Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race

The 14th annual Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race took off without a hitch.However, this year the race started and finished at the Muskallonge Lake State Park in Newberry.It was the first race of the dog sledding season. All the dogs were pumped to hit the trails.Sixty-one teams with participants from around the world prepared for the ride.”Dogs do what they are trained to do. There’s nothing more I can do in this race. So we train them to settle at a good speed and once they’ve settled in and acquired that speed they get into a rhythm I will let them go,” said Gerhardt Thiart from South Africa.Read more here: http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/news/story.aspx?id=844299#.UOmWU92BVX8


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