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Volunteers Needed!

We couldn’t do it with out our Volunteers The Kearney Dog Sled Races Committee is looking for new volunteers to help organize this year’s event.  We always have a lot of volunteers race weekend, many of which come back year after year, and we are truly grateful for them because the weekend simply would not…

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Video Mushers View

First Person Video View from the Mushers Perspective Story, Photos and Video by Kaitlynn Tidwell   Matt Paguette and I can both say without question that for our first season racing ever, Kearney was by far the best race for us and our dogs so far. We are not very serious yet, our team is made…

Sunday Dog Sled Race Results

Sunday (Final) Race Results 2015

Another great day at the Kearney Dog Sled Races, as the final day of race results are tallied we’d like to thank all those who participated in this years races; mushers, ski-jorers, our volunteers, vendors, and our sponsors.  The Kearney Dog Sled Races couldn’t be as successful with out each and everyone of you.  10…

Saturday Race Results 2015

With a very successful first day of dog sled races behind us at the Kearney Dog Sled Races we’d like to take a moment to share Saturday’s Race Results with you:   10 Dog Stage Race Results   6 Dog Sprint Race Results   4 Dog Sprint Race Results   1 & 2 Dog Ski-Joring…

KDSR Ball Cap $15

Kearney Dog Sled Races Souvenirs

Keep your Head, Ears & Neck warm with these Souvenirs If your coming to the Kearney Dog Sled Races today you’ll want to drop by the Community Centre and check out some of these great souvenirs designed to keep your head, ears and neck warm, and add a little style too.  Remember the Kearney Dog…

Walter Shirtless

Grohman

Grohman Still Going Strong   Walter Grohman is by far one of the most seasoned participants at the Kearney Dog Sled Races at the age of 80 years young! The only change that people would notice about Walter over the years is that he now wears a helmet when sledding his dogs. This is in…

Kearney Dog Sled Races

Dog Sled Photography

Photography at the Kearney Dog Sled Races Each year the Kearney Dog Sled Race brings the wonderful opportunity to photograph Dog Sled Teams competing over a two day period. Having actively photographed this event for the past few years has given me some insight into the dos and don’ts while out on the trails. The…

Musher Registrations

Online Musher Registrations With the 2015 Kearney Dog Sled Race date approaching fast (Next weekend, Feb 7th & 8th), mushers and their teams are registering and paying online to ensure their spot in the bib draw.  This second from last week before race day has seen an influx of new and returning musher registrations.  Our…

Children Face Painting

Children Face Painting

Children Face Painting Children face painting at the Kearney Dog Sled Races will be provided by Jessica Kaercher age 19. Born and raised in Muskoka, Kearney Emsdale specifically. Jessica loved drawing at a young age, inspired by her mother Terri Kaercher McKay. Jessica was involved in art through Huntsville Highschool and Fleming College.  She volunteered…

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Vintage Snowmobile Show and Parade

Rickward’s Fourth Annual Vintage Snowmobile Show   In a land with as much snow as Canada, and Central Ontario in particular, it’s no wonder snowmobiles have become a staple of the winter landscape. Snowmobiles rugged enough for life in Central Ontario started to be available to the public in the mid-1900’s when other forms of…