• then I will be satisfied.
    For me, it’s simple:
    do the absolute best that I can do.
    If I can honestly do that ...
  • and dedication are amazing
    Their physical and
    I know very few people who are as tough as a sled dog.
    My dogs are phenomenal.
    mental toughness
  • and myself.
    the strengths of my dogs
    I have learned to trust
  • Our motto has always been:
    more challenging.
    ‘Nothing is Easy.’ I live every day
    thinking that the next will be

Latest posts

Stretch out those doggies

Here is a short video from yesterday’s training run: Aliy fibbed a little in the video. Dutch and Commando did finish the Yukon Quest in lead, but Kodiak and Commando started in lead. We can’t take that away from Kodiak!  

ID: Drop Bags

Right in the middle of the Yukon Quest, the Iditarod drop bags were due to be handed in so Aliy flew home from Dawson, after seeing the team onto the trail, to complete them. We started making the bags of kibble, cutting the meat, putting human snack packs, packs of … Read More

Yukon Quest Dog Fan Club Draw

To celebrate our Yukon Quest win we drew five dog fan club members out of the virtual hat. Congratulations to Debra Winter who is a fan of Cayenne, Charles and Lisa Hill who are fans of Chipper, Mrs. Price’s 3rd Grade Class who are fans of Commando, Junior fan Julie Scott, … Read More

YQ: Commando and Dutch Take Whitehorse

Our Golden Harness winners, Commando and Dutch, returned to Whitehorse with Aliy on Friday morning ready for the banquet. They experienced a few new things…  

YQ: Accolades

This evening at the Whitehorse Convention Centre we celebrated the 2018 Yukon Quest –  the 35th running of the race. Hearing the stories from the trail is always the best part of the evening and we heard tales of challenge, camaraderie and hospitality. The Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Sewing Group … Read More

YQ: Whitehorse Met The Mushers

Thanks Whitehorse! It was a great turn out tonight at the Mount McIntyre Rec Centre this evening of the Meet the Mushers event. It was the first time some of the mushers had seen each other in days – many of them had travelled alone for long stretches so it … Read More

YQ: Thank You

There are so many people to thank for helping us on the Yukon Quest Journey. Thanks to our handler crew Jeff, Bridgett, Moira, Sheila and Mark. We can’t do it without a great handler crew and you made a huge difference in this race. Thanks also to Padee, Wendy, Jennifer, … Read More

YQ: Journey to Whitehorse

Follow Allen, Commando, Dutch, Spark, Kodiak, Clyde, Champ, Rodney, Five, Driver, Nomex, Junior, Chena, Felix and Violet on their journey to become 2018 Yukon Quest Champions.  

YQ: At The Finish Line – Photos and Video

It was so exciting this morning to get down to Shipyard Creek to greet our 2018 Yukon Quest Champions. It’s a warm 30F and snowy in Whitehorse today. Such a huge temperature shift from just a few days ago in Dawson. The cooler weather is better for the dogs so … Read More


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