Lilli the punk rock girl !!!

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We had great time at Finnish Afghan Hound Specialty! I hope to write about my thoughts and all the nice time a bit later, stay tuned with this!
Pictured is EST JW-2013 Al Khabara Easy Breezy Me

Judge: Nancy Edgington, kennel Journey /United States, 112 entries
Our results:

Al Khabara Graceful Me:    Champion Class, Excellent 2, CQ
Al Khabara Guess I’m Amazing:   Open Class, Excellent 2, CQ
Al Khabara Easy Breezy Me:  Junior Class, Excellent ,  was chosen into last cut
Al Khabara Escada:: Junior Class Excellent
Kingsleah Amazing Grace : BEST Progeny Group III, CQ

VideosGraceful MeGuess I’m AmazingEasy Breezy Me

Full results. Full video.


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Photo by Arturasz Photography

Lilli took   GROUP 3 and  BEST OF BREED !!!

Great weekend in Lithuania, there was two international shows at same weekend at 2-3.03.2013, first day it was Lithuanian Winner -2013 show and at Sunday it was Vilnius Cup-2013.

Again, like day earlier, our team was represented by three Al Khabara Afghan Hounds:

Lilli (JCH Al Khabara Graceful Me) and

Bengu  (JCH Al Khabara Guess I’m Amazing) – both again in open class

and little  Entel (Al Khabara Easy Breezy Me) in Puppy class.

First of ours one to step into spotlight was Entel in to Puppy class.Like day earlier, Entel got a very nice experience from judge Mr Željko Žilnik from Croatia.  Entel loved to show and move and she achieved Best Female Puppy in breed aswell Best of Breed Puppy in breed award.
Entel pictured at left.

So Entel goes to big BIS Puppy ring also today evening. Such a good experience for her!


And now it was time for Lilli and Bengu  to get prepared  for their presence. In they went with pride and joy, as you can see from these photos:


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 NEW Title for Lilli ! LITHUANIAN WINNER -2013!
What a great weekend we had in Lithuania!
This is going to be long story, be prepared to stay with us for reading and lot photos;)

Two international shows, Lithuanian Winner-2013 and Vilnius Cup -2013 was held at 3-4.03.2013 in Vilnius.  Our team was represented by young  sisters Lilli (JCH Al Khabara Graceful Me) and Bengu  (JCH Al Khabara Guess I’m Amazing) and little  Entel (Al Khabara Easy Breezy Me) in Puppy class.

At first day there was Lithuanian Winner-13 show where BOB and BOS winners get country winner titles – the most important show held once in year in each country.

Lilli and Bengu were both entered into open class because they just lately got 2 years old. For Entel it was very first travelling so far as 10 hours in bus.

She did do great and enjoyed whole trip.
Entel is from our E-litter whose puppy class age have been  from January to March so they unfortunately have not yet much experience like our previous litter who had whole summer full of outdoor shows and travels.

So we had no idea how Entel performing when I entered to ring with her. We were not only ones with Entel, we had competition as well!  Maybe I was more concerned than Entel itself – she was stoic calm and enjoyed to meet judge, I must say meet judges, because there was also a exercise judge in ring so she got double examination. And if one might perhaps think if I was really concerned if I win or not then you are wrong- I was concerned and hopnig that Entel get nice experience at judge examination in first order and she did – both judges were so gentle handed experts, great pleasure and great experience for Entel!

First Entel did not understand anything about moving around she just tried to follow me, such a baby yet, but then she got it and we went all the way smoothly and nicely.

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Entel and Lilli had great time in Hortes shopping center today. There was interesting programs for dog owners, also agility and dog dance presentations.  

Our main goal was to take Entel there for socialization and have a great time.  Lilli wanted to come with us, naturally, too as she always loves to go everywhere and meet people and get new fans.

Lilli have been there also several times before, as you can see from her rolling tongue she knows this is the place where from we often buy the pig ears. And amazing how she remembered the  seller, very kind lady who helped us to choose and buy the travelling crate last time when we were on bought one for Lilli when she needed it for her long showtrip to America in November.

And there was lot
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At 08.06.2012  we were driving to Sighthound Specialty Show in Latvia, judged by Lotta Brun, Spain
It was nice sunny day in Riga and show was very well organized. Our dogs truly enjoyed all the sighthounds around.
Lilli,  Al Khabara Graceful Me took the  Junior Class Excellent 1, LV JCAC, JBOS,  Reserve Best Bitch and therefore became LATVIAN JUNIOR CHAMPION which completes her Baltic Junior Championchip title aswell
Judges Comments for Lilli:
Very feminine, attractive junior female. Beautifully shaped head, good underjaw,
pretty eye, Very good neck, topline, tail. Balanced & good body for her age.
Very good movement, well presented.

Al Khabara Guess I’m Amazing: Intermediate Class Excellent 1, Best bitch  #4
Al Khabara Guardian Cowboy: Intermediate Class Excellent 1.
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After World Dog Show in Austria we took busy drive to Germany, Zehlendorf where it was two day Sighthound Specialty at 19-20.05.2012.

Show was very well organized, nice place, nice people and weather was just wonderful sunny but not too hot. First day was judged by sighthound specialist Mr György Tesic and what a great results for our youngsters!

Morris (EST JCH Al Khabara Guardian Cowboy) took intermediate class and did it down to BEST MALE and BOS and got German VDH CAC, which opens his German Champion title, we are very happy for him!

Lilli ( BALT EST LV LT JCH, Tal-JW-12 Al Khabara Graceful Me) was reserve BEST FEMALE and got German VDH CAC, too and

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Photo by Soile Perjus By Julia Kashuba

Pictured is Lilli ( EST LT JCH TAL JW-12 Al Khabara Graceful Me)
intermediate class #4 placement.

This beautiful photo is made by Soile Perjus, thank you a lot!

Photo at right is Morris (EST JCH Al Khabara Guardian Cowboy) and this beautiful photo is made by Julia Kashuba, thank you a lot!

This is all I have to post about World Dog Show at moment because we only have critics and more critics this time in mind.
The only two positive things were that we liked the Best Of  Breed winner a lot, very well deserved and that we were very pleasured with our own dogs.

I am taking time to  sort and resize all the  photos for upload and then getting back to this posting.

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photo by Ailen Timuska

Lilli and Morris did great at Hunting Dog Specialty show in Türi, Estonia.

It was sunny day, but pretty cold, extremely windy and even rainy. Lilli and Morris did not care of that and enjoyed in full the starring against wind and Lilli  (EST LT JCH TAL JW-12 Al Khabara Graceful Me)
took  Best Female  and BEST OF BREED  out of junior class ! 

Morris (EST JCH Al Khabara Guardian Cowboy)  did well too – he was Best male and Best of Opposite Sex out of intermediate class.

Finally, in big ring they took BEST BRACE IN SHOW !

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img_9615 Lilli  aka Al Khabara Graceful Me  finished her first title today at International Show, Tallinn Winner 2012, Estonia judged by Mrs Liliane de Ridder Onghena/Belgium. Thank you  so much !!!!

Lilli won junior class females, got JCAC and finally placed as Best Female #2. This was third, last  junior CAC  for here so she’ll be confirmed as Estonian and Lithuanian Junior Champion.

The title Tallinn Winner -2012 is brand new title awarded by Estonian Kennel Union.
She is third from our young G-litter to finish her first title(s).

Way to go Lilli in adult classes now!

Photo by Stasys Barauskas

Lilli at International Show in Vilnius, Lithuania took  BOB Junior, got LT JCAC which later confirms LT JCH title for her.
Well done Lilli !

We  hope to upload photos into gallery some time at future.


What a  weekend  Lilli  (Al Khabara Graceful Me) had!!!
She was entered to two all breed dog shows and she enjoyed  every minute of it: showing “socks off” , making firendship with borzois, meeting  children by introducing her sweet personality. This girl seem to love show ring and show site from bottom of her heart!

She got Junior CC and was BOB Junior, then she was Best Female in Breed and finally –  only 13 month old and yet in puppy coat she did it down to Best of Breed over adult and specials!  We are very happy for her and most important that she enjoyed every second of  showing off!
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Al Khabara Graceful Me

Morris and Lilli had show-weekend at Tallinn International show.
It was second indoor show for Lilli and we were amazed how lot she enjoyed to “sail” around like all this world is hers :)
She also liked to meet all the dogs and people – sending hello to Salla in Finland!
Morris enjoyed to show off, too and so he won junior class, was BOS junior and finally placed Best Male # 4.
Lilli placed 2nd best junior female.
Lilli and Morris are now 13 month old.

Showresults updated
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Finally new photos of  Lillie was taken. She probably is less presented on photos from out G-litter because  her littresisters were shown to titles in last few month and so were most spotlighted and also because such darkness in November and December.

We are very pleasured how she grown and developed and we think she is another  beautiful mover  out of Moritz and Grace litter.
We finally  got  some snow and enough lights to take camera with Lilli at daily walk and when coming back we also did short video of her. Look how she enjoying herself at this snowy “catwalk” :)

Lilli will be seen in showrings at  2012 !!!

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