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A dog sled team on the trail
A dog sled team on the trail - Lake Life, New Hampshire, USAI've been infatuated with dog sledding ever since being introduced to the Lakes Region Dog Sled Club. The LRDSC host the annual Laconia World Championship Sled Dog Derby each winter.

So when Lake Life New Hampshire visited Colorado I was as excited as the kids to make our first foray into dog sledding. We not only met the dogs and rode in the basket but also got to drive a team of eight beautiful animals through the woods. First we met each dog and received a brief tutorial to understand their personality and why they were in their location...
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Sled Dog Central is pleased to have received the following content from Rod Perry. Thank you for sharing your memories of the early years of the Yukon Quest.

After several months of planning around Fairbanks, we felt it was high time to get the Whitehorse end apprised of the idea. (Kinda like Joe Redington and his cofounders Huyck and Johnson being so up to their ears in Iditarod readying in the fall of 1972 they had no time to clue Nome in until Joe’s historic letter to Howard Farley telling him in December Nome was going...
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This sled dog gets some attention at the finish line in Ivujivik this past weekend, after racing 800 kilometres up the Hudson coast over the last three weeks.
This sled dog gets some attention at the finish line in Ivujivik this past weekend, after racing 800 kilometres up the Hudson coast over the last three weeks. - Ivujivik, Quebec, CanadaYou could call it a wild ride; this year’s Ivakkak dog sled race was plagued with high winds and white-out conditions, not to mention an illness that affected a number of sled dogs.
Scheduled to take off March 27 but postponed a day due to bad weather, 13 Ivakkak teams left Umiujaq March 28 to begin the 800-kilometre trek up the Hudson coast.
Mushers spent about half the race camping out, waiting for the weather to clear.
But 20 days later, mushers crossed the race’s finish line in Ivujivik with sun and spectators to greet them.
In the end, 10...
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