Trent Herbst

A well trained musher

Trent Herbst and his family!

Trent has a wife named Candida. He also has two children. Trent has raced in the Iditarod several times. He is a well trained and skilled musher with about 19 dogs. He will be racing in the Iditarod this year. He is a 4th grade teacher and he lives in Idaho!

Trent Herbst will be racing in the Iditarod this year!

Iditarod 2016 will be Trent's 8th year in the Iditarod. He is the winner of the 2009 Iditarod "Most Inspirational Musher" Award. He is also the winner of the 2011 Iditarod "Most Improved Musher" Award.

The Iditarod

The Iditarod is a highly dangerous dogsled race. Mushers and their dogs run for about 11,000 miles. They get checkpoints, every so often, but they can't stay there for long! Other racers might come, and pass them!