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Sled dog racing and recreational dog sledding in Maine

A team of sled dogs run along a snowy trail, pulling a woman standing on a sled wearing an orange racing vest
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For hundreds of years, people in Maine have traveled across the snow by having teams of sled dogs pull them along. Today, dog sledding can be a fun recreational experience – or an exciting sport. We’ll learn about sled dog races, such as the famous CanAm Crown International in Fort Kent. And we’ll find out how to go on a guided sled dog adventure.

Panelists:
Dennis Cyr, president, Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races; involved in sled dog racing for more than 25 years
Alex Therriault, owner, Ultimate Dog Sledding Experience; champion sled dog racer
Sarah Garland, business partner, Ultimate Dog Sledding Experience

Resources:
Mahoosuc Guide Services
Maine Filmmaker Debuts "True North Legends of Dogs and Men"
Wilderness Sled Dog Races

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