EKSTAM, Mrs Eva
Eva was brought up with dogs. Her actual dog career started in 1955 by breeding mainly English Setters and also Smooth coated Dachshunds for field trial purposes. From 1966-1990 Eva bred Siberian Huskies. She bred over 100 show Champions of which 8 different dogs won All Breeds B.I.S. awards. She was also active in sled dog racing. She moved to N.Z. in 1990 and shortly after that she started breeding Whippets. She has also been involved in breeding Old English Sheep Dogs and bred Champions and two All Breeds B.I.S. winners in N.Z. and Australia. Eva started judging in 1969 and got her first championship show license in Finland. When she moved from Finland she was qualified to judge 178 breeds. In 1991 she gained her All Breeds license in N.Z. She has judged in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Australia, Canada, the Philippines and New Zealand.