Episode 18 – “100 Days” – Interview with Buddy Streeper

Episode 18 This interview is with renowned Sprint Musher Buddy Streeper – If you’re a sprint musher or interested at all in sprint mushing, you have got to listen to this interview. Dedication, hard work, focus, and determination are a few words to describe Buddy and his family. Buddy’s passion for the sport and his desire to win comes through loud and clear as we talk to him about his race schedule and his mushing lifestyle. Buddy’s not just about winning though, he’s also about family and the love for helping others in the sport. Listen in as Buddy describes how he and his father travel for a 100 days a year on the race circuit.

Special Vet Tips5 Minutes with Dr. Tim Hunt. Dr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week: Behavioral Issues. 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”

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 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 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

Story 6 – Stories From Shony – “A Tribute to Caleb”

Story 6 – Stories from Shony – “A Tribute to Caleb”

This story focuses on a recent passing of a wonderful Sled Dog named Caleb.  It has been a very difficult week for all of us and we thought it would help us to create a tribute to him and all the other wonderful companions, that are so much a part of our lives.  We’re not sure if you will like this story, but we all needed to say goodbye.  We aren’t 100% sure that all animals go to Heaven, but we know there are animals there, so lets hope so…

Episode 8 – “Three Sibes in Manhattan.” – Hear an Interview with Greg Sellentin from Mushing Magazine

Episode 8Hear an Interview with Greg Sellentin from Mushing Magazine – Successful publisher, and musher shares his adventure from Manhattan to Alaska! If you think you need to go through a lot to get your dogs trained, listen to the beginning trials of this musher!  His love for the sport compelled him to bring us the magazine, which over 5000 mushing enthusiasts read monthly.  Listen to Greg as he shares his beginnings in mushing and how he and his wife Jane pursured their ultimate dream of moving to Alaska and running Mushing Magazine.  Greg’s whit and interesting perspective of the sport of dogsledding are a perfect for Alaska.  Congratulations Greg and Jane.   Please visit his site at  www.mushing.com

Special Vet Tips – 5 Minutes with Dr. Tim Hunt.  Dr. Tim has provided us with a special Tip of the week; Training a Lead Dog.  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