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12-18-2012 04:48 PM
mssandslinger how cool!!!!! i love it!
12-18-2012 03:34 PM
Kyleigh Harmony, the sled has a brake on it, and I don't intend to let it hit her in the butt! That would NOT be a good start! And I most certainly will NOT be going down hill!!!! That would be disastrous! (probably more for me than her!)
12-18-2012 01:19 PM
harmony I would not always let the sled/cart run into a dog to train it. I lead a dog that has to pull and they learn to go because it is fun . I am sure I have had mishaps with running into the back but, I would not do that to much with a GS.
12-17-2012 11:57 AM
Kyleigh LMAO ... the canal ???? Not likely ... I think we'd be kicked off in a heart beat!!!!

The pathways ... I will probably try it once we figure out how to get her to pull me (not run to me!)

I'm so excited ... it's the first time in my life I want snow!
12-17-2012 11:56 AM
FrankieC Looks like fun. Now get out on the canal! lol
12-17-2012 11:31 AM
Bear GSD How awesome is that! Ky looks like she's ready for the Iditarod. It looks like you're going to be having a lot of fun this winter
12-17-2012 09:04 AM
Kyleigh Muskeg - thanks for the tip!! I will definitely check it out ... I know I don't want to join a group / team because I only want to do this for fun. But help learning somethign new is always welcome!!!
12-17-2012 04:10 AM
harmony How fun!! I remember those days . Is that not the most fun!? Thank you for sharing
12-17-2012 12:01 AM
Muskeg Super fun! If you are near Ottawa, there is a fun group of folks who skijor and mush with small teams SkiDogs.Ca - SkiDogs.Ca. They welcome beginners and run a variety of dogs including GSDs and malinois.

It's best to get out there with a bunch of other dogs to chase or even hook up your dog with a seasoned veteran so she can "learn the ropes" from another dog.

A kicksled is a cheaper option if you want to sled it. There are lots of places you can buy one.

It's getting down to -10 to -20 here tonight and I just skijored the dogs about 16 miles. They love the cold, but it took my fingers about 45 minutes to thaw out once I got home.
12-16-2012 10:41 PM
Syaoransbear
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Originally Posted by Kyleigh View Post
You're in SK ... c'mon ... what're you waiting for? You guys get way loads more snow that we do ... and all that flat land!!!!
It would be perfect if only I knew where to get a sled like that !
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