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Preparing for Fall Training – Equipment and Exercises

Turbo and Grace first day of fall training 2014 Fall ATV training is just around the corner in just four weeks! In northern Minnesota our usual start date is right around September 15th plus or minus seven days. Our kennel cutoff is 50-52F for harness training and 55-58F for free running depending on the humidity. [...]

By | 2017-03-16T09:06:50+00:00 August 16th, 2015|Categories: Equipment, Exercises for Mushers, Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Preparing for Fall Training – Equipment and Exercises

Free Running Season is Here!

Summer time is fun time for our dogs; running stress free, chasing birds and bunnies, marking bushes and trees, jumping in ponds, creeks, and rivers to cool off, and playing with and challenging each other. I like to take smaller groups of 4-6 dogs to start the season out working on focus and training and [...]

By | 2017-03-16T09:06:51+00:00 May 11th, 2015|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Free Running Season is Here!

NEW Garmin Alpha 100 – Testing and First Impressions

With my BS degree in Exercise Science, coaching, and elite athletic background I always kept a thorough and detailed training journal with as much data as I could collect i.e. time, elevation, distance, avg. spd, heart rate, weight, intensity, etc. As an athlete, it's the only way you can gauge year to year training and [...]

By | 2017-03-16T09:06:51+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on NEW Garmin Alpha 100 – Testing and First Impressions

Free Running 16 Sled Dogs With Heini Winter

This is our favorite free running video featuring Heini Winter and 16 of his eurohound sled dogs running through the streets, fields, trails, and swimming in the streams of Augsburg, Germany. You can see how happy the dogs are enjoying their daily summer exercise! Passing loose dogs and other people is not an issue. Crossing [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:59:08+00:00 September 4th, 2014|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Free Running 16 Sled Dogs With Heini Winter

Summer Free Running is Coming to an End

We are almost ready to break out the harnesses! This weekend looks great weather wise with a low of 46F on Sat. morn and 43F on Sun. The dogs have accumulated over 500 miles of free running from May-August, runs as short as 3.5 miles up to 14 miles for those that count miles. We [...]

By | 2016-10-14T09:59:08+00:00 September 3rd, 2014|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Summer Free Running is Coming to an End
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