Featured in the Nov/Dec 2006 Issue: As far back as I can remember, I dreamed of dogs. My name is Sarah, and I am a 16-year-old junior musher with a team that consists entirely of Alaskan Collies.
Continued from Mushing Magazine Nov/Dec issue on page 39I didn’t know how much time I had lost. I figured it was about 3 hours, maybe more. Things began to feel kind of surreal.
Continued from Mushing Magazine issue 113Per Olav and I took the dogs out for a training run, past herds of sheep, and more red cows for a half hour conditioning run.
Featured in the Sept/Oct 2006 Issue
For some, the sport of mushing is a very traditional practice. In many ways, the way we travel over a snow covered trail is the same today as it was one hundred years ago.
The Thrill of the RideArriving at the Temsco heliport, I was excited about boarding a helicopter.
‘What compelled me to enter this race?’ I asked myself, staring at the jumble ice piled up on the mouth of the Churchill River, starting line for the 250 mile long distance race from Churchill, Man
Glacier Sledding in IcelandWe traveled from our home in Alaska all the way to Iceland not to run sled dogs, but to ride the thrilling Icelandic horses in their native land.
Ventriculocordectomy (“Debarking”)Folks who keep large numbers of dogs will sooner or later have trouble with certain individual animals that commit the sin of excessive barking.
Intro:Mushing is a very time intensive sport. We all know how it can consume our constant thoughts, not to mention free time.