Brent Sass near Carmacks in the 2019 Yukon Quest.
At his first rest stop of the 2019 Yukon Quest in Carmacks, defending champ Allen Moore was feeling pretty good about his first tactical decision to run the ninety miles without a stop. Was that too much for the defending champion team?
Iditarod champion Pete Kaiser claims the throne with his lead dogs Morrow and Lucy.
Wind-driven snow blowing through Front Street and the late hour did not keep throngs of Iditarod fans from coming to the finish line in Nome as Bethel’s Pete Kaiser, 31, became the 2019 Iditarod champion at 3:39 a.m. on March 13.
Babe, Ramey, Becca and Ava Smyth at the finish line in Nome.
In this edition, Mushing Magazine features a legendary dog who has passed on already.
John Rasmussen
John Rasmussen is described by his fellow ASDRA board members as “The Rock of Gibraltar.” He is the man behind the scenes at Alaskan Sled Dog & Racing Association. John quietly takes care of day-to-day operations at the club.
Anny Malo won this year's Wyoming Stage Stop race.
In 1996 Frank Teasley, with the help of public health nurse Jayne Ottman, launched the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race to showcase the beautiful state of Wyoming and to make sled dog racing more accessible to the public.
Nic Petit won this year's Copper Basin 300 race.
The Copper Basin 300 Sled Dog Race began 30 years ago as a lodge race, running between local establishments in the Copper River Valley.
Brent Sass near Carmacks in the 2019 Yukon Quest.
Iditarod champion Pete Kaiser claims the throne with his lead dogs Morrow and Lucy.
Babe, Ramey, Becca and Ava Smyth at the finish line in Nome.
John Rasmussen
Anny Malo won this year's Wyoming Stage Stop race.
Nic Petit won this year's Copper Basin 300 race.
Since its inception in 1973, the Iditarod has undergone nothing short of a complete metamorphosis in terms of the time it takes to get to Nome, the style of dog run, the type of gear used to get there, and the skills of the competitors making the...
Luck of the draw is inherent in the genetics of canine reproduction.There are millions of possible combinations from the non- fixed portion of the approximately 19,000 genes (Ostrander and Wayne 2005) in the canine genome. It seems a daunting task...
Brent Sass near Carmacks in the 2019 Yukon Quest.
At his first rest stop of the 2019 Yukon Quest in Carmacks, defending champ Allen Moore was feeling pretty good about his first tactical decision to run the ninety miles without a stop. Was that too much for the defending champion team?  “I don’t...
Iditarod champion Pete Kaiser claims the throne with his lead dogs Morrow and Lucy.
Wind-driven snow blowing through Front Street and the late hour did not keep throngs of Iditarod fans from coming to the finish line in Nome as Bethel’s Pete Kaiser, 31, became the 2019 Iditarod champion at 3:39 a.m. on March 13. To the drums of the...
Babe, Ramey, Becca and Ava Smyth at the finish line in Nome.
In this edition, Mushing Magazine features a legendary dog who has passed on already. It is Babe, Ramey Smyth’s famous leader that won the Golden Harness Award in 2008 and lead Smyth to a second place finish in the Iditarod in 2011 when she was 12-...
John Rasmussen
John Rasmussen is described by his fellow ASDRA board members as “The Rock of Gibraltar.” He is the man behind the scenes at Alaskan Sled Dog & Racing Association. John quietly takes care of day-to-day operations at the club. Summer may find him...
Anny Malo won this year's Wyoming Stage Stop race.
In 1996 Frank Teasley, with the help of public health nurse Jayne Ottman, launched the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race to showcase the beautiful state of Wyoming and to make sled dog racing more accessible to the public. In addition...
Nic Petit won this year's Copper Basin 300 race.
The Copper Basin 300 Sled Dog Race began 30 years ago as a lodge race, running between local establishments in the Copper River Valley. In the early years the race alternated starting locations, keeping the route fresh and giving different lodges...
Zorro
In this edition, Mushing Magazine features a legendary dog who has passed on already. It is Zorro, Lance Mackey’s super star and integral part of the team that won Lance four Yukon Quest and four Iditarod championships. Here is Zorro in Lance Mackey...

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