Episode 19 – “The Trail Less Traveled” – Interview with Ken Anderson & Gwen Holdmann

Episode 19 This interview is with Ken Anderson and Gwen Holdmann- If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to live in the middle of no-where, have 85 dogs, and race with your best friend, then you have got to listen to this interview.  Listen as Ken and Gwen share heart felt stories and details about their life long adventures in the wilds of Alaska.  This interview covers the past, present and future plans for Ken and Gwen.  Wait till you hear what is about to rock their world.  Congratulations Gwen and Ken.   Please visit their site and get a copy of Ken’s Journals.  www.windycreekkennel.com

Meet and Greet Lance Mackey – September 14th, 2008 http://www.sleddogcentral.com/classifieds/seminars.asp#Sutherby

Special Vet Tips5 Minutes with Dr. Tim Hunt. Dr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week: Sprint or Longdistance Dogs. 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 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”

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 14 – Idita”Flying” – Hear an Interview with Chuck Wirschem from Alaska Sky Trekking

Episode 14 Hear an Interview with Chuck Wirschem from Alaska Sky Trekking – Flying High above the Iditarod and experiencing the race a way that only few individuals can.  This interview is all about soaring over and watching the Iditarod, and all the wonders of Alaska.  Hear how Chuck describes the beauty of the trail, the ever present dangers, and the exhilaration of following the Greatest Race on Earth.  Chuck stories will keep you on the edge of your seat as he describes his adventures up the trail to Nome.  Join us for an interesting look at the trail and get ready for the high flying fun of the Iditarod.  http://www.alaskaskytrekking.com/ and alaskaskytrekking@gmail.com

Special Vet Tips5 Minutes with Dr. Tim HuntDr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week: Non-traditional off season training methods.  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 13 – Everyone’s Got an Eagle Summit – Hear an Interview with Frank Turner

Episode 13 – Hear an Interview with Frank Turner – Yukon Quest Veteran and Owner of Muktuk AdventuresThis interview with Frank Turner is geared around dog sledding and the Yukon Quest.  Frank talks about the course, the challenges, and the incredible adventures the Quest offers.  Join us as we listen to the riveting climax as Frank and the Yukon Quest Racers overcome the awesome obstacles and natures best challenges.  This interview is filled with deeper meaning and is a must listen for every strong willed, adventurous musher.  You’ll never look at dog sledding the same way again.     http://www.muktuk.com/

Special Vet Tips5 Minutes with Dr. Tim HuntDr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week: Doggie Dental 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

Episode 12 – A Rising Tide Lifts all Boats!” – Hear an Interview with Lance Mackey

Episode 12 – Hear an Interview with Lance Mackey – Iditarod & Yukon Quest Winner focuses on Promoting AlaskaThis interview with Lance Mackey will inspire and suprise you!  Big Time!  Lance’s passion and focus has lead to his success and increasing dedication to winning races.  This interview focuses on a mushers competitive spirit and how he has created a “Never Been Done” reality that will try many mushers skills.  You are not going to believe the last few minutes of the interview.  The interview with Lance twists and turn and then takes a hard 90 degree turn.  If you don’t laugh out loud, I will be shocked.  Write us and let us know what you think about Lance’s Spring Adventure that is coming up.  http://www.mackeyscomebackkennel.com/

Special Vet Tips5 Minutes with Dr. Tim HuntDr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week: Kennel Options & Housing.  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 8 – Stories From Shony – “Chaos in the Kennel!”

Story 8 – Stories from Shony – “Chaos in the Kennel!”

This story is about how to find peace in your life.  If your not careful, life in the kennel can get out of control.  Anger, selfishness, whining and petty bickering are all put aside for the sake of the team and love for each other.  It’s not easy, but remembering to live by the simple rules will help your kennel find the answers to chaos in the kennel.  Soon Shony tells her kennel mates about adventures in the Iditarod.

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 9 – “The Best Musher You Never Heard Of” – Hear an Interview with Zack Steer of the Sheep Mountain Lodge and the Sheep Mountain 150

Episode 9Hear an Interview with Zack Steer of the Sheep Mountain Lodge and the Sheep Mountain 150- Musher, Lodge Owner, and Race General! This interview with Zack covers everything from the Sheep Mountain 150 to his placing 3rd in the 2007 Iditarod.  Listen to stories as Zack tells us all about the 2007 twists and turns on the Greatest Race on Earth.  We also ask Zack about the Sheep Mountain 150 and why it is so popular.  Join us for a story of one family’s adventures in Alaska and how they are giving back to the mushing community.  www.sheepmountain.com

Special Vet Tips – 5 Minutes with Dr. Tim Hunt.  Dr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week: Vaccinations.  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 6 – “Dad, Musher, Champion, & Patriot.” – Hear an Interview with Martin Buser

Episode 6Hear an Interview with Martin Buser –  4 time Iditarod Winner and about to accomplish his 25th Iditarod in 2008.   This is an inspiring interview about one family’s life long dream and adventures around the World. 

Martin tells us about his life as a champion musher and his inspiring life as a father and member of the community.  This interview moved us to remember why we do what we do and to remember what are the more important things in life.  Come join us in hearing this American tell about his adventures in dog sledding and in raising Buser men.

Martin takes us from Nome to the Cliffs of Europe in this twisty-turning tales of running and racing dogs.  We hope you will reach out to Martin and let him know that you heard the interview, and stop by his place in Big Lake, Alaska to get a look at the wonderful kennel Martin and Kathy have put together.  http://www.buserdog.com/

Special Vet Tips – 5 Minutes with Dr. Tim Hunt.  Dr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week; Injury Detection.  Each week 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.