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Ski Joëring race

Ski Joëring with one siberian Husky at Retordica : Plateau de Retord, Cuvéry, Ain, France

 

A race organized by the FFPTC, only teams of Nordic breeds (Siberian Husky, Alaskan Malamute, Samoyed and Greenland Dog) with CFI recognized standards are allowed to compete or Nordic type dogs with special agreement.

 

Ski Joëring or Skijoring is a sport in which one to two dogs assist a cross-country skier.

The cross-country skier provides power with skis and poles, and the dog adds additional power by running and pulling.

 

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Taken on January 6, 2018