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Iditarod: Mushing Lingo

by Sleddoggin Staff April 26, 2012

What does a dog team do if you yell mush? Well, nothing it turns out. Kasey-Dee Gardner learns the real commands mushers use on the trail. Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Sled Dog Carting / Dryland Mushing in southern California

by Sleddoggin Staff March 7, 2012

A few clips of our local mushing group getting together for some short runs, mostly to work on basic commands, head-on passing etc. We’re able to mix and match most of our dogs so we can train in smaller 2-dog scooter teams, as well as 8-dog carting teams and anything in between. For more information, [...]

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Dog Sledding in Swedish Lapland – Mushing Beneath the Northern Lights

by Sleddoggin Staff March 3, 2012

by mastermaq Article by Bob Carter “Well, where can I start – it was the most amazing experience ever. We enjoyed every moment we were well looked after from the moment we arrived and we met some really lovely people. We have not stopped talking about it since we got back. It really was a [...]

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My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod–the World’s Most Grueling Race

by Sleddoggin Staff March 2, 2012

My Lead Dog Was A Lesbian: Mushing Across Alaska in the Iditarod–the World’s Most Grueling Race    The Iditarod may be the only race that awards a prize for last place.  But then how many people can even complete a course that ranges across 1,000 miles of Alaska’s ice fields, mountains, and canyons at temperatures that [...]

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Learn About the Iditarod Race and Dog Mushing in Alaska

by Sleddoggin Staff February 26, 2012

In Alaska, the official state sport is dog sled racing. Alaskans have always appreciated the reliability and historic value of the old ways of dog sledding. Mechanical transportation such as snow machines and snow mobiles are of course very important to the people of Alaska, but many still keep their own dog teams. Some folks [...]

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Calling All Mushers & Dog Sporting Enthusiasts!

by Sleddoggin Staff January 2, 2012

It’s time for change. A new year is upon us. And for that I am rather excited. For quite some time Sleddoggin has been dormant. Just waiting for the proper time to spring alive with fun and excitement. I believe that time has arrived. In the time I’ve been away my businesses have grown, along [...]

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Dog Sledding in Swedish Lapland – Mushing Beneath the Northern Lights

by Sleddoggin Staff August 29, 2011

“Well, where can I start – it was the most amazing experience ever. We enjoyed every moment we were well looked after from the moment we arrived and we met some really lovely people. We have not stopped talking about it since we got back. It really was a dream come true. Once again, thanks [...]

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Getting Dogs for Dog Sledding

by Sleddoggin Staff April 7, 2011

By Cindy Filmore If you are just starting out in the world of dogsledding, chances are you don’t have a “full” team yet – or at least not as big a team as you dream of owning. But, just because you’ve only got one or two dogs, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out [...]

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Dog Sledding – Mushing in Fairbanks, Alaska

by Sleddoggin Staff March 10, 2011

Dog Sledding – dog mushing in Fairbanks, Alaska . We traveled to Fairbanks for Spring Break 2010 where Dan took a half day class to learn the fundamentals of dog sledding. His first run was tandem and his second run was following. Altogether it was about 12 miles Action scenes shot with a Sony HDR [...]

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