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Basics of Skijoring with Your Dog

Posted by YAS on January 17, 2018 at 7:35 PM Saturday Jan. 20 1-4 Tentative schedule: 13:00 Review the types of harnesses, belts, lines, boots, poles and skis that can be used for the sport and get hands on with equipment 13:15 Review basic sled dog commands that your dog needs to know to skijor safely 13:30 Cross country ski drills and building balance 14:00 Rides with Twigs- let our trained skijor mutt Twigs take you for a gentle pull around the grounds. He's a great beginner dog with a moderate pace. 14:30 Try it with your dog in a controlled environment. Trav and I will help to control your dog while you get a feel for their ability to pull you on your skis. 15:00 Wrap up/final questions. Any additional practice can continue on until 16:00.

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