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Dog Sled Rides

Dog Sled Rides

We are very excited, for the first time in a few years Dog Sled Rides will be available at the Kearney Dog Sled Races this weekend. On Saturday February 13th from 11a.m. to 3p.m. you can get a taste of dog sledding. Ed Schmidt of Sugar Dogs Adventure Company will be arriving in Kearney Saturday…

Trail Conditions

2016 Trail conditions look great!

As of this weekend trail conditions for the 2016 Kearney Dog Sled Races look great!  Although this winter had a mild start with little snow we are presented with some cooler weather this weekend and a fair bit of snow fall.  On Friday Feb 5th 2016, a team of 15 snowmobiles went out and groomed…

10 dog stage race

Changes to the 10 Dog Stage Race Trail & Snow Conditions

The Committee has decided to shorten the 10 Dog Stage Race this year because of winter’s late arrival.  With the lack of snow this fall, we know many mushers will not have had the opportunity to spend much time on the trails with their teams.  Snow is not an issue any longer in and around Kearney though,…

IFSS

The Kearney Dog Sled Races have been IFSS Sanctioned!

IFSS Sanctioned Event Great News Dog Sledders!  In preparation for the 2017 World Championships coming to Haliburton, the Kearney Dog Sled Races has been sanctioned as a World Cup Event!  VP Anne McIntyre from the International Federation of Sleddog Sports (IFSS) has confirmed that all of the regularly held events at Kearney’s Races will be…

volunteer

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…

mushers view

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…