Before the Fall; Legends of Winter

Rare archival footage from pre- revolutionary Russia of real psovaya borzois catching a wolf, with assist from scenthounds, while greyhounds (galgos? ) look on.

No fear if you are squeamish about blood– as often happens today,  at the end, the hunter is going in with a forked stick to pin the wolf and catch it alive…

3 thoughts on “Before the Fall; Legends of Winter”

  1. Wow that was something. Russian nobles with matched teams of 3 on the troika. The dogs were well trained – to stay away from the horses. I would have liked to see them releasing the dogs once the wolf was spotted.

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