Dog sledding, the experience
Learn everything you need to know about dog sledding
What is there to dog sledding?
-The best amount per team is 6
-It takes years to train your dogs properly
-Need a good bond with dogs so your dogs will listen to you
-Dogs wont want to run if the weather is to cold for them
Where does it all all happens?
-Far up north where there is alot of snow
When is the best time for dog sledding?
-Best time is during winter
-Can still be done in other seasons (as long as its snow alot)
-Best months are December-February
Why go dog sledding?
-Used For transportation
-Used for racing as well
-First dog sled was known as the "komatik."
-Popular commands are "hike" (go) "gee" (turn right) "haw" (turn left) and "whoa" (stop)
-People say the best thing about it is training the dogs
-On some of the worlds largest trails it may take mushers 9-15 days to get to the end
-Practiced in over 100 countries around the world
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per Mrs Slagle
-Nick Rakaczky, Madison Spencer