Episode 21 – “A Bear to Contend With!” – Interview with Jason Barron

Episode 21 This interview is with Jason Barron- This week we had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Jason Barron, winner of the 2009 John Beargrease race.   Listen in as Jason describes the John Beargrease Race and what it takes to win in todays mid- distance races.  We also hear a “hold on to your seats”, thriller story of he and his soon to be wife’s adventures on a glacer in the Iditarod.  Well, I guess I should really say Harmony’s thriller ride on the glacer and what you never want to have to see! Visit Jason and Harmony’s Web site at www.kanabearenterprises.com

Episode 17 – “No Regrets” – A Special Tribute to Legendary Sprint Musher George Attla

Episode 17 This is a Special Tribute Interview with Legendary Sprint Musher George Attla – We had the pleasure of interviewing one of the most successful sprint mushers of the sport. George’s adventures over the last 50 years have been legendary and clearly to this point, unbeatable. Listen to the history of this Athabascan native recall his life and expound on the differences in racing “back then”, verses today. Catch his humor, compassion, and insight and enjoy this chance to learn about one of dog sledding’s greatest competitors.  Photo Courtesy of Kraig Haver Photography

Special Vet Tips5 Minutes with Dr. Tim Hunt. Dr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week: Summer Care. Each episode, Dr. Tim will give us a vet tip to help us raise healthy and strong racing dogs. Thank you Dr. Tim from www.drtims.com

Story 11 – Stories From Shony – “Iditarod Part 3”

Story 11 – Stories from Shony – “Iditarod Part 3”

This story is about realizing your purpose in life.  As the race continues to the Yukon and beyond, listen how Wings and the team overcome fear, doubt, and unbelief.  The suspense builds as the Musher leads the team over treacherous rivers and high forbidding cliffs, in the Greatest Race on Earth.  Join Shony as she shares the story of Wings and the race that taught the Musher, “what he could do”, and the team “what they can accomplish”, and the rest of the world, “what is possible”.   The message of this race is to remember that “For Such a Time as This!”, we are all created for a purpose.  Download the Southern Route Map Here.  Right Click and click “Save As”

Episode 16 – “1 Second to Spare!” – Hear an Interview with Jessica Klejka about this year’s Jr. Iditarod

Episode 16 Hear an Interview with Jessica Klejka as she describes this year’s Jr. Iditarod- This year turned out to be a photo finish year for the Jr. Iditarod.  In this interview, Jessica tells us how she prepared and won this years 150 mile race.  It wasn’t easy; it wasn’t a piece of cake, but it sure was fun.  Listen in as Jessica describes the race, the challenges, and what it was like to be first across the finish line.  I know you’re going to love this interview.  It is filled with awesome stories and inspirational messages about Jessica and her family’s journey into the Jr. Iditarod’s history books.

Story 10 – Stories From Shony – “Iditarod Part 2”

Story 10 – Stories from Shony – “Iditarod Part 2”

This story is about leadership and following the commands of the Master.  As the race continues to the Yukon and beyond, listen to the brave move of a musher as he battles the elements and strengthens his team through calm commands and insight to put Wings in the lead.  Join Shony as she shares with the pups in the kennel about the blizzard and trials of the Southern Route.  Will the Mushers move pay off, will he survive, will the team keep going?  All these questions will be answered in Story 10.  Come join us in the Last Great Race on Earth.    Download the Southern Route Map Here.  Right Click and click “Save As”

Story 9 – Stories From Shony – “Iditarod Part 1”

Story 9 – Stories from Shony – “Iditarod Part 1”

This story is about how to find courage and strength in the midst of challenges.  Hear Shony tell about her great grandma Wings and how she helped lead a team to win the Iditarod.  The story walks us through the beginning part of the trail and the obstacles that lie in wait for every competitor.  Come listen to Part 1 of the Iditarod and fly on the Wings of a sled dog.  Wind, cold and darkness are the hardest parts of The Greatest Race on Earth.  Oh, don’t forget the Moose.

Episode 11 – “Dog Sled Adventures” – Hear an Interview with Polly Mahoney – Mahoosuc Guide Service

Episode 11 – Hear an Interview with Polly Mahoney – Mahoosuc Guide ServiceThis interview with Polly covers the fascinating world of overnight and day Dog Sled Adventures.  Listen as Polly explains the adventure of a lifetime when she and Kevin take newbie mushers out for their first real adventure on the runners of a dog sled.  You’ll also hear her story and how it’s landed her in her life long dream of owning a year round guide service in Maine and her roll in a major motion picture. http://www.mahoosuc.com/

Special Vet Tips5 Minutes with Dr. Tim HuntDr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week: Getting rid of flys and bugs.  Each episode, Dr. Tim will give us a vet tip to help us raise healthy and strong racing dogs.  Thank you Dr. Tim from www.drtims.com

Story 7 – Stories From Shony – “It’s Not Fair!”

Story 7 – Stories from Shony – “It’s Not Fair!” 

This story is about fairness.  Listen in on the dynamics of a race gone sour and the way the kennel needs to deal with it.  Heartbreak, anger and retaliation are all set aside as  truth and fairness are played out among Shony and her friends.   The team learns a valuable lesson on how important it is to do the right thing and not get upset when others don’t play fair.  Soon Shony tells her kennel mates about adventures in the Iditarod.

Episode 10 – “Ski Dawg Ski” – Hear an Interview with Sara Vanderwood of Ski Dawg Ski

Episode 10Hear an Interview with Sara Vanderwood of Ski Dawg Ski- Gotta dog? Let’s ski! This interview with Sara covers the great sport of Skijoring, Scootering, and Canicross.  Sara provides detailed information on how to get started in skijoring and what equipment is needed.  She is also part of the Ski Dawg Ski Training Camp in Lake Placid and explains why it is the happening place to be in late December.  I loved this interview because Sara helps us understand how skijoring can be done by anyone with a dog and desire to strap on some skies.  www.skidawgski.com

Special Vet Tips – 5 Minutes with Dr. Tim Hunt.  Dr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week: Dog Breeding.  Each episode, Dr. Tim will give us a vet tip to help us raise healthy and strong racing dogs.  Thank you Dr. Tim from www.drtims.com

Episode 5 – “All I wanted was a cat.” – Hear an Interview with Jon Little

Episode 5Hear an Interview with Jon Little- 5 time Iditarod Musher & Exclusive Writer for Cabela’s that covers the Iditarod.   Jon tells of his fascinating career and exciting adventures covering the “The Last Great Race.”  Listen as Jon teaches us how to manage a smaller but successful kennel and what it takes to stay competitive in the sport.    From one dog Skijoring to Cabela’s Reporter, Jon shares his story and life in the great state of Alaska.  Come join us in listening to Jon’s vivid descriptions of his race coverage and life as a journalist.  Visit Jon’s site at http://kasilofkennel.bravehost.com/

Special Vet Tips – 5 Minutes with Dr. Tim Hunt.  Dr, Tim is provided us with a special Tip of the week; Foot Care.  Each week Dr. Tim will give us a vet tip to help us raise healthy, strong racing dogs.  Thank you Dr. Tim from www.drtims.com.