Mushers

Dogsledding night and day

Who:

  • Mushers and their dogs
  • Backup dogs
  • Vetenarians

What:

  • The musher is the person who stands on the runner tails on the back of the sled
  • A musher uses 8 dogs

.

Can be very cold but joyful

Additional Information:

  • Mushers take breaks in races
  • Races can be from 1-800 miles
  • People May become a Musher at any age
  • Races can take 5-30 or more

Why:

  • To create a bond between Mushers and dogs
  • People race for money

By:

Valerie Friar and Joseph Candella

Period - 2/7 Date - 3/10/2015

MLA

"Iditarod Dog Care Measures." Iditarod Dog Care Measures – Iditarod. Iditarod Trail Committee, Inc., 2015. Web. 03 Mar. 2015.

"Diphtheria and the Alaskan Iditarod." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 May 2013. Web. 04 Mar. 2015.


"A Sled Dog Life." Iditarod. Scholastic Inc., 2015. Web. 04 Mar. 2015.

"Diphtheria and the Alaskan Iditarod." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 May 2013. Web. 04 Mar. 2015.


"A Sled Dog Life." Iditarod. Scholastic Inc., 2015. Web. 04 Mar. 2015.