how to dog sled

Introduction to Dog Sledding

by Sleddoggin Staff April 27, 2011

Dog sledding. What come to your mind when you hear this word? Maybe dogs, the Iditarod, or maybe even cold. In this article I will explain the history of the sled dog, the dogs of dog sledding, and the equipment used when mushing a team. First of all, we have the history of the sled [...]

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Dog Sledding Q & A

by Sleddoggin Staff April 7, 2011

Q. What is mushing? A. Mushing is just the general word used for dog powered sports or transportation methods. This includes, carting, pulka, scootering, dog sled racing, weight pulling, skijoring, bikejoring, freighting, and canicross. The word mush is from the French word of marche, which means go. Mush! is rarely used anymore, as some mushers [...]

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Beginners Mush

by Sleddoggin Staff April 7, 2011

By Cindy Filmore Hello! And welcome to my first column at Sleddoggin.com . In case we haven’t met, I’ll let you in on a few points about me: My name is Cindy Filmore, and along with my family, we own and operate a dog sled tour kennel called Beavercreek Farm and Kennels, in Kearney, Ontario, [...]

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