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Sled Dog Books
If you know someone who enjoys watching or participating in sled dog racing, then you may want to consider some of our Sled Dog Books. We stock manuals to help you get started in dog sledding, as well as accounts by famous mushers about some of their achievements.
The All Alaska Sweepstakes is the oldest organized sled dog race in the world, with records kept by the Nome Kennel Club dating back to the first race in 1908.
Dozens of beautiful photos by Jan DeNapoli, Donna Quante and others tell the story of the sixteen Alaskan mushers who entered their teams, each hoping to have their name engraved on the Sweepstakes trophy beside the great mushing legends “Scotty” Allan and Leonhard Seppala; and, of course, they were racing for the richest purse ever offered for a sled dog race: $100,000.00 winner-take-all!Learn More
Along Alaskan Trails, Adventures in Sled Dog History, by Helen Hegener, is a collection of true stories about Alaskan sled dogs and the role they played in the development of the north, with dozens of historic photos from the archives of the Alaska State Library, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and other sources.Learn More
Joe Redington Sr. was an ordinary man with estraordinary dreams - and buckets of determination! This firsthand account is of the man whose love for the Alaskan husky and the Iditarod Trail evolved into the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.Learn More
Your Dog In Harness by Mel Fishback Riley. There are very few books that really tell a beginner how to make his or her dog GO....the booklet was written with the hope that it will help beginners starting out in the world of mushing.Learn More
Designed for easy reading, this practice guide to skijoring is a must for anyone interested in dogs, skiing and winter fun.
Skijoring is the exciting sport of being pulled on skies by one or more dogs in harness. With 200 pages and more than 70 photos and illustrations, Skijor With Your Dog is the first full-length volume written for those interested in this simple, enjoyable Scandinavian sport.
DeeDee Jonrowe loves dogs, and her consuming passion is the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Winter and Summer, virtually day and night (even in her dreams!), she and her huskies prepare for the thousand-mile race across Alaska.Learn More