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Heading North— Vebjørn Reitan travels with his team at Cape Thompson, between Kivalina and Point Hope.
When Ketil Reitan pulled into Nome in 14th place in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race, Nome was not the terminus of his season’s journey by dog sled. While most Iditarod mushers call it a...
Jack Beckstrom
Jack Beckstrom loved sled dogs.  It was his life’s passion and his profession.  It was not only what he did, it was who he was.   Jack Beckstrom of Olney, Montana, passed away quietly on March 5,...
Joar Leifseth Ulsom in the champion seat in Nome.
Joar Leifseth Ulsom is not a new name in the Alaskan mushing circuit, but to the broader public, not much was known about this quiet Norwegian musher who burst onto the Alaskan dog mushing scene in...
Marla Brodsky, second from right, poses with her handlers and helpers at the Annual Northern New England Sled Dog Trade Fair and Seminar in 2017. Pictured are (left to right) brothers Owen and Aidan Mahoney, Marla’s daughter Ruby Rothenberg, Marla and Quinton Romer, holding Ulu. Marla and Quinton placed first and second in the four- dog rig, respectively. Marla took first in the six-dog rig, and third in the two-dog bike races. Owen and Quintong placed first and second in Cani-Cross.
We all heard of summer riding camps where mostly horse-crazy girls without the luxury of having their own horse get to spend a week riding and caring for horses in a controlled camp environment. This...

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